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Designer Talk – Phoebe Philo of Céline

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Phoebe Philo is British. She was born in Paris while her parents were working there. Graduated in 1996, a year after Stella McCartney, from the famous Central Saint Martins of college of Art and Design in London.

In 1997, She started working for Chloé as assistant designer to Stella McCartney, who was the creative director at the time.

In 2001, she succeeded McCartney’s postion as Creative Director. After  The Gucci Group offered McCartney to launch her very own label Stella McCartney. Philo then left her prestige position at Chloe after 6 years, living in Paris, to move back to London to be with her family. During her break, she had her second child.

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Handbag addict | Céline Handbag Fall Winter 2015

I was scanning through my email inbox one morning, and as usual I have tons of unread emails sitting in my inbox, naturally I look for the ones that worth opening…. Within seconds I found it. Céline! The word caught my eyes and my finger clicked on it without thinking.

Since the luggage series is born in 2010, every season Phoebe Philo brings us different versions of them, from different textiles to different colors. Which reminds me of Manneken Pis in Brussels. Every time I visit he is wearing different costumes or sometimes no costume at all, just plain. I find the plain look original and timeless. Just like the black luggage in smooth leather

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