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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