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Schiaparelli & Prada at ‘The Met’ Benefit

Celebrities Honor Two Great Designers at Event

Schiaparelli and Prada, many guests at this year’s ultimate fashion gala on Monday night observed some surprising similarities between two women whose work is separated by half a century. Walking through the displays of ugly-chic dresses and slightly surreal designs in a new Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition that compares the designers Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada.  “I loved the play of the two of them together,” said Tom Ford, arriving at the Costume Institute gala with the model Chanel Iman, who wore a dress made of pheasant feathers molded to her body. “It was amazing how hard it was to differentiate some of the pieces.”  Best not mention that to Mrs. Prada, one of the most influential female designers in recent history, who initially rebuffed the museum’s plans to mount an exhibition that compared her to Schiaparelli, who died in 1973.

Mrs. Prada said in many interviews about the show that she had never been inspired by the work of her predecessor. “Well,” Mr. Ford said, “Coco Chanel said that creativity is the art of concealing your sources.”©NYtimes story by Continue reading

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Schiaparelli & Prada at ‘The Met’

Celebrities Honor Two Great Designers at Event

Schiaparelli and Prada, many guests at this year’s ultimate fashion gala on Monday night observed some surprising similarities between two women whose work is separated by half a century. Walking through the displays of ugly-chic dresses and slightly surreal designs in a new Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition that compares the designers Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada.  “I loved the play of the two of them together,” said Tom Ford, arriving at the Costume Institute gala with the model Chanel Iman, who wore a dress made of pheasant feathers molded to her body. “It was amazing how hard it was to differentiate some of the pieces.”  Best not mention that to Mrs. Prada, one of the most influential female designers in recent history, who initially rebuffed the museum’s plans to mount an exhibition that compared her to Schiaparelli, who died in 1973.

Mrs. Prada said in many interviews about the show that she had never been inspired by the work of her predecessor. “Well,” Mr. Ford said, “Coco Chanel said that creativity is the art of concealing your sources. :: Best Dressed Attendees :: ”©NYtimes story by Continue reading


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Milan Fashion Week Begins with | ‘Urban Menswear’

John Varvatos Fall/Winter 2012

Urban Rock–Designer John Varvatos spins a tale of the streets and rock for the fall/winter 2012 season in his runway show. Male Models were Embodying a certain harshness in comparison to last season’s romantic laments, Varvatos taps into an element of youth. Bringing together garments in an almost reckless fashion, the mood is relaxed and the results more exciting. While laceless boots barely come to a close, oversize outerwear in various hues of gray bring comfort to knits as well as other pieces, tattered and stained. Featuring tall men in a wardrobe that possesses the potential to be both tidy and fantastically disheveled, John Varvatos dismisses the aspect of age for a collection that evolves with a little smarts in Milan fashion.  – – more Pics | ©ourtesy of  ‘theFashionisto.com

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Michael Pitt Takes It To ‘Prada’

Broadway Empire’ heartthrob Michael Pitt lends his charm to the Prada Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear campaign.  The 30-year-old actor stars in the Golden Age of Hollywood-themed campaign, referencing the celluloid iconography of the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear campaign. Photographed by David Sims, Michael with his slicked back sun-kissed locks, portrays the quintessential Prada self-reflective introvert, the humorous farceur, the rock star as well as the playboy in the cinematic art. ‘Broadway Empire’ heartthrob Michael Pitt lends his charm to the Prada Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear campaign. The 30-year-old actor stars in the Golden Age of Hollywood-themed campaign, referencing the celluloid iconography of the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear campaign. Photographed by David Sims, Michael with his slicked back sun-kissed locks, portrays the quintessential Prada self-reflective introvert, the humorous farceur, the rock star as well as the playboy in the cinematic art. – – See more Pics of Michael CLICK :: 2011 – ©ourtesy of Papiki


Michael Pitt Takes It To ‘Prada’

Broadway Empire’ heartthrob Michael Pitt lends his charm to the Prada Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear campaign.  The 30-year-old actor stars in the Golden Age of Hollywood-themed campaign, referencing the celluloid iconography of the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear campaign. Photographed by David Sims, Michael with his slicked back sun-kissed locks, portrays the quintessential Prada self-reflective introvert, the humorous farceur, the rock star as well as the playboy in the cinematic art. ‘Broadway Empire’ heartthrob Michael Pitt lends his charm to the Prada Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear campaign. The 30-year-old actor stars in the Golden Age of Hollywood-themed campaign, referencing the celluloid iconography of the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear campaign. Photographed by David Sims, Michael with his slicked back sun-kissed locks, portrays the quintessential Prada self-reflective introvert, the humorous farceur, the rock star as well as the playboy in the cinematic art. – – See more Pics of Michael CLICK :: 2011 – ©ourtesy of Papiki


Michael Pitt Takes It To 'Prada'

Broadway Empire’ heartthrob Michael Pitt lends his charm to the Prada Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear campaign.  The 30-year-old actor stars in the Golden Age of Hollywood-themed campaign, referencing the celluloid iconography of the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear campaign. Photographed by David Sims, Michael with his slicked back sun-kissed locks, portrays the quintessential Prada self-reflective introvert, the humorous farceur, the rock star as well as the playboy in the cinematic art. ‘Broadway Empire’ heartthrob Michael Pitt lends his charm to the Prada Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear campaign. The 30-year-old actor stars in the Golden Age of Hollywood-themed campaign, referencing the celluloid iconography of the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear campaign. Photographed by David Sims, Michael with his slicked back sun-kissed locks, portrays the quintessential Prada self-reflective introvert, the humorous farceur, the rock star as well as the playboy in the cinematic art. – – See more Pics of Michael CLICK :: 2011 – ©ourtesy of Papiki


‘Miu Miu’ at Paris Fashion Week

Prada Miu MiuFun motifs paired with well defined structural touches have made the spring 2012 Miu Miu collection memorable at this edition of the Fashion Week. Colorful yet fairly conservative, the collection brings several interesting touches that separate it from the style concepts presented at Prada. After the delightful women and engines themed collection presented by Prada at the Milan Fashion Week, fashion enthusiasts have had the chance to see the Miu Miu spring 2012 collection which maintains many of the same structural touches we have previously seen, yet comes with a whole new approach in terms of prints and color. Different, without being any less exciting, the line focuses on femininity with carefully placed accents that immediately attract attention. – – view more Highlights from Prada’s Miu Miu


‘Miu Miu’ at Paris Fashion Week

Fun motifs paired with well defined structural touches have made the spring 2012 Miu Miu collection memorable at this edition of the Fashion Week. Colorful yet fairly conservative, the collection brings several interesting touches that separate it from the style concepts presented at Prada. After the delightful women and engines themed collection presented by Prada at the Milan Fashion Week, fashion enthusiasts have had the chance to see the Miu Miu spring 2012 collection which maintains many of the same structural touches we have previously seen, yet comes with a whole new approach in terms of prints and color. Different, without being any less exciting, the line focuses on femininity with carefully placed accents that immediately attract attention. – – view more Highlights from Prada’s Miu Miu