Elsa Schiaparelli - way ahead of her time as usual @Victoria Satchwell this image was in the schizo book

She collaborated with artists. I saw an exhibit focusing on her work and was totally inspired. This may not be my favorite piece of hers but it will do for now. Elsa Schiaparelli, 1937 collaboration with artist Jean Cocteau.

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.

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…

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.

elsa schiaparelli dress, 1951

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.

Elsa Schiaparelli - my favourite surrealist fashion designer...love the golden hair sleeve on this 1937 embroidered piece.

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Elsa Schiaparelli 1938 The Circus Collection.The jacket was originally worn with purple crêpe evening dress.    It has been described as the most riotous and swaggering fashion that Paris had ever seen. The novelty effects, including prancing dogs and horses, grey elephants, spotlit acrobats, tents and clowns with commissioned extravagant and decorative buttons for the distinctive outfits. These handmade, cast metal acrobats are full of vitality and humour. This was an extremely novel…

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

Haute Couture: Marco Zaninis Hommage an Elsa 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,

1940s bra by Elsa Schiaparelli. ~ETS #schiaparelli #vintagelingerie…

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.

Evening belt designed by Elsa Schiaparelli. A designer in the 1930s, this belt shows the influence that popular dadaism and surrealism art had on her designs.

Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: fall Culture: French. Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.

OMG that dress! — Choker Elsa Schiaparelli, 1938 The Victoria &...

Choker from The Pagan Collection Elsa Schiaparelli, silk and velvet ribbons with gilt pine cones. The Pagan Collection featured themes and motifs drawn from nature - blossom, leaves, and even insects.