In May, on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition at the MET in New York reported Mainland Office that Diego Della Valle acquired in 2006 for his label Schiaparelli is planning a come back. Meanwhile, a lot has happened. In July, during the haute couture week, the original house was reopened.
21, Place Vendôme comes back to life. On the first floor parlors have already been set up, where you can order the fine Schiaparelli future products. Because the strategy is to keep everything very exclusive. Certainly, it is already clear there will be beauty and perfumes. Therefore, the new CEO rightly comes from L'Oreal. Anchor Woman as Muse and serves the ex-model and Alaia muse Farida Khelfa, now yes especially making movies.
The French with Algerian origin is now also the face, with the Schiaparelli enters the public. Khelfa is a bulky beauty, as Elsa Schiaparelli was a bulky designer. They rarely make it like all the others and this was probably the most innovative eccentricity President and creator of the 1930s. At that time it was even more important than Coco Chanel, with whom she lived in a private enmity. But Coco Chanel did not succeed after the war, the revival, Elsa Schiaparelli. The house was closed in the 50s and dreamed to himself. But it remained a source of inspiration for other designers.
So now returning in January 2013. During the first haute couture collection will be presented. Only those who want to design? The big guessing the designer is soon to be released in September or October. I guess at Fashion Week in Paris, we know more. These candidates are in the race, according to rumors. Of whom you desire?
New candidates are warmly welcome in the comments.
The shoe hat, incidentally, was one of their most spectacular models and created in collaboration with Salvador Dalí. The website is worth a visit. Super nicely done. Unfortunately, you must first down load a program. But it's worth it.
Photos: Scan website, paris office / Modepilot
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