Inspiration: Marchesa Luisa Casati 1881 – 1957




Years ago my dear college friend and then flatmate leant me a book on the Marchesa Luisa Casati. I was amazed by this woman and her lavish sense of style and eccentricity. I know my talented friend was very taken by Luisa Casati and used her as a muse and the inspiration for the name of her very successful fashion business.


Indeed, Luisa Cassati has inspired many a fashion designer and collection… Like John Galliano‘s stunning 1998 Spring/Summer Christian Dior collection which is displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fashion Institute.


Continue reading