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The Empress Rises: Diana Vreeland’s all red ‘garden in hell’ room recreated @Marc Jacobs FW15.

‘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.

Video source: Refinery29

“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

Marc Jacobs Diana Vreeland inspired set.

 

Marc Jacobs pre-show selfie. Photo:Style.com

Marc Jacobs pre-show selfie. Photo:Style.com

Screen ShotThe set was inspired by Diana Vreeland’s sitting room, with fabric walls depicting the couches and chairs. Photo:Style.com

The set was inspired by Diana Vreeland’s sitting room, with fabric walls depicting the couches and chairs

The set was inspired by Diana Vreeland’s sitting room, with fabric walls depicting the couches and chairs. Photo:Style.com

For more on Vreeland, see documentary  “Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel.”

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