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    Elsa Schiaparelli Lobster Dress

    Elsa Schiaparelli Lobster Dress by George Collins

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    The Elsa Schiaparelli Lobster Dress is a famous and iconic design created by the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli in 1937. Schiaparelli was known for her avant-garde and surrealistic approach to fashion, and the Lobster Dress exemplifies her innovative and whimsical style.

    The Lobster Dress is a floor-length, white silk evening gown adorned with a vibrant lobster motif. The lobster design was created in collaboration with the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, who was a close friend of Schiaparelli and frequently collaborated with her on various projects.

    The lobster itself is prominently featured on the front of the dress, with its bright red color and intricate detailing. The crustacean’s body extends across the midsection of the gown, while its claws reach up toward the neckline. The dress is a striking combination of elegance and boldness, with the contrast between the delicate silk fabric and the eye-catching lobster design.

    Lunar Rain Melissa Chen Swimming Herring fish Ring 18k
    Swimming Herring Fish Ring in 18k gold. From our Full Fathom Five Collection.
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    Elsa Schiaparelli Lobster Dress + Salvador Dali 1937

    Schiaparelli’s Lobster Dress caused quite a sensation when it was first introduced. It challenged conventional ideas of fashion by incorporating unexpected elements and blurring the lines between art and clothing. The dress is often regarded as a prime example of Schiaparelli’s ability to fuse haute couture with surrealism.

    The Lobster Dress remains an enduring symbol of Elsa Schiaparelli’s artistic vision and her contribution to the world of fashion. It continues to inspire and influence contemporary designers, and its impact can be seen in various fashion exhibitions and retrospectives dedicated to Schiaparelli’s work.


    The surreal Elsa Schiaparelli Lobster dress goes perfectly with our ocean inspired jewellery from our Full Fathom Five Collection.

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    Puffer Fish and Anemone Rings in 18k gold with dendritic agate and diamond. From our Full Fathom Five Collection.
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    Octopus Ink Necklace in 18k gold with dendritic agate and moonstone. From our Full Fathom Five Collection.

    Lunar Rain is a Canadian jewellery brand based in Vancouver, Canada. We ship worldwide and specialize in making fine jewellery inspired by nature.


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    We currently have 5 collections:
    Full Fathom Five – A collection inspired by sunken treasure and the sea.
    Earthly Delights – Fantastical jewels inspired by nature, food and other earthly pleasures.
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    Celestial Dreams – Jewellery inspired by the stars and galaxies above and heavenly deities.
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