Label profile: Chloé timeline
1952 - Founder Gaby Aghion created the 1st ready-to-wear line of clothes; Chloé was born.
1966 - Karl Lagerfeld took the creative director seat where he made their designs popular with celebrities.
1971 - First Chloé boutique opened in Paris.
1987 - Martine Sitbon become creative director and injected delicate and detailed designs into the Chloé brand.
1997 - Stella McCartney rejuvenated the label and managed to define a signature Chloé style.
2001 - Phoebe Philo took over the director throne from her friend and colleague Stella and launched See by Chloé, a diffusion line targeted at younger women.
2002 - The 'Paddington' was one of the it bags of the year when the label added accessories to their line.
Chloé Paddington handbag © Chloé