click scans to enlarge I came across this fascinating interview with Raf Simons in the spring/summer 2011 'Androgyny' issue of LOVE magazine when I was getting tea at the Rose Bakery in Dover Street Market yesterday. In a typically bizarre scene there, while flicking through the magazines...

Presented this June during Paris Men's Fashion Week, the adidas for Raf Simons collection is another outstanding collaboration for Spring/Summer 2015. With an expanded range of seven different silhouettes in various colour and material executions, the new adidas by Raf Simons collection...

Perry styles updated with prints and stand-out colour combinations for AW14. Colour-block pieces in autumnal shades contrast with tailored wool trousers and outwear in grey and black. Each design is finished with Fred Perry's laurel wreath emblem in a complementary colour. Patches are also...

A small Raf Simons retrospective is on view at magazine 032C's gallery space in Berlin. Curated by longtime collaborator and photographer Willy Vanderperre, the exhibit charts the designer's 20-year oeuvre — pre-Dior — in a school-locker setting, linking with notions of male adolescence that...

br> The exact circumstances under which Jil Sander replaced Raf Simons as the creative director of her eponymous fashion house were unclear until today. According to a new profile in WSJ. Magazine's Winter issue, Sander wasn't called back to the house she founded in 1968 just because Simons...

Raf Simons talks about his involvement in the project.

Models appearing on escalators is a bit of a Raf Simons show signature, though last time it happened was a full seven years ago, here in Paris. Tonight he did it again, at the beautiful yet imposin Crédit Lyonnais headquarters in the city's second arrondissement. After last season's financial...

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Raf Simons made the fateful decision to go into menswear in 1995, after dabbling in furniture design. In a nod to the year of his occupational birth, he's developed a capsule collection of shirts and accessories that aren't trotted out on a runway. Rather, they remain hard to find—just as his...

Meanwhile, Raf Simons was finding a lot of inspiration in Berlin. He even named his first company Detlef after a character from the teen drug movie Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo. So these designers are informed by the same cultural signposts but have a different approach in filtering...

 

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