Raf Simons took over the helms of Jil Sander in 2006. Since then he has worked hard to reposition the brand at the height of the luxury market, not only satisfying the German label’s loyal fanbase, but also recruiting a legion of new fans.
Riccardo Tisci took over the helms of Givenchy in 2005. In just five years, he has re-established the French Haute Couture house as one of the most intriguing and inspiring labels of the 21st century.
PVC flasher macs, pink satin corsets embellished with ribbons and A-line dresses seductively mapped with brassieres were just some of the garments getting the audience all hot under the collar at Richard Nicoll’s autumn/winter 09 catwalk show.
Artist Francesco Vezzoli created the needlework portrait of his patron and muse Miuccia Prada especially for the front cover of i-D.
Alexander Wang is the award winning fashion designer, whose cool, chic clothes have earned him legions of fans and international acclaim, all before his 25th birthday.