CHLOE has declined to comment on rumours that creative director Clare Waight Keller is set to depart the brand when her current contract comes to an end in March. Speculation has been mounting about the announcement since late last year.
Current Louis Vuitton womenswear designer Natacha Ramsay-Levi (who is Nicolas Ghesquière’s second-in-command) is the name currently in the frame to take over from Waight Keller should she decide to leave the brand, which she has helmed since May 2011. The brand’s CEO, Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye, described Waight Keller as “the ultimate Chloé girl” at the inaugural Condé Nast International Luxury Conference.
Waight Keller took the Chloé reins from Hannah MacGibbon, who had been artistic director since 2008. During her tenure, Waight Keller has perpetuated the ethereal, nostalgic romance that has become synonymous with the house (started by Gaby Aghion in 1952) through her designs.
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