Tod’s Group confirms Christian Lacroix for Elsa Schiaparelli Haute Couture

According to reports in Italian media, Tod’s Group (owned by Diego della Valle) which acquired the iconic fashion house of Elsa Schiaparelli 2 years ago, has appointed Christian Lacroix to design the first Haute Couture collection of Schiaparelli, since its closure in 1954, for the upcoming Paris Haute Couture, this July. Christian Lacroix will design 15 pieces for the collection. Marco Zanini, currently at Rochas, will take on the permanent position of Creative Director at Elsa Schiaparelli.

Elsa Schiaparelli design from the 50s