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
Soundtrack “Live by the Code” Featuring Golden by Skulastic from “Ups and Downs” Album
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