Showing leadership, vision, and timeless wit, this book celebrates her visionary words that not only transformed the world of fashion, but also gave us sage advice to live by.
Sourced and edited by her grandson Alexander, Diana Vreeland: Bon Mots covers Vreeland's incisive views of subjects such as allure, fashion, and style "I mean, a new dress doesn't get you anywhere; it's the life you're living in the dress" ; beauty "The neck is the beginning and end of looking like anybody" ; age "The quickest way to show your age is to try to look young" ; color "Black is the hardest color to get right--except for gray" ; and her powerfully creative way of thinking "I'm looking for the suggestion of something I've never seen" Brought to life by illustrator Luke Edward Hall, Bon Mots vividly displays Mrs.
Vreeland's original thought and speech, which is equally as inspiring and relevant now as it was then.
Diana Vreeland joined Harper's Bazaar as fashion editor in ; was the editor in chief of Vogue from to ; and later oversaw the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Luke Edward Hall is a London-based artist and designer. Titles By Category.
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Editorial Reviews. Review. This eBook is a chapter from the book 'PARTICULAR PASSIONS: Talks With Women Who Have Shaped Our Times' by Lynn Gilbert. Diana Vreeland (Women of Wisdom) The oral biography of Diana Vreeland, whose pioneering exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art elevated fashion .
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