Calvin Klein held a special presentation featuring the Spring/Summer 2013 Calvin Klein men’s and women’s sportswear, tailored clothing, dresses, outerwear, performancewear, jeanswear, underwear, footwear, eyewear, swimwear and accessories.
The Brazilian-born designer is approaching his ten year anniversary at the helm of Calvin Klein. During this time he has won the CFDA designer of the year award twice. However, Francisco’s debut design attempts received a much less favorable reception.
This latest from Calvin Klein Collection saw Francisco Costa at his most paired down. While many designers felt around minimalism for Fall 2011, opting for saturated brights and piñatas of prints for spring and summer, Costa took nudes, metallics and black and made dresses, skirts, coats with a supremely subtle hand, constructing pieces that were far from being as simple and stripped down as they might first appear.
Calvin Klein clad model Lara Stone is shot by Mark Seliger for the cover of Russian Vogue. She is also featured in an editorial spread alongside designer Francisco Costa.
“Avatar” star Zoe Saldana strips down to her underwear for sexy new Calvin Klein billboard on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip.
Calvin Klein is to turn its ck one fragrance into a global lifestyle brand. The fashion house is keen to attract a younger customer base so will launch jeans, underwear and swimwear at more affordable prices, thought to be around 15 to 20 per cent lower than Calvin Klein Jeans and Underwear. Calvin Klein Inc’s president and CEO Tom Murry told WWD: “I think it could be bigger than ck Calvin Klein