It has been over a year since Kendall Jenner first appeared in a campaign for Calvin Klein. Since then the model has been featured in several more of the brand’s ads including some huge billboards around New York City. Still, Calvin Klein recently said that he isn’t familiar with her work for his namesake brand.
During an interview with Fern Mallis at the Savannah School of Art and Design last night, the designer threw some shade at Jenner’s recent work for Calvin Klein saying, “You know, I’m really not that familiar with it. I’m honestly not. I’m sure she’s a lovely young woman,” he said. “It’s not the kind of thing I would have done, even today. Justin Bieber, yes.”
As Fashionista pointed out, it has been over a decade since Klein had full control over his brand. Klein sold to Phillips-Van Heusen in 2002 for $400 million in cash, $30 million worth of stock, and up to $300 million in royalties. Since then, his involvement in the brand has declined.
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