• Old Meets New for Calvin Klein Fall '18 Collection

    8 monthes ago - By The Fashionisto

    One can't say that Raf Simons plays its safe when it comes to Calvin Klein. Settling into his position at the creative helm of the fashion house, Simons brings a more conceptual approach to menswear. Continuing a departure from the label's clean athletic-inspired lines, the Belgian designer sampled various American references for fall-winter 2018. This...
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  • A-list gets in the popcorn at Calvin Klein during NYFW

    A-list gets in the popcorn at Calvin Klein during NYFW

    8 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    A-list stars Nicole Kidman, Lupita Nyong'o and Margot Robbie flocked to Calvin Klein on Tuesday, wading through popcorn to watch Raf Simons's latest meditation on Americana, where firefighter meets prairie.
    The Belgian's stewardship of the iconic US label, now into a second year, is one of the few bright spots in a New York Fashion Week suffering from an identity crisis, thinning schedule and a glut between the passing of one generation and the search for another.
    Ruby Sterling again designed the set. Barns evoked the pioneer spirit of the prairies, adorned with work by Andy Warhol - also...
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  • Enter Raf Simons' pop dystopia at Calvin Klein

    Enter Raf Simons' pop dystopia at Calvin Klein

    8 monthes ago - By Dazed Digital

    It's been one year since Raf Simons and his team showed their debut collection for Calvin Klein , and what a year it's been. When he accepted the job as chief creative officer at the behemothic American brand, he had no idea that America itself would become an unrecognisable landscape of political horrors in less than 12 months - how could he have? Yet his debut collection exhibited a sense of dystopian, deranged glamour that read...
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  • Raf Simons bids to make Calvin Klein great again with cultural popcorn

    Raf Simons bids to make Calvin Klein great again with cultural popcorn

    8 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    The firm's design chief has staked a claim on its place at the heart of Americana with Fonz boots, flag colours and prairie quilting Raf Simons ' mission at New York fashion week is simple: make Calvin Klein great again. In the cultural battlefield that is the contemporary US, a sleeping giant just woke up to stake a claim for what Americana looks like now. Calvin Klein is an American icon. Back in the glory days of the USA that Bruce Springsteen sang about in 1984, the name transcended jeans and underwear to become a byword for youth, sex and style. It morphed into part of the vernacular...
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