The Costume Institute's “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” exhibition at the Met closed on Sunday to disappointing numbers. Accordin
Anna Wintour went on the Colbert Report last night, ostensibly to talk about the opening of the Costume Institute's "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossib
For the past few weeks, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West haven't missed a chance to flaunt their new publicity stunt coupledom, appearing together at various public outings and events. So we assumed that Kim would attend the Met Ball alongside her fashion snob hubby Kanye--but come the big night, the reality star was nowhere to be found. So, what happened? Could Kardashian have actually, gasp, chosen not to attend an event? Did KimYe have a fight? According to Radar Online (so, um, believe what you will...), it was neither:
The Costume Institute's "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" exhibit--you know, the reason for that whole over-the-top Met Gala--opens
The upcoming Met exhibit entitled Impossible Conversations involves a sort of rally back and forth between the creations of former visionary Elsa Schiaparelli and current trendsetter Miuccia Prada. The pairing originally raised a few eyebrows. There are some glaring differences between these two Italian women - time being the most obvious one. Schiaparelli closed up shop in 1954, and though innovative and highly influential, she does not have much as much of a direct conversation with the industry or women today as she once did. Meanwhile, Prada is very much alive and thriving. The brand has tremendous cultural recognition--and is in conversation, so to speak, with the industry all the time. Prada's influence is impossible to ignore. So when Miuccia wanted 50s glam and tapped fellow tastemaker and frequent collaborator Steven Meisel to plunk models in a gas station for the spring campaign, we should have realized the ripple effect this would have on fashion imagery.
Maybe you've heard about this little museum exhibit called Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations opening soon? Hmm? We thought so. While ex
There's an interesting new multi-media twist to the Met's upcoming "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" exhibit. In addition to the ex