The surrealist fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli makes us think of fashion as an art medium. Elsa Schiaparelli’s fashion emerged in the 1930s, rivalling Coco Chanel. Schiaparelli’s friendships with surrealists like Jean Cocteau and Salvador Dali resulted in fashion partnerships.
The rebirth of Maison Schiaparelli has already granted important fashion moments like Lady Gaga wearing a creation for Joe Biden’s inauguration.
The Surrealist Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli