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Elsa Schiaparelli 1940  The bottom of this dress resembles the draped pouch at the front of the imperial toga called the sinus.

This sporty and modern looking evening dress is from Elsa Schiaparelli’s Fall-Winter 1939 Collection. The prominently placed zipper is a trademark of Schiaparelli who felt fashion should incorporate closures rather than hide them.

Worn by the inimitable Millicent Rogers, this jacket was designed for Schiaparelli's spring 1938 collection

Worn by the inimitable Millicent Rogers, this jacket was designed for Schiaparelli's spring 1938 collection. The silhouette, particularly the curved seaming of the back, is reminiscent of the spencer jacket worn in the early century

Elsa Schiaparelli evening dress silk embroidered and beaded cape name Apollo of Versailles from winter 1938 1939. 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.

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

Schiaparelli, 1937. Hand-sewn plaited gilt braid. Who ELSE would have thought to do this, much less execute it?

Evening ensemble Place of origin: Paris, France (made) Date: ca. 1937 (made) Artist/Maker: Schiaparelli, Elsa (designer) Materials and Techniques: Hand-sewn plaited gilt braid on chiffon foundation, lined with silk Museum number:

SCHIAPARELLI COUTURE GOWN, c. 1940 Midnight blue velvet w/ plum rayon side panels, strapless, boned & fitted bodice, wide bell-shaped skirt, 4 CF irridescent blue glass buttons w/ stylized black center cross, (1 button missing), labeled "Schiaparelli, 21 place vendome, Paris", label tape "44611", dark blue bodice lining, ivory buckram skirt lining.

Schiaparelli couture gown circa Midnight blue velvet with plum rayon side panels, strapless, boned & fitted bodice, wide bell-shaped skirt. Irridescent blue glass buttons with stylized black center cross

Evening dress Elsa Schiaparelli 1936

Evening dress House of Schiaparelli (French, Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: fall 1936 Culture: French Me.

Elsa Schiaparelli, 1935 evening dress - Pictify - your social art network

Elsa Schiaparelli, dress, printed black rayon, fall France, gift of Yeffe Kimball Slatin. Photograph ©The Museum at FIT.

Beachwear 1930 Elsa Schiaparelli

A creative example from Schiaparelli's early career and exemplary of her talent for sports clothes, this beach or resort ensembles would have been worn while vacationing at one of the many fashionable seaside resorts, such as the Côte d'Azur or Biarritz

Mae West “Peaches O’Day” blue dress designed by Schiaparelli made for Every Day’s a Holiday. (Paramount, 1937)

Mae West “Peaches O’Day” blue dress designed by Schiaparelli made for Every Day’s a Holiday.

Mark Mooring - Robe de Cocktail - 1938

ca 1928 Elsa Schiaparelli Pagan dress. The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dress that shows that she could do sweet and romantic, too...   Elsa Schiaparelli, 1935

Dress Object Images Object Information DesignerSchiaparelli, ElsaDate and White Check Plisse Long Dress With A Bouquet At Back Waistline Front Neckline Is Assymetrical Ruffle Detail, Short Cuffed Sleeves, Back Has Fishtail Detail.