Tag: Raf Simons

HAUTE COUTURE FALL 2015 FASHION WEEK ROUNDUP

Every fashion week is a dream, but Haute Couture Fashion Week is heaven. This year brought us casino sets and Coachella fashion, and an abundance of feather and fur. Enjoy some of the best looks from our favorite designers from Fall 2015 Haute Couture Fashion Week. Chanel Karl Lagerfeld took onlookers to a 1930s-era casino, where the…

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“DIOR AND I” FILM REVIEW: ROUGH CUT OF RAF SIMONS THE UNDERDOG

In a world where one misstep can ruin a career, the rise to power in the fashion world isn’t an easy one. That’s why it’s always a hold-your-breath-moment when a fashion house gets a new creative director. In the case of Dior, whose founder, Christian Dior, made an everlasting impact on his 10 years as…

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DIOR NAMES RIHANNA AS NEW SPOKESPERSON

When you think of Dior, do you think of Rihanna? Well you should, because she has been appointed the new spokesperson of the fashion house. On Friday, Dior announced that the singer was to front a film and print campaign for their Secret Garden series, lensed by legendary photographer Steven Klein in the Palace of Versailles, an…

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RAF SIMONS INVOKES 1960S FOR DIOR HAUTE COUTURE SPRING/SUMMER 2015

On the haute couture Spring/Summer 2015 Dior runway in Paris, the 60s were swinging. This Monday as Paris Fashion Week continued, Dior designer Raf Simons mixed past and present for a 21st century interpretation of the 1960s. Retro statement patterns adorned futuristic body suits and transparent space age coats covered metallic mini-dresses. With hair pulled…

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GUGGENHEIM INTERNATIONAL GALA PRE-PARTY SPONSORED BY DIOR – NYC – NOV 5

In anticipation of the Guggenheim International Gala, the museum's Young Collector’s Council and Dior hosted a pre-party at the Guggenheim Museum in uptown New York on Wednesday, November 5th. The event celebrated artists Carrie Mae Weems, Heinz Mack, Otto Piene (in memoriam), Günther Uecker and Wang Jianwei, with a special musical performance from English indie group The XX. Amongst the crowd…

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DIOR’S RAF SIMONS TO OPEN E-COMMERCE SITE + POP-UP SHOP

Christian Dior's creative director Raf Simons and California-based artist Sterling Ruby are opening a pop-up show for Simons’ AFW14 menswear collection from September 4 - October 13 in Antwerp, Belgium.  The collection, which sports a sleek and modern DIY aesthetic—patches on black sweatshirts and over-sized paint-splattered jackets—will be shown at 16 Lange Gasthuisstraat. Although the shop will…

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2014 CFDA AWARD WINNERS + RUNWAY LOOKS

The results are in from the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards, honoring the top in fashion design talent and creativity over the past year. Amongst the winners were Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow of Public School, The Row’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Parisian-born ready-to-wear designer Joseph Altuzarra. CFDA's Fashion Icon Rihanna lived up to her…

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PHARRELL + ADIDAS + BIONIC YARN

Grammy award-winning musician Pharrell Williams has been announced as the next artist to team up with German sportswear giant Adidas in a new campaign set to debut this summer. The 40-year-old musician and co-founder of the fashion label Billionaire Boys Club will bring an eco-friendly spin to his Adidas line, creating garments from Bionic Yarn,…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES OF THE BRITISH FASHION AWARDS

This year, the British Fashion Council (BFC) approached over 300 members of the fashion industry, including international retailers and key opinion formers to vote for this year’s accolades. Established in 1989, the British Fashion Awards celebrates the contributions of British designers, creatives, models and style icons that are renowned for their ability to set the…

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GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM ANNOUNCES DIOR AS LEAD SPONSOR OF 2013 INTERNATIONAL GALA

Richard Armstrong, Director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation; Jennifer Blei Stockman, President, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation; and Raf Simons, Artistic Director, Christian Dior Couture, today announced Dior as the lead sponsor of the 2013 Guggenheim International Gala (GIG) which will be held on November 6 and 7, 2013. This year, the annual benefit event…

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PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK SCHEDULE JUNE 26 – 30

Paris Men's Fashion Week June 26 - June 30 Paris Men's Fashion Week will take place June 26 - 30. See below for the schedule: 2013 Designers: Lucien Pellat Finet, Alibellus, Julius, Julien David, Carven, John Lawrence Sullivan, Walter Van Beirendonck, Valentino, Raf Simons, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Wooyoungmi, Issey Miyake Men, Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton,…

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FASHION A-Z, PART TWO AT THE MUSEUM AT FIT – MAY 23 – NOVEMBER 10

The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York has just opened the second installment of their exhibit, Fashion A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT.  Much like Part One of the exhibit, originally titled The Great Designers, the show focuses on some of the biggest icons in European fashion,…

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JIL SANDER – MILAN F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

JIL SANDER - MILAN F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW At the end of Raf Simons's final presentation for Jil Sander, the audience not only gave him a standing ovation, but also called the designer out one more time for an encore.  Simons, who has spent seven years at the label, has now been called up to…

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