“Nan always looks so wonderful in my clothes, because she has a body like a hanger.” – Valentino
“My husband, Tommy, thinks it’s hysterical, because he used to think it was an extravagance, and it now turns out that I was an art collector. Can you imagine?” -Nan Kempner
I am not embarrassed to say that the de Young exhibit was probably the greatest I have ever seen. Rooms and rooms filled with one-of-a-kind couture gowns nearly brought tears to my eyes (and a fair bit of envy).
Nan’s B&W ensembles
Madame Grès, if you are in heaven, can you dress me too?