Simons became a self-trained menswear designer and launched his Raf Simons label in 1995. His first collection was in Fall-Winter 1995, and featured two street models in a video presentation. From Fall-Winter 1995 to Spring-Summer 1997, Simons' collections were shown either in presentations or videos. Fall-Winter 1997 saw his first runway show in Paris, France with a look of 'American college students and English schoolboys with a background of New Wave and Punk.
Raf was encouraged by Linda Loppa
Raf simons formed a good following in today's time. many other designers are inspired by his work and many celebrities wear his clothing