Latest Fashion News: Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada to meet at the MET
Next spring, the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute (MET) will showcase about 80 designs of two Italian fashion designer – a combination of pieces by Schiaparelli from the late twenties to the early fifties and by Prada from the late eighties through today. Scheduled for May 10th to August 19th 2012, the exhibition will be the next one at the MET after breaking records with Alexander McQueens “Savage Beauty“.
Elsa Schiaparelli in 1936 wearing her designs (left) & Miuccia Prada (right) Photo: The Cut, New York Magazine.
“We wanted to do something that was completely different but consistent with our strategy, which is to look at things in the present to lead us into the past”, explained Harold Koda, curator in charge of the Costume Institute to WWD Magazine today.
So, we can’t wait to see the next exhibit at the MET – sounds very promising! We’ll keep you posted!
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