Why don’t you…
tie black tulle bows on your wrists?
have a yellow satin bed entirely quilted in butterflies?
remember how delicious champagne cocktails are after tennis or golf? Indifferent champagne can be used for these.
upholster your car seat in fine camel’s hair? Hermes of Paris will do this for you.
wash your blond baby’s hair in dead champagne to keep its curl?
Diana Vreeland had such a flair for cockeyed fantasy. Both an outcast, a visionary and a determined confabulist, Diana Vreeland is an inspiration.
I’ve been enamored of her for years, ever since I saw “Full Gallop” on Broadway, a one-woman show with Mary-Louise Wilson that brought the former Vogue editor back to life. If you don’t know much about Diana Vreeland, then pay attention…
Now a new documentary about the legendary La Vreeland is on tap at City Lights Gallery.
FIRST LADIES, from Eve and Beyond, art exhibit at City Lights
FILM SCREENING AND CLOSING EVENT, WEDS. APRIL 3, 2013, 6:30 p.m.,
will feature a film about the First Lady of Style, Diana Vreeland “The Eye Has to Travel” documents the life and work of Diana Vreeland. Her career spanned five decades: as fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar editor-in chief of American Vogue. She also was an arts patron and special consultant to the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Light refreshment available, suggested donation: $5
City lights is located in downtown Bridgeport, CT 06604, (203) 334-7748
More aboout DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL documents one of the most influential women of the 20th century, “an enduring icon whose influence changed the face of fashion, beauty, art, publishing and culture forever.” Known for this and other statements: “the bikini is the biggest thing since the atom bomb,” Vreeland was considered the “Empress of Fashion.” She was the visionary beahind Twiggy and Jackie O.