I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger than reason. I am so thirsty for the marvellous that only the marvellous has power over me. Anything I cannot transform into something marvellous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.

– Anaïs Nin



Philo for Vogue, 2013

Phoebe Philo may not be a household name to the general public, but if you are interested in fashion, chances are you are familiar with this reserved and revered power woman who is the current creative director for French fashion house, Céline.

Phoebe is widely adored and respected within fashion circles for a number of reasons – Perhaps most prominent is her personal style and the quiet confidence she exudes through the way she dresses – She is often seen in well-tailored trousers, low cut Stan Smith sneakers, a good quality, plain t-shirt or button up, topped off with a slightly oversized blazer or beautiful wool coat. Her personal taste has a very obvious influence on the clothing she has designed for Céline – Her collections thus far have been largely uncomplicated, with clean lines, classic silhouettes, and a subtle, masculine influence.

Céline, Paris Fashion Week – Spring 2013

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