Italo Zucchelli is an Italian fashion designer and has been the men’s creative director of Calvin Klein since 2003. Zucchelli’s career in the fashion industry began under the tutelage of Jil Sander. His accomplishments during his time at Calvin Klein have been praised, and Zucchelli is known for extending the minimalist fashion house’s iconic sexy-cool appeal into the world of contemporary fashion. Under his guidance, Calvin Klein also began incorporating technically-sound fabrics as well as the fusion of sportswear with formalwear. In 2016, Zucchelli left the Calvin Klein brand.