Little Book of Schiaparelli

Exquisitely illustrated and expertly written, Little Book of Schiaparelli follows a biographical chronology detailing the eccentric and influential designer's life, career, and primary creative themes of her work.

Little Book of Schiaparelli

Little Book of Schiaparelli

Little Book of Schiaparelli chronicles the work of one of history's most influential and eccentric couturiers. Endowed with a strikingly imaginative and experimental approach to fashion, Elsa Schiaparelli cultivated a combination of the witty and the surreal, the cutting edge and the elegant, from her garments and jewellery to her collaborations with Salvador Dalí, Jean Cocteau and Alberto Giacometti. Exquisitely illustrated and expertly written, the book follows a biographical chronology detailing her life, career and primary creative themes of her work. Images of Schiaparelli's finished designs, along with close-up details and illustrations of her personal sketches, showcase the brilliance of her innovative oeuvre, and the legacy that lives on in the House of Schiaprelli to this day.

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Little Book of Schiaparelli
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Emma Baxter-Wright
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06 - Publisher: Welbeck Publishing

Little Book of Schiaparelli chronicles the work of one of history's most influential and eccentric couturiers. Endowed with a strikingly imaginative and experimental approach to fashion, Elsa Schiaparelli cultivated a combination of the witty and the surreal, the cutting edge and the elegant, from her garments and jewellery to her
The Little Book of Zingers
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Pauline Bickford-Duane
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-28 - Publisher: Whalen Book Works

You know Mark Twain, creator of the long-beloved characters Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, but have you heard what he said about Jane Austen? The Little Book of Zingers will feature the greatest comebacks and one-liners of all time, uttered by the iconic men and women we know and love
The Art of Being a Woman
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Patricia Volk
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-02 - Publisher: Random House

Patricia Volk’s glittering memoir, written with charm, panache and wit, juxtaposes the lives of two women – the iconoclastic fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli and the author’s own mother – to tell the story of how young Patricia fashioned herself into a woman. Patricia Volk’s mother Audrey was an upper-middle class
Shocked
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Patricia Volk
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-02 - Publisher: Vintage

From the acclaimed author of Stuffed: an intimate, richly illustrated memoir, written with charm and panache, that juxtaposes two fascinating lives—the iconoclastic designer Elsa Schiaparelli and the author’s own mother—to explore how a girl fashions herself into a woman. Audrey Morgen Volk, an upper-middle-class New Yorker, was a great beauty
Hot Pink
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Susan Goldman Rubin
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-08 - Publisher: Abrams

Shocking pink—hot pink, as it is called today—was the signature color of Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) and perhaps her greatest contribution to the fashion world. Schiaparelli was one of the most innovative designers in the early 20th century. Many design elements that are taken for granted today she created and brought