Schia·pa·rel·li(skē-äp′ə-rĕl′ē, skăp′-, shăp′-, skyäp′ä-rĕl′lē), Elsa 1890-1973.
Italian-born fashion designer noted for her use of brilliant colors and synthetic materials in haute couture designs.
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