Calvin Klein is an American fashion house founded in 1968, by designer Calvin Klein and his childhood friend, Barry K. Schwartz. The global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. Calvin Klein is known for sensual, provocative and modern designs on leather products, lifestyle accessories, home furnishings, perfumery, jewellery and watches. At Calvin Klein they seek to thrill and inspire their audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses. The company headquarters are in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.