Tag Archives: Roger Jean-Pierre

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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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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