Cathy Horyn: Why Is Raf Simons ‘Out of a Job’?

Raf Simons.
Raf Simons. Photo: GIUSEPPE CACACE/2011 AFP

Cathy Horyn wrote a piece in Sunday’s Times about how she — along with pretty much everyone else in the fashion industry — can’t understand why Raf Simons got the boot from Jil Sander, intimating that the label’s executives might not know what they’re doing: But more and more the two sides, creative and management, feel like separate camps, with designers forced to explain the fundamentals of fashion to executives whose last job might have been in finance or baby products.” Related: Was Raf Simons Fired From Jil Sander?