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Diana Vreeland

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

I found the first couple dozen pages rather obnoxious, until I adjusted my expectations and unbent enough to enjoy this piece of antiquated, frivolous nonsense. She bemoans vrdeland France because she had to leave Channel, where she was use to having regular fittings for new clothes.

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Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers. Diana Vreeland is a freaking character. Want to Read saving….


I’d been recommended this book before but only just now got around to reading it since I saw the trailer for “The Vreelamd Has To Travel. Aug 19, Jennifer rated it it was ok. How to write a great review.

D.V. by Diana Vreeland

Diana Vreeland had Billy Baldwin — decorate her apartment. Paperbackpages.

I haven’t read a book in so long due to lack of time, which is pretty unfortunate. And although she says, “I stopped reading — seriously reading — years ago, she can talk about Tolstoy and kept The Pillow Book vreelad Sei Shonagon next to her bed. She’s vain and self-centered and likable and smart and name-drops like it’s her job.

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Retrieved September 13, Thomas Reed Vreeland, Jr. With that being said, that’s the main reason I didn’t like the book – its overly conversational style.

But then went on saying “there’s a black in the room! 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.

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.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I kept waiting for her to describe someone as being “a real jew” when acting stingy. But that doesn’t necessarily make for a good book. Vreeland and let her talk, and then pretty much transcribed the conversation as it had happened.

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Imagine having been dressed by Coco Chanel herself! Well, it is to me still. On one page she is chatting with or gossiping about some royals, on another she is making a comment to Audrey Hepburn or visiting with Coco Chanel. Book ratings by Goodreads. The misunderstanding came from the abbreviation “7bre” in her bulletin de naissancewhich Diana took to mean “July” but is actually shorthand for “September”, “7 does not mean July but seven, that is French ‘Sept.

Hats, hats, hats, for career girls. One said, “Today let’s think pig white! House of Outrageous Fortune.