An evening of princesses

The Haute Couture gowns worn at Le Bal des Débutantes

Gorgeous Haute Couture gowns (Elie Saab, Christian Dior, Chanel, Zuhair Murad, Gaultier, Georges Hobeika, Marchesa, Naeem Khan…) were worn by 17 young women coming from aristocratic families, or families renown in the industry or cinematic world, at the 24th edition of Le Bal des débutantes, a social and fashion event that was held in Paris on November 26.

1

Hermine Royant in Elie Saab.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Quentin Colinet.

2

Comtesse Angélique de Limburg Stirum in Georges Hobeika. (Read our article on how she chose her dress).

She is accompanied by her cavalier Count François de Limburg Stirum.

3

Ella Beatty in Christian Dior Haute Couture.

She is accompanied by her cavaliers Hans Gerhard and Konstantin Jensen.

4

HRH Princess Zita de Bourbon Parme in Zuhair Murad.

She is accompanied by her cavalier HRH Prince Paul-Louis de Nassau.

5

Olympia Taittinger in Chanel Haute Couture.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Marquis Filippo del Gallo di Roccagiovine.

6

Marquise Altea Patrizi Naro Montoro in Stéphane Rolland.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Paul Lenain.

7

Daniela Figo in Jean Paul Gaultier Paris. She is accompanied by her cavalier Prince Gregorio Boncompagni Ludovisi.

8

Amelia Ash Rudick in Naeem Khan.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Marquis Filippo Patrizi Naro Montoro.

9

Yu Hang in Alexander McQueen. She is accompanied by her cavalier Sifan Liu.

10

Monica Conception in Marchesa.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Guelfo Gucci Rudolf.

11

Maïa Twombly in Giambattista Valli Haute Couture.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Marquis Giacomo del Gallo di Roccagiovine.

12

Nam Phuong Dinh Thi in Alexis Mabille Haute Couture.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Léopold de Boissonneaux de Chevigny.

13

Jayati Modi in Vivienne Westwood. She is accompanied by her cavalier Romain Takeo Bouyer.

14

Tess Kemper in Alexandre Vauthier.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Prince Philippe Emmanuel de Croÿ-Solre.

15

Donna Yuan in Guo Pei.

She is accompanied by her cavalier Marco Lam.

16

Alexina Fontes Williams in Yanina Couture. She is accompanied by her cavalier Don Emanuele dei duchi Torlonia.

17

Princesse Emilia von Auersperg-Breunner in Emanuel Ungaro. She is accompanied by her cavalier Count Erik Law de Lauriston.

Photos by Jean Luce Huré and Pixelformula.

The partners of le Bal are The Peninsula Paris (hotel), Payal New York (jewelry), Renault (cars), Seleni and Enfants d’Asie (charities), Christian Louboutin (shoes), M.A.C Cosmetics (make-up) and Alexandre de Paris (hairdresser).