The illustrations of the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2015-16 by French artist Joann Sfar are tinged with the poetry and humor so characteristic of his style.
This collaboration is in line with Elsa Schiaparelli’s collaborations with leading artists and illustrators of her time such as Jean Cocteau, Christian Bérard and Marcel Vertès.
Discover the delicate touch of Joann Sfar’s watercolors and gouaches:
Schiaparelli’s ambassador, Farida Khelfa, welcomed guests to the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2015-16 show in the « Théâtre d’Elsa ».
Meg Ryan, Alice Eve, Carice van Houten, Daphné Guinness, Inès de la Fressange, Jean-Paul Goude, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli … just some of the attendees who turned out this past Monday at the Place Vendôme to discover Design Director Bertrand Guyon’s first collection for Schiaparelli.
The first Schiaparelli Haute Couture collection orchestrated by Bertrand Guyon, titled « Théâtre d’Elsa », debuted Place Vendôme in Paris.
The Salle des Tirage at the Hôtel d’Evreux was transformed into an ephemeral, columned façade, a nod to 1930s Parisian theatres.
This poetic backdrop set the stage to unveil a variety of personalities, feminine and sensual.
Until September 20th 2015, the National Sport Museum of Nice is hosting a temporary exhibition on the theme of Sport and Fashion.
This exhibition En Mode Sport bears witness to the ties formed between sport and fashion. Among the selection on display, a shocking pink sport jacket designed by Elsa Schiaparelli in 1950.
In 1927, the designer had established her company « Schiaparelli, pour le sport » at 4, rue de la Paix in Paris. Since her beginnings Elsa Schiaparelli has created swimsuits, tennis ensembles as well as ski suits which made her a sportswear pioneer.