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Schiaparelli to show couture despite creative director departure

Schiaparelli to show couture despite creative director departure

The great return


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Schiaparelli will soon take centre stage again, despite the surprise exit last November of its creative director Marco Zanini...

The avant-garde couture house has now safely secured time slots for two runway shows this month on January 26 – one for press, another for clients – helping start the four-day Haute Couture extravaganza in the French capital.

A Schiaparelli spokesman said an in-house team has designed the Spring/Summer 2015 couture collection as they await the appointment of its new creative director. Italian entrepreneur Diego Della Valle runs Schiaparelli, reviving the brand after 60 years of dormancy, with former designer Marco Zanini known for his past two flamboyant and unique Schiaparelli collections. 

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