Archive for September 3rd, 2007

Elsa Schiaparelli: Fashion Designer

Elsa Schiaparelli was one of the most influential and groundbreaking clothing designers of the twentieth century. Schiaparelli’s haute couture wear and accessories are known for their lurid designs and artistic influences made famous during the late 1920s.Born in Rome in September 10, 1890, Schiaparelli was brought up by strict and conservative parents. At a young age of 18 and at her rebellious nature, she ran away to London where she met and married a Polish count. In the first World War, thei…