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Title Shocked : my mother, Schiaparelli, and me / Patricia Volk.
Author Volk, Patricia.
Summary "[A] memoir ... that juxtaposes two fascinating lives--the iconoclastic designer Elsa Schiaparelli and the author's own mother--to explore how a girl fashions herself into a woman"--Dust jacket flap.
BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-278).
Contents Mirrors -- "The from above" -- A ring and a mink -- Something in common -- Gambling -- Manner of dress -- The womanly arts -- Friendship -- Lingerie -- Gainful Employment -- The vicissitudes of beauty -- Improving the mind -- Sex -- Choosing a husband -- Being a mother -- Superstition -- The bogolometz -- Reckoning -- Through the looking glass -- Reflection.


Location Call # Status
 Koelbel Biography  B SCHIAPARELLI  ON SHELF