Everything You Need to Know About Fall/Winter '18

Gloria, Frida, Maya, the gang’s all here.

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For us, feminism is always in style, but it is today’s heightened climate of female empowerment that inspired Chloe Gosselin in her Fall/Winter 2018 collection.

Each style from the new season is named after an inspirational woman, with designs paying tribute to trailblazers including Gloria Steinem, Maya Angelou and Frida Kahlo.

“I love to design for a woman who thinks of herself first,” Chloe says. “My woman is not concerned with the male gaze or looking good for an Instagram selfie. She dresses to be herself, inside and out.”

Certainly, the lush velvets, jewel-toned satins and mustard snake demand to be worn, if only for the sheer joy they inspire in the wearer. The Maya style, a pointed flat mule, is adorned with vintage-style silk spiral buttons; the Cate is a high pump with a moon-shaped buckle; the Diane is a block-heel slingback with a ruched strap.

The collection’s aesthetic takes its lead from Pink Floyd film ‘The Wall’, in which two flowers come to life and begin a sensual dance that ends in war. The concept is brought to life in a hand-drawn print; a surrealist floral in shades of oxblood and petrol blue.

The new season offering retains plenty of Chloe Gosselin’s most distinctive hallmarks, including Spring/Summer’s ruching, and her signature crescent moon: a symbol of femininity and fertility, it also mirrors the shape of her initial, “C”. For Fall/Winter, it appears in the buckles and her curved block heel, which leaves a moon-shaped print.

Chloe named the collection Epiphyllum, after a spiky cactus that can spontaneously burst into flower. She believes the desert plant to be a powerful metaphor for the Chloe Gosselin woman’s ability to be both delicate and strong at the same time.

Scroll down to browse the whole collection, and click on an image to buy on Farfetch.

 The Rosie: Pink leather snakeskin mules featuring a pointed toe, double straps, a high stiletto heel and contrasting decorative buttons.

The Rosie: Pink leather snakeskin mules featuring a pointed toe, double straps, a high stiletto heel and contrasting decorative buttons.

 The Diane: Cream leather slingback pumps with a pointed toe, ruched back and curved block heel.

The Diane: Cream leather slingback pumps with a pointed toe, ruched back and curved block heel.

 The Emma: Bordeaux padded velvet pumps featuring a pointed toe and a curved block heel.

The Emma: Bordeaux padded velvet pumps featuring a pointed toe and a curved block heel.

 The Lily: Sky blue and black silk satin high heel pumps with a pointed toe and ruched strap with a bow. Also available in  black satin .

The Lily: Sky blue and black silk satin high heel pumps with a pointed toe and ruched strap with a bow. Also available in black satin.

 The Maya: Tan leather flat mule with decorative silk buttons. Coming soon.

The Maya: Tan leather flat mule with decorative silk buttons. Coming soon.

 The Rosie: Black leather mules featuring a pointed toe, double straps, a high stiletto heel, and decorative buttons. Currently available in  pink snakeskin leather . Black leather Coming soon.

The Rosie: Black leather mules featuring a pointed toe, double straps, a high stiletto heel, and decorative buttons. Currently available in pink snakeskin leather. Black leather Coming soon.

 The Gloria: Flat slides with crescent-shaped buckle. Currently available in  black leather . Teal satin coming soon.

The Gloria: Flat slides with crescent-shaped buckle. Currently available in black leather. Teal satin coming soon.

 The Waris: Black patent leather ankle boots with high block heel and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

The Waris: Black patent leather ankle boots with high block heel and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

 The Maud: Red satin stiletto heel boot with ruched ankle. Coming soon.

The Maud: Red satin stiletto heel boot with ruched ankle. Coming soon.

 The Marlene: tiger ponyskin kitten heel ankle boots with decorative crescent buckle. Coming soon.

The Marlene: tiger ponyskin kitten heel ankle boots with decorative crescent buckle. Coming soon.

 The Maud: Tan leather stiletto heel boot with ruched ankle. Coming soon.

The Maud: Tan leather stiletto heel boot with ruched ankle. Coming soon.

 The Olympe: tri-color mule with high curved block heel and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

The Olympe: tri-color mule with high curved block heel and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

 The Cate: Black leather stiletto heel pump with a wide strap and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

The Cate: Black leather stiletto heel pump with a wide strap and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

 The Tori: Gold leather glitter sandals with an ankle strap, an open toe, a toe strap, a high stiletto heel and a contrasting decorative button. Also available in  mustard leather snakeskin .

The Tori: Gold leather glitter sandals with an ankle strap, an open toe, a toe strap, a high stiletto heel and a contrasting decorative button. Also available in mustard leather snakeskin.

 The Emma: Petrol blue silk satin floral print pumps featuring a pointed toe and a curved block heel.

The Emma: Petrol blue silk satin floral print pumps featuring a pointed toe and a curved block heel.

 The Narcissus 110: Pink velvet stiletto sandals with double ankle strap. Also available in  pink leather snakeskin .

The Narcissus 110: Pink velvet stiletto sandals with double ankle strap. Also available in pink leather snakeskin.

 The Louise: Blue satin mule with a stiletto heel and decorative silk buttons. Coming soon.

The Louise: Blue satin mule with a stiletto heel and decorative silk buttons. Coming soon.

 The Louise: Black satin mule with a stiletto heel and contrasting decorative buttons. Coming soon.

The Louise: Black satin mule with a stiletto heel and contrasting decorative buttons. Coming soon.

 The Maud: White leather stiletto heel boot with ruched ankle. Coming soon.

The Maud: White leather stiletto heel boot with ruched ankle. Coming soon.

 The Diane: Burgundy suede slingback pumps with a pointed toe, ruched back and contrasting mustard snakeskin leather block heel.

The Diane: Burgundy suede slingback pumps with a pointed toe, ruched back and contrasting mustard snakeskin leather block heel.

 The Alva: Black padded velvet ankle boots with decorative buttons. Coming soon.

The Alva: Black padded velvet ankle boots with decorative buttons. Coming soon.

 The Cate: Mustard leather snakeskin stiletto heel pump with a contrasting black leather strap and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

The Cate: Mustard leather snakeskin stiletto heel pump with a contrasting black leather strap and crescent-shaped buckle. Coming soon.

 The Frida: Black satin ankle boot with stiletto heel and decorative buttons. Coming soon.

The Frida: Black satin ankle boot with stiletto heel and decorative buttons. Coming soon.