Mariuccia Mandelli, worldwide known as Krizia, died on Monday at 90. She was a very strong woman in a world of men who design clothes for women, and she contributed to transform Milan into the first capital of ready-to-wear.
The list of adjectives that can describe Paul Poiret does not end here, of course, but I liked the idea of finding a word for each letter of his surname and that all together they could communicate the personality of one of the main protagonists of fashion history.
How do I know that Paul Poiret was really so?
Simple, I just read “King of Fashion: The Autobiography of Paul Poiret”.