Calvin Klein confirmed Raf Simons as creative director of the longstanding, iconic, American brand. This coming after nine months of unconfirmed speculation, the widely anticipated naming of Simons as creative director was officially announced today. The appointing of such is expected to further solidify Calvin Klein as a leading international brand, under the modernized direction of Simons.
After three years as creative director of Christian Dior Couture, Raf Simons is now initiating a new momentous chapter for Calvin Klein, filling the once was role of Francisco Costa and manifesting the possibility of a reformed and revised identity for the brand. Simons will have complete, unprecedented control under the brand; a responsibility not granted since Calvin Klein and partner, Barry K. Schwartz sold the company in 2002.
Amongst the anticipation, it is rest assured that the Calvin Klein collection under the direction of Raf Simons will be one of the most highly anticipated shows of the upcoming season.
Written by JENNIFER PACCIONE