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Shocking Life: The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli Paperback – 1 September 2018

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  • ISBN-10 : 1851779590
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1851779598
  • Dimensions : 13.02 x 2.22 x 20 cm
  • Paperback : 240 pages
  • Publisher : V&A Publications (1 September 2018)
  • Language: : English
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Part of a stunningly rejacketed series of fashion autobiographies, this charts Elsa Schiaparelli's rise to fame through a combination of creative flair and business acumen, describing an extraordinary life with clarity and wit.

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Elsa Schiaparelli (1890?1973) is best known for translating Surrealism into fashion art. Known for her flair for the unusual, she was the first to use shoulder pads and animal prints, and is the inventor of shocking pink. Her garments are part of the permanent costume and textiles collections at major museums.

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