Galas, awards ceremonies, celebrations of all kinds. The life of a designer is based on making the best of each one look for those iconic moments in life. And one of the most emblematic of Argentina is Benito Fernandez, who has a wide portfolio of clients and among them there is a very special figure: Maxima Zorreguieta.
It should be noted that the match between the creator and the queen of the Netherlands occurred in a curious way. “What world celebrity told you on the phone: ‘Benito, I’m at the door. What floor are you on?’” he asked. Pamela David in American breakfast. And he responded ironically that you have to dare to show up without a turn in his atelier.
After that small comedy step, the designer told how he managed to impress the wife of William of Orange: “The truth is that I almost died. I had worked for the wedding. Her parents could not go for political reasons to her and her brother’s wedding, Martin Zorreguieta, was the godfather. Well, I made the dress for the woman, mariana andresat that moment”.
“After the wedding and having dressed my sister-in-law, who was the godmother, and five friends, one day the phone rings and I ask: ‘Hi who is this?’. And he tells me: ‘I’m Máxima. What floor is it?’. I replied: ‘The second sixth’. And she rings the bell. Divine, the truth that divine. Divine”, complete.
Benito Fernández revealed if he charged Máxima Zorreguieta
“When I was here, yes, obviously. Later, when she was already queen and what do I know, no, because it’s like I send you something so that you can buy it for me later ”, was the answer that Fernández gave when asked if she charged Zorreguieta for the designs.
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