The long-dormant house of Schiaparelli finally has a new Creative Director.
Schiaparelli's label is being revived by Diego Della Valle of Tod's Group.
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In January, the newly revived Schiaparelli sent out its first couture collection in decades, presenting light, whimsical clothing.
Monday, following the first Schiaparelli couture show since 1954, where eclectically clad women walked in flat feathered sandals.
Schiaparelli has been called an impostor, and Lowell has come in for his full share of vituperation and innuendo.
Schiaparelli compared them in sharpness to lines of a steel engraving.
Schiaparelli's first great discovery was the relationship between comets and meteoric showers.
It is the scarcity of water which seems to give a clew to some of the mysteries discovered on Mars by Schiaparelli and Lowell.
Until it is, Schiaparelli's period of 225 days must be allowed to hold the field.