Rose Bertin: The First Fashion Designer

The legendary wardrobe of Marie-Antoinette has been criticized, envied and discussed to no end. But where did all those glorious clothes come from? In large part, they were the work of Rose Bertin, a milliner who found herself the stylist to the queen. Read the show notes here.

Topics in this Podcast: French history, french revolution, France, European history, Rose Bertin, Marie-Antoinette, biographies, 19th century, 18th century, women, Marie Antoinette, fashion history