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A 2006 black wool dress by Miuccia Prada is displayed between photographs of fashions by Elsa Schiaparelli at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monday, May 7, 2012 in New York. The show "Schiaparelli and Prada, Impossible Conversations," opens May 10 and continues through Aug. 19. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

A 2006 black wool dress by Miuccia Prada is displayed between photographs of fashions by Elsa Schiaparelli at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monday, May 7, 2012 in New York. The show "Schiaparelli and Prada, Impossible Conversations," opens May 10 and continues through Aug. 19. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Met Museum show unites Prada, Schiaparelli

New York's Metropolitan Museum opened its latest homage to the ultra expensive, glamorous world of high fashion May 8 with an "Impossible Conversations" exhibition of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada.