The fashion world cannot shut up about the Schiaparelli and Prada exhibition at the Met, which is great for female designers and will help the Costume Institute turn out another popular show. Here are some links filled with the buzz:
The NY Times discusses the heyday and uniqueness of female designers, focusing on Schiaparelli and Prada.
Zac Posen thinks Schiaparelli was a ‘bad ass.’
Judith Thurman profiles Schiaparelli and Prada in a piece for The New Yorker, focusing on their similar upbringings, differences in career, and appreciation of pretty/ugly.
Harper’s Bazaar reviews Schiaparelli’s work on its own pages.
Fashionista heard a rumor that all the Vogue editors will be wearing pink, in honor of Schiaparelli’s Shocking Pink, to the Met Ball.
Robin Givhan penned an excellent profile on Muicca Prada for The Daily Beast.
Director Baz Lurmann is directing a film starring Muiccia Prada, as herself, and Judy Davis, as Elsa Schiaparelli, according to Fashionista.
And the greatest news of all might be that the Met will be live streaming the red carpet for the Costume Institute Benefit on May 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST. No doubt, I’ll be watching.
Have you seen any other articles about the upcoming show? Will you be watching the live stream?