In 2012, Belgian Fashion designer, Raf Simons was announced as creative director at Christian Dior, replacing John Galliano. The film Dior and I depicts Raf Simons’ first Haute Couture show at Christian Dior.
In October 2015 Raf Simmons stepped away from Dior in order to concentrate on his own avant garde men’s collection.
Raf Simons & Natalie Portman at Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015
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Raf Simons, known as the master minimalism, took the reins at Calvin Klein and showed his debut collection at the 2017 New York Fashion Week. Invited guests to the Calvin Klein show received white cotton bandages accompanied by a note that read, “Unity, inclusion, hope and acceptance: Join us at Calvin Klein wearing the white bandanna #TiedTogether.”
Calvin Klein, New York Fashion Week 2017