1972 : Fontana departs, leaving Lagerfeld sole designer. By way of explanation, Jacques Lenoir will point to Lagerfeld's competitive nature and ability to absorb Fontana's style signatures-like "white corpuscles eating the red," he will later tell Women's Wear Daily, "Karl could do Graziella, but Graziella could not do Karl."

2011 : February: The brand celebrates its fifth anniversary in China with a live-streamed show. March: Isabel Marant's design assistant Laure de Sade takes over design duties for See by Chlo茅. May: Hannah MacGibbon's contract is not renewed. Pringle of Scotland designer Clare Waight Keller tapped as creative director. October: Waight Keller shows her first collection. December: Pandora Luxurye praises Waight Keller's "breezy" debut and includes a pleated silk skirt in "Above the Fold," a David Sims portfolio with model Lara Stone.