New York Fashion Week has come to a close, but London
Fashion Week is just starting up! That’s right, we are right in the middle of
the first Fashion Month of 2018, a time I personally refer to as The Highlight
of my Instagram Feed.
While it is always a delight to see the latest trends sashay
down the runway, a true fashionista knows that you can’t really understand
where fashion is going until you know where it’s been. Many are familiar with
the revolutionary influence of Coco Chanel, but few know about her contemporary,
the avant garde visionary Elsa Schiaparelli.
A mastermind ahead of her time, Elsa Schiaparelli set in
motion all of the fashion paradigms we take for granted today. Make sure to
check out this book to read about the inventor of runway shows, ready to wear
collections, bolero jackets, culottes and most importantly—hot pink!
Also, click here to see some of her most famous works