Calvin Klein is doubtlessly one of the most respected fashion brands, which stays in the spotlight for over the four decades.

Calvin Klein fashion house

The history of Calvin Klein Fashion House started back in the 1968 with the coat shop in the New York city. The story goes that the buyer form fashionable women’s apparel store walked into the Calvin Klein’s shop by mistake and in a week made the 50 thousand dollar deal with Calvin Klein. Within a year Mr. Klein appeared on the cover of Vouge magazine and by the end of 1970’s his annual income reached 8,5 million dollar point.

Calvin Klein Fashion House is known for its controversial advertising campaigns, featuring Brooke Shields, Mark Wahlberg and Kate Moss. During the time of existence the fashion house went through good and bad periods and eventually in 2003 “the master of minimalism” sold the corporation to Phillips van Heusen. Today Calvin Klein Fashion House offers the wide range of products: menswear, womenswear, sports clothing, denim, underwear, fragrances, eyewear, lingerie, watches and accessories. Prices also vary depending on collection.

Francisco Costa - Calvin Klein designerThe most known Calvin Klein designer is Francisco Costa, creative director of the women’s department. Head designer of menswear is Italo Zucchelli, who worked for Calvin Klein within six seasons before taking one of the leading positions in 2004. Sportswear, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein (white label) and their related products are in Kevin Carrigan’s creative arms. He works with Calvin Klein since 1998. The creations of the brand’s designers got the approval from wide mass as far as from fashion critics.

Among the Calvin Klein’s clients there are such celebrities as Hilary Swank, Kate Moss, Ali Larter, Julia Roberts, Eva Mendes, Lauren Hutton, Gwyneth Paltrow and many other famous persons.

Today Calvin Klein Fashion House is a powerful fashion empire with the 5 billion dollar annual retail. It is also one of the most in-demand labels, loved by customers in the entire world for the unique minimalistic style.

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