raf simons started 95 . his firs presentation was January 95 Daniele Ghiselli showroom in Milan (Raf Simons A/W 95/96)..
Thanks for the info, didn't realise he'd showed in Milan. I knew he was at work in 1995 - but I was focusing here on the intersection between him and Slimane, and on the main period of overlap in Paris. There's probably a whole other piece to be done on their work before 1997!
Excellent read, thanks JM!
Sudden intake of breath on realisation that Raf is straight!
Is, or was - he seems pretty reticent about the whole thing. He was with Veronique Branquinho for 5 years (1995-2000).
Subtle, great post. Love both designers so I enjoyed it very much.