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Mad about Margot — the Tenenbaum effect

Lacoste; Gucci; Michael Kors


ith her cigarette, poker-straight bob, fur coat and kohl-rimmed aura of disaffection, it’s no surprise Margot Tenenbaum has emerged as one of fashion’s most enduring muses. Wes Anderson’s heroine, played with elegant melancholy by Gwyneth Paltrow in the 2001 film The Royal Tenenbaums, was one of the most frequently referenced figures in the AW15 collections. Lacoste took the Tenenbaum tracksuit and tennis dress as its central themes (Margot wears a blue striped dress by the house in the movie, after all), while Michael Kors, MaxMara and Gucci all channelled vital elements of her insouciant Wasp look — slip dresses, loafers and the fur...