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SS17 Couture season has begun! See how @Schiaparelli kicked it all off.Spooky has never looked so stylish... This Elsa Schiaparelli creation uses clever layering, quilting and padding to make the large bones on this black skeleton evening dress 💀 Get into the bones of the dress with this deep dive:The Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli died on this day in 1973Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations - Ugly ChicSchiaparelli Fall Couture CollectionThe beauty at @Schiaparelli was suitably surrealIf you're coming to the end of your scroll, why not make these pink star buttons the last thing you see. For SequinSunday, we present to you, designer Elsa Schiaparelli. She often used classic tailored jackets as a perfect foil for her gloriously adventurous embroideries. 👏Both Franco Moschino and Elsa Schiaparelli were known for their quirky irreverent takes on fashion. Despite being designed over 40 years apart, both used a white backdrop to make strawberries the star of the show.Monkey fur and leather coat by Elsa Schiaparelli, 1938. Yes, monkey fur. ViaElsa Schiaparelli's signature color was shocking pink. She described it as "life-giving, like all the light and the birds and the fish in the world put together..." Her collab with Cutex created vivid polish shades to pair with her hot pink designs.Schiaparelli spring 2021 coutureSchiaparelli FW 21Schiaparelli Fall CoutureThe warmer weather, but one still wants a stylish hat. How about a white hat with a strawberry and vine design? The beads will shine and glitter under light, very charming and attractive! Hat, Elsa Schiaparelli, 1950.S is for @Schiaparelli Delicate details spotted on the runway during the label's haute couture show in January. by💃📸 De la robe Homard d’Elsa Schiaparelli et Salvador Dalí aux sculptures d’Anna Uddenberg pour Balenciaga, retour sur quelques collaborations transdisciplinaires particulièrement iconiques à l'occasion du début de la Fashion Week de Paris. 👉Did you guess what it is? It's a green felt hat adorned with layers and layers of feathers by Elsa Schiaparelli, 1962-1964!Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations - The Surreal BodyWhat can you see, a vase of roses or two faces? Elsa Schiaparelli was one of the most prominent fashion designers in the 1920s-1940s. This evening coat was the result of a magnificent collaboration with Jean Cocteau.There's always been a rainbow hanging over your head. @Schiaparelli Haute Couture January 2020, photo byStyle so good it’s scary… Elsa Schiaparelli used clever layering, quilting and padding to make the bones on this black skeleton evening dress Renowned for playing with subversive details, she always made a statement. Check out our latest film:DidYouKnow this dress and veil by Elsa Schiaparelli was created using the print, ‘Tears,’ by her friend Salvador Dalí? The pattern, reminiscent of torn flesh is emblematic of Dalí’s bizarre and gothic style. Learn more:Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations - Hard ChicSchiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations - Waist Up/Waist DownElsa Schiaparelli's Pagan Collection from 1938 featured themes drawn from nature. Famous for her and unexpected surreal touches, as demonstrated by this dramatic necklace which sets purple velvet bows with a gilt pine cone suspended on a thin chain.Brrr but make it fashun 💅 These manicured Moschino gloves conjure the accessories of Elsa Schiaparelli. Both designers playfully subvert the social propriety of gloves through the use of visible cosmetics. See them on view now in InPursuitofFashion at The #CostumeInstitute.Schiaparelli Spring/Summer 2022 Haute Couture byThe strongly Surrealist Skeleton Dress was designed by Elsa Schiaparelli in collaboration with Salvador Dalí for her 1938 collection Le Cirque. Read our newly published essay at the link below!....this distinct floral hat, another Schiaparelli design. For more of Elsa's work from our collection:‘the surreal world of elsa schiaparelli’ exhibits the italian couturière’s 520 works in pairsElsa Schiaparelli's affinity for Surrealism made her the master of whimsical prints, like this summer 1937 butterfly dress. ViaAll bones. ☠️ Back in the 1930s this dress by Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dali. caused quite the stir, with its padded representations of human bones. The dress was so tight that it became a second skin, imitating the anatomy on top of a fine matt silk surface.

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