Nostalgic old Céline is in luck: Phoebe Philo returns to the fashion industry. Three-and-a-half years after Céline stepped down as artistic director—before Heidi Slimane, when she was still an accent—the British woman who introduced the feminine look to fashion and elevated white sneakers to the altars of style, XXL Jumpers and Stylish Functionality in Women’s Wardrobe has announced that it is launching its own line of clothing and accessories, with a new name.
After taking over from Chloe (a close friend Stella McCartney) and Céline, Philo, 48, will be partially backed by LVMH—the luxury giant will only have a minority stake—which will allow the manufacturer to retain control. and ‘Rules and Experiments as You See Fit,’ according to a press release. pick up the new York Times.
“It has been exciting and incredibly satisfying to be in my studio and redesign,” Philo says in the ad. “I really want to get back in touch with my audience and people everywhere,” he reports in a brief statement, in line with the old shame and secrecy that has characterized the British throughout his career: he barely In interviews, photographs he hid behind his tortoises and claimed that he imagined typing his name into Google and it did not return any search results.
Phoebe Philo’s brand is most likely best known for a January release and will include “high-quality” materials (i.e., the same price range as other luxury brands). In the announcement, LVMH President Bernard Arnault called the new line a “commercial venture”.
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