Joan Crawford, My Way of Life

1939 by Nickolas MurayCrawford, for example, could be her unabashedly eccentric self when telling readers to entertain while wearing a lovely gown (she often had her dressmaker fashion a matching turban and shoes). Or that hard chairs were perfectly fine for guests (“soft ones spread the hips”). Or that one should not serve a red vegetable next to a yellow one, which “looks unappetizing.”

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: