The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is presenting a major retrospective devoted to the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, who collaborated in the 1920s and 1930s with members of the international avant-garde in Paris such as Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau and Man Ray. The exhibition “Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli” transports visitors into the creative universe of this prominent figure in haute couture through a dazzling array of costumes, accessories, jewellery, perfumes, drawings, paintings and sculptures as well as photographs and posters by the greatest artists of the time. The exposition is open until 22 January 2023.