I have decided to dedicate my first opinion piece for CDClifestyle on one of my most desired designer labels, Céline. I have admired the brand for many years, but it wasn’t until Phoebe Philo was appointed Creative Director in 2008 that both the critics and the consumer started to take Céline seriously.
Celebrating sixty years of unquestionably polished elegance, through the hands of designers such as Stella McCartney, Karl Lagerfeld, Phoebe Philo, founder Gaby Aghion right down to former Pringle virtuoso Clare Waight Keller, Chloé puts on a show that creates a visual feast for industry socialites and fashion lovers alike.
Hélène Rochas is still considered the epitome of Parisian chic and elegance. The former CEO of fashion house, Rochas, Hélène took charge of the business after the death of her husband, turning it into a multi-million pound couture house and a world-renowned fragrance business. Living in her 7th arrondissement apartment for more than 60 years, the model turned businesswoman turned socialite amassed an extraordinary and exquisite collection of art and furnishings, which will up for sale at Christie’s Paris on September 27th.