By Zaineb TR
Each area is known for its superheroines, who had a powerful effect on society. Designers are the heroines of the fashion industry: They convert their visions into great masterpieces, renew ancient fashion manufactures and create unused lifestyle brands.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day and in the honorable glory of the women’s designers that have glowed the path in fashion design, MAFTfashion is celebrating the four most powerful female designers in fashion history.
We are going to talk about the four of fashion's most beloved women designers whose names still deep-rooted until today.
Coco Chanel, en 1944 à Paris
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Undoubtedly, Coco Chanel is the top supreme designer who has left the strongest mark from the ancient centuries up to now, her influence today still powerful and loud.
She began her journey as a designer during the first world war, she was the pioneer who used the underwear’s material over all her collection, introduced the notion of staples from sport’s.
wear turning into women’s wear, the little black dress, the tweed jacket, the statement cocktail necklace, she invented the cozy, boxy pieces as well and of course without forgetting her famous charming perfumes.
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2. ELSA SCHIAPARELLI:
She is an Italian fashion designer who founded a respected leading couture house in Paris.
Her career’s departure was in 1927, she was preeminent at tailoring and in the development of structured jackets for women and she was the first to involve the visible zippers.
She’s been known by her Surrealist fashions of the 1930s and by her fancy and humorous accessories, for instance, her famous telephone purse and a shoe hat:
Schiaparelli Telephone Bag
Elsa’s innovative (and infamous) Shoe Hat, 1938, Wool felt and silk velvet, Victoria and Albert Museum (Source: https://bit.ly/2VJfolL)
Overall, her collections’ style was specified by an unexpected look with high-end, well-fitting pieces.