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Plus, poignant life lessons we can all learn from–even if most of us aren’t decked out in Prada. There were parts I found entertaining to read and parts that made me cringe. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I’d say the “editing” rather than “transcription” if it read like it had dana well edited. Nov 27, Carol rated it it was amazing.

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She claims she was bored dianx incomplete until she started working outside the home. On to the book: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

She loves clothes, parties and luxury, all of which she describes sufficiently to evoke your envy – well, mine anyway. Vreeland and let her talk, and then pretty much transcribed the conversation as it had happened. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. This book is the literary equivalent of cotton candy From Dianx, the free encyclopedia. Carmel Snowthe editor of Harper’s Bazaarwas impressed with Vreeland’s clothing style and asked her to work at the magazine.


I loved it- completely- and read it in about 2 days.

She calls me Aberdeen. 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.

It wasn’t even like a country club, if you see what I mean– plain.

This is a typical fashion book – there is brief obligatory praise of transsexuals in the s! Retrieved March 15, The Lies You Tell. Her clients included Wallis Simpson and Mona Williams. Very “dishy”, you know, giving the scoop on all sorts of famous-name people. In spite of being extremely successful, Diana Vreeland was paid a relatively small salary by the Hearst Corporationwhich owned Harper’s Bazaar.

Their bravado and fearlessness is astounding.

Retrieved September 13, May 15, Suzanne rated it liked it Shelves: She gleefully reports touring brothels with the local chief of police. Thomas’ Church in New York, with whom she would have two sons: Vreeland was the eldest daughter of her American socialite mother, Emily Key Hoffman — and British stockbroker [5] father Frederick Young Dalziel — Thomas Reed Vreeland m.

During her time in London, she danced with the Tiller Girls and met Cecil Beatonwho became a lifelong friend. Hoffman was a descendant of George Washington’s brother a Diana Vreeland was a noted columnist and editor in the field of fashion.

Diana Vreeland

Well, it is to me still. I guess I fall somewhat into that latter camp? That was a jarring word to read in the middle of her cutesy story about her husband’s bootlegger in the ‘s. What are we talking about April 19, Imprint: She doesn’t come off that dixna in this rambling memoir.


It’s very conversational in tone. Diana Vreeland by Horst P. She did r.v some gems, just in time for election season, too.

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The back yard garden is half an acre. Her publishing career began in as columnist for Harper’s Bazaar. Inshe met over dinner with author Bruce Chatwin, who wrote a touching memoir of their dinner conversation in a half-page slice-of-life, entitled “At Dinner with Diana Vreeland”. Did you know, for vreelamd, that the street the Vreeland lived on in London in the 20’s and 30’s Hanover Terrace recently had a house go on the market – in – for a mere 45 million dollars? The Past Is Never.

Not really what I was expecting. She had a business and felt a responsibility to work.

I promise you, the heavy tread is a form of anger. Diana Vreeland September 29, [2] — August 22, was a noted columnist and editor in the field of fashion. Oct 16, Michelle rated it it was ok Shelves: The beauty of painting, of literature, of music, of love…this is what men have given to the world, not women.