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Christopher Raeburn appointed as Global Creative Director of Napapijri

Tom Bottomley
15 November 2023

British designer Christopher Raeburn has been named as Global Creative Director of VF Corporation-owned premium Italian clothing and accessories brand Napapijri.

Christopher Raeburn, who is also the founder of his eponymous RÆBURN brand, is no stranger to VF Corporation, having also previously held the role of Global Creative Director at Timberland, also owned by the American apparel and footwear company, which counts The North Face, Vans, Dickies, Supreme and more in its extensive brand portfolio.

Posted on its LinkedIn account today, a statement from Napapijri reads:

“We are proud to announce the appointment of Christopher Raeburn as Napapijri’s Global Creative Director. Christopher will join us as we venture into the next phase of our journey to become more design-led and elevated.

"His distinctive take on fashion design as a driver of positive change will inject Napapijri’s iconic visual and stylistic identity with cutting edge vitality and will push the boundaries of its longstanding dedication to responsible materials and innovation.

“Christopher’s inaugural design project for Napapijri will be a capsule collection due for release in Spring/Summer 2025, while the first full collection under his vision, across men’s and women’s, will follow in Fall/Winter 2025.”

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