Sunday, 12 October 2014

Fashion Muse:Nan Kempner

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 "You'll never make it on your face, so you'd better be interesting.", that's what Albert Schlesinger said to his daughter, the New York socialite Nan Kempner.Looking over her pictures, it's really hard to agree with him, since she looked stunning in my opinion.Tall,blonde, thin and with a great sense of style.What's not to like?
Luckily, the one person in the entire world whose opinion really mattered was Diana Vreeland,the former editor of Vogue, who once said: "There are no chic women in America. The one exception is Nan Kempner."

Nan wearing a Madame Gres dress and Bill Blass
Yves Saint Laurent evening coat
John Galliano for Christian Dior 1997
Yves Saint Laurent dress
With Yves Saint Laurent

"I want to be buried naked, I know there's a store where I'm going." Nan Kempner 

images via pinterest

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