Phoebe Philo
Phoebe Philo's new line is here and it's got lots to offer. Courtesy of Phoebe Philo

It's finally happened. Six years after her sudden departure as creative director of Celine, two years since announcing her imminent return to fashion, three months since hordes of Philophiles signed up on her website on July 27, 30 days past the debut window she originally put forth on Instagram, Phoebe Philo's eponymous line — or, more accurately, luxury fashion house — is here.

Needless to say, it was worth the wait. With their evocative lines, sharp tailoring, punchy details and, above all, extreme wearability, the expertly crafted pieces are everything we've come to expect from the mother of smart femininity. Think perfectly tailored high-waisted trousers that look almost regular from the front, but in fact have zippers running up their entire back seams. Silky asymmetric tops with dramatic scarf-like draping. A leather coat dress slit down the back in a V to reveal the wearer's spine. Really good coats and loafers.

Material-wise, Philo favors luxe wools, satins, silks and especially leathers. Color-wise, she kept mostly to a muted palette of black, "stucco" white and army greens with a few stray pops of cherry red, a Spring 2024 favorite.

Unsurprisingly — and despite the sky-high price points — much of the stock is already sold out. But don't despair. The clothes, shoes and accessories that hit the market yesterday comprise but the first of three "Edits," or online drops, slated to take place between now and December.

The line will only ever be available on PhoebePhilo.com. So our advice, beyond saving up many, many coffers, is to watch that space closely. If ever there were investment pieces worth shelling out for, these are it.

Scroll down to see what we'd buy if money and availability were no object.

Phoebe Philo Jodphur Boot 100
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Jodphur Boot 100 in Chocolate Brown Leather, $1,750 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Peak Sunglasses
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Peak Sunglasses in Black Acetate, $450 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Hand-Combed Embroidered Tailored Trousers
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Hand-Combed Embroidered Tailored Trousers in Black Viscose, $5,200 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Hinge Ring
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Hinge Ring in Silver Sterling Silver, $900 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Drop Jeans
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Drop Jeans in Black Cotton Drill, $1,300 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Scarf Top
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Scarf Top in Silver Jersey, $1,600 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo T-Shirt
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo T-Shirt in White Cotton Shirting, $1,200 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Asymmetric Dress
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Asymmetric Dress in Stucco Silk Satin, $2,000 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Trench Coat With Attachable Scarf
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Trench Coat With Attachable Scarf in Khaki Wool, $6,200 at Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Soft Square-Toe Pump 90
Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo Soft Square-Toe Pump 90 in Patent White Leather, $1,300 at Phoebe Philo

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