- July 12, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Phoebe Philo is returning to fashion after a three-year hiatus, not as the creative director of a major luxury house, but as the majority owner of her own clothing and accessories label “rooted in exceptional quality and design.” French luxury group LVMH has taken a minority stake in the new venture, leaving the British designer firmly in the driver’s seat.
Since Philo’s 2017 exit from Celine, where she delivered a highly successful reboot for owners LVMH, industry insiders have speculated about her next move, citing possible creative directorships at Chanel or Alaïa. But the designer has maintained a low profile, quietly building the Phoebe Philo Studio from her London base. The company was incorporated on July 9th, 2021, according to a filing with Companies House. Philo and her husband Max Wigram were named as the sole directors.
“Being in my studio and making once again has been both exciting and incredibly fulfilling,” said Philo in a…