Elsa Schiaparelli (1890—1973). Italian fashion designer. She defined the meaning of avant-garde couture.

A Shock of Schiaparelli: The Surreal Provocateur Who Forever Altered Fashion (image above of model wearing giant fly pin by Schiaparelli)

Elsa Schiaparelli. Manteau de soirée (automne 1937) : Également réalisée avec la collaboration de Jean Cocteau, ce manteau d'un mauve vespéral, brodé de deux visages qui se ...

Elsa Schiaparelli brought avant-garde fashion to the masses through her collaboration with surrealist artists. Schiaparelli gave us her trademark color “shocking pink,” culottes, tromp l'œil sweaters, and the first use of decorative zippers.

Elsa Schiaparelli and Dalí’s: Lobster Dress | studio t

Elsa Schiaparelli and Dalí's: Lobster Dress

This 1937 Lobster Dress by Elsa Schiaparelli featured a large lobster painted by Dalí onto the skirt. His design for Schiaparelli. It was famously worn by Wallis Simpson.

An Elsa Schiaparelli couture deep fuchsia velvet evening coat, late 1930s, bearing printed petersham Paris label and numbered 91184, the front bodice with curved multi-darted seams which sweep down to form a curve at the narrow rear waist, with dramatic fan-shaped pleats forming leg o' mutton sleeves, four large celluloid disc buttons inset with glitter and beads, high stand angular collar, silk lining, chest approx 86cm, 34in

An Elsa Schiaparelli couture deep fuchsia velvet evening coat, late retrieved October I chose this pin, because it shows detail on the shoulder pads that Elsa focused on.

uncanny - I haven't seen this before but used this idea for a dress I made for a Surrealism exhibition preview party...

Schiaparelli Bra // Surrealist late to early Schiaparelli-esque black lace over nude mesh bra with black silk satin "hands" on cups. Black silk straps, narrow elastic with single metal hook in back hooks into metal grommets on other side.

Schiaparelli and cocteau

30 Elsa Schiaparelli Creations That Inspired "Hunger Games" Costume Design

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Remembering Elsa Schiaparelli: A Look at the World’s First Surrealist Fashion Designer

Jacqueline Marsel wearing a dress by Elsa Schiaparelli, Photo by Regina Relang. Schiaparelli was a contemporary of Coco Chanel.

Blouse.  Elsa Schiaparelli  (Italian, 1890–1973).  Date: ca. 1937. Culture: French. Medium: rayon. Dimensions: Length at CB: 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm).

Elsa Schiaparelli 1938 The Circus Collection. detail - Schiaparelli is definitely one of my favorite designers of the past

Elsa Shiaparelli, Chanel’s arch enemy, who flirted with surrealism and brought shock factor into fashion. Elsa Schiaparelli shot to fame by mixing in Parisian society’s right circles which took her all the way to Hollywood where she dressed Greta Garbo and Mae West.

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973)

Elsa Shiaparelli, Chanel’s arch enemy, who flirted with surrealism and brought…

(OBSESSED!!!)  1951 Della Oake is wearing organdy blouse with voluminous sleeves and long slim satin skirt by Schiaparelli

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Haute Couture: Marco Zaninis Hommage to Elsa Schiaparelli. Della Oake wearing an organdy blouse with voluminous sleeves and a long slim satin skirt by Elsa Schiaparelli,

Community Post: 30 Elsa Schiaparelli Creations That Inspired "Hunger Games" Costume Design

30 Elsa Schiaparelli Creations That Inspired "Hunger Games" Costume Design

Coat.  Elsa Schiaparelli  (Italian, 1890–1973).  Date: 1949. Culture: French. Medium: wool, silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in. (66 cm).

Coat Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: 1949 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in.

Elsa Schiaparelli Gloves 1936

15 Reasons Why Elsa Schiaparelli Was A Total Genius

Made in Paris, France, Europe. Winter Designed by Elsa French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973 Black suede, red snakeskin 9 x 3 inches x cm)

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