In her "Fashion Icons" book, author Leen Demeester explores how fashion has evolved through the centuries, tracing the origins of iconic pieces like the corset, bra, dress, miniskirt, trousers, accessories and high-heeled shoes. As she winds her way through the annals of fashion history, using style icons as her guide, the author dedicates a whole chapter to Patrizia Pepe which has earned its place in the fashion hall of fame, after 20 successful years in the business.
In the 1960s Marilyn sang about diamonds being a girl’s best friend. In the twenty-first century, diamonds still have a certain appeal for women, however in times of austerity and with busy urban lifestyles an accessory, that is not necessarily a piece of jewellery, can give the same “satisfaction”.
Can you guess how many people work behind the scenes of a runway event? How many people does it take to make sure the Collections designed by the creative minds of the stylists become a second skin to the bodies that will wear them until they make their first public appearance… on the catwalk? Let us tell you!