Phoebe Philo is British. She was born in Paris and educated in London. She studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, graduating in 1996.
Phoebe works in London where she lives with her husband and three children.
June 2011: Awarded “International Designer of the Year” by the CFDA.
December 2010: Awarded “British Designer of the Year” by the British Fashion Council for the second time.
2009: Presents her début pre-Spring 2010 collection in June followed by her Spring Summer 2010 runway collection in Paris in October.
September 2008: Appointed Creative Director of Céline and Board member of Céline.
2006: Resigns from Chloé, taking a break from the industry and moves home to London. During this time she has her second child.
2005: Honoured with “British Designer of The Year” awarded by the British Fashion Council.
October 2001: Shows first Ready-To-Wear collection in Paris.
1997 – 2001: Joins Chloé as First Assistant on Ready-To-Wear and moves to Paris and in 2001 is appointed Creative Director of Chloé.
1996 – 1997: Works during college and after with various young London designers.