At the 71st EE British Academy Film Awards, actress Emma Roberts appeared in Schiaparelli Haute Couture.
The American star was wearing a dress in ebony crimped silk faille.
When home interior designer Lucie de la Falaise meets Schiaparelli design director Bertrand Guyon, a natural connection immediately bonds them both. Sharing similar tastes and the same creative eye, a four-handed project becomes spontaneous.
When fashion is made of inter-generational encounters –
Yesteryear – Maxime de la Falaise is given by Elsa Schiaparelli carte blanche to create children’s clothes and to take care of clients while Hubert de Givenchy is creative director of the Schiaparelli boutique.
Yesterday – Lucie de la Falaise starts her career of top model with a Givenchy ad campaign while Bertrand Guyon begins his as a designer at Hubert de Givenchy Haute Couture studio.
Today - Lucie de la Falaise and Bertrand Guyon meet at Schiaparelli for a unique collaboration. Part of the Spring/Summer 2018 Haute Couture collection, the Selene, Soteria and Selkie bags are the outcome of a common vision.
Fusing their background and influences of Haute Couture savoir-faire, natural and raw materials, precious craftsmanship, bohemian spirit, effortless allure, Arts & Crafts, the Schiaparelli symbols, a nod to Bloomsbury and a pagan mythology, the accessory becomes the key piece of the season.
This ultimate couture tote braids raffia and strips of plastic bags embellished with wooden beads, wicker, drift wood and mother-of-pearl in three versions: the Selene (Greek goddess of the moon) shows a black sun, the Soteria (Greek goddess of safety and preservation from harm) a drift wood handle nailed with mother-of-pearl and the Selkie (Scottish mythological creature) an allegoric mask.
Dive into the making of the incredible Lesage embroidery made of Swarovski mother-of-pearls, silver plate, Swarovski multi-facetted crystals and silver metal thread.
Irises – one of Elsa Schiaparelli's favorite flowers - bloom on the long ivory silk crepe cape-dress created by Bertrand Guyon for the Spring/Summer 2018 Schiaparelli Haute Couture collection.