Tour de France in Haute Couture with Mar Gonzalez by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE

Mar Gonzalez in Alexandre Vauthier © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Alexandre Vauthier © Benjamin Kanarek

Weathering the rain and cold, the hills and the valleys, racing against the clock and crossing the line at the Place Vendôme, Mar Gonzalez, photographed by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE, wins her Tour de France wearing Haute Couture on her Chanel bike.

Mar is wearing designs from Haute Couture Houses, Gaultier Pars, Alexandre Vauthier, Atelier Versace, Armani Prive, Valentino Haute Couture, Christian Dior Haute Couture, Schiaparelli Haute Couture, Yiqing Yin Couture, Chanel Haute Couture, On Aura Tout Vu Haute Couture, Giambattista Valli Couture, Dice Kayek Couture, Elie Saab Haute Couture…

Enjoy the ride… And don’t forget your helmet!

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Tour de France video by Frédérique Renaut

Mar Gonzalez in Gaultier Paris © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Gaultier Paris © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Tour de France by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE

Mar Gonzalez in Tour de France by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE

Mar Gonzalez in Armani Privé © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Armani Privé © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Valentino © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Valentino © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Christian Dior © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Christian Dior © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Schiaparelli © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Schiaparelli © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Yiqing Yin © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Yiqing Yin © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Chanel © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Chanel © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in On Aura Tout Vu © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in On Aura Tout Vu © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Giambattista Valli © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Giambattista Valli © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Dice Kayek © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Dice Kayek © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Elie Saab © Benjamin Kanarek

Mar Gonzalez in Elie Saab © Benjamin Kanarek

The Team

Photography BENJAMIN KANAREK

Photography Direction by BENJAMIN KANAREK and FREDERIQUE RENAUT 

Styling by COLINE PEYROT

Model MAR GONZALEZ @ IMG PARIS

Makeup by TOPOLINO @ CALLISTE

Hair by AUDREY LAMBERT @ BAGENCY

Photo Assistants MATTHIEU JOFFRES,

Stylist Assistant MARIE DOUGLAS

Video Direction FREDERIQUE RENAUT

Digital ASHISH ARORA

A Special Thanks to the HOTEL DE VENDOME

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