Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend
Original Air Date: October 23, 2017
Maria Reitan speaks with Meryl Gordon, one of the authors appearing at The Miami Book Fair. Meryl brings readers an illuminating biography of this last scion of the gilded age of American wealth in Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend. Gordon is the author of the New York Times bestselling Mrs. Astor Regrets and Phantom of Fifth Avenue, a Wall Street Journal bestseller. A style icon and American aristocrat, Bunny Mellon led a simultaneously glamorous and private live. Best friend to Jackie Kennedy – she designed the White House Rose Garden at JFK’s request – and muse to burgeoning French designers Cristóbal Balenciaga and his successor Hubert de Givenchy, Bunny served as a living witness to 20th Century American history.