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Some Elsa Schiaparelli Buttons

The National Button Society convention will be meeting from July 26th to August 1.  Loic Allio–author of Boutons is scheduled to speak and I bet he will be mentioning Elsa Schiaparelli buttons! So I decided to republish my post from last year … Continue reading

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A Schiaparelli Swimsuit

Last year O’Half bought this book for me at an auction. It was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art that ran from September 28, 2003 to January 4, 2004. It is out of print … Continue reading

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Boutons by Loïc Allio

This wonderful book is what I received for Christmas from O’Half.  I love it.  It’s kind of hard to find, but I’m here to tell you there IS a Santa Claus and he left the book under our tree. I … Continue reading

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National Button Week 2013 Part 5: Buttons from Paris

This fine button is by French designer Roger Jean-Pierre. He worked for fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli from 1934 to 1939. She was a wild, innovative designer—with matching wild, innovative buttons. More about her another day . . . Then he … Continue reading

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