A glorious return

Nearly a decade after her last runway appearance, iconic model Farida Khelfa walked the Schiaparelli show at Paris Couture Week. She served as the brand’s ambassador for five years, before stepping down from that role back in 2017.


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The 58-year-old strutted down the catwalk for the French fashion house’s Spring 2019 Couture show wearing a black A-line coat. The look was completed with a large diamond brooch at the collar, cowboy boots, and a black box clutch. Farida’s surprise appearance for Schiaparelli caused a lot of buzz – will this mean a possible return to the brand?

Farida Khelfa runway return

The model landed in Paris a few days ago, and shared an Instagram picture of herself alongside runway legends Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, which she captioned “Paris Fashion Week is officially open.”



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Yesterday, the trio also made an appearance at 18 Rue de la Verrerie, where a plaque honoring the late Tunisian couturier Azzedine Alaïa was presented.


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Will this mark Farida’s return to Schiaparelli?

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