Schiaparelli shoe hat collaboration with Salvador Dali
Sweater Elsa Schiaparelli, 1928 The Philadelphia Museum of Art I’ve been on a knitting kick lately. One of my bucket list knitting projects is making myself an Elsa Schiaparelli bowknot sweater. It looks simple to do, but it’s done with a very tricky.
Elsie De Wolfe: America's First Interior Decorator
* Elsie de Wolfe in her Paris apartment wearing a Schiaparelli cape, late 1930 - photo Cecil Beaton
In a sui generis gesture to one client, this velvet cape for Lady Mendl refers to her taste for eighteenth-century style and the spectacular, and celebrates the Apollo Founrtain and its proximity to her house in the Parc de Varsailles
This striking embroidered and sequined jacket was the result of a 1937 collaboration between Schiaparelli and the French artist Jean Cocteau.
Christian Lacroix for Elsa Schiaparelli couture runway fashion Paris Fall 2013
Elsa Schiaparelli Jacket, 1938 “Shocking pink” silk satin woven with circus horses in blue silk and gold metallic thread with acrobat-shaped buttons, + Elsa Schiaparelli Evening Dress and Veil, summer 1938 silk crepe with carousel motifs
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.