Stella Tennant wears one of my favourite pieces ever created: a muted lavender Edwardian style gown made from almost sheer ruffled organza embroidered with twinkling sequins and adorned with layers of pearls from the Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2005 collection. It was titled the ‘Madeleine dress’ as an homage to Monsieur Dior’s mother and the runway show marked the 100th birthday of the famed French designer so as you can imagine John Galliano made it of astronomoical proportions, creating dazzling pieces that are classic, magical, and timeless - just like the Dior philosophy. The mystical shot of Stella is by Patrick Demarchelier taken for the book 'Dior Couture by Demarchelier’.
Stella Tennant wears the ‘Madeleine’ dress (which was an homage to Dior’s mother) from the Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2005 collection, shot by Patrick Demarchelier. Scanned from 'Dior Couture’ by Demarchelier.
On Tennant: Chanel dress, gloves, tweed gaiters, and ankle boots; select Chanel boutiques. On Sun: Nina Ricci bustier top, leather sleeves, skirt ($1,650), belt, and heels; clothing at select Neiman Marcus stores. On Kloss: Rochas coat and pumps; rochas.com