Marisa Berenson, granddaughter of designer Elsa Schiaparelli




David Barber:

"The very wealthy socialite and actress Marisa Berenson  (granddaughter of designer Elsa Schiaparelli), from her book, Dressing Up.  The skirt is black taffeta, with petticoats of red tulle and blue taffeta, and a vivid-lime green stiff satin petticoat underneath. She had them made, and showed how spectacular this simple look can be, even for the most grand evening.  I bet the rustle sounds of all those yards and yards of skirt and petticoats, must be really gorgeous, and feel fabulous to wear as well." 



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