Elsa Schiaparelli Biography

Elsa Schiaparelli was an Italian fashion designer. Along with Coco Chanel, her greatest rival, she is regarded as one of the most prominent figures in fashion between the two World Wars. Starting with knitwear, Schiaparelli's designs were heavily influenced by Surrealists like her collaborators Salvador Dalí and Alberto Giacometti. Her clients included the heiress Daisy Fellowes and actress Mae West.

Schiaparelli did not adapt to the changes in fashion following World War II and her business closed in 1954. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Elsa Schiaparelli
Nationality:
Italy
Profession:
Fashion designer, Costume designer
Date of Birth:
September 10, 1890
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
November 13, 1973
Age at Death:
83
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