In 1934, Elsa Schiaparelli called on her friend Jean-Michel Frank to create the bottle for her first collection of fragrances: Salut, Schiap and Soucis. The clean and graphic lines of its trapezoidal shape were characteristic of the aesthetic of the most important French decorator of his time. The perfume was presented in a rectangular case in cork, a humble material that thwarted the current codes of luxury at the time, for a more radical modernity.
From 1928, Elsa Schiaparelli had entrusted to Jean-Michel Frank the decoration of her first boutique on the rue de la Paix. He had then worked for her on more personal projects such as the decoration of her apartment on the Boulevard Saint Germain, followed by that on the rue Barbet-de-Jouy, in 1934.
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