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The fantastic Diana Vreeland

Before Anna Wintour, fashion had another empress, her name? Diana Vreeland, one of the most iconic and influent figure of fashion history. Born in Paris, at La Belle Epoque era in the early 1900’s, Diana already a highly regarded socialite, worked herself to the top by always managing to be the most elegant, interesting, smartest woman wherever she went despite her ungrateful features which will be the object of recurrent cruelty from her own mother. Soon she becomes fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar in New York until she joins Vogue as editor in chief right in the middle of the creative and youthful period of the sixties. At Vogue, she will establish her status of most influential person in the industry. Her unique eye and fearless attitude allowed her to discover or propel to stardom talents such as Lauren Bacall, Marisa Berenson, Cher, Ali Mc Graw, Barbara Streisand, Edie Sedgwick, Lauren Hutton and the list goes on. Her last position will be at the MET Museum, acting as a special consultant, where she will revamp the whole fashion department and curate memorable fashion exhibitions. The Eye has to travel is a wonderful documentary on Diana Vreeland that I urge you to watch to learn more about this legendary figure.

Diana Vreeland
Diana Vreeland
Diana Vreeland in her living room that she likes to call "A garden in hell"
Diana Vreeland in her living room that she liked
to call “A garden in hell”
Diana Vreeland style icone
Diana Vreeland style icone

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Diana Vreeland and Marisa Berenson
Diana Vreeland and Marisa Berenson
Cher for Vogue magazine, who will soon become a major artist, 1966
Singer and model Cher for Vogue, 1966
Edie Sedgwick  in Vogue proclaimed It girl by Diana Vreeland
Edie Sedgwick, Andy Warhol protégée, in Vogue
proclaimed It girl by Diana Vreeland