Elsa Schiaparelli

1890 - 1973

A Quote by Elsa Schiaparelli on women and world

Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)

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A Quote by Elsa Schiaparelli on goodwill, happiness, joy, life, and pleasure

Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)

Source: Shocking Life, ch. 21, 1954.

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A Quote by Elsa Schiaparelli on clothes, facts, fashion, politics, and trying

Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)

Source: Shocking Life, ch. 9, 1954.

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A Quote by Elsa Schiaparelli on difficulty and fashion

In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)

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A Quote by Elsa Schiaparelli on cooking, good, and happiness

A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)

Source: Shocking Life, 1954.

Contributed by: Zaady

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