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Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973), one of the leading fashion designers of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, was known for her flair for the unusual. The first designer to use shoulder pads and animal prints, and the inventor of shocking pink, Schiaparelli collaborated with artists including Jean Cocteau, Alberto Giacometti, and Salvador Dali to create extraordinary garments such as the Dali Lobster Dress. Schiaparelli had an affluent clientele, from Katharine Hepburn to Marlene Dietrich, who embraced her outrageous but elegant ...

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Shocking Life 2018, V & A Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781851779598

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Shocking Life 2007, Victoria & Albert Museum

ISBN-13: 9781851775156

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