WWD reports that Hedi Slimane's Dior contract is almost over, meaning our speculation from yesterday about his Calvin Klein future may come soon. Meanwhile, there's another guy who quietly went to Calvin this season - shoe designer Courtney Crawford. The St. Louis native had a stint as the shoe designer for Missoni last year. While working in Italy, he befriended Andre Leon Talley and somehow landed on Chanel's spring runway as a model - that's him, in Karl's designs, at left. Now Mr. Crawford is back in America, and hopefully helping Calvin Klein return to its cool-kid glory. "But don't worry," he told us at last night's bash for Paper magazine, where he was named one of the magazine's most beautiful people, "I'm still working on my own line, too." Hey Courtney, we're waiting...
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Calvin Klein is Making a Katniss Dress
The costumes in The Hunger Games were pretty disappointing. They were panned by a host of fashion people in The New York Times recently, all of whom seemed to be hoping for another Blade Runner (an oft-cited source of fashion inspiration). Blade Runner it was not. Publicist Paul Wilmot called the costumes 'hideola.' If only Katniss had worn this Calvin Klein number that now bears her name...
Here’s What the Few Occupiers Who Actually Showed up at Calvin Klein Had to Say About the Fashion Industry
While Occupy Wall Street fell short of its initial goals for a rally held outside yesterday’s Calvin Klein show, they did offer a more academic soundt
Calvin Klein CEO Tom Murry Retiring After 17 Years
His replacement, a fellow Calvin Klein exec, will have big shoes to fill.
Francisco Costa Thinks Runway Shows Are 'Propaganda,' Says Calvin Klein Tabloid Stories 'Give [Him] the Creeps'
Francisco Costa is celebrating 10 successful years as the women's creative director for Calvin Klein collection. In advance of the debut of his spring 2014 collection, he reflected back on his career with WWD's Bridget Foley, revealing some interesting tidbits about former boss Calvin Klein and his tabloid exploits, celebrity dressing, and runway shows as "propaganda."