Mariuccia Mandelli, worldwide known as Krizia, died on Monday at 90. She was a very strong woman in a world of men who design clothes for women, and she contributed to transform Milan into the first capital of ready-to-wear.
The list of adjectives that can describe Paul Poiret does not end here, of course, but I liked the idea of finding a word for each letter of his surname and that all together they could communicate the personality of one of the main protagonists of fashion history.
How do I know that Paul Poiret was really so?
Simple, I just read “King of Fashion: The Autobiography of Paul Poiret”.
“High Alert” to all those wishing to be astonished, amazed, astounded, and in general, blown away by the immense talent of our time’s greatest innovator!
There are just thirty days left to “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty”, the retrospective exhibition now on at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London; August 2nd this show will close, and the opportunity to travel a path through ten rooms of fashion creation will end.
It is simply Something Not to Miss!