Chloé and Angelina Jolie come together to reveal their highly anticipated collaboration.
The Paris-based brand is introducing exclusive ready-to-wear pieces from their upcoming collection with Atelier Jolie, focusing on eveningwear.
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In addition to the collection’s aesthetic appeal, the partnership emphasizes women-to-women connections and empowerment through opportunities. Chloé is proud to be the first apparel collaborator with Jolie’s community hub for artisans and conscientious consumers.
The collection features a scallop-necked embroidery on a white cotton tank top, developed in collaboration with La Fabrique Nomade. This Paris-based organization provides professional inclusion for refugee and migrant artisans living in France. Jolie has committed her earnings from this collaboration to creating apprenticeships and infrastructure for refugees and other underrepresented groups at Atelier Jolie.
The Chloé x Atelier Jolie collection will be available in Chloé boutiques and on their website in January.
In addition, the collaborative ready-to-wear collection is a result of Chloé’s longstanding partnership with Akanjo, a World Fair Trade Organization-certified social enterprise based in Madagascar. By teaming up with La Fabrique Nomade and Akanjo, at least half of the collection was manufactured through fair-trade, social enterprises, or social sourcing.
Jolie co-designed the minimalist dresses, tailored clothing, outerwear, and luxe layering pieces with former Chloé creative director Gabriela Hearst. The collection is made of at least 80 percent lower-impact materials, including certified wool, organic silk, organic crepe de chine, and deadstock fabrics. This marks a significant achievement for Chloé, surpassing their commitment to using 60 percent lower-impact fabrics in their ready-to-wear collections.
The collaborative ready-to-wear collection embraces inclusivity, offering sizes that accommodate a range of body types. The primarily neutral color palette is designed to complement diverse skin tones. The collection includes a long black opera cape, a white dress with a gathered neckline made from deadstock micro silk sable, tailored black pants, Chloé’s signature lavallière shirt in deadstock hammered silk-satin, and a three-piece black suit made from deadstock wool gaberdine. The majority of the pieces are priced between $850 and $5,000.
When the collaboration was announced, Jolie highlighted Chloé’s status as a certified B Corp, stating that it was important for her to work with a brand that upholds ethical values. She described working with Gabriela Hearst as a privilege and expressed her hope that all women will feel comfortable and beautiful in this capsule collection. Jolie’s earnings from the collaboration will be invested in establishing apprenticeships for tailors and artisans at Atelier Jolie.
This is currently the only planned collection between Chloé and Atelier Jolie. Jolie is involved in several other creative projects, including producing the Broadway musical “The Outsiders” and starring in “Kung Fu Panda 4” and the biopic “Maria” about opera legend Maria Callas. All three projects are set to be released next year.
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