2023 undeniably belongs to Michelle Yeoh. After securing the title of the first Asian to win an Oscar, she now takes on the role of ambassador for this prestigious luxury brand.
Renowned actress Michelle Yeoh has elegantly assumed the position of Balenciaga’s latest brand ambassador.
This declaration was announced on November 9 by both the French luxury house and the accomplished actress herself. The announcement was made through their Instagram profiles.
In an insightful Instagram post, Yeoh expressed, “Fashion is a form of art. It’s not just about a dress but about self-expression, how you feel in the dress … it is a way to communicate my work and who I am to the world.”
Yeoh’s association with the brand has been marked by notable appearances.
A Year of Triumphs
A significant moment occurred during the Paris Haute Couture Week in July 2022. Yeoh turned heads at Balenciaga’s fall couture presentation.
Opting for an elegant all-black ensemble, Michelle Yeoh made a departure from her usual preference for vibrant looks.
Her choice of a sleek floor-length dress with pussycat bow blouse details underscored her evolving relationship with the brand.
Magazine Covers and Runways
The actress continued to showcase Balenciaga’s craftsmanship in two magazine cover shoots.
The 2023 Cannes Film Festival witnessed Yeoh in custom Balenciaga gowns, stealing the spotlight at the screening of Firebrand.
A striking emerald green gown with a floor-length shawl and opera gloves marked one of her memorable red carpet appearances.
The Yeoh Effect
The journey continued in July 2023 at the Balenciaga couture show during Paris Haute Couture Week.
Yeoh graced the event in a pleated pale lemon dress. She paired it with a small, heavily embellished silver Hourglass bag.
Once again, she carried the iconic Hourglass bag, this time in a larger size with a shiny black leather finish. The ensemble showcased her versatility in carrying both extravagant and understated looks with equal grace.
Oscar Glory, Brand Ambassador Story
Michelle Yeoh’s story with Balenciaga is like a fancy tale of her style growing up. It mixes the brand’s classic beauty with her own classy preferences.
As the face of Balenciaga, Yeoh continues to redefine the language of fashion. She demonstrates that each ensemble is a canvas for self-expression and artistry.
Banner photo via Instagram @michelleyeoh_official.