Saturday, 30 January 2010

Retrospect | Dolce & Gabbana

Very heavily influenced by Italian born designer of the 30s, Elsa Schiaparelli, this Fall 2009 collection featured a lot of signature looks from the designer as well as their own interpretation of some of her famous works...

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Shocking pink as invented by Elsa, was a recurring colour in the collection

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Elsa Schiaparelli fuschia and black dress

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Grand shoulders

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Elsa Schiaparelli dinner jacket

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Art deco


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Elsa Schiaparelli coat with drawing by surrealist artist Jean Cocteau (Schiaparelli frequently collaborated with various artists such as Salvador Dali for her famous 'Lobster Dress')

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unusual head gear

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Elsa Schiaparelli hat with gloves

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Fur

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Schiaparelli boots created using monkey fur



I gave to a pink, the nerve of a red - Elsa Schiaparelli


photos:: style.com, v&a, googleimages,

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