Elsa Schiaparelli by Meryle Secrest


Here is the never-before-told story of this most extraordinary fashion designer, perhaps the most extraordinary fashion designer of the twentieth century, in her day more famous than Chanel. Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer, who has captured the lives of many of the twentieth century’s most iconic cultural figures, among them: Frank Lloyd Wright, Bernard Berenson, and Modigliani, gives us the first full life of the grand couturier, surrealist and embattled figure, whose medium was apparel. Hardcover, 342 pages, Random House Publishing.


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