Skip Nav
Cannes Film Festival
See Every Last Candid Style Moment From Cannes
Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton Just Pulled This Iconic Look Out of the Archives — Because It Was Too Good Not to Repeat
Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid Shows Us the 1 Trick For Making a Casual Outfit Look Fancy

Post

>> It Was Isabella Blow Who Told Marchesa to Stick to Eveningwear —If there's one fact that's inarguable, it's that Isabella Blow had quite the sphere of influence over designers and their success.  When Marchesa started in 2004, Georgina Chapman says, she and Keren Craig had nothing really to sell and definitely no business model.  They did have an invite to a "smart party," however, and wore their own designs.  Chapman's backless sari dress caught the eye of Isabella Blow, who asked if she could borrow the dress for Paris Fashion Week.  Blow also is the one who told Chapman and Craig to focus on eveningwear. [Huffington Post]

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Nina Dobrev Marchesa Dress at Met Gala Afterparty 2016
Marchesa Bridal Fall 2014 | Pictures
Marchesa Voyage Fall 2013
Chrissy Teigen Pregnancy Style
Bridal Fashion Week Wedding Dress Trends Spring 2016
Prom Dresses by Marchesa's Georgina Chapman Under $250
Sofia Vergara Dress at Oscars 2016

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
X