How clever of you, Mr Parkinson

“How clever of you, Mr Parkinson, to realise that pink is the navy blue of India.”

A famous double-edged comment from Diana Vreeland that you could spend days analysing (had he blown the budget photographing nothing’s?), but never mind when you can see such pretty frill-frills as this. Imagine seeing this just after the war and dreaming of snuggling into that soft and flattering coat.

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