Where is Raf Simons from?

Where is Raf Simons from?

Neerpelt, Pelt, BelgiumRaf Simons / Place of birth

Raf Simons is born in the small town of Neerpelt, Belgium. His father is a night watchman, and his mother is a house cleaner.

Does Raf Simons have a partner?

He was creative director at Jil Sander (2005–2012), Christian Dior (2012–2015), and Calvin Klein (2016–2018). As of 1 April 2020, he is the co-creative director of Prada, in partnership with Miuccia Prada….

Raf Simons
Website rafsimons.com

What is Raf Simons style?

An androgynous aesthetic. Although his focus is menswear Raf Simons has always embodied a fluid, non-binary aesthetic with an unwavering focus on pride in individuality. Raf Simons takes traditional male tailoring and creates something new, rather than owning a particular existing silhouette.

Is RAF still with Dior?

When Raf Simons left Dior after just over three years, the fashion world was shocked. He previously went into some detail about the split, suggesting that the sheer amount and pace of the work at Dior was too much for him.

Who heads Dior now?

Creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri, the first woman to lead the brand in its 75-year history, had commissioned the works in order to highlight Dior’s partnership with Chanakya, a workshop and craftsmanship school for women in Mumbai that hand-embroidered the tapestries as well as helping to produce the collection.

Who owns Raf Simons?

In a radical change of profession, hereby encouraged by Linda Loppa, head of the Fashion Department of the Antwerp Royal Academy, he becomes a self-trained menswear designer in 1995 and launches his Raf Simons label.

Why was Galliano fired from Dior?

Galliano was dismissed from his role as creative director at Christian Dior — as well as his signature brand — in 2011 after making drunken anti-Semitic comments in a Paris bistro. After going through rehab and doing a series of confessional interviews, he has been roaming in the fashion wilderness.

Who took over Dior after Raf Simons?

Maria Grazia Chiuri
After a few weeks of rumors, Dior has finally announced a replacement for Raf Simons, who dramatically exited the house back in October. Maria Grazia Chiuri, former joint creative director of Valentino, will be stepping in Simons’ place as the house’s new artistic director.

Who runs Dior now?

LVMHDior / Parent organization
LVMH, which owns brands such as Louis Vuitton and Dior, is the world’s largest luxury goods conglomerate, with revenue reaching about $59 billion in 2019.

Where is Raf Simons now?

Prada brand
April 2nd 2020, Raf Simons joins the Prada brand as co-creative director, working in partnership with Miuccia Prada with equal responsibilities for creative input and decision-making.

Who owns the brand Gucci?

Gucci’s holding company Guccio Gucci S.p.A. is based in Florence, Italy, and is a subsidiary of the French luxury group Kering. In 2018, Gucci operated 540 stores for 14,628 employees. The company generated €9.628 billion in revenue (€8.2 billion in 2018), and €3,947 billion in profits (€3.2 billion in 2018).