Inspired by Frenchwoman Anne-France Dautheville, who traveled across Europe and through the Middle East on a motorbike in the 1970s, the Chloé fall winter 2016 ready to wear collection further channels the festival girl/free-spirited biker chick in us all through boxy jackets and Chloé classics, breezy ruffled silk and lace top separates. Already established as a brand keen to those with wanderlust beaming in their eyes, it would be no surprise to see today’s woman wearing these pieces at Coachella or in Glastonbury.
“I went around the world, because, in the end, it was just a little further. Because time ceased to exist, and the fleeting moments of chance encounters along the way were the only thing that mattered.”
– Anne-France Dautheville
In the ad campaign, the Chloé bohemian spirit, modeled by Frederikke Sofie, Michi Kat, Ellen De Weer and Sofie Hemmet, and photographed by Theo Wenner, wanders in carefree fashion to Puglia in Southern Italy.
“There is such a bold sense of duality in this collection—that natural toughness and fragility of women side by side,” explained Waight Keller in a statement. “So we wanted to explore that through the campaign images with an ambiguous and cinematic atmosphere that allows each girl to emerge as a strong character.” The result, she continued, is a carefree Chloé woman, who’s “nonchalant, but also quite fearless—and very much alive!”
Models: Frederikke Sofie, Michi Kat, Ellen De Weer and Sofie Hemmet
Photographer: Theo Wenner
Ad Campaign: Chloé Fall Winter 2016 Ready To Wear
Photos: CR Fashion Book