Shocking Life

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Dent, 1954 - Fashion designers - 254 pages
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Elsa Schiaparelli was one of the leading fashion designers of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. Her fascinating autobiography, charts her rise from a rat-infested apartment in Rome, to success in fashion, through the war years when she worked for the American Red Cross, to her eventual role as designer to the stars.

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User Review  - Barbara Schultz - Goodreads

What a fascinating lady! The book is not lengthy but gives the reader an insight on what made Elsa tick. Read full review

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User Review  - Duncan Irvine - Goodreads

Interesting life but a seriously annoying and somewhat arrogant style jumping in and out of the third person. Probably not worth reading unless you are seriously interested in the minor movements of her life. Read full review

Contents

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My birthplace in Romethe Palazzo Corsini
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Texas wrought a complete change in Schiap
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