Top Moments

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1
Stephen Sprouse at the Ritz

Kezia Keeble discovers Stephen Sprouse and the agency produces his legendary show at the Ritz Club in 1984

2
Versace takes America

Gianni Versace hires KCD in 1989 to build his brand and name in America

3
Versace Rock & Rule

KCD produces Versace’s Rock & Rule party at the NY Armory at the apex of the supermodel era and lands the designer on the cover of Time Magazine

4
Henri Bendel Fifth Avenue Opening

In 1991, KCD masterminds the week long Henri Bendel reopening on Fifth Avenue with a black-tie gala hosted by Jacqueline Onassis

5
Chanel “Couture to the Street"

Vogue Editor Anna Wintour, Chanel and KCD bring “Couture to the Street” in 1991 with a Chanel runway show outside Industria Studios in the West Village

6
Madonna’s Sex

Madonna’s Sex book hits stores in 1992 styled by Paul Cavaco and produced by Julie Mannion

7
Seventh on Sale

KCD produces four of the Seventh on Sales to benefit HIV AIDS in the 90’s and 00's

8
Calvin Klein APLA Benefit

Tina Turner sings, Marky Mark drops his Calvins and Kate walks the Hollywood Bowl with over 300 models at the 1994 APLA Calvin Klein benefit produced by KCD in LA

9
Anna Sui’s Babydolls

Linda, Christy and Naomi rock their babydoll looks in Anna Sui’s unforgettable 1994 runway show

10
Defining Global Public Relations

KCD is “Defining Global Public Relations” says Amy Spindler, Fashion Critic of New York York Times in her 1996 feature on the agency

11
Tom Ford, YSL and KCD Paris

KCD Paris opens in 1999 after Tom Ford asks the agency to oversee his PR strategy as creative director of Yves St. Laurent

12
Interview’s 30 Years of Pop

The agency partners with Ingrid Sischy and Sandy Brant of Interview Magazine as they celebrate Interview's 30 Years of Pop with a Collector's Issue and star-studded birthday party in 1999

13
McQueen Walks on Water

McQueen, baring his Stars & Stripes boxers, walks on water at his unforgettable 1999 New York show at NY’s Pier 94 during Hurricane Floyd

14
Marc Jacobs on the Pier

KCD stages Marc Jacobs’ memorable show and fragrance launch after-party on Pier 54 the night before Sept. 11, 2001

15
Helmut Lang

KCD x Helmut Lang

16
The CFDA Awards

In 2003, KCD begins a 15-year relationship with the CFDA Awards by reinventing the gala with a dinner table two blocks long at The New York Public Library

17
Tom Ford Takes His Final Bow at Gucci

The Agency is there for Tom Ford’s dramatic bows: his first on the Yves St. Laurent runway in Paris 1999 and his final one at Gucci in Milan 2004

18
H&M Live from Central Park

H&M Live from Central Park with Kanye West and John Legend performing and a spectacular fashion show in 2005

19
Target Go Collaborations

KCD, a proud member of the Target family, consults on the historical Go Designer Collaborations from 2006 to 2011

20
Elton John Celebrates 60 Years

Elton John's 60th Birthday Gala thrown by KCD with Tony Bennett and Mary J. Blige in 2007 at The Cathedral of St. John Divine in Harlem

21
Ralph Lauren in Central Park

The unforgettable 40th Anniversary Fashion Show and Dinner for Ralph Lauren in Central Park in 2007

22
Calvin Klein on the Highline

Another unforgettable 40th Anniversary Celebration for Calvin Klein at the newly opened NYC landmark the Highline

23
KCD Digital

KCD Digital founded in 2010, making the agency the first to have a full worldwide division dedicated to online

24
KCD and the Met Gala

In 2013, KCD becomes the exclusive fashion agency managing the Met Costume Institute Red Carpet for the Metropolitan Museum and Vogue

25
Marc Jacobs and Beats

KCD brings together Marc Jacobs and Beats at the New York Armory in 2014 for an unforgettable fashion show with a headphone clad audience

26
Riccardo Tisci’s Love Letter to NY

Riccardo Tisci’s unforgettable “Love Letter to NY” 2015 Givenchy Event on Pier 26 in TriBeCa

27
John Galliano’s Triumphant Return

John Galliano stages his first moving Maison Margiela Artisanal Show in London January 2015

28
VS Angels go to Paris

KCD takes the Angel Express to Paris for the Victoria's Secret Show in the City of Lights 2016

29
Tommy X Gigi’s Fashion Carnival

The Agency launches Tommy Hilfiger x Gigi with the ultimate Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport in Sept. 2016

30
Louis Vuitton in Rio

The stunning Louis Vuitton Cruise 2017 Show at the Oscar Niemeyer designed Niterói Contemporary Art Museum in Rio

Photos 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 17, 18, 20, 22, 30 – Courtesy of Getty Images
Photos 1, 7, 13 – Courtesy of Patrick McMullan
All others from KCD clients or agency photo archives

From KCD’s four decades of being at the forefront of fashion worldwide, we select our Top Moments. See our unforgettable events, milestone clients and PR triumphs.

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