Was a famous Designer of the 30’s, and revolutionazed much of what we see today.
Italian, but you couldn’t really realize because He was meant to be Born in France, Elsa, os Schiap as the French called her, only designed dresses, hats and accessories, and wanted to always make a woman beautiful and shocking.
Inventor of the Shocking Pink, the brigthtest Pink color, launched after that a fragrance of the same name ‘Shocking’, the same one she would use to title her momories book later on.
She liked to impress, and thought that fashion was the same as art, so she hired plastic artists to the making f her accessories, even Salvador Dalí hás created for her.
She loved the circus, and took inspiration from costumes many times, including when she reated a collection based on astrology and the zodiac signs.
Elsa created the ‘pagode sleeve’, influenced by the egyptians, and the large shoulders that were parto f the fashion at the time. She lauched fluorescent accessories, created the died fur, and the newspaper pattern.
Schiaparelli inspired Designers like Saint-Laurent and Dolce & Gabbana, amongst many others of modern fashion. When we look at her work, we can see why.