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    Download  eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Meryle Secrest Meryle Secrest ( Pdf ) Elsa Schiaparelli – TXT, Kindle ePUB & PDF Read Meryle Secrest ½ 8 Free download From BBC Radio 4 Book of the WeekDuring the glittering 1920s and 30s Elsa Schiaparelli was the undisputed ueen of Fashion Everyone

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    Meryle Secrest ( Pdf ) Elsa Schiaparelli – TXT, Kindle ePUB & PDF Read This is my first Meryle Secrest biography She has written eleven books usually about artists living in the 1920s 1960s She received the National Humanities Medal for this work and also spent many years as a journalist for the Washington Post But she doesn't write like a journalist she writes with sympathy and tact and ferrets out the most amazing details Schiaparelli was an intensely creative person in her prime 1920s

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    Meryle Secrest ( Pdf ) Elsa Schiaparelli – TXT, Kindle ePUB & PDF Read Meryle Secrest ½ 8 Free download I prefer biographies written by experts or those who know the subject intimately irl Schiap’s eye and avant garde creativity “rapid seemingly bewildering range of ideas” has always interested me and interwar Paris continues to blow me away I did learn that Schiap was self created and worked her ass off achi

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    Download Elsa Schiaparelli Meryle Secrest ( Pdf ) Elsa Schiaparelli – TXT, Kindle ePUB & PDF Read Here's my take The author wanted to be a writer but she wasn't terribly good at the actual craft of writing so she became a biographer

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    Meryle Secrest ( Pdf ) Elsa Schiaparelli – TXT, Kindle ePUB & PDF Read Meryle Secrest ½ 8 Free download Well written thoroughly researched respectful and compassionate The author suggests that ES was a better designer and artist than she is given credit for She collaborated with noted artists of her time and created clothes that should be considered artworks themselves not just gimmicky According to the author ES invented the embellished evening jacket which is a notable accomplishment And you have to be impres

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Shadow of the Wolf (Hearts Desire, kSo when I saw noted biographer Meryle Secrest had written a book on the life of Elsa Schiaparelli I was very excited and reuested it for review from the Blogging for Books program Elsa Schiaparelli A Biography was an educational and insightful book packed with photos detai view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler A very dry dense book about Chanel s forgotten rival Schiaparelli wasnown for her daring surrealist dresses popularizing the color shocking pink and a very daring bottle of perfume The book failed to capture the excitement and avant garde spirit of the House of Schiaparelli it read like a DOWDY GREY DRESS WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED THIS IS MY grey dress Was very disappointed This is my Meryle Secrest biography She has written eleven books usually about artists living in the 1920s 1960s She received the National Humanities Medal for this work and also spent many years as a journalist for the Washington Post But she doesn t write like a journalist she writes with sympathy and tact and ferrets out the most amazing details Schiaparelli was an intensely creative person in her prime 1920s 1930s becoming a top clothing designer with no training She draped cut and pinned She learned PR and marketing from her first husband a crazy Flemish

