Elsa Schiaparelli an iconic Italian Designer, "Never fit a dress to the body but train the body to fit the dress."
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Elsa Schiaparelli - my favourite surrealist fashion designer...love the golden hair sleeve on this 1937 embroidered piece.

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

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

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

schiaparelli hand belt. She pioneered the concept of themed collections—designing around the idea of the Zodiac, say, or Music

schiaparelli hand belt. She pioneered the concept of themed collections—designing around the idea of the Zodiac, say, or Music

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

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

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Vintage 1930s-1940s Elsa Schiaparelli novelty print dress - Its very unusual how dresses that old can still be found in the modern day and still be very fashionable.

Vintage 1930s-1940s Elsa Schiaparelli novelty print dress - Its very unusual how dresses that old can still be found in the modern day and still be very fashionable.

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