CHLOÉ - American Bohemia

CHLOÉ – Bohème américaine - LECLAIREUR

For Chloethe spring-summer 2018 marks the first collection of its new artistic director Natacha Ramsay-Levi. Replacing Clare Waight Keller, who left for Givenchy, she is the first French woman in this position since the late 1980s - adding her name to the list of prestigious designers who wrote the history of the house: Lagerfeld, Stella McCartneyPhoebe Philo...

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This season, Ramsay-Levi breathes an energy halfway between the seventies and the great American West, Far West period. The carefree, and this very feminine style, almost solar, which form the identity Chloé identity is magnified by fluid lines and clean cuts, evoking those of Nicolas Ghesquière, whose assistant she was for 15 years at Balenciaga first, then at Louis Vuitton.


The silhouettes are bohemian with little steamy dresses and delicate blouses, sometimes highlighted by ruffles, pleated details on the front, metallic touches and floral patterns. The collection is completed by handbags, taking on the appearance of it bags, which can be combined with a day outfit or an evening dress. The "American" inspiration is expressed through a black cape vest and a brown leather jacket with straight cuts, high-waisted shorts with visible seams, white on a blue background, and cowboy-style leather boots.

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The colors brighten up a collection from which emanates a lightness, a joy of living in pastels, blue, water green, and a taste for adventure in Saharan, a link with previous collections.

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