(de) Elisabeth (1946). French designer. Her strength is her ability to move seamlessly from one experience to the next, from a commercial career to a creative one. From being the director in 1964 of the Parisian Miss Dior boutique, in the 1980s she began printing ancient works of art on her clothes inspired by the reworkings of the masters of pop art such as Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Having designed for various firms, sometimes putting her name to collections and sometimes not, she set up on her own in 1975. Her innovations include hyper-geometric cuts, bright colors, and the use of Velcro to replace buttons during her Chinese-inspired period. She also produces ranges of clothing for babies and children.
&Quad;1999. She opened a boutique in Rue d’Assas and used bright fabrics and optic fibers.
&Quad;2000. Her line for the home was launched in microtransparent neoprene. The designer turned her attention to anti-magnetic materials.
&Quad;2001. Senneville introduced anti-pollutants and products made from active carbon for clothes to be used about the house, swimming costumes, and women’s dresses.