In keeping with his now famous advertising shoots with the Kardashian-Jenner sisters and Gerber siblings, Calvin Klein design boss Raf Simons has returned to the same ‘western barn’ set and photographer for the 205W39NYC Pre-fall 2018 campaign.

What makes this shoot different though is the use of models – albeit famous international ones – rather than AAA-list celebrities to showcase the clothes, meaning his designs are the central focus of the pics by iconic minimalist photographer Willy Vanderperre.

Julia Nobis wears Calvin Klein 205W39NYC Pre-Fall 2018

According to Simons, the collection is his vision of a New Americana, with one denim piece featuring a reimagined version of the US flag’s stars and stripes. There are sleek satin slip dresses, folded midi-skirts, oversized knits, classic tartans, classic suiting elements, more denim and even a lambswool-lined military parka.

Simons’ much-lauded collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation carries on too, with the artist’s iconic florals and black-and-white American flag imagery finding their way onto printed silk pieces.

Calvin Klein 205W39NYC Pre-Fall 2018

Alongside Australian model Julia Nobis we also see wavy-haired Argentinian Mica Argañaraz, Belgian male model Alec Pollentier, and Californian-Mexican newcomer Ernesto Cervantes. Edgy as the talent is though, it’s hard to see past these Warhol-print knee-high boots – Andy probably would have joined us in the store queue.

GALLERY: EVERY IMAGE IN THE Calvin Klein 205W39NYC Pre-fall 2018 campaign

Credit (all images): Willy Vanderperre

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