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Versailles and Fashion. The first trends and fashion appear at the end of the 18th century.
Marie-Antoinette, Austrian princess and wife of Louis XVI, remains one of the most fascinating characters in the history of Versailles.
Louis XVI entrusted him with the care of distracting the Court.
The queen has theatrical performances and takes the big balls. In love with art, she put under his protection the painter Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, who made thirty portraits of the sovereign and owes him, in large part, the success of his career.
The queen also devotes a lot of time to fashion. Her seamstress and milliner Rose Bertin advises her daily in the choice of her dresses, and her hairdresser, Leonard, composes the whimsical hairstyles she likes.
Rose Bertin, “Minister of Fashion” Marie-Antoinette
He completed the revolution fashionable by Madame de Pompadour and Madame du Barry. It will soon be demanded in all the courts of Europe. Modes explode with diversity and invention (hairstyle with the beautiful hen, poof with feelings, fire hat Opera, Montgolfier or Philadelphia …).
She enjoys the favor of the Queen of France Marie-Antoinette who finds her “fashion minister” inaugurates Rose Bertin before the era and era of fashion designers, which will take off the following century
In 1770, she opened her own fashion store with the sign “Le Grand Mogol”, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honore, Paris, April 24, 1789 she will transfer his workshops 26 rue de Richelieu, Paris.
She will have a princely clientele in Versailles and other European courts
Marie Antoinette is a 2006 historical drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Kirsten Dunst. It is based on the life of Queen Marie Antoinette in the years leading up to the French Revolution. It won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design. It was released in the United States on October 20, 2006, by Columbia Pictures.
Made inside the castle of Versailles by the famous photographer Steven Klein, the campaign makes us discover a Rihanna very close to his handbag Diorama Diorama
“The future is gold”