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I think like 3 or 4 pages into the book, she is describing a room in her Hanover terrace mansion and mentions the yellow on the wall was like the yellow on a chinaman’s face.

Written like a transcript of her talking with interjections and occasional long rambling tangents. Aug 19, Jennifer rated it it was ok.

The ensuing society scandal estranged Vreeland and her mother, who died in September in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Rainbow Comes and Goes. The editor of vogue during the s and s was influential and worldly. It could have said something. Miss Diana Dalziel, one of the most attractive debutantes of the winter, is shown entering her Cadillac.

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The most gripping, heartwrenching diaha of the year. She was completely focused on fashion; politically she was passive and indifferent. Lady in the Dark — Biography of a Musicalp.

This responsibility was given to him by Diana’s sons, Fredrick and Tim. Books by Diana Vreeland.


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Raised in a rawther social family, in London and Paris and New York, she married banker Reed Vreeland at the age of nineteen, and he was clearly the diaan of her life. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. She doesn’t come off that way in this rambling memoir.

Diana Vreeland had Billy Baldwin — decorate her apartment. I wanted to know how she made the transition from practically do nothing dinaa 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.

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I hope they fit Her life was documented in Diana Vreeland: Retrieved April 29, Vreeland’s book is obviously more of a rambling chat about her life with her co-authors. Feb 19, Wisty rated it really liked it.

Vreeland’s family emigrated to the United States at the outbreak of World War I, and moved to 15 East 77th Street in New York, where they became prominent figures in society. She speculated that newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst ‘s castle in San Simeon, California”must have been where the Hearst money went”.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. There are the fashion groupies who will love it just because it’s from Diana Vreeland. And it’s full of italics! My only complaint is that it begged for pictures The International Hall of Fame: D. also accepts invitations to dine with dictators and bloody mafia figures. In JanuaryVreeland was featured in her future employer, Voguein a roundup of socialites and their cars.


She gleefully reports touring brothels with the local chief of police. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Diana Vreeland speaks at a startlingly fast pace and her memories of societal worlds which have been lost is fascinating.

She is not mean spirited in any way, and her best story is about the hairdresser, Mr. Feb 13, Joan added it. Yes, the egotism seemed to result in extreme exaggeration, insertion of herself into every historic vreekand ever, and a sort of occasionally frustrating rejection of anything serious.

The greatness and the horribleness of it d. thus average out to 3 stars. Creeland wears a chic suit, gloves, a cloche hat with long waves of hair falling from it”. Paperbackpages. But it rveeland difficult not to have great fondness for a book with lines like “Lettuce is divine, although I’m not sure it’s really food” and “Asparagus should be sexy.