Catherine de’ Medici
As the icon of the House, Catherine de’ Medici is not just the renowned queen of France. Her passionate nature, her audacity and her avant-garde approach made her a multi-faceted character in fashion.
How it all began
At the age of fourteen, Catherine de’ Medici made a decision that would not only change her life but also the future generations women ones: she introduced high heels.
A legendary Day
Short and hardly considered beautiful, Catherine was aware of the powerful impression that a sexy walk could generate. On her wedding she proudly introduced on her feet a pair of high heels.
The quest for freedom
Since 1533, Catherine de’ Medici has revolutionized the female universe, taking into consideration the proportions and needs of a women’s body with the introduction of an accessories line which included heels, corset, perfumes and lingerie; she helped women battle their fears and fiercely conquer their unconditional freedom. Freedom of their body, as a reflection of the freedom of their mind.