Monday, 9 May 2011

Chloé announces Clare Waight Keller as new Creative Director

Chloé has today announced the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as the new Creative Director effective from 1 June. Clare was previously Creative Director at Pringle and prior to this role was a Senior Women's Wear Designer at Gucci, under Tom Ford, following time with both Ralph Lauren's Purple Label men's line and Calvin Klein. Clare studied at Ravensbourne College of Art, where she graduated with a BA in fashion, before completing her MA in Fashion Knitwear at The Royal College of Art.

Clare is replacing Hannah MacGibbon who has left after three years in the position to pursue new projects. Hannah was appointed Creative Director of the Chloé house in 2008 and also led the launch of Chloé fragrances.