SYMHC Classics: Rose Bertin, the First Fashion Designer


The fashion designer Rose Bertin by Jean-François Janinet after Louis-Roland Trinquesse. Public domain

We're revisiting an episode from 2014, where we discuss the legendary wardrobe of Marie-Antoinette. 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.

The original episode can be found here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/rose-bertin-the-first-fashion-designer.htm

And the original show notes are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-rose-bertin.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics