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

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

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

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.

Schiaparelli and cocteau

30 Elsa Schiaparelli Creations That Inspired "Hunger Games" Costume Design

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…

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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. Shows a contrast to her volunteer work and humble opinions. She is here wearing a leopard head, on her own head.

15 Reasons Why Elsa Schiaparelli Was A Total Genius

Elsa Schiaparelli wearing a real panther’s head. Taken from the book “Fashion and Surrealism" by Francois Baudot.

See the Schiaparelli spring/summer 2015 couture collection

Schiaparelli Spring/Summer 2015 Couture

Schiaparelli butterfly buttons jacket blue green fashion couture designer 40s

~Schiaparelli butterfly buttons jacket blue green from 1937 - color photo dated…