Posts Tagged "vogue"

Madame Grès created elaborately pleated Grecian gowns that required up to 23 yards of silk jersey for each garment. Having that much fabric handy is ideal for taking outsize bows after your acceptance speech—or hiding your teary eyes from the camera.

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The editor, the photographer, the painter, and the boy

Alessandro Twombly, Horst P. Horst, Vogue 1966

For Diana Vreeland, Vogue editor in chief from 1963 to 1971, interior design was about more than beautiful spaces. It was the people who inhabited them—with the “taste and talent and originality to create a rare ambiance in their daily lives”—that made these rooms come alive.

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