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.

Author: Fauzshura Kamuro
Country: China
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Sex
Published (Last): 28 June 2004
Pages: 47
PDF File Size: 20.36 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.99 Mb
ISBN: 849-4-23472-265-1
Downloads: 54657
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Taulkis

This is most certainly an autobiography of sorts, but definitely not in chronological order.

Diana Vreeland – Wikipedia

Her chatty, rambling diologue is peppered with interesting stories and opinions. 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 vrewland to run a house full of servants to do almost everything kind of person.

This book is the literary equivalent of cotton candy Julie Newmar doana, Vida Boheme Patrick Swayze gives a copy of Vreeland’s autobiography to a thrift-store clerk and tells him to “commit sections to memory”.

Vreeland led a charmed life in high society and has the stories to show for it. Item s unavailable for purchase. Vreeland was born in or so and died in the late ‘s. I wanted to rate this book higher, but I just couldn’t do it.

Of course, the majority of this slim memoir consists of name dropping the likes of which you have rarely encountered, if vreelanv all.

Join Kobo & start eReading today

Retrieved September 11, I think this book appeals to a very narrow group of people. It happens way too much in fashion just this week: I could happily turn back to page one and read it again and again. Despite Vreeland getting an F in race relations.


She still seems to be ahead of the fashion curve since she was going to try to bring that back in the 80’s and Dolce and Gabbana seems to think it’s a vvreeland idea to use them now on the runway.

The Summer Before the War. The Harper’s, Vogue and Met stories, as meager as they are, don’t come in until the last third of the book or less. Would you like us to take another look at dianw review? 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.

Jun 18, Liz readwildly rated it liked it Shelves: It is also written with her inflections, which makes it so easy to “hear” her voice. Created and overseen by her estate, DianaVreeland. She is overly concerned with being one step ahead of everyone else in fashion and revels in her differences from others.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I wish the editors had actually done some work and created an index the reader could refer to every time Ms Vreeland tossed out a name or a French phrase or an obscure location.

The color of baby pigs, not quite white and not quite pink! We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Retrieved September 13, Her publishing career began in as columnist for Harper’s Bazaar.

Obviously all that jet setting around the world, and designer clothes and jewels and servants etc stem from great wealth, but she never explicitly mentions it.


Sep 26, Betty Mars rated it it was ok Shelves: In a House of Lies. How I adored Paris.

The International Hall of Fame: The downside to the bubble she existed in was that throughout the book she threw out some real zingers. I’d say the “editing” rather than “transcription” if it read like it had been well edited. I enjoy reading the memoirs of women in the publishing industry. Oct 16, Michelle rated it it was ok Shelves: Please review your cart. View all 3 comments. Vreeland’s excitement and enthusiasm for whatever it is she’s I really adored this book.

Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. On to the book: Vreeland was portrayed in the film Infamous by Juliet Stevenson. She calls me Aberdeen. April 19, Imprint: People who say it is superficial don’t get it.

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 historical events.

Diana Vreeland

Her stream of consciousness is sometime hard to follow. According to some sources, hurt that she was passed over for promotion at Harper’s Bazaar inshe joined Vogue in She commented in that “[T]he bikini is the most important diqna since the atom bomb “. It was interesting to peek into the past, but she just comes off as wildly eccentric and extravagant.