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Elsa Schiaparelli : a biography

Author: Meryle Secrest
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Elsa Schiaparelli; Elsa Schiaparelli; Elsa Schiaparelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meryle Secrest
ISBN: 9780307701596 030770159X
OCLC Number: 882553687
Description: xx, 377 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Meryle Secrest.
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"The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--

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