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The inimitable fashion force on Diana Vreeland, his grandmother and LBDs

Best advice I’ve ever received…
In 1974, Diana Vreeland told me to stay in New York — don’t go home for Christmas.

Best advice I’ve ever given…
Never give up the dream.

Most stylish woman I’ve ever met…
Anna Wintour

A most memorable Little Black Dress is…
The one my grandmother had in her closet — simple wool with long sleeves.

Favorite place to escape…
My bedroom

Soundtrack of my life…
Cara Niro and Seventies Patti LaBelle

Movie I never get tired of watching…
The Women

My perfect meal…
Caviar and a baked potato with Russian vodka.

My favorite person to have drinks with…
Gloria von Thurn und Taxis

Favorite indulgence…
Porthault sheets

Book I’m reading now…
Leo Tolstoy’s War & Peace

A wink or a smile?
Smile

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