MacGibbon's appointment follows the departure of Paulo Melim Andersson as creative director. It is unclear what prompted the departure of Alim Andersson who joined Chloe in October 2006 after Phoebe Philo stepped down. He has shown three collections for Chloe.
MacGibbon, worked with Philo for five years at Chloe. Most recently she consulted for Chloe on its latest perfume. MacGibbon is expected to show her first collection for the French fashion house at Paris Fashion Week in October.