Called the "High Priestess of Fashion," Diana Vreeland
(1903-1989) was an American original whose impact on fashion and
style was legendary. Beginning in 1936, when she became a fashion
editor at Harper's Bazaar, Vreeland established herself as
a controversial visionary with an astonishing ability to invent and
discover fashion ideas, designers, personalities, and
photographers. She was a memorable writer with a vivid personality
and a talent for coining aphorisms. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has
to Travel chronicles 50 years of international fashion and
Vreeland's rich life. With more than 350 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.
Praise for Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel:
"Before there was Daphne Guinness, before there was Lady Gaga,
there was the original style setter. A new book takes a look at the
career and influence of the woman who made fashion modern."
"A must-have and
the perfect addition to anyone's holiday gift list, the book begs
to be displayed on a coffee table and leisurely reviewed from the
corner of a comfy couch, when there is ample time to savor
Vreeland''s pioneering five decades in fashion."