Raf Simons appointed as new creative director of Calvin Klein The Belgian designer resigned from Dior in October after 2,5 years at the helm – and in April, the American fashion empire announced the plans to once again unite all CK lines (from underwear to RTW) under one artistic director, effectively sacking designers Francisco Costa (women's) and...
Raf Simons Starts at Calvin Klein, Marking Strategic Shift
In April 2016, it was announced that Calvin Klein Collection designers (women's) and Italo Zucchelli (men's) would exit the company, paving the way for a new global creative strategy, unifying all Calvin Klein brands under one creative vision.
Simons will indeed lead the creative...
Is Raf Simons the new creative director of Calvin Klein? According to Luxury Daily, a restucturing of the American fashion giant has seen both creative directors, Francisco Costa (womens wear) and Italo Zucchelli (menswear), head for the exit – apparently because the house plans to have one combined director for both departments. Unionizing the...
Two Major Exits from Calvin Klein Both the brand's women's and men's creative directors, Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli, respectively, are out. In a statement today, the company revealed it will bring together its divisions under one global strategy, effectively becoming a behemoth in the style of its European...
Power Moves | Calvin Klein Creative Directors Exit, New West End Company CEO
Calvin Klein creative directors and Italo Zucchelli have exited the company, as part of a new global creative strategy to unify all of the house's brands under one creative vision. Costa joined Calvin Klein in 2001 from Gucci and was appointed creative director of the women's collection...
The Curious Case of Raf Simons at Calvin KleinNEW YORK, United States — Some curious questions came to mind this week as Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli were ushered out of their respective roles as creative directors of women's and men's at Collection, making way for the long-rumoured arrival of at the helm of the iconic American...
Bottega Veneta Thinks Long & Luxe for Fall Collection
Calvin Klein Collection Does Basics & Metallic Styles for Fall
Calvin Klein Collection returns to basics with a splash of metallics for Italo Zucchelli's fall-winter 2016 men's collection. Accented with gold...
Prada Presents Sailor Chic Fall Collection
Miuccia Prada went the way of...
4 Go-To Colour Combinations For Autumn/Winter 2015 And never more so than this year, with designers such as Alexander Wang and Calvin Klein Collection's Italo Zucchelli unveiling collections almost exclusively in shades of grey, incorporating a wide range of outfits that – despite their monochromatic focus – looked multi-dimensional,...
Italo Zucchelli on Designing for Drake's High-Achieving Bod
We caught up with true talent Calvin Klein designer Italo Zucchelli, who hit the red carpet for the Daily Front Row awards last night in haute "sort of tie-dye" jacket so he could explain how he designed clothes for Drake's tour.
I think it's great. He's cool. He is the embodiment of cool...
4 Go-To Colour Combinations For Spring/Summer 2015
Elsewhere, at Calvin Klein, Italo Zucchelli gave the combination a characteristically minimal spin, teaming khaki bombers and sporty shorts with plain white tees and chunky hi-tops:
A white trousers and khaki blazer pairing is as synonymous with a summer wedding as watered-down Pimm's and...
5 Men's Fashion Trends To Keep For 2015
Meanwhile, in Milan, Italo Zucchelli showed a signature set of head-to-toe monochrome and tonal looks at Calvin Klein Collection, this time in a nude, peachy-pink tone, while Versace opted for a shade deeper, applying rose pink to tailored suits, sleeveless tees and shorts.
VFiles Announces the Spring 2015 Designers to Know Now Last year's labels, ASSK, Hyein Seo, and Melitta Baumeister, came off the runway with stockists including Dover Street Market and celebrity clients like Rihanna – fittingly, RiRi's stylist Mel Ottenberg has his back behind this season, as do Calvin Klein's Italo Zucchelli and Candy Pratts...
"A Most Wanted Man" Premieres, and Parties for AUSFF and Emporio Armani Francisco Costa, Italo Zucchelli, Jason Wu, and Carfrae's fellow Aussie Julie Anne Quay all turned out, but there was a less ample supply of booze. "Australians drink a lot," confirmed Tome's Ramon Martin, who was co-hosting the party with his design partner, Ryan Lobo. Down at the Standard's...
Calvin Klein Collection To Livestream Spring 2015 Menswear Show The show – which will be presented by Italo Zucchelli, the brands' Men's Creative Director – will be broadcast on the site in real time.
Calvin Klein Collection Honored at the Fifth amfAR Inspiration GalaItalo Zucchelli Fergie Francisco Costa Matt Bomer
NEW YORK, Jun 11, 2014/ — With Creative Directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli accepting the award in behalf of Calvin Klein Collection, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research honored the New York-based label as a company that has...
Calvin Klein Collection is a Red Carpet Favorite at the Costume Institute Gala
For the evening, each of the women's looks was designed by Francisco Costa, the brands' Women's Creative Director, and each of the men's looks was designed by Italo Zucchelli, the brands' Men's Creative Director, who were both in attendance at the event.
The museum's annual Costume...
In Singapore: Calvin Klein Celebrates All Its Brands with a Unique Concept House
The stores will carry the most current men's and women's collections including runway looks, designed by Italo Zucchelli and Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein Collection's award-winning Men's Creative Director and Women's Creative Director, respectively.
This event is another in a series of...
Style Inspiration: Smart-Casual Sportswear
The trend shows no sign of fading today, with Italo Zucchelli of Calvin Klein Collection emblazoning the label's signature boxy sweatshirts with the names of Calvin Klein's most iconic fragrances, from Eternity to Obsession, for his AW14 collection:
An athletic wear staple, the sweatshirt...
Celebrity Round Up: Theo James, Nicola Peltz, Cody Simpson, American Authors, Zoe Kravitz Simpson wore a navy crocodile biker jacket from the Spring 2014 Calvin Klein Collection, designed by Italo Zucchelli, the brands' Men's Creative Director.
During the same event, Calvin Klein white label and Calvin Klein Jeans wardrobed musicians American Authors.
Band members from The...
Seen & Heard: Emilia Clarke, Forest Whitaker, Bryan Cranston, Dermot Mulroney
Each of the men's looks was designed by Italo Zucchelli, the brands' Men's Creative Director.
IMAGE CREDIT: © 2014 Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, courtesy of Calvin Klein Collection