We're just getting over the Met Gala rush, and, as the dust settles and the lines continue to hover around the museum entrance, we thought it high time to bring you a little Elsa Schiaparelli FYI. Yes, she was a fashion innovator and yes, she was a strong female figurehead. But, when you finally take that tour around the Met's
Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations
exhibition, you want to be able to pepper your friends with facts and live up to your status as the ultimate industry insider. So, as always, we got your back. Here are five reasons why Elsa's awesome (and five new ways to impress your peeps).
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, through August 19 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Special Exhibition Galleries, 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street); 212-535-7710.
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