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:

And the original show notes are here: