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The Little Book of Schiaparelli Hardcover – May 1, 2012


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Carlton Books (May 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780971311
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780971315
  • Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #819,071 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Emma Baxter-Wright studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and history of art at Bristol University. She taught at the London College of Fashion and has contributed to many publications, such as The Face, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Claire. Emma is also the author of Duffy, a photo-book on the English fashion photographer Brian Duffy, and a contributing author toVintage Fashion. She lives in Gloucestershire, England.

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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Lilly Ford on May 24, 2012
Format: Hardcover
Lately there has been a rising interest in Schiaparelli's designs, and this new book is a welcomed addition.
It is a little book as the title implies, but it is well-made and printed on high-quality paper.
The book serves as a concise illustrated introduction to Schiaparelli's design philosophy, but I cannot comment on the text, as I've not started reading it yet.
The book is heavily illustrated with a beautiful mix of archival and contemporary photos showing the garments' beauty and colorfulness.
This is a recommended addition to any fashion library, another highly recommended book is the one recently published by the Metropolitan Museum about Prada and Schiaparelli.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Carol Stevenson on February 8, 2014
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A beautiful little book full of colored photos of some of the most beautiful fashions ever! Elsa Schiaparelli was a genious way before her time. I can't believe I have never heard any of today's stars on the Red Carpet say "I'm wearing vintage Schiaparelli!" I would.
But I'm not a STAR!
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