The Swarovski Crystal-Encrusted Costumes for Madonna's MDNA Tour

Posted on September 1, 2012

Swarovski produced a nifty behind the scenes video of Madonna's MDNA tour. Tony Villanueva, head dresser for Madonna, says that every single crystal is approved by Madonna herself. She knows every bit of the show backwards and forwards and is a perfectionist. As for the costumes, Madonna's wardrobe supervisor says: "It's unreal how much goes into one night's performance". That is no exaggeration. The traveling show has full sets, dancers, musicians, sound and technical personnel and a full wardrobe department. 315,000 Swarovski crystals on costumes, the hats and the shoes. Take a look: