1921: Gabriella Anoka is born in Alexandria, Egypt.1952: Gaby Aghion creates the first Chloé collection. 1956: Gaby Aghion and business partner Jacques Lenoir introduce their first collection at the Café de Flore in Paris. 1957: Gérard Pirpart is hired as designer.1960s: Chloé hires young Left Bank designers including Christiane Bailly, Tan Giudicelli, Graziella Fontanta, Maxime de la Falaise and Karl Lagerfeld.1966: After freelancing at Chloé, Karl Lagerfeld is tapped to become head designer.1972: The first Chloé boutique opens at 50 Rue du Bac in Paris.RELATED STORY: The Legacy, Chloé Through the Years >> 1974: Chloé launches its first fragrance, Chloé.1983: Lagerfeld leaves Chloé.1984: Guy Paulin joins the house as designer.1985: Alfred Dunhill Ltd., now Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, buys Chloé. Peter O’Brien is hired as Chloé designer. 1987: Martine Sitbon becomes Chloé designer.1992: Karl Lagerfeld returns as Chloé head designer.Chloé’s Narcisse fragrance is launched. 1996: Chloé Innocence fragrance is launched.1997: Stella McCartney becomes head designer.Phoebe Philo joins McCartney as her design assistant. 2000: See by Chloé, a second ready-to-wear line, is introduced.2001: Phoebe Philo becomes Chloé creative director.Hannah MacGibbon joins Philo at Chloé.2002: Philo introduces leather goods and accessories to the Chloé line.A Chloé boutique opens in London.2004: Chloé boutiques open in Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing and Kuwait.2006: Phoebe Philo exits the company.2007: Paulo Melim Andersson is named head designer of Chloé. 2008: Hannah MacGibbon becomes creative director.Chloé Eau de Parfum launches.2011: Clare Waight Keller is named creative director. 2012: The house marks its 60th anniversary.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim