BE MY GUEST: Schiaparelli, which recently named Marco Zanini its creative director, headlines new names on the official calendar for the next couture week in Paris, scheduled for Jan. 20 to 23. On Tuesday, the Chambre Syndicale elected Schiaparelli as a new guest member, along with Serkan Cura and Ralph & Russo.
Cura, a Belgian national of Turkish origin, has been showing his feathery creations off-calendar since January 2012. Ralph & Russo is a couture house based on Sloane Street in London.
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