Guillaume Garner. Further texts by Madeleine Delpierre, Billy Boy and Jack Palmer White.
Paris. Ville de Paris & Musee de la Mode et du Costume Palais Galliera. 1984. First edition. Illustrated wrappers. 160 pages. 24 colour and b&w illustrations. 245 x 195mm (9¾ x 7¾"). 0.55kg. . French, with some English. Very good; some general light shelf wear to covers and page edges, light rubbing to head of spine, a few light marks to white rear cover; no inscriptions.
A catalogue for an extensive retrospective of the work of Elsa Schiaparelli held at the Musee de la Mode et du Costume Palais Galliera in Paris. The catalogue includes essays on Schiaparelli, including one in English by Billy Boy and one on her costume designs for films. There is a selection of interviews with those who knew and worked with the designer, including the embroiderer Francois Lesage. It closes with a detailed list of all the exhibited designs.