Calvin Klein Collection and euphoria held their fifth annual event celebrating women in film at a private villa last nightduring the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
The invitation-only event, hosted by Joana Vicente, Executive Director of IFP, and Francisco Costa, Women’s Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection, drew influential members of the film, fashion and beauty worlds to recognize notable women who have made an impact on film. The actresses recognized this year included Rachel Weisz, Isabelle Huppert, Mélanie Laurent, Emily Blunt, and Sienna Miller, amember of this year’s festival jury.
The following guests attended and were wardrobed in Calvin Klein Collection included Ms. Weisz, Ms. Huppert, Ms. Laurent, Ms. Blunt, Ms. Miller, Ms. Vicente, Kat Graham, Lily Donaldson, Derek Blasberg,Gregory van der Wiel, Chiara Ferragni and Gala Gonzalez.
Other notable guests in attendance included Jake Gyllenhaal, Harvey Weinstein, Megan Ellison, Rossy de Palma,Sarah Kazemy Stefano Tonchi, Joan Smalls, Sama Khadra and Haya Khadra.
During the event, guests enjoyed a special set by DJ Harley Viera Newton, and a musical performance by the band HAIM, fronted by sisters Este, Danielle and Alana, each of whom were wardrobed in Calvin Klein Collection.
Supermodels Natalia Vodianova, who is presently the face of euphoria Calvin Klein, and Doutzen Kroes, who is currently the face of REVEAL Calvin Klein, were also in attendance and wardrobed in Calvin Klein Collection.
Calvin Klein Collection has a history of supporting arts and culture and has kept a particular focus on women in film. This year marks the 5th year of celebrating women in film with euphoria Calvin Klein and IFP.
Additionally, the exclusive event continues the partnership between IFP and euphoria Calvin Klein to support women in film with the euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers “Live the Dream” grant. The fourth annual award for an alumnus of IFP’s Independent Filmmaker Labs was presented during the Gotham Independent Film Awards in December 2014 to Chloé Zhao, the director of Songs My Brothers Taught Me, who will also be in attendance.
Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) champions the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development and distribution. IFP fosters a vibrant and sustainable independent storytelling community, represents a growing network of 10,000 storytellers around the world, and plays a key role in developing 350 new feature and documentary works each year. During its 35-year history, IFP has supported over 8,000 projects and offered resources to more than 20,000 filmmakers, including Debra Granik, Miranda July, Michael Moore, Dee Rees, and Benh Zeitlin. Founded in 1979, IFP is the largest and oldest not-for-profit dedicated to independent film. For more information, please visit ifp.org.
Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. is one of the leading fashion design and marketing studios in the world. It designs and markets women’s and men’s designer collection apparel and a range of other products that are manufactured and marketed through an extensive network of licensing agreements and other arrangements worldwide. Product lines under the various Calvin Klein brands include women’s dresses and suits, men’s dress furnishings and tailored clothing, men’s and women’s sportswear and bridge and collection apparel, golf apparel, jeanswear, underwear, fragrances, eyewear, women’s performance apparel, hosiery, socks, footwear, swimwear, jewelry, watches, outerwear, handbags, small leather goods, and home furnishings (including furniture). For more information, please visit calvinklein.com.
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