Elsa Schiaparelli () was one of the leading fashion designers of the s and s with a flair for the unusual. The first to use shoulder pads. Results 1 – 30 of Shocking Life by Schiaparelli, Elsa and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find Shocking Life by Schiaparelli, Elsa at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Showing best ehocking Show all copies. What makes Biblio different? Sign In Register Help Cart. Shocking Life By Schiaparelli, Elsa. Black cloth with lettering in shocking pink and shocking pink dustjacket. It’s difficult to decipher the inscription — her penmanship was atrocious — but it appears to be: Thank you for your friendship, or something like that.

The book is in very good condition.

The dustjacket is edgeworn, to include a 1″ chip to top of the spine and a smaller chip to the bottom. Not priceclipped and no markings. Born in Italy, the author was the leading Parisian fashion designer in the s and 30s, an interesting time and place, to say the least.

Signed copies of her memoir are quite scarce. Bruce Davidson Books Published: Rare autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli, the famous fashion guru. Her trademark was the shociing “shocking” in the title and a shocking pink cloth cover of this book. The book contains full-color panels by Picasso and Drian, drawings and tailpieces by Berard.


Facsimile title and signature on endpapers in shocking pink. The book is very clean, bright and tightly bound — feels unopened. Shocking Life Elsa Schiaparelli Dutton, Fine Copy In Like Jacket. Rare in This Condition. Elusive Autobiography of The Great Designer.

Incredibly Difficult Autobiography of Great Schiaparelli. Original pink hardcover binding in almost new condition. The original unclipped dustjacket has a chip to both the top and lifr of the spine, with several small tears and creases, and minor shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. The text is clean and unmarked. Near fine condition Edition: Carnegie Hill Books Published: Ships with Tracking Number!

Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Shocking Life Schiaparelli, Elsa Hardcover. DJ now in removable protective mylar jacket has a little rubbing, chipping, and schiaparellii, and a jagged closed tear top front beside DJ flap. Also a little soiling middle of front panel.

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Shocking Life Elsa Schiaparelli May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Fore-edges lightly tanned, uncut to one side, binding strong inc. A good copy of this scarce title by a designer who was later described as the “mother of punk”. Pamela Schaiparelli at Page Two Published: First Edition, First Scniaparelli.

Pioneering,Italian, witty, fearless fashion designer of the ‘s and ‘s famous for bravado, brazen originality; one of the formost, daring, intense, unpredictable, of taste-setters for beauty and fashion design, dress-making on themes of surrelism, fantasy, the avant-garde, and for tweaking the traditionaland the humorous. The Twelve Commandments For Women.


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Pink colored ” Shocking life, and Elsa Schaparelli, scrawled on front cover of black colored cloth book with red inset, and black colored lettering on the spine. Prior-owner name on inside of front cover sku Shocking Life Schiaparelli Elsa E. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings liife the inside.

Better World Books Condition: Elsa Schiaparelli – Shocking Life – Paperback. El Pinarillo Books Published: Russell Books Ltd Condition: Elsa Schiaparelli was one of the shciaparelli fashion designers of the s and s with a flair for the unusual.

The first to use shoulder pads, animal print and the inventor of shocking pink, Schiaparelli collaborated with artists including Jean Cocteau, Alberto Giacometti and Salvador D. Ria Christie Collections Condition: Magers and Quinn Booksellers Condition: Mega Buzz Inc Condition: World of Books Ltd Condition: Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Find Rare Books Book Value. Sign up to receive offers and updates: