Diana Vreeland. The Modern Woman


Diana Vreeland. The Modern Woman

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Diana Vreeland. The Modern Woman

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Hard lid / Hardcover
Size / Size: 25 x 30 cm
Pages / Pages: 304

The first Vreeland book to focus on her three decades at Harper's Bazaar, where the legendary publisher honed her singular take on fashion. In 1936, publishing Harper's Bazaar in chief Carmel Snow made to decision that changed fashion forever when she invited to stylish London transplant named Diana Vreeland to join her magazine. Vreeland created “Why Do not You?”-an illustrated column of irreverent advice for elegance living. Publishing Soon she was named the magazinés fashion position that Richard Avedon later famously credited Vreeland with inventing. The troika of Snow, legendary art the director Alexey Brodovitch, and Vreeland formed to creative collaboration that continue Harper's Bazaar's dominance expert Americás leading fashion magazine. Expert World War II changed women's role in society, Vreeland's love for fashion and endless imagination provided exciting, modern imagery for this new paradigm. This book covers Vreeland's three-decade tenure at Bazaar, revealing how publishing Vreeland reshaped the role of the fashion by introducing styling, creative direction, and visual storytelling. Her innovative perspective and creative working relationships with photographers such grasp Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Lillian Bassman, and Hoyningen-Huene brought the American woman into to modern world. Through resides than 300 images from the magazine, this book shows how Vreeland's work not only influenced her readership, but also forged the path for modern fashion storytelling that endures today.

About The Author
Alexander Vreeland is the grandson of Diana Vreeland and the president of Diana Vreeland Parfums and the Diana Vreeland Estate. Is is the author of Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years.