It Seems Like Yesterday

It was 1984—not George Orwell’s 1984, but Tiffany & Co.’s utopian 1984. The legendary American luxury retail emporium had taken back its luster in a leveraged buyout from Avon, who had owned it since 1979. Tiffany’s celebrated design director John Loring was beginning to shoot for Tiffany Taste, his second book with his famous editor, …