FRANCE: Schiaparelli Slip

Favorite designer of many U. S. dress buyers is Elsa Schiaparelli, daughter of an Italian archaeologist, niece of an Italian astronomer, whose passion for curious buttons, hooks, clamps, clips and other fastenings has had a more direct influence on women's clothes than that of any other modern designer.

A favorite creation at the recent Schiaparelli winter opening was a black cocktail dress with shortish skirt, black rose-shaped buttons, a high V neck and lips of bright red floss embroidered on the pockets of the short jacket. Mrs. Reginald Fellowes, leader of London's cafe...

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