Michelle Yeoh has shared extra snapshots from her latest marriage ceremony, unveiling the considerably uncommon bridal costume she wore to the intimate nuptials.
Designed by couture label Schiaparelli, the robe featured a bodice adorned with a big, bejeweled face. In a caption accompanying her Instagram publish, Yeoh described it because the French model’s “Face of Happiness costume.”
The Oscar-winning actress wed French businessman Jean Todt in Geneva, Switzerland, final Thursday, practically twenty years after he proposed.
An earlier social media publish confirmed her sporting a distinct white robe for what seemed to be a marriage ceremony. However two additional units of photos, which had been not too long ago posted to Yeoh’s official Instagram account, revealed she additionally sported a second, much less standard robe.
Within the images, Yeoh is pictured sporting the surrealist-inspired costume as she minimize a three-tiered marriage ceremony cake and posed with friends — and with what seemed to be her Greatest Actress Oscar trophy. (Yeoh gained at this yr’s Academy Awards for her flip as Evelyn Wang within the genre-defying “The whole lot In all places All At As soon as.”)
One other publish featured a close-up of the bejeweled bodice and a snap taken with Schiaparelli’s proprietor Diego Della Valle, whom she described within the caption as her “darling huge brother.”
Yeoh additionally thanked the label’s inventive director, Daniel Roseberry.
Yeoh has usually turned to Schiaparelli for red-carpet appearances — together with at this yr’s Display Actors Guild Awards, the place she wore a black silk column costume embellished with gold sequins from the label’s Spring-Summer season 2023 Haute Couture assortment.
Based in Paris within the Nineteen Twenties, Schiaparelli is famend for fantastical designs. Founder Elsa Schiaparelli famously collaborated with the seminal surrealists Salvador Dalí and Jean Cocteau.
Talking to CNN in 2021, Roseberry stated the model’s identification is “actually rooted in (Elsa Schiaparelli’s) relationship with artwork and surrealism.”
“It’s Schiaparelli — it’s meant to be one thing that challenges the established order,” added Roseberry, who since 2019 is the primary — and up to now, the one — American to have led a French couture home.
Face motifs have been a recurring theme in Roseberry’s collections.
Schiaparelli’s signature jewellery objects, often called “bijou,” come formed like eyeballs, noses, arms and lips. A number of of the label’s newest bag designs function bejeweled faces, whereas others function a nose-shaped magnetic closure.
And the label’s Fall-Winter 2023-24 assortment, unveiled in March, in the meantime features a black velvet bustier costume adorned with “trompe-l’oeil face” comprised of gilded brass jewels.