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text Elsa Schiaparelli : a biography

Summary

"The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--

Contents

The orphan -- The Piccadilly faker -- Themes of love and death -- Murder and mayhem -- Coq feathers -- Comet -- The boutique fantasque -- Shock in pink -- Scandalous schiap -- The "collabo" -- Wearing two hats -- Picking up the arrow -- A bird in the cage.

Format
text
Description
xx, 377 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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TADL-WOOD 921 SCHIAPARELLI, ELSA SEC in Adult Non-fiction Available

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