VIE Speaks, Podcast, Vicky Tiel, Fashion Designer

Episode 60: “The First It Girl”

A Conversation with Vicky Tiel

Meet a renaissance woman who created and defined her own destiny, reaching pinnacles of success and glamour usually only found in movies. High fashion and beauty icon Vicky Tiel knows all about how to live a “real” life, and she has the stories, victories, and photos to prove it. This fashion designer and renegade defied convention and crafted the world’s first miniskirt in a world of 1960s ankle-length standards, letting boldness be her guide. Her client list includes some of Hollywood’s elite, from designing looks for Elizabeth Taylor to Ursula Andress, Princess Stephanie of Monaco, Julia Roberts’s iconic red “Pretty Woman” dress, and more. Join us for a lively discussion with Vicky Tiel as she recounts her life journey, spanning from her experiences as a designer in Paris to her feature on the cover of VIE’s Fashion Issue in August 2023, accompanied by numerous anecdotes from her legendary past and present.

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