News for Designer Fashion Lovers: Raf Simons Launches Womenswear
If you’re a designer fashion guru, you most definitely have heard the name, Raf Simons. Even if you aren’t this much into the scene, you’re most likely familiar with it. This designer had made himself more or less legendary through his hard work as a creative designer for Jil Sander, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and currently being a co-creative director of Prada. Despite working wonders for the biggest designer fashion houses, Simons also has a label of his own that does not lack the following.
Alas, historically his designer fashion pieces are aimed at the male audience. This, on the other hand, had never stopped his female fans from still buying his clothes to pull the ever-so-fashionable tomboy look. But there is great news for the fans that prefer more feminine style: last Friday, Simons had presented a spring 2021 collection that included womenswear.
The collection is called ‘Teenage Dream’ and has reaped its inspiration from classic teen movies such as “The Breakfast Club” and “Scream”, thus letting Simon’s fans to relive their most daring years. Raf Simons has always been referring to the youth culture in his designs, although previously he’d focus on the earlier periods such as the sixties, seventies, and eighties. The ‘Teenage Dream’ is a rebellious collection of its own, combining youth culture of today with that we perceive as classically based on media from different eras.
Aiming to impress the female audience, Simons stuck to slim silhouettes and went wild with graphics, incorporating slogans with a meaningful message behind. However, the collection has not been limited to that alone and the signature oversized sweater has been included for the designer fashion lovers were loving it when it was part of the male collection. To remain as unique and authentic, Raf Simons again chose not to follow traditional structuring or tailoring, bravely toying around with the proportions. Billowing skirts, shrunken sweater vests and tons of drama – this is Raf Simons for you.
Raf Simon’s return to the womenswear was welcomed and accepted with tons on positivity. Although not short on fans and success, Raf Simon has given his namesake label a big boost by finally addressing the feminine side of his admirers.