Evening cape Designer:Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date:winter 1937 Culture:French Medium:silk Credit Line:Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954
Chapter On Cultivating Arch Rivals Elsa Schiaparelli. The Italian fashion designer (and Coco Chanel rival) brought conceptual fashion to the masses in the with collections that drew heavily on the Surrealist art movement for inspiration.
Elsa Schiaparelli, 1935 by Cecil Beaton. was an Italian fashion designer. Along with Coco Chanel, her greatest rival, she is regarded as one of the most prominent figures in fashion between the two World Wars.
fitdesignerfiles: “ Collection: FIT Library Designer Files Designer: Schiaparelli, Elsa, Historical Period by Decade: City of Runway Show: Paris Apparel Category: Women’s clothing Name of Publication: Harper’s Bazaar Publication Type:.