W magazine recently did an article on the revival of Krizia's micro pleated, metallic dresses from the 1980s as a dominant motif on the spring runways, in particularly at Dries van Noten and Lanvin (in 2000 Alber Elbaz was hired and then soon fired by Mariuccia Mandelli, the notoriously volatile founder of Krizia, and it caused quite the scandal at the time).
But where there is fashion, there is drama and at Krizia there was drama in the dresses.
|Krizia Fall 1988|
|Krizia Fall 1983. Photo by Albert Watson for British Vogue|
An early 1980s spiral micro pleated Krizia dress in a metallic turquoise cinched at the waist with a leather belt with jeweled detail.
|Early 1980s micro pleated Krizia dress in a metallic turquoise available for purchase at RARE vintage.|
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