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No presentation event or social fanfare: Raf Simons presented the first collection for CK with the discretion that distinguishes him. Find out here
At a time when the competition of all fashion brands is to "stay relevant" in any way possible, from the fashion show to the collaboration with the celebrity on duty or the coolest streetwear brand, Calvin Klein And Raf Simons they have chosen a different path, but no less intelligent.
The first collection of the Belgian designer for the American brand, in fact, was spread a bit like the confirmation of his appointment as creative director, which came very calmly in the first days of last August when all the fashionistas were already on vacation.
Calvin Klein by Appointment
Calvin Klein by Appointment by Raf Simons
Meanwhile, they all watched (and obviously loved) "Stranger Things", as evidenced by the presence of Millie Bobby Brown, face of the first official image of the Simons era. There are also Julia Nobis, Abbey Lee, Lineisy Montero, Natalia Westling And Samantha Eldridge among others: as we read in the caption on Instagram, «[each of them] was chosen for what it is, strength is the main quality of their character. Whether they are famous or not, they will all be treated equally. '
An American brand
Simons and Mulier worked on some cornerstones of the American style, starting with the prom-dress, the dress for the prom, whose wide skirt in white tulle recalls the debut of Simons from Dior, or even the cheerleader uniform, reinterpreted.
As he noted Cathy Horyn on The Cut, the fact that this taste of the collection arrives on the first day of haute couture shows in Paris is significant, because it somehow seems to rethink couture and the way of presenting clothes, not without a certain irony: at every look, however elegant, is associated, for example, with a slip with a visible logo, one of those that are notoriously among the brand's bestsellers.
Calvin Klein by Appointment it is in fact a tailor-made service designed to offer unique pieces to an elite clientele, which will be launched in April. The first show from Raf Simons, meanwhile, is set for February 10 in New York, we just have to wait to find out if, once again, he will have something new to tell us.
The Belgian creative director has rethought the brand's jeans line between utility, irreverence, pop and all American culture Since 2017, when Raf Simons presented his first collection for CALVIN KLEIN, he redesigned the identity of one of the iconic US casual brands using all the icons of American pop culture, from flower prints of the girl on the prairie to quilts.
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