Slideshow: The Life of a Chloé Dress


In every collection there is a Dress, a piece that captures the spirit, the message, the intent of a season. At Chloé, there was look No. 21: a breezy white slip of a thing, an elevation of a simple, throw-it-on T-shirt dress to something elegant and glamorous. It’s a perfect distillation of what that house, which is especially strong right now under creative director Clare Waight Keller, is all about. So we decided to track it back to its inception.

Above, Keller and stylist Camille Bidault-Waddington at a preshow fitting.

*This article originally appeared in the February 17, 2014 issue of
New York Magazine.