Monday, March 10, 2008

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paulo melim andersson got the boot from chloé as their creative director.. suprised or not? his latest fall collection was a bit disappointing for me (but not as disappointing as prada or miumiu!!), but he did bring something new, a bit different (..and a bit marni) to the house. i'm guessing the house wants something more phoebe philo, seeing that andersson's replacement hannah macgibbon was part of philo's design team. i still loved his debut collection though.. did you like andersson's collections for chloé or no?

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source: www.style.com

34 Comments:

Blogger ChiliLady said...

your blog is awesomeness!!

10:32 AM  
Blogger The Clothes Horse said...

I am surprised, I do not think the boot was necessary. I really enjoyed the collections--they were breezy girlie and I wanted them all. But there is more attention to detail in the newer collection, reminds me of more recent Chanel...

12:00 PM  
Blogger Kira Fashion said...

hello!!!

i saw on TV a lot of snow in your city...so, perfect time to be great in winter looks!

post them here!!!

a kiss and a hug,

Kira

12:25 PM  
Blogger Allure said...

I saw this one coming. I didn't like his work for Chloé that much.

12:47 PM  
Blogger Ana said...

the collection wasnt that amazing but the details are lovely.

would you like to trade links?

2:05 PM  
Blogger hannah said...

when phoebe was in charge, chloe was my favorite house of design, and when she left i was very upset. i cant wait to see what the new girl will do.

4:04 PM  
Blogger Andy said...

Not an amazing collection but Ana is right : Lovey details !
I love the simple orange dress and the green one is super cute too.
Thanks for coming btw, i posted something today if you wan't to comment it :-)

5:02 AM  
Anonymous susie_bubble said...

He did make the mistake of bringing too much Marni into the house of Chloe.... it was aesthetically great but perhaps not enough thinking about the brand was done...it's not right but that was his downfall me thinks...

6:22 AM  
Blogger riz said...

NO WAY!!! His work hasn't really impressed me...though I haven't really paid attention to Chloe all that much lately. Perhaps that's why. Circular logic...

9:55 AM  
Blogger Kira Fashion said...

hello!

thanks for posting me back!

and a kiss and a hug for you, dear!

keep in touch!

Kira

11:57 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

I loved some of Chloe's previous collctions but haven't liked the most recent collection. I now see why, I definately preferred Phoebe Philo. Thank you for your very lovely comment!

12:36 PM  
Blogger NonchalantMod said...

It did look a bit like Marni and I am guessing that was the mistake. Even though i wasn't utterly disappointed by his collection, I am kind of happy to see him go because i really liked Phoebe before him.

12:40 PM  
Blogger Mary-Laure said...

Me, I love it. Especially the strapless dress... Though orange is a bit diffcult to pull off, no?

12:52 PM  
Blogger Sidsel said...

I really like the sort of freshness he brought to the house, and I think some of the pieces from the ss08 collection are just beautiful. So I think it's a shame that he's gotten fired!

3:44 PM  
Blogger Miu Miu's Atelier said...

you said it...his work for chloe was definitely nothing compared to phoebe's but he definitely brought something new to the plate..the new collection was nice it had good details like mentioned before i just hope that it gets better for next season

5:59 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

His designs didn't strike me as crazily beautiful, I wouldn't buy it.

7:27 PM  
Blogger miss_vogue said...

i certainly love anderson's new chloe...but i still dream of the older chloe, the running-in-a-field/picnicking Chloe...!

9:38 PM  
Blogger riz said...

Yes, Phoebe Phi was awesome.

3:49 PM  
Blogger jadorevogue said...

I loved Chloe's fall collection. It was kind of different but I just thought the embroidery and eyelet with dreamy floral prints gave it something special.

11:30 AM  
Blogger Fungus said...

oh yes, i've just always loved chloe and i still do.. but i liked the 70ies inspired collections the most ( you know the ones with a lot of yellow,brown and grey )

6:23 AM  
Blogger Luxx said...

im not surprised at all
his collections were crap to be honest in terms of a chloe viewpoint
and the accesoruies (which make up a huge part of profits for chloe) did not sell at all
his look was way too marni
im very excited to see what the new kid will do!

2:01 PM  
Blogger Ana said...

link up?

3:44 AM  
Blogger Molly :] said...

i thought many of this seasons catwalk shoes were disapointing. its all a bit too much of the same thing. :) x

11:22 AM  
Blogger  said...

omg i thought that you should know that if you go into ebay.com and type in chloe, the blue dress that gemma ward is wearing in ur post is on sale for like 40 bucks! and that green dress is on sale too but that ones for like 60 bucks or something? anyways you should check it out!

2:27 PM  
Blogger Camille said...

I LOVE CHLOÉ
I REALLY LOVE CHLOÉ

8:04 AM  
Blogger Bocadelobo said...

i love your blog!
have a great week!

2:42 PM  
Blogger Bojana said...

I thought his collections were cool- I prefer his Chloé girl than Phoebe's, actually. His is more quirky and edgy while Phoebe's more romantic and bohemian.

7:59 AM  
Blogger fashionistakay said...

hmmm what loverly pictures!
p.s.check out my blog sometime!

11:20 PM  
Blogger Teresa said...

I think Andersson's collections were a bit anticlimatic after the hurrah of Philo. Hopefully, Chloé regains its footing soon.

8:39 PM  
Blogger atelier said...

I like his collections, they are quite classy (I mean dresses) and I like that. the blue dress is so cool!

5:07 PM  
Blogger iñaki said...

I think he was alright, but Chloé screams out loud for uniqueness.

xx

11:03 AM  
Blogger Diana Coronado said...

yeahh she got the style !!

1:44 PM  
Blogger That Girl said...

That Orange Chloe dress will always be a favorite of mine. I need that Safety Orange...

-SLCsocialite

7:25 AM  
Blogger * Fashion Dreamer * said...

I loved his work at Chloe, but I can see why they would get rid of him. A label like Chloe has a heritige which needs to be evident in it's designs, I don't think he incorporated any of the Chloe history into his designs. It was a bit too....rock and roll for Chloe

1:49 AM  

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