Mrs. Vreeland was the ultimate inspiration. With her colorful turn of a phrase, her take no prisoners tale embellishments and her view of what is modern she will live on in infamy. Our ideas of fashion owe much to her as does the world of fashion photograpy. We are going to have to dedicate another posting for her infamous "why don't you?" The following is some of the many witticisms attributes to her.
Blue jeans are the most beautiful things since the gondola.
I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.
No one knows what a back is anymore.
Pink is the navy blue of India.
The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it.
There is a new Diana Vreeland website in the works. They are asking for input for the site. If you are as fascinated by her as I have always been please sign on and contribute your thoughts.