Spring 2003 collection was pure, sensual, ethereal and breathtaking. The fluidity of it, the combination of softly glowing silk, powdery suede and creamy leathers, the semi-transparency were not just beautiful – they were simply timeless and without a doubt worthy of a separate post seamlessly fitting into my Timeless Chic series.
It was the very last collection Calvin Klein designed for the brand before the company was sold to Phillips-Van Heusen for $400 million with additional $30 million in shares and future revenue royalties for both Klein and Schwartz. Francisco Costa became the new creative director while Klein assumed the consulting role.
Natalia Vodianova who opened the show and appeared in the Spring/Summer 2003 campaign became the highest ever paid face of the brand.