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Home > Screenings > Federation Studios > Shocking Schiaparelli!

Director: Élise Chassaing

Producer: Federation Studios

Writer: Élise Chassaing, Damien Cabrespines

Genres: Documentary


Thierry Mugler, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen… The elite world of high fashion loves a crazy rule breaker. But the biggest, most bad-ass trend setter was Elsa Schiaparelli. Brilliant, free-spirited, irreverent, and fiery rival of Coco Chanel, Schiaparelli’s friends and creative collaborators included the surrealists Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Elsa Triolet and Jean Cocteau. Now for the first time, discover how history’s most radical fashion designer was forgotten despite trailblazing the path for countless designers around the world, and leaving behind an out-sized influence that lives on to this day.