Reference Entry

Shocking pink

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Second edition

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2009 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199916108

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A vibrant shade of pink, introduced by the Italian-born French fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) in February 1937

Reference Entry.  47 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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