Before there was the bloated, soulless September issue, there were Diana Vreeland’s joyous December issues of Vogue. By Glenn Belverio

Versuschka on the cover of a December issue of VOGUE in the 1960s

Dear Shaded Viewers,

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with D.V. and my article on Mrs. Vreeland's magical December issues of VOGUE. The article is up on the official Diana Vreeland website and can be read here.



Rudolf Nureyev shot by Richard Avedon for the 1967 December issue of Vogue



Irving Penn's poppies for the 1969 December issue




Glenn Belverio


Glenn Belverio

Glenn Belverio is a writer and New Yorker. He has been reporting for ASVOF since 2005 and currently works at The Museum of Modern Art as the Content Manager for MoMA Design Store.