Big news in men’s fashion! The Council of Fashion Designers of America just revealed that Raf Simons will be included in the forthcoming New York Fashion Week: Men’s lineup. Marking the first time-ever the Belgian designer has displayed his eponymous label in New York, CFDA chief executive officer Steven Kolb said, ‘Raf is one of the most influential designers on the international fashion stage. His creativity and energy are a welcome addition as we continue to grow this important platform for American menswear.’ As previously reported, Raf Simons was appointed the chief creative officer for Calvin Klein‘s men’s and women’s division. Simons is currently residing in New York working on his first collection for Calvin Klein that is likely to be for Fall 2017. Stay tuned for more details and look out for NYFW: Men’s to commence this January 30th through February 2nd, 2017.