Raf Simons

Raf Jan Simons is a Belgian fashion designer. Beginning in furniture design, Simons launched his own menswear label in 1995. He was creative director at Jil Sander, Christian Dior and Calvin Klein. As of 1 April 2020, he is the co-creative director of Prada, in partnership with Miuccia Prada.

Role: creative director



Prada FW24 Womenswear Collection

The Fall/Winter 2024 Prada collection by Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons embeds fashion with fragments of histories, in an exploration of notions of beauty, of a contemporary world formed by memories. There is a romance, with the past.




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present Prada SS24 Menswear Collection

An examination of fluid architecture, around the human body. The Spring/Summer 2024 Prada menswear collection by Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons proposes an absolute freedom of the body, expressed through the foundations of the garments that clothe it.




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present Prada FW23 Womenswear Collection

The Prada Fall Winter 2023 collection by Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons reconceptualizes, reconsiders and ultimately rediscovers ideas of beauty. Beauty here is determined not by aesthetic, but by action - garments are signs, representations of the beauty of care, of love, of reality.




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present Prada FW23 Menswear Collection

An assertion of the primacy of clothes. The Fall/Winter 2023 Prada menswear collection by Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons is a further exploration of the fundamentals of fashion. It champions its continuing meaning, value and significance today.




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present Prada SS23 Womenswear Collection

A sequence of realities - reflections, refractions, observations. Acts of reality. For this women’s runway show, Prada invites the viewpoint of film director Nicolas Winding Refn to conceive an experience around the collection. Entailing an immersive installation and the runway show’s physical environs in collaboration with AMO, it is an opportunity for observation and intersection between two creative spheres, an expansion.​




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present Prada SS23 Menswear Collection

Fashion is evoked through context, the juxtaposition of elements and garments, fashioning an impression, creating style. Fashion as a manner, a way as well as a means of appearing. An expression of choice.




Prada FW22 Womenswear Collection

A commemoration of life and living - of the occasion of everyday affording importance to each moment. An ideology of Prada becomes an etymology of beauty, a history of women.




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present their first SS22 collection




Christian Dior Haute Couture by Raf Simons Fall/Winter 2012

Paris, July 2nd, 2012




Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons present Prada SS22 menswear collection

PradaSS22 menswear collection - uncanny summer escape, concluding in a space where nature and artifact interact. The show represents a transition between a tunnel, an urban space, and the sea. The Prada SS22 menswear collection was filmed in Milan at the Fondazione Prada’s Deposito, as well as in Sardinia; in appreciation of and thanks to the Sardinian community, Prada supports the MEDSEA Foundation in its project to restore marine ecosystems with the reforestation of Posidonia Oceanica meadows in the Marine Protected Area of Capo Carbonara. Posidonia Oceanica is a marine plant endemic to the Mediterranean Sea, providing an important habitat for marine species and playing a crucial role in absorbing CO2 to help mitigate climate change.




Prada Fall Winter 21 Womens Collection

By Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons, the collection is inspired by the idea of change and transformation, opening possibilities. A fusion between disparate themes and intents mirrors the nature of humanity: a belief in the fact that men and women each hold the masculine and feminine within themselves. This collection explores the space that exists between conventional polar opposites - the point between simplicity and complexity, elegance and practicality, limitation and release, transmuted. After the digital presentation of the #PradaFW21​ Womenswear Collection, #Prada​ present Prada Intersections, a conversation with co –creative directors Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons, involving Academy Award® nominated filmmaker as well as a director, writer and producer Lee Daniels, electronic musician and DJ @Richie Hawtin​ aka Plastikman, fashion designer Marc Jacobs, architect and writer Rem Koolhaas and actress and artist Hunter Schafer, moderated by Derek Blasberg, Head of Fashion & Beauty, YouTube, to discuss the collection from a multidisciplinary perspective, reflecting the brand’s DNA, as well as today’s challenges in fashion and creativity.




Prada FW21 Menswear Collection

The Prada FW 21 Menswear collection by Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons takes as its basis an intimate and personal wish for contact, our urge to exchange and relate. The foundation of all is the individual: the human body, and its freedom. Music by Plastikman aka Richie Hawtin. 00:00 Prada Fall/Winter Menswear collection 11:00 Conversation with Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons Following the digital presentation of the Fall/Winter 2021 Prada Men's show on 17 February 2021, Prada debuted an intimate online conversation between a selection of students from colleges and universities around the world and co-creative directors Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons. Drawn from the fields of fashion, art, design, architecture and philosophy, the students firm a diverse cross-section of society today. The educational institutions span three continents and include Tsinghua University, School of Architecture (Beijing, China), Bunka Fashion College (Tokyo, Japan), Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies (Seoul, South Korea), Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Faculty of Philosophy (Milan, Italy), Central Saint Martins (London, UK), Harvard University Graduate School of Design (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) and Fashion Institute of Technology, School of Graduate Studies, MFA Fashion Design (New York, NY, USA).

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