‘A garden in hell’ is how Vogue fashion editor Diana Vreeland, (aka the ‘Empress of Fashion’) described her legendary all red sitting room, decorated by Billy Baldwin in 1955. Watch set designer Stefan Beckman’s recreation for Marc Jacobs FW2015.
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“She was a genius,” Jacobs said of the legendary Vogue editor backstage. “She got the whole fashion thing: being decisive, being so excitable, and then being as passionate and dismissive about the very same thing the next day.” Jacobs read her Memos book while he was working on the Fall collection.” Source: Style.com
For more on Vreeland, see documentary “Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel.”