The pieces showcased are elegant and radical. Those lucky enough to attend are able to view Schiaparelli’s famed trouser skirt that was nearly outlawed and Prada’s use of ironic materials that shocked the fashion world. Actress Judy Davis plays the deceased Schiaparelli in several short films that play throughout the exhibit making the attendee feel as if they are being afforded the opportunity to eavesdrop on a fantastic discussion between the two women (Prada plays herself). The best part of this exhibit is that it showcases a designer who isn’t a household name and the immense contributions that she made to the fashion industry. Anyone within the New York area should take the time to check it out before it closes it's doors on August 19th.
|Miuccia Prada Spring/summer 2000|
|Jackets by Elsa Schiaparelli Skirts by Miuccia Prada|