NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calvin Klein, Inc. today announced that Chief Creative Officer Raf Simons was presented with both the Womenswear Designer of the Year and the Menswear Designer of the Year awards at last evening’s 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, held at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
The Womenswear Designer of the Year and Menswear Designer of the Year awards are given by the Council of Fashion Designers of America to American designers who have made the most outstanding contributions to and have influenced the direction of women’s and men’s ready-to-wear fashion with his or her Spring and Fall 2017 collections.
Mr. Simons attended the event with models and current faces of the brand Lulu and Julia Nobis, who were each wardrobed in looks from Mr. Simons’ Fall 2017 CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC collection.
Lulu wore a Fall 2017 CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC black “205” turtleneck under a crimson red long sleeve denim shirt and straight leg jean. Lulu also wore CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC black western boots.
Ms. Nobis wore a Fall 2017 CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC navy double-breasted overcoat, white and burgundy sleeveless marching band uniform top and dark green straight leg marching band pant. Ms. Nobis also wore CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC black patent leather high heeled deco pumps.
About Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.
Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of CALVIN KLEIN brand products exceeded $8 billion in 2016 and were distributed in over 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. We were acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003.
About PVH Corp.
With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and over $8 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.
*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International, Ltd.
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