Marie Antoinette

13 Aug

« Billy Idol meets Marie Antoinette » was the theme of the Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière Spring/Summer 2006 Collection.

Other Marie Antoinette-influenced collections : ALICE by Temperley Spring/Summer 2011 (modern Marie Antoinettes), Bora Aksu Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (Marie Antoinette mixed with Tim Burton’s « Edward Scissorhands »), Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Resort 2013 (presented at Versailles, this collection, which showcased punk-style Marie Antoinettes, was more specifically inspired by Louis XV’s favorite, Madame du Barry), Charles Nolan Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Marie Antoinette was the starting point of this collection), Christian Louboutin Spring/Summer 2009 (36 Marie Antoinette-inspired shoes, made in collaboration with Jean-François Lesage), Cushnie et Ochs Resort 2013 (Marie Antoinette mixed with « Ancient Aliens »), Hervé Léger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2011 (Marie Antoinette and lingerie were the 2 inspirations of this collection), LaQuan Smith Spring/Summer 2011 (influenced by Marie Antoinette and Versailles), Maxime Simoëns Couture Spring/Summer 2011 (« This, Madame, is Versailles » collection, based on Sofia Coppola’s « Marie Antoinette »), Modern(ist) Spring/Summer 2009 (influenced by Marie Antoinette’s decadence and Edith Head’s low-key style), Thakoon Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection was based on the similarities between the costumes worn at Versailles and the Masai outfits).

Photo : Marcio Madeira



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