• Raf Simons Is Being Honoured for his Calvin Klein Quilts

    7 days ago - By 10 magazine

    This is looking like a good week for fashion designers at museums. First it was Virgil's retrospective at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Arts and now it's the king of New-age Americana himself. Raf Simons isbeing honoured by the American Folk Art Museum in New York for the eye-catching quilts he's been designing at Calvin Klein. Heading the new movement of fashion houses delving into homeware, you've probably seen Raf's intricate quilting work walking the catwalk at his CK shows, inside the flagship store, as well as part of the fabulous chairs he created for the Design Miami/ Basel fair...
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  • American Folk Art Museum to Honor Raf Simons for Calvin Klein Quilts

    American Folk Art Museum to Honor Raf Simons for Calvin Klein Quilts

    7 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Raf Simons 's sweeping reimagining of Calvin Klein has yielded items emblazoned with Looney Tunes characters and saturated with Western photographs , all guided by Simons's reimagining of Americana style. At the core of every collection are various quilts and knits , with patterns steeped in American tradition - occasionally they proclaim “Designed in America” to affirm the patriotic inspiration.
    The American Folk Art Museum has paid attention, and will honor Simons at its annual benefit gala to highlight the importance of a famous designer like Simons keeping traditional craft alive. “...
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