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Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel: movie review

The documentary shows a fashion editor who was a true original in a world of knock-offs.

By Peter RainerFilm critic / September 28, 2012



The late Diana Vreeland is the subject of the fawning but fascinating documentary “Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel,” directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, the wife of one of Vreeland’s grandsons.

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As the “Empress of Fashion” who was the fashion editor of “Harper’s Bazaar” before editing “Vogue” in its 1960s heyday, Vreeland comes across in the movie as something of a cross between Auntie Mame and Godzilla. She was a true original in a world where knock-offs abounded. Grade: B (Rated PG-13 for some nude images.)

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