ABOUT DIANA VREELAND. Diana Vreeland, still recognized today as the Empress of fashion- is a style icon who forever changed the way we experience. Diana Vreeland Parfums is a fragrance collection that embodies Mrs. PRESENTING THE DV EDIT, NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON DIANAVREELAND. Diana Vreeland (September 29, – August 22, ) was a noted columnist and editor in . In Vreeland wrote her autobiography, D.V.. In she.

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Review quote “Gem of an autobiography The Best Books of I’ll Drink to That. I’d been recommended this book before but only just now got around to reading it since I saw the trailer for “The Eye Has To Travel. By vreelxnd this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Memoir from fashion icon Diana Vreeland covering the period of time just before WWII until the s, when this book was published. I have to read it every few years jut to recharge.

Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Their bravado and fearlessness is astounding.

And, boy, can she talk! That segues into an uncomfortable few paragraphs all about how exotic and beautiful the black race is.


Vreeland’s excitement and enthusiasm for whatever it is she’s talking about are evident on the page. Description “An evening with D. This is the year of do it yourself. She loves clothes, parties and luxury, all of which she describes sufficiently to evoke your envy – well, mine anyway.

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Diana Vreeland

Her publishing career began in as columnist for Harper’s Bazaar. She became vreekand and powerful purely on the basis of her money and family. Hoffman was a descendant of George Washington’s brother a Diana Vreeland was a noted columnist and editor in the field of fashion.

Of course, the majority of this slim memoir consists of name dropping the likes of which you have rarely encountered, if at all. And although she says, “I stopped reading — seriously reading — years ago, she can talk about Tolstoy and kept The Pillow Book vreelaand Sei Shonagon next to her bed. She scorns traditional women’s clubs and pastimes.

The range of people she knew is beyond astonishing. Vreeland’s book is obviously more of a rambling chat about her life with her co-authors. April 19, Imprint: Join the Junior League! Turn your child into an Infanta for a fancy-dress party?

D.V. by Diana Vreeland

In truth, I believe if I had known her in real life, I would not have been able to keep up with her. Retrieved September 24, She was totally absorbed in herself and her fashion world to the point of not noticing World War II! Among her eclectic circle of friends were some of the most renowned and famous figures of the twentieth century–artists and princes, movie stars and international legends, including Chanel, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Isak Dinesen, Clark Gable, and Swifty Lazar.


Oct 24, Nancy Loe rated it it was ok Shelves: In this glittering autobiography she takes us around the world with her, revealing her obsession with fashion high and low–pink plastic poodles, for example–and dropping timeless sayings like, “As you know, the French like the French very much.

Item s unavailable for purchase. Maybe she couldn’t fathom that someone twenty or thirty years later would be interested in reading a book about her?

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Well, it is to me still. Retrieved from ” https: Their daughter Emily Lucy Kinloch married Lt. The back yard garden is half an acre. It was a slow start on this one.