Phoebe Philo’s exit from Celine left what some saw as a gap in the market for womanly clothes with a modernist edge. Hardly. In their pre-fall collections, diverse designers offered a wealth of handsome sportswear that exudes a powerful brand of chic simplicity.
Pre-Fall 2019 Trend: The Phoebe Factor
Womanly sportswear with a modernist élan — for some synonymous with Phoebe Philo-era Celine — was in no shortage in pre-fall collections.