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Schiaparelli, Italian born fashion designer. she is regarded as one of the most prominent figures in fashion between the two World Wars. Her designs were unusual and daring. Many of her print designs were heavily influenced by Surrealists like her collaborators Salvador Dalí and Alberto Giacometti.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/92961384/vintage-1950s-elsa-schiaparelli-cloche

I wanted to point her out because she invented the Cloche hat…

the Cloche hat is an hat that shapes with your head, almost hiding all your hair…

 

 

 

 

She also invented the shoe hat…

Coco Chanel reserved her most potent eau de venom for Elsa Schiaparelli…

 

 

 

 

She also designed the skeleton dress… I found it rather creepy…

One of the most important things to know about Elsa is that she invented the idea that shocking pink is the greatest colour ever…

http://www.dressingvintage.com/Shop By Designer/Schiaparelli.html

Lets tip our hats for Elsa Schiaparelli…

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