Raf Simons

Calvin Klein AW17: God bless America



Calvin Klein AW17

First look at Raf Simons’ vision for Calvin Klein AW17. The first look that came out was perfection, a red-white-and-blue ensemble of red piped flat-front pants with blue tucked-in felted shirt and white poloneck, plus steel-capped cowboy boots. Very clean, direct and optimistic in its message. The show continued in a similar vein, an ode to American classics, including artisanal quilting inside parka jackets, Ralph-Lauren-meets-Helmut-Lang double-breasted camel coats, (more…)



All eyes on Raf



Raf Simons SS17 campaign

Ahhhh some calm eye candy in the madness of T****gate. The Raf Simons SS17 ad campaign images are out, full of pretty poetic boys in Robert Mapplethorpe-infused leathers and layered photo-print shirts.

All eyes are on Raf this month as he shows his namesake label for the first time at Men’s New York Fashion Week (more…)



Calvin Klein by Raf Simons unveiled



Calvin Klein By Appointment

The first looks for Calvin Klein by Raf Simons and Pieter Mulier have been unveiled. A newly created By Appointment line of 14 made-to-measure pieces were revealed on Instagram, an eclectic array of gowns, separates and tailoring designed to show the breadth of availability and that Calvin Klein isn’t just about “iconic underwear and jeans”. (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: CALVIN KLEIN, H&M, COMMUNITY CLOTHING, ZOEVA, FREDERIC MALLE



Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…

1. FIRST LOOK AT RAF SIMONS FOR CALVIN KLEIN
raf simons for calvin klein creates drama with a dan flavin in store installation
Here’s a first look at what RS for CK will look like. It’s a Dan Flavin installation at the Calvin Klein store in Manhattan, which suggests that Raf is going to go full throttle on the art-ification of fashion. (more…)