About the Author
was the editor-in-chief of Vogue
from 1962 to 1971, and one of the most legendary fashion figures of all times. For 25 years before her Vogue
stewardship, she worked at Harper's Bazaar
, and from 1972 until her death in 1989 she was the Special Consultant to the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, a job she invented.