The rumor has it, that the next exhibition at the fashion institute in Met museum in NYC will be dedicated to Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli. After the record breaking McQueen exhibit, they’ve got hard shoes to fill, but I think these two ladies are up to the challenge. I can already imagine the stunning gowns inspired by them at the next Met Ball gala.
Both of these Italian power women are/were very innovative. Prada’s influence in today’s fashion world is legendary. Schiaparelli had lots of “firsts” in fashion and she created a runway show as we know it. So to those looking forward to fashion week and attending shows, let’s thank Elsa for the idea.
Therefore I think it’s more than appropriate to dedicate today’s Vintage Sunday to her. Here comes one of her designs. She created many and it’s a shame she didn’t continue her business after World War 2. Who knows what other genius ideas she may have had.
Have a stylish day.
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