Phoebe Philo: why fans expect a comeback To fill the void of old Céline 19. August 2020 DON'T KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF Phoebe Philo, the Creative Director at Céline for 10 years, transformed the French fashion house into a cult label adored by a legion of fans who were left inconsolable after her departure. If you are one of the many Phoebe Philo’s fans, rejoice, rumour has it that Phoebe Philo is preparing a comeback. Céline or Celine? Since the British designer left Céline in 2018, Philophiles around the world has been mourning the chic and simple fashion of Philo. The fashion designer Heidi Slimane replaced her, and his debut as creative director was anything but smooth. One of Phoebe Philo’s fans even created a range of t-shirts with slogans that read “Bring back Philo” and “Respect the É”, in allusion to Slimane’s decision to drop the accent of the “e”. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Philo Diary (@phoebephilodiary) on Jun 25, 2019 at 6:41pm PDT OLD É Now a new t-shirt on Instagram is giving hope to Phoebe Philo’s die-hard fans. The elegant white t-shirt has an intriguing slogan emblazoned in black: “OLD É”. Is it just a homage to the Old Céline, as Phoebe Philo’s adoring fans call everything that was created by Phoebe during her 10-year tenure at Celine? Or could this be Phoebe Philo hinting a much-awaited comeback? View this post on Instagram OLD É A post shared by Philo Diary (@phoebephilodiary) on Jun 16, 2020 at 5:12am PDT Hush Hush Well, there are rumours about Phoebe Philo putting together a team for a comeback. According to several sources, the fashion designer is preparing a collection for her own brand with a focus on sustainability. Since the designer is famously silent on social media ( she says “the chicest thing is when you don’t exist on Google”) we cannot affirm anything. But as we all know, when there’s smoke… View this post on Instagram FW 16….💛 A post shared by OLD CÉLINE 2008-2018 (@oldceline) on Nov 3, 2018 at 1:53pm PDT Why women love Phoebe Philo A comeback of Phoebe Philo would mean the world to her huge legion of loyal followers. Since her days as creative director at Chloe and then at Céline, Philo designed clothes for the modern women. Her chic and sophisticated creations allowed women to be both fashionable and comfortable, whether at the office or at home. The Old Céline clothes were designed by a woman for women. Philo empowered women, changing the way they dressed. For example, she introduced midi skirts and wide-leg pants that replaced tight and constraining garments. She also made flat shoes chic. And elevated sneakers, wearing a pair of iconic Adidas Stan Smith for her runway bow, something unthinkable at that time. View this post on Instagram Happy International Women’s Day A post shared by Philo Diary (@phoebephilodiary) on Mar 8, 2020 at 6:00am PDT Philo’s fashion legacy The influence of Phoebe Philo on the fashion world is undeniable. She created the biggest hits of the Noughties. But also, she had under her wings a new generation of talented creators. For example, the fashion designers Rok Hwang and Peter Do. Additionally, Daniel Lee, the creative director at Bottega Veneta, and Victoria Beckham’s design director Clara Iccardi also worked under Philo. Will they be part of Phoebe Philo comeback? View this post on Instagram Coping mechanisms via @daniela_kocianova A post shared by OLD CÉLINE 2008-2018 (@oldceline) on Feb 20, 2019 at 5:32pm PST Phoebe Philo’s Céline treasure hunt Phoebe Philo’s fans still love the effortlessly chic looks of Céline (with an accent). In fact, there are two Instagram accounts entirely dedicated to Old Céline. Also, there’s oldcelinemarket, where you can find rare runway pieces of the French label pre-Slimane. Second-hand garments and handbags of the Old Céline are so sought after they’re worth more than when new. And it is very difficult to get your hands on these pieces since nobody wants to part with them. View this post on Instagram From the Summer 2017 Collection. RUNWAY RARITY: Another piece showing Céline’s inclination for polished deconstruction, this asymmetrical waist-belt in soft grey lambskin, which looks as if it were fashioned out of a pair of leather trousers, features a diagonal hem-line, with hook-eye and zip closure on front . Can be worn over trousers and skirts, or even back to front, as shown on the runway. Very unique and versatile runway piece. . €500, all inclusive of shipping via DHL Express . Available in size FR34, brand new. Ships worldwide. DM for inquiries . #celine #oldceline #céline #oldcéline #célineparis #celineparis #celiness17 #celinespring2017 #celinesummer2017 #celinespringsummer2017 #phoebephilo #celinebyphoebephilo #celinebelt #celineshop A post shared by Phoebe Philo's Céline (@oldcelinemarket) on Aug 12, 2020 at 9:10am PDT Title photo @phoebephilodiary SAME SAME BUT DIFFEREN 11 Fashion films and series on Netflix 2020 The 7th art and fashion. Shoes that we wear but belong in Museums Walking pieces of art. Why raffia is the natural fibre you need RN eco-friendly and oh-so-chic. The Breitling Top Time Limited Edition Just 2000 pieces. Giorgio Armani was the first designer to show FW 20-21 collection online. Will Fashion Weeks pos-Corona be only digital?