Coven costume designer Lou Eyrich has described Myrtle Snow as a combination of Grace Coddington, Diana Vreeland and Peggy Guggenheim. All three muses are easily recognized in the blazing red hair of Grace, the voice of Diana and wacky eyewear of Peggy.
As entertained as I was by the entire season of the show, Myrtle Snow's designer-referenced lines stole each episode she appeared in. Some of my favorites:
“You could never pull it off darling, only Lee Radziwll and myself could do it justice.” (Upon gifting a piece of jewelry created by Joel Arthur Rosenthal,
"These Drapes! I'm just mad for tartan!"
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