We love it when the claws come out in the fashion world, although we don't believe Valentino meant anything malicious by his comments regarding Raf Simons' potential employment at Dior. Valentino just isn't so sure that Jil Sander's Raf Simons would be the best person to continue from where...

bomber on another occasion, but right now I feel like my fashion life is complete. Words cannot describe how much I needed this jacket. It's from the spring/summer 2000 collection, SUMMA CUM LAUDE, which was inspired both by Mensa students and the gabba subculture. On the runway: The hair, it...

Perfect Form–Raf Simons juxtaposes masculine shapes with soft pastels and floral prints for his eponymous label's spring 2012 outing. Lightweight plaid overcoats paired with black trousers are the new look for the modern gent and his meticulous slicked back hair. As always, Simons' minimal...

It seems like only yesterday that we heard that rapper and fashion connoisseur Kanye West was collaborating with shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti on a line of sexy women's shoes, and now another huge industry name is being thrown around for a possible Kanye partnership. Raf Simons, the...

during the Paris Menswear Ready-to-wear collections in lieu of the "Raf Simons" menswear collection. Slated to be unveiled on Wednesday 15th January 2014, the "Raf Simons/Sterling Ruby" label will be for one season only and will be offered at later. This unique collection, born from a...

After over a year of being without a designer at the helm, Dior has hired Raf Simons to replace John Galliano as artistic director. Galliano was fired last March amidst controversy over racial remarks which ended with him being found guilty in a French court. Since then Dior has been led by...

The eagerly anticipated new collection is expected to be showcased at the July Couture fashion shows in Paris. Raf Simons, who previously worked as creative director at Jil Sander, is known for his use of bold eccentric colours, stimulating shapes and minimal silhouettes – a far cry from...

In what seems to be another rejection of the status quo in fashion, Raf Simons has announced the location of his next men's show, typically held in Paris. In June he'll decamp for Florence as a guest of the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade show. Pitti Uomo's official guest label remains the Russian...

" Look no further for proof of that than Simons's Fall 2012 collection for Jil Sander, where he had been creative director since 2005. Many saw the simple and elegant clothing he presented there as a sort of audition for his new role at Dior, as it echoed elements and sentiments of...

Raf Simons only had a few months from his own departure from Jil Sander to prepare for his Dior debut. I've read a lot of negative reviews since the show this morning. I'm not sure if people expected Raf Simons into Galliano in four months but it seemed obvious to me that it wasn't going...

 

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