"Italian style" exhibition opens at MIA

Oct 28, 2014 1197

With its economy in ruins after World War II, Italy turned to artists and designers to rebuild and rebrand itself as a source of luxury goods.

Fashion shows in a Florentine palace set the world abuzz. A dozen young designers sent gorgeous young women sashaying through a Renaissance salon in sleek satin gowns, silk day dresses, saucy toreador pants and smart beachwear. Buyers were agog. Italy was back in business.

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Source: http://www.vita.mn

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