Diana Vreeland

the eye has to travel
  • 0.66 MB
  • English
Abrams , New York
Fashion editors, DESIGN / Fashion, Biog
Other titlesEye has to travel
Statementby Lisa Immordino Vreeland ; essays by Judith Clark, Judith Thurman, and Lally Weymouth
LC ClassificationsTT505.V74 V74 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25220169M
ISBN 139780810997431
LC Control Number2011009735

As fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar and editor-in-chief of Vogue, Diana Vreeland-and her passion, charm, insouciance, and genius for style--energized and inspired the fashion world for fifty this glittering autobiography she takes us around the world with her, revealing her obsession with fashion high and low--pink plastic poodles, for example--and dropping timeless /5(23).

Like her legacy, Vreeland's story, told in her own words, is a classic to be celebrated by both loyal admirers and a new generation of culture mavens and style savants. Enter your mobile number or email address below and /5(). Diana Vreeland’s most popular book is D.V.

Diana Vreeland has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Diana Vreeland’s most popular book is D.V. A great view of 20th century fashion history.

Diana Vreeland was at the epicenter of style and this book was a wonderful overview of her life with the added bonus of being illustrated so one can visualize the progress of style which is a reflection of any point in human history/5. This slim book far outshines its company in the Diana Vreeland library, and especially "Allure," a gigantic coffee table book with photographs that appear to have been digitized with a $20 scanner.

Read moreCited by: 1. Diana Vreeland's joie de vivre was formed by the people, events and gossip she had encountered before, during and after her time at Vogue. She speaks of her upbringing, her life before and after WWII, her perspective on color, her love of blackamoors, her personal hygiene, her travels, etc.

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and at the end of every chapter, there is always her take away message/ food 4/5. "Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years is an extraordinary compilation of more than pieces of the iconic editor's personal correspondence.

Her delightful, expressive language shines in the pages of this book, which includes her notes to Cecil Beaton, Richard Avedon, Cristobal Balenciaga and Coco Chanel."/5(28).

About the Author Fashion legend Diana Vreeland was editor-in-chief of Vogue throughout the s. Christopher Hemphill is a New York-based writer. Marc Jacobs is a highly influential fashion designer/5(15). Diana Vreeland is even more vital and relevant today than at the time of her death in While her reputation in the fashion world is well known, the actual breadth of her career and extent of her reach is immeasurable.

The true gold standard of fashion and style credibility, Mrs. Vreeland is responsible for launching many iconic careers. D.V. is the mesmerizing autobiography of one of the 20th century’s greatest fashion icons, Diana Vreeland, the one-time fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar and editor-in-chief of Vogue, whose incomparable style-sense, genius, and flair helped define the world of haute couture for fifty : HarperCollins US.

Diana, who had striking looks, was the daughter of a conventional beauty, after whom her younger sister took. “I was always her ugly little monster,” Diana wrote of her mother in her memoir, : Laird Borrelli-Persson.

Diana Vreeland was many things: 20th century icon, tastemaker, doyenne of high fashion. An editor at both Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, she was the final word on style – indeed, she became as famous for her bon mots as for her savoir-faire.

Now, a new book brings together Vreeland’s most incisive quotes, all of which depict her clear leadership, vision and timeless wit. Diana Vreeland was one of those people whom we call a force of nature. This book captures her spirit so well it's just like chatting with her in person.

Be warned, this is not a standard biography.5/5(5). Diana Vreeland's insightful edicts and evocative aphorisms remain her strongest legacy. She looked at life as a romantic and lived through dreams and imagination. 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.

The first Vreeland book to focus on her three decades at Harper’s Bazaar, where the legendary editor honed her singular take on fashion. InHarper’s Bazaar editor in chief Carmel Snow made a decision that changed fashion forever when she invited a stylish London transplant named Diana Vreeland to join her magazine.

Vreeland created “Why Don’t Brand: Rizzoli. She published a book on fashion, Allure, inand her autobiography, D.V., in After her death, Vreeland was the subject of the documentary film Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (), the release of which was accompanied by a coffee-table book of the same name.

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 der Vreeland has had an extensive career in fashion and beauty and is the president of the Diana Vreeland Estate and the author of Diana Vreeland Memos (Rizzoli, ) and Diana Vreeland.

When a guest arrived at the Park Avenue apartment of Diana Vreeland, he was greeted in the alcove before the front door by a full-length painting of the glamorous but fey young Diana in a pink. Diana Vreeland’s legendary Harper’s Bazaar A lion’s share of her professional correspondence has been collected by her grandson Alexander Vreeland, in a new book Author: Alix Browne.

A bit scuffed but all pages intact and legible. Good reading copy. Clean. No store stamps. As fashion editor of "Harper's Bazaar" and editor-in-chief of "Vogue," Diana Vreeland-and her passion, charm, insouciance, and genius for style--energized and inspired the.

To go around the apartment with Diana Vreeland as a guide is an unforgettable experience, and a vital aid if one wishes not merely to absorb to the full its outward and visible charm but also to.

Diana Vreeland", by Eleanor Dwight, Book Design by Elizabeth Avedon, Review by Greg ZinmanOne of the most influential figures of twentieth-century fashion receives her due with this beautifully designed book that celebrates the former Harper's Bazaar scribe and Vogue editor in chief's singular and often eccentric vision.5/5(5).

Diana Vreeland helmed the stylish pages of BAZAAR for 25 years. During that time she penned an advice column with extravagant ideas for the modern woman.

We rounded up 12 of Vreeland's most.

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InLisa Immordino Vreeland made a documentary, “ Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, ” and wrote a book of the same name about the renowned Vogue editor who was the grandmother of her Author: Ted Loos.

"Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel" chronicles fifty years of international fashion. With illustrations, including many famous photographs by Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and other major fashion photographers, it is an intensely visual book that shows fashion as it is being invented, through the pages of magazines that shaped taste through /5(33).

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New York: William Morrow. $ Diana Vreeland is a tricky subject for a biographer for several reasons. Diana Vreeland -- tastemaker, magazine editor, Costume Institute institution -- was perhaps the city's most recognizable fashion icon. A look at a life of high style -- Author: Eleanor Dwight.

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel chronicles 50 years of international fashion and Vreeland’s rich life. With more than illustrations, including original magazine spreads and many famous photographs, this intensely visual book shows fashion as it was being invented, and how Vreeland shaped American taste through her superb vision.

Book Review: My Father's Daughter, Diana Vreeland, FSG Latin American Poetry, Malled Gwyneth Paltrow cooks and tells family stories; a sumptuous illustrated biography of Diana Vreeland now in.

Looking for books by Diana Vreeland. See all books authored by Diana Vreeland, including D.V., and Yves Saint Laurent, and more on. Chapter One NOTES ON COLLABORATION "Never say 'I'!" Diana Vreeland said to me recently. "Always say 'we'!" She was speaking not only of our collaboration on the book you now hold in your hands, an adventure that has engaged us for more than three years, but of Brand: Chronicle Books LLC.

Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng. With Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Lauren Bacall. A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland/10(45).

Eleanor Dwightdelivers the definitive biography of Diana Vreeland, the twentieth century’smost influential fashion editor. Lavishly illustrated with exclusivephotographs and personal materials from the legendary style maker's privatecollection, and featuring a new preface from Vogue ’s André LeonTalley, Diana Vreeland is an indispensible.