NEW YORK & RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 26, 2009 / FW/ — A native of Brazil, it is a sweet homecoming for Francisco Costa showing his Fall 2009 collection on stage while Mariah Carey performs. It was the biggest show of the night and the most highly anticipated.
Since 2002, Francisco Costa has been the creative director of Calvin Klein Collection for women. He is credited for rejuvenating the brand while staying with the House’s code of minimalism and craftsmanship.
Costa, who had been named CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year, is known for the effortless elegance he gives to his designs with the least amount of embellishments. Masterful cuts and impeccable tailoring are the keys to Francisco Costa’s success wherein there is always a fresh, unexpected update to a traditional garment.