Saturday, September 1, 2007

Diana Vreeland
Diana Vreeland (July 29, 1903 in Paris, FranceAugust 22, 1989) was a noted columnist and editor in the field of fashion.
She was born Diana Dalziel (pronounced Dee-ell), the eldest daughter of a British father, Frederick Young Dalziel and an American mother, Emily Key Hoffman, a socialite who was a descendant of George Washington's brother as well as a cousin of Francis Scott Key. Vreeland had one sister, Alexandra. She also was a distant cousin of Pauline de Rothschild.

Career (Editor)
She became consultant to the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1971.