Calvin Klein founded his namesake brand in 1968 with a nostalgic, all-American aesthetic. His refined casual ready-to-wear, sportswear and lingerie embraced refined casual, and has successfully survived the test of time. In the brand’s current era, Belgian designer Raf Simons, who was part of the distinctive “Antwerp Six” and formerly artistic lead at Christian Dior and Jil Sander, became the brand’s creative director.
Simons has updated the classic spirit of the brand with provocative and modern undertones. He utilizes artful influences to reimagine subtle, minimalistic designs. Simons is taking risks and is making the simple a stand out. By uniting the different styles and characters he hopes to represent the beauty and emotions of America. Explore our collection featuring women’s checkered tops and men’s side-striped pants.