Sexual-harassment allegations opposite a film writer Harvey Weinstein have put his wife, Georgina Chapman, a conform designer, in a formidable position.
On Tuesday, news pennyless Chapman is leaving Weinstein amid a array of sexual-harassment allegations.
However, Chapman’s career as a cofounder of Marchesa is firmly tied to her husband’s success. Stars of Weinstein-backed productions, including Renée Zellweger, Cate Blanchett, and Blake Lively, have ragged Marchesa on a red carpet, and rumors have floated for years that Weinstein pushed actresses to wear a conform brand.
But with an augmenting series of allegations of passionate nuisance and attack opposite Weinstein, many are wondering either Marchesa will disappear from a red carpet.
“No star is ever going to wish to wear a code again,” The Hollywood Reporter quoted an unnamed New York conform publicist as observant on Monday, after Weinstein was suspended from The Weinstein Company, a studio he founded.
Here’s a story of how Chapman’s Marchesa became a red-carpet buttress — and how her predestine became intertwined with her husband’s.