An intimate portrait and a vibrant celebration of an icon of fashion
Amanda Mackenzie Stuart worked as a screenwriter and independent film producer for a number of years before publishing her first biography, the critically acclaimed Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt: The Story of a Daugher and Mother in the Gilded Age. She lives in Oxford, UK.
'A stylish, funny, fond and vivid book' - Sunday Times
'The research for this book has been exhaustive, but Mackenzie Stuart wears it lightly ... she writes movingly about Vreeland's marriage without any intrusive psychoanalysis, and her warmth, enthusiasm and particular genius come through in entertaining anecdotes and marvellous quotes' - Spectator
'Paints an enthralling picture of a mesmerising character who left an indelible print on 20th-century fashion' - Hello!