Madonna pictured here at her Broadway Speed The Plow Premiere (1988). She is wearing a dress made for her by Marlene Stewart and carrying a Jean Paul Gaultier jacket.
In the video below, Marlene Stewart, who went on to be an Academy Award nominated costume designer for motion pictures, narrates the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Fashioning Fashion - European Dress in Detail 1700-1915. Stewart discusses the time she spent with Madonna and how they would study books from libraries to design her clothes. Marlene worked exclusively with Madonna from 1985-1990.