The official first draft of the Milan Fashion Week schedule is out, but Jil Sander is M.I.A.! ~ WWD Betsey Johnson has had a tough go this year, but the designer is moving forward nonetheless with a new, affordable dress line! ~ VogueUK See which celebrity couples are bringing home the...

Christian Dior has named Raf Simons as its new artistic director. The Belgian designer will present his first show for the prestigious French fashion house in Paris in July. Raf Simons — who is best known for his work at Jil Sander — replaces superstar designer John Galliano who was...

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 brilliant...

Although Raf Simons has already managed to win over fashion's leading tastemakers with his first couture collection, all eyes were on the Dior runway this morning, eagerly awaiting the first glorious model to step out onto the runway. And, just who was that first lovely lady chosen to model...

The Show: Jil Sander Fall 2013 The Theme: Streamlined minimalism The Color Palette: Black, grey,orange, yellow, and navy The Collection's Best Look: Since returning to her line last season, Jil Sander has shown that she has not lost her flare for making clothes that women will want to...

Simons did say that his Spring/Summer 2012 collection "is the last in his couture trilogy" for Jil Sander, leaving Mr. Blanks to postulate about Mr. Simons' next chapter for the brand. Will there really be another Raf Simons collection for Jil Sander? Or, could YSL Couture be next? Watch...

" Simons has been creative director at Jil Sander for seven years. br> The announcement comes after immense speculation that Jil Sander may be returning to the healm of her eponymous label. In an interview with WWD Japan earlier this month, Sander mentioned that she was working on a new...

Last October, after three and a half years as the creative director of Dior, Raf Simons had enough and announced his resignation. He cited "personal reasons" for his exit, apparently frustrated with the increasing pace of fashion and expectations from above. "

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...

br> Raf Simons says he's working on turning Dior into a brand that everyone in the world will recognize as soon as they see it — sort of like Chanel. "The Chanel woman? I don't even need to see, I smell her from round the corner, but I don't recognize the Dior woman," Simons said in an...

 

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