January 22nd, 2018
On My Mind

Before Phoebe Goes

When Phoebe Philo announced that she was leaving Chloé in 2006, I ran out and bought her iconic black and tan dress, which I still wear. So, I’m starting to think about the few pieces I would like to collect before she leaves Céline.

When the rumors were confirmed that Ms. Philo is leaving the house, my heart sank. Heidi Slimane is an inspired replacement, yet like everyone, I’m waiting to see where the brilliant British designer goes next—her own label would be ideal. Here’s to hoping.

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Small Sidonie top-handle tote bag

TOM FORD

Belted leather-trimmed twill jacket

THE ROW

Shelly stretch-cotton poplin tank

THE ROW

Flat-front skinny pants

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Atrita metallic leather sandals

THE ROW

Lorna crewneck long-sleeve midi dress

VALENTINO GARAVANI

The Rockstud Spike medium appliquéd leather shoulder bag

BOTTEGA VENETA

Paneled cotton and silk-blend midi dress

ROCHAS

Bow-trimmed satin slingback pumps

CHLOÉ

Ribbon-tie silk blouse

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Slim-leg wool-blend trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Woven trench coat

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  • I also am already mourning Phoebe’s departure from Celine and trying to decide what handbags I want to snap up before she exits. No one does minimalist style the way she does, and I feel like I want to fill my closet with as many Cabas totes and Trio bags – among others – as I can afford, in as many colors as I can find. I hope she decides to continue showcasing her amazing talent either on her own or at another fashion house sooner rather than later!

    CatJanuary 22nd, 2018  10:16 AM

     
  • Which Celine bag is your favorite? Is it one you own or just covet?

    KimJanuary 22nd, 2018  11:50 AM

     
  • I’d LOVE to hear everyone’s favorite Celine bag under Phoebe’s direction, as I too am looking to stock up!

    C.MicholJanuary 22nd, 2018  3:45 PM

     
  • My favorites are the box bag in medium and the large Cabas tote. I have a hobo and a trio as well, but they’re both a bit problematic for me. I’d love another box bag or a bucket.

    KathyJanuary 22nd, 2018  7:42 PM

     

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