SCHIAPARELLI AND PRADA AT THE MET
by Linda Yablonsky
Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli
never met, nor were the two designers cut from the same philosophical cloth. Yet in “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conservations,” the splashy follow-up to last year’s blockbuster Alexander McQueen survey by the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, these two art-smart fashion titans have much to say to one another, both in words and through their clothes.