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Diane von Fürstenberg is one of the world's most successful fashion designers. Once married to Austro-Italian Prince Egon von Furstenberg, she designed her iconic wrap dress for the working woman.
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"It was tacky, but it gave me confidence." Finding moderate success, she moved back to the United States in 1990 and settled on a farm in Connecticut.
For the next several years, von Fürstenberg published a series of books. First was a trio of coffee table books that exposed the interior lives of the rich and famous. Her 1991 book Beds displayed the bedrooms of celebrities and royalty. The Bath, released in 1993,
offered a brief history of bathing and its many splendid rooms. The Table, released in 1996, highlighted the delights of entertaining and dining. In 1998, she exposed her own life in her autobiography DIANE: A Signature Life, a frank and compelling look at her marriage and her fashion career.
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