According to Reuters, Louis Weedon group said Friday that Phoebe Philo, the artistic director of the brand Celine of the group, will leave in January next year.
He said in a statement: “for me, working for Celine in the past ten years has been an amazing experience.”
A well-known insider told Reuters yesterday that the British designer has decided to take a rest. She thinks she has completed the mission of transforming Celine, and will not turn to another company in the near future. The source denied the rumor that she was going to join bobailey.
“Over the past ten years, Phoebe has written a critical chapter for the story of Celine. We are very grateful for her contribution to the remarkable development of Celine. ” Bernard Arnault, the chief executive of the Louis Weedon group, said.