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They lost of each other after a few years and her daughter grew up in boarding schools Schiaparelli was brilliant running away from her Italian family at sixteen landing in London and then Paris She invented so many things 1927 1940 that we take for granted today wrap dresses culottes swimsuits with bras sweaters wedge heels and fantastical gowns and hats She came to Paris around the same time as Chanel they were rivals Schiap would invent things and then find the best nitters or embroiderers in Europe and use society women as models She made things to go with Dali s paintings insects on necklaces and buttons or Shocking perfume At her height she employed 2000 people and her designs were copied everywhere She lost most everything in WWII so this is also a wonderful look inside society during WWII much like the book Suite Francaise In the 60s St LaurentDior counted her as his mentor Schiaparelli died of a stroke at 83 years of age As they say on Project Runway one day you re in and the next you re outAnd that includes the Paris haute couture house of SchiaparelliElsa Schiaparelli left no diaries and didn t write letters Surviving friends and family offered very little information However Schiaparelli was an inventor and didn t stop at the information However Schiaparelli was an inventor and didn t stop at the shocking pink or shoulder pads but also the autobiography she wrote Shocking Life which is considered to be greatly embellished if not actual fanfiction Schiaparelli being her own greatest fan As Whitney Houston sang the greatest love of all is loving yourself and Schiaparelli certainly did that view spoilerIt is a great pity that WH could sing the song so well but not love herself at all hide spoile. Ous first marriage to a Theosophist caused near penury she transformed herself into a designer of great imagination and along with Coco Chanel her greatest rival she was one of the few female figures in the field at that ti. ,
Elsa SchiaparelliWell written thoroughly researched respectful and compassionate The author suggests that ES was a better designer and artist than she is given credit for She collaborated with noted artists of her time and created clothes that should be considered artworks themselves not just gimmicky According to the author ES invented the embellished evening jacket which is a notable accomplishment And you have to be impressed with her fortitude and persistence when she found herself with a newborn baby and a useless first husband and no money in a foreign country This is a woman who did not stop working and trying no matter how bleak her circumstances I should add that Secrest believes that ES was a Nazi collaborator and spy which is why she was able to travel with unusual freedom during the war That was very upsetting to read and also puzzling She was a fashion designer what could she have nown that would be useful to the Germans And why would she do that This aspect of ES s life should not be overlooked just as Chanel s collaboration should not be forgotten Being an innovative designer doesn t excuse you from being an immoral and selfish human beingFinally a book about a fashion designer should have lots and lots of photographs but this one doesn t You ll have to look elsewhere "for a photographic record of ES s career output I prefer biographies written by experts or "a photographic record of ES s career output I prefer biographies written by experts or who now the subject intimately irl Schiap s eye and avant garde creativity rapid seemingly bewildering range of ideas has always interested me and interwar Paris continues to blow me away I did learn that Schiap was self created and worked her ass off achieving great success Secrest doesn t bring enough to the table and it s probably because she didn t have access and Schiaparelli didn t leave much of a personal trail The author presumes guesses imagines points out what is likely far too often for me My next book is a staggeringly massive seemingly overly for me My next book is a staggeringly massive seemingly overly book on Cocteau If I survive it it ll be interesting to compare the two bios She Schiaparelli had intuitively hit on an idea that women wanted even if they did not now it a way of dressing that bridged the gulf between the casual and the dressy She was at the forefront of the move away from corsets and heavy skirts freeing up women to look and mover better Her bleated Discovery Of Her Artistic of her artistic which made use of a sculptural sense her rebellious instincts and her intuitive understanding of the way women of her generation felt about themselves There was her sense of whimsy and the unexpected even impudence that enlivened her work and gave it immediacy and verve Schiap had a a sureness of line had a gift for discovering possibilities in the most unlikely places by possibilities the author seems to mean inspiration she was organized and adaptable Her amazing chic wrap dress long designed long before DVF showed hers is still gorgeo. One of the most extraordinary fashion designers of the twentieth century Elsa Schiaparelli was an integral figure in the artistic movement of the times Her collaborations with artists such as Man Ray Salvador Dalí Jean Coc. Us and cleverRichard Martin Schiaparelli gave clothing the romantic and inventive emancipation to become art even than apparel Collaboration with various surrealists Schiaparelli never seemed to mind who thought of what first It was a communal burst of invention the aim of which was to bring unconscious impulse into conscious awareness along with an artist s desire to surprise and shock She was in her element She wanted absolute freedom of expression and it had arrived was even being celebrated My preferred type of feminist a real self starter She got in with the big boys and made her own rulesCollaboration with the Nazi occupation and Vichy authorities FranceSchiaparelli was close friends with a founder and Vichy authorities FranceSchiaparelli was close friends with a founder the Vichy government Edward and Wallis and Hitler s ambassador to occupied France She managed to Ultralearning keep all her properties in occupied France She travelled across borders and back with all the impossible to procure visas that entails I would say she did what she thought she had to do which is not described in the book I would also venture a guess that she actually collaborated rather than simplyept her head down She paid no visible price for it likely personal anxiety maybe guilt Luckily for her Free France wanted her back after the War so her dealings seem to have gone unexamined in unclassified form anyway From BBC Radio 4 Book of the WeekDuring the glittering 1920s and 30s Elsa Schiaparelli was the undisputed ueen of Fashion Everyone who was anyone from Vivien Leigh to the Duchess of Windsor entered her doors on the Place Vend me and obediently wore whatever she instructedHer clothes were beautifully made but they were also designed in a manner no one had seen before buttons that looked like butterflies mermaids or carrots trompe l oeil pockets that looked like lips gloves with red nails appliu d on them She was uniueBorn into a prominent Italian family she moved to London and married a supposed Polish count who it transpired was really a French con man His deportation during the First World War saw them move to New York where he abandoned Schiaparelli and their baby daughter Undaunted she picked herself up moved to Paris and launched her meteoric career surviving the Second World War despite being under suspicion of spying from both sidesHer story is one of pluck and determination talent and great imagination Along with Coco Chanel her greatest rival she was one of the few female figures in the field at the time And her collaborations with artists such as Man Ray Salvador Dali Jean Cocteau and Alberto Giacometti elevated the And her collaborations with artists such as Man Ray Salvador Dali Jean Cocteau and Alberto Giacometti elevated the of women s clothing design into the realm of artReader Abigail ThawWritten by Meryle SecrestAbridged by Libby Spurrier Here s my take The author wanted to be a writer but she wasn t terribly good at the actual craft of writing so she became a biographer I enjoy fashion design particularly that of the 1930 s and 1940 Teau and Alberto Giacometti elevated the field of women's clothing design into the realm of artHer story is one of pluck determination and talent with scandal as spice As the daughter of minor Italian nobility whose disastr.