Mr Raf Simons launched his menswear line from Antwerp in 1995, and has kept critics enthralled ever since with his collections which deftly combine faultless tailoring and construction with powerful messages inspired by music, art and youth subcultures. Since 2012, Mr Simons has been creative director of Christian Dior as well making him one of the most highly acclaimed menswear designers around.
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Raf Simons’ sweatshirt may be adorned with hedgerow flowers, but there’s nothing garden-variety about it. The full-on pattern is a statement-making move while the simple cut ensures it feels modern. Amplify the impact by pairing this piece with tailored shorts or cropped trousers in a similarly painterly print. Rrp £215
Mr Raf Simons is an avid art enthusiast and looked to LA-based painter Mr Brian Calvin for inspiration in his latest collection. This T-shirt features a faded print and a satin panel showing a sunset, and has been made from a substantial loopback cotton-blend jersey in a boxy cut. Rrp £215.
Influential Belgian designer Mr Raf Simons teams up with LA artist Mr Brian Calvin to create this striking loopback cotton-blend jersey sweatshirt. Featuring a graphic printed satin panel, this directional piece will look best over a crisp white shirt and dark denim, and instantly update your off-duty look. Rrp £220.
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