Luxury industry of France was born in the late 18th century, the costume designer of Queen Marie Antoinette, Rose Bertin(1747-1813), was a well-known fashion designer. In 1770, Rose Bertin had a workshop providing clothing design for nobles, in 1772, she became the costume designer of Queen Marie Antoinette. Her luxury tactics won the favor of Queen Marie and was nicknamed as a minister of fashion department. She subverted the concept in the past that fashion designers are not public figures, becoming a noble celebrity, winning a reputation of “fashion ambassador”.
She ordered silk from Lyon, tailoring and embroidering in Paris. It can be said that this is the beginning of high-end fashion designer career. In the Second Empire, Haute couture trend was gradually formed, Paris has since become a fashion capital!
Wang Yi Chen