” You are not supposed to give people what they want, It’s supposed to give them what they don’t know they want yet !” – Diana Vreeland
“Elegance is innate. It has nothing to do with being well dressed” and “Pink is the navy blue of India“. You could fill an encyclopedia with her extraordinary bon motes and diktates. Diana Vreeland legendary editor of magazines like Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue America, and museum special consultant and fashion exhibition curator but most of all extraordinary visionary and revolutionary of fashion system is now the star of the newly released book and movie ” Diana Vreeland the Eye Must Travel ” .
It’s an intimate portrait and a vibrant celebration of 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.
Diane was born in Paris in 1903, daughter of an elegant Scottish banker and a sophisticated American socialite, in 1936 she began her work with Harper’s Bazaar, of which she became fashion editor in 1939. Meticulous and visionary at the same time, she invented a profession, and it was fashion that followed her.