When home 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 Selkie, Selene and Soteria 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 Selkie (Scottish mythological creature) shows an allegoric mask, the Selene (Greek goddess of the moon) a black sun and the Soteria (Greek goddess of safety and preservation from harm) a drift wood handle nailed with mother-of-pearl.
Actress Eiza Gonzalez wore Schiaparelli Haute Couture at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar party.
The Mexican star appeared in a strapless dress in flower-petal moulded silk organza gauze embellished with an “octopuss” brooch in enamel and crystals worn with a kimono in flower-petal moulded silk organza gauze embellished with checked silk twill and shocking pink, blue and red silk georgette.
Actress Emily Blunt wore Schiaparelli Haute Couture at the 90th Academy Awards.
Presenting at this year’s Oscars, she appeared in an aqua silk polka dot tulle and point d’esprit lace gown embellished with a harness embroidered with black hand-stitched white leather petals, flowers and butterflies, clear plastic flowers and turquoise beads.
Actress Samara Weaving wore Schiaparelli Haute Couture at the 90th Academy Awards.
Starring in Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, the Australian actress appeared in a shocking pink and coral silk tulle gown embellished with a ladder stitch crystal embroidery.