Shocking Life: The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli

Shocking Life The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli Elsa Schiaparelli one of the leading fashion designers of the s s and s was known for her flair for the unusual The first designer to use shoulder pads and animal prints and th

  • Title: Shocking Life: The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli
  • Author: Elsa Schiaparelli
  • ISBN: 9781851779598
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Elsa Schiaparelli 1890 1973 , one of the leading fashion designers of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, was known for her flair for the unusual The first designer to use shoulder pads and animal prints, and the inventor of shocking pink, Schiaparelli collaborated with artists including Jean Cocteau, Alberto Giacometti, and Salvador Dal to create extraordinary garments such asElsa Schiaparelli 1890 1973 , one of the leading fashion designers of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, was known for her flair for the unusual The first designer to use shoulder pads and animal prints, and the inventor of shocking pink, Schiaparelli collaborated with artists including Jean Cocteau, Alberto Giacometti, and Salvador Dal to create extraordinary garments such as the Dal Lobster Dress Schiaparelli had an affluent clientele, from Katharine Hepburn to Marlene Dietrich, who embraced her outrageous but elegant designs She designed aviator Amy Johnson s wardrobe for her solo flight to Cape Town in 1936 and the culottes for tennis champion Lil lvarez that outraged the lawn tennis establishment, and her clothes appeared in than 30 films, including Every Day s a Holiday with Mae West and Moulin Rouge Schiaparelli s fascinating autobiography charts her rise from resident of a rat infested apartment to designer to the stars.

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    • Elsa Schiaparelli

      Elsa Schiaparelli September 10, 1890 November 13, 1973 was a Parisian fashion designer of the 1920s and 1930s She was born in Rome, Italy, of Italian and Egyptian heritage She was a great niece of Giovanni Schiaparelli, who discovered the canals of Mars.



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