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The Little Book of Schiaparelli
     

The Little Book of Schiaparelli

by Emma Baxter-Wright
 
Elsa Schiaparelli was one of history's most influential and eccentric couturiers. Endowed with a strikingly imaginative approach to fashion, she perfected a unique combination of the witty and the surreal, the cutting edge and the elegant, from her clothing, jewelry, shoe, and perfume designs to her collaborations with such provocative artists as Dalí, Cocteau,

Overview

Elsa Schiaparelli was one of history's most influential and eccentric couturiers. Endowed with a strikingly imaginative approach to fashion, she perfected a unique combination of the witty and the surreal, the cutting edge and the elegant, from her clothing, jewelry, shoe, and perfume designs to her collaborations with such provocative artists as Dalí, Cocteau, and Giacometti. This extravagantly illustrated biography, enhanced with beautiful photographs of Schiaparelli's finished designs and personal sketches, traces the life and career of this innovative fashion genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780971315
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
954,440
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Emma Baxter-Wright studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and history of art at Bristol University. She taught at the London College of Fashion and has contributed to many publications, such as The Face, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Claire. Emma is also the author of Duffy, a photo-book on the English fashion photographer Brian Duffy, and a contributing author toVintage Fashion. She lives in Gloucestershire, England.

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