The designer Raf Simons is parting ways with Calvin Klein after two years with the fashion company.
The company and the Belgian designer announced they were “amicably parting ways” after Calvin Klein “decided on a new brand direction different from Simons’ creative vision”.
A representative for Simons said in an email on Friday night that the designer would have no further comment.
Simons revitalised Calvin Klein after being appointed chief creative officer in 2016. His New York fashion week shows were the talk of the industry, beginning with his February 2017 debut, which had a clear political message, opening and closing with the David Bowie song This is Not America.