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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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And although she says, “I stopped reading — seriously reading — years ago, f.v can talk about Tolstoy and kept The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon next to her bed. Jun 18, Liz readwildly rated it liked it Shelves: I was ready to throw the book across the room when I read how she described one Italian man’s outfit in detail but called him a “wop” like it was nothing.

As the author reveals towards the end, many of her charming anecdotes never actually happened; this is a book that’s more about capturing a mood and a tone of voice than it is relating I’ve been vreelajd to read this ever since seeing it referenced in To Wong Fu Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar, which is one of my favorite movies ever.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Superficial, artificial, and appallingly aristocratic she may be, but Vreeland’s high camp persona unfolds on the page as pure comic gold.


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Vreeland sent memos to her staff urging them to be creative. Despite Vreeland getting an F in race relations. The difference to me was that Schiap actually contributed something original and meaningful to the world of art and fashion. Maybe she couldn’t fathom that someone twenty or thirty years later would be interested in reading a book about her?

I feel very conflicted about this memoir. It was stolen on a Monday Instead, it’s rather obvious that the editors, George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill, just sat down with Mrs. A vrseland romp through the whirly-gig mind of a madcap fashion diva. Give ’em what they didn’t know they wanted! She states that being interesting is more important than being kind pg.

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. It wasn’t even like a country club, if you see what I mean– plain.

One said, “Today let’s think pig white! I wanted to know how she made the transition from practically do nothing she had lots of servants- Vreeland noted, I’m paraphrasing, to my disgust that she was prepared to work at Vogue because she knew how to run a house full of servants to do almost everything kind of person.

Diana Vreeland

Create your own life! Inshe was lauded in an article about social climbing in The New Yorker. I have no one to blame but myself. I promise you, the heavy tread is a form of anger.

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Some times she talks like you know exactly who these people she’s talking about are. Even upon reflection years later. Unlike other reviewers, I refuse to react with cri Not really what I was expecting.


The editor of vogue during the s and s was influential and worldly. Diana Vreeland is living proof that one need not be pretty in order to be Glamourous.

For fashionistas, this is a definitive fashion history must-read and a page turner! I enjoy reading the memoirs of women in the publishing industry. How is it better to be chained dianw a job?! Vreeland led a charmed life in high society and has the stories to show for it. May dianaa, Suzanne rated it liked it Shelves: Vreeland was born in or so and died in the late ‘s. I can see that.

D.V. by Diana Vreeland

In Vreeland wrote her autobiography, D. Once again, the fashion industry sucker punched me.

Moving from English palaces to the nightclubs of s Paris, the wilds of Wyoming to the exclusive venues of New York high society, D. Vreeland’s excitement and enthusiasm for whatever it is she’s I really adored this book. Later, the clerk quotes a passage that reads “That season we were loaded with pizazz.