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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VANESSA SEWARD

Dorian double-breasted checked cotton-blend tweed coat

GUCCI

Embellished quilted leather gloves

GANNI

Camberwell leopard-print linen-blend canvas jacket

FRAME

Le High straight-leg jeans

GANNI

Ipanema shirred halterneck swimsuit

LOEWE

Hammock small leather tote

SIMON MILLER

W006 Enid mid-rise wide-leg jeans

BLAZÉ MILANO

Silk and linen-blend blazer

K JACQUES ST TROPEZ

Fusain leather sandals

CEFINN

Belted muslin dress

JENNIFER BEHR

Black velvet bow barrette

MAX MARA

Belted cotton-twill midi dress

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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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