Appropriately enough for a paparazzi-themed show, a group of frenzied minders rushed Stewart in late to take her seat. Guests had to look twice to see who the tardy invitee was because the “Twilight” star looked almost unrecognizable.
The actress, a Chanel ambassador, sported a chic blond beehive for her latest role as Princess Diana in “Spencer,” which was partly filmed in Paris and set for a November release.
Like a trousseau that is passed down and modified over time” was how Louis Vuitton designer Nicolas Ghesquiere described his encyclopedic show, which celebrated the 200 years since the birth of the house’s eponymous founder.
For the sumptuous Louvre show that marked the milestone, Ghesquiere imagined a charmed historic ball.
“The figure of a vampire that travels throughout the ages” was a key inspiration in the display, he said. The collection seemed at times like a visual phantasmagoria, dipping in and out of different times periods as the house itself looks back to its heritage and forward to the future.