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New York Fashion Week 2019 - Jiří Kalfař

Jiří Kalfař will present his new collection during this year's New York Fashion Week. He is the first Czech male designer to be featured during NYFW.

Jiri Kalfar is Czech based designer, who originally trained to be a ballet dancer. He infuses his innate sense of style into garments with folk-art and rock’n’roll inspired prints and innovative cuts. His menswear is boundary pushing in terms of its fluid approach to gender identity and his womenswear celebrates the freedom of the feminine soul with free-flowing silhouettes and a vibrant palette.

Kalfar’s collections were featured in such magazines as Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Nylon, L'Officiel, Forbes, The Financial Times, Schön, Tank, Hunger and others. Nylon selected his as one of the eight emerging to watch and L’Officiel France featured him as one of-the-new-wave emerging designers.

Jiri Kalfar previously shown at the London Fashion Week, where he dubuted his men’s and women’s SS18 collection "Save The Bees" which was well received by the press. Building on the success of his debut collection, he continued to show in London for FW18, and and his SS19 collections.

Jiri Kalfar is now entering the American market where he introduces his AW19 collection at New York Fashion Week.

Jiri's collection are worn by such names as Camila Cabello, Paulina Porizkova, Karolina Kurkova, Alina Baikova, Andreja Pejic, Luisa Johnson, Alexandra Burke and others.

Jiri is an animal rights activist and his products are ethical and sustainable.

For further information please contact:

Marie Tomanová / tomanova@czechcenter.com / 646.422.3395

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