Bridgerton’s Phoebe Dynevor rubs shoulders with royalty at Dior show
She’s used to curtseying to Queen Charlotte while playing society darling Daphne Bridgerton in Netflix’s hit series, but Monday saw actress Phoebe Dynevor joining real-life royalty at the Dior couture show – albeit virtually.
With the pandemic putting a stop to Paris Couture Fashion Week as we know it, fashion houses have taken to video and social media to relay their latest collections, painstakingly created by thousands of petit-mains at the brand’s ateliers.
Dior’s show kicked off couture week with a Tarot-inspired digital presentation, with virtual ‘front row’ guests photographed against a themed backdrop wearing the new SS21 collection.
Dynevor’s look was a far cry from the corsets and pastel shades we are used to seeing her in, instead she wore black trousers with a white shirt and leather lace-up top.
Meanwhile Beatrice Borromeo, the wife of Monégasque royal Pierre Casiraghi, and new Dior ambassador, wore a denim jumpsuit teamed with a printed scarf and ‘D-Connect’ sneakers.
Others on the virtual front row included up-and-coming actress Maria Bakalova, who starred in the recent Borat film.
Borromeo has married into a family famously obsessed with fashion. Her sister-in-law, Charlotte Casiraghi, is the new ambassador for Chanel, while her mother-in-law, Princess Caroline, has been a long-time friend of the fashion house. She herself is also known for her impeccable style, famously wearing five wedding dresses when she married her husband Pierre in 2015.
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