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...
Shocking pink as invented by Elsa, was a recurring colour in the collection
Elsa Schiaparelli fuschia and black dress
Elsa Schiaparelli dinner jacket
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')
unusual head gear
Elsa Schiaparelli hat with gloves
Schiaparelli boots created using monkey fur
I gave to a pink, the nerve of a red - Elsa Schiaparelli
There I was sitting down on my well worn sofa, staring into space and all of a sudden my mind flashed back to the Meadham Kirchhoff S/S 2010 show and just like that I'm obsessed. I need these hard glittery t-shirts in my life. I love the way they were styled at the show too.