It was in her 1984 autobiography that Diana Vreeland wrote that “Scent, although you can’t see it, is as important to a well-turned-out woman as her makeup, her nail varnish, her pearls…”
“Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years” is a delightful new book giving a fascinating insight into the legendary Vogue editor’s mind and work in the 1960s.
A selection of items from Diana Vreeland’s wardrobe will be auctioned by http://www.kerrytaylorauctions.com/sales/index.php?page=3&search_type=description&search_field= / Kerry Taylor Auctions in London on June 25th, 2013.
Notable pieces include an Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture ensemble, with Lesage embroidery, designed specifically for Mrs. Vreeland by Saint Laurent himself in 1986. There’s also a wonderful Yves Saint Laurent velvet evening jacket, designed in 1981 (shown above), and a Mainbocher coat.
Banana Republic is sponsoring a special screening of “Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel,” with a Q&A by Joy Venturini Bianchi of director Lisa Immordino Vreeland.
Cameron Silver’s new book, Decades: A Century of Fashion, was recently celebrated at a chic cocktail party hosted by Vanessa Getty and Bill Getty in San Francisco.
Style and society expert Jennifer Raiser reflects on the astonishing 175 year history of Tiffany & Co, founded in 1837.
The Diana Vreeland Legacy Collection launches this fall at Swarovski. Here’s a preview!
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel will soon have its West Coast premiere. You won’t want to miss it!
The rumor that it takes vast sums of money to be elected one of the worlds most stylish women is absolutely true. That and other guidance to getting on the Best Dressed List, circa 1963.
The art, culture and history of 18th century France has been a constant source of…