CALVIN KLEIN INC. APPOINTS GARDNER CREATIVE DIRECTOR
NEW YORK — Calvin Klein Inc. has named Tim Gardner its creative director of design, a new post. Previously, Gardner was senior design director of women’s products.
In his expanded role, Gardner, 52, will provide senior creative direction across all Calvin Klein collections and products. He reports to Klein and Tom Murry, president and chief operating officer.
“Tim and I have been working closely on all of the women’s, men’s and accessories collections for some time now,” Klein said in a statement Wednesday.
Gardner joined Klein in 1996 as design director and was promoted to senior design director in 1997. Before joining Klein, he held a senior creative position at the Italian fashion house Trussardi in Milan.