Eschewing an IRL runway for a digital format, Schiaparelli’s spring/summer season 2022 assortment as soon as once more took its cues from Elsa Schiaparelli’s love of the surreal. As with Daniel Roseberry’s earlier choices, the celebs of this season’s assortment had been the equipment, with fashions dripping in gold-plated breast plates and jewel-encrusted body-part pendants. Even the baggage had been adorned with glittering eyes and eccentric lip options.
This blurring of the borders between human and object continued within the magnificence, with fashions carrying a combination of the model’s signature elongated gold-plated nail equipment and painted purple lacquer nail extensions, sharpened into a degree by nail artist Huberte Cesarion. Elsewhere, cleverly designed hats mimicked the silhouettes of fashions’ faces, or coated half of them completely in a really René Magritte means.
In the meantime, hairstylist Olivier Schawalder fastened fashions’ hair into low chignons and styled them below turbans, leather-based caps and surreal-umbrella hats. As for make-up, Erin Parsons opted for a ’90s inflected delicate glam, teaming wings of black eyeliner with darker lip liner on photographer Nadia Lee Cohen and a shiny frosted pink end on the opposite fashions.