It was Elsa Schiaparelli who put the jumpsuit on the fashion map in the ’30s. The revolutionary designer and rival to Coco Chanel shook up the Paris couture scene with her innovative and daring designs. She even created an easy-on, easy-off air-raid suit, complete with matching gas mask, velvet turban and flask. And they say fashion can’t be practical.
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