HONG KONG — Calvin Klein platinum label, the fashion house’s newly rebranded bridge line, introduced its men’s and women’s apparel here Thursday as its global creative director, Kevin Carrigan, spoke of his efforts to “recode” the brand for a new generation.
To launch the label, which replaces the ck Calvin Klein business, Calvin Klein staged a runway show at Shaw Studios, a film-production complex northeast of the city. The evening show attracted a host of celebrities including Japanese actress and model Tao Okamoto, Hong Kong model Gaile Lai and model-turned-Calvin Klein fashion blogger Hanneli Mustaparta.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"