Excerpted with permission from Collectors Weekly. Read the full article here. American history books are filled with stories about titans of industry—invariably, white men like Andrew Carnegie and John D. […]
Author: Hunter Oatman-Stanford
Hunter Oatman-Stanford writes about history for CollectorsWeekly.com. Find him on Twitter @hunterrible.
The Shock of Schiaparelli
Elsa Schiaparelli made women feel beautiful, daring and independent—by convincing them to wear insect jewelry, clown prints and shoes on their heads. Schiaparelli (pronounced “skap-a-reli”) routinely made headlines in the 1920s and ’30s, […]