Calvin Klein

Who is head designer at Chloé?

Clare Waight Keller. The 41-year-old Royal College of Art grad who has worked for labels such as Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Gucci (under Tom Ford) and, most recently, headed the luxury knitwear brand Pringle of Scotland, joined Chloé in June 2011, and in her brief tenure thus far, has already brought new life to the brand.

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Clare Waight Keller

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Toni Garrn

Discovered in 2006 aged just 13. Toni Garrn’s big break came when she was signed as a catwalk exclusive for Calvin Klein in 2008. With Vogue covers in Italy, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine, two for Vogue Mexico, four for Vogue Espana, and six in her native Germany – all before she was 21 – she is fast becoming one of the most popular cover girls of her generation, and has fronted campaigns for some of the industry’s biggest names, including Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Dior, Givenchy, Versace, Tommy Hilfiger and H&M.

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Victoria’s Secret – November 2013

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A nostalgic look at … Calvin Klein

One of the most famous and controversial Calvin Klein Jeans campaigns featured the not-yet-legal nymphet Brooke Shields saying “Do you want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing!“. 200,000 pairs were sold in one week!

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Do you want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing!”

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Fashion Book | Kate Moss – how she started …

In 1990, two years after being famously scouted by Sarah Doukas for her then new model agency Storm, Kate Moss signed an exclusive contract with Calvin Klein for apparel and fragrance. The move changed the face of modelling forever with Moss’ petite proportions making a marked contrast to the Supers – Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford et al – who dominated the ad billboards of the time.

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Fashion Photographers | David Sims

British photographer, a regular contributor to Vogue, creating images for famous fashion labels such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander, Vuitton. But it was a 1995 campaign for the Japanese avant-garde designer Yohji Yamamoto that was the real turning point pushing Sims to the crest of a wave of punkish nineties realism.

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His first major assignment for Vogue – a 2004 accessories portfolio of platform and column heels, titled “The Anti-Stiletto” – set a new standard, showing the model of the moment, Daria Werbovy, in motion as she leaped across the page and kicked up her heels in flowing party frocks.

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