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As I mentioned yesterday, I am making a commitment to voraciously work my way through my collection of books this summer and in the meantime wanted to share some of my favorite reads from the past. Hands down my favorite type of book is the biography/autobiography. My favorite subject matter is creative people from the 20th century who may have been viewed as mad or eccentric, but in todays view rank as misunderstood, ahead of their time, and pure, simple genius. I enjoy shopping for hardbac

"I wanted it to look like a garden. A garden in hell" Diana Vreeland Talking about her Park Avenue, NY sitting room designed by Billy Baldwin

“There’s only one thing in life, and that’s the continual renewal of inspiration.” Diana Vreeland

Diana Vreeland…editor of Vogue for years and years….a definite style setter.

Diana Vreeland et Yves Saint Laurent, 1983 http://www.vogue.fr/culture/a-voir/diaporama/diana-vreeland-l-hommage-a-venise/7367#diana-vreeland-et-yves-saint-laurent-1983

Diana Vreeland, figure majeure de l'élégance moderne

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Diana Vreeland in Maison Martin Margiela Fall Couture Artwork by Camilo Gonzalez

Style icon Iris Apfel puts her personal stamp on Damian Foxe’s selection of the season’s standout pieces. Photography by Luis Monteiro. PLUS: BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEO

Iris Apfel

I like to think this is how I will be when I am older! Style icon Iris Apfel puts her personal stamp on Damian Foxe’s selection of the season’s standout pieces. Photography by Luis Monteiro. PLUS: BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEO

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Jonathan Becker: 30 ans avec Vanity Fair

Diana Vreeland wearing her Bulgari enamel snake belt as a necklace while lounging in the famed Red Room of her New York City apartment - photographed by Horst P. Horst, 1979 p.

Diana Vreeland http://www.nomad-chic.com/search/index.html?term=diana+vreeland

Diana Vreeland Documentary Wins Fashion Design Of The Year

The Runway Room: Diana Vreeland's Apartment

Billy Baldwin's "Garden in Hell" for Diana Vreeland's New York City apartment.

Diana Vreeland & her portrait

Diana Vreeland: An Illustrated Biography Is Like Fashion Porn

Diana Vreeland sitting in front of her famous portrait by William Acton,Diana Vreeland,Harper's BAZAAR,VOUGE

Elsie de Wolfe - Villa Trianon, Blue and cream Louis XVI Savonnerie rug, white sectional sofa, sea blue pillows, gold paneling,

Interior design by Elsie de Wolfe - Villa Trianon. Mary Granville Barron is mentored by Elise de Wulfe, a character in Gilded Dreams.

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