Daisy (Post) Bruguiére (1876-1969)

"Daisy" Margaret Louise (Post) Van Alen, Bruguiére "The Last Gilded Age Hostess"

Associated Houses



Rushton Hall

Rushton, Kettering

Villa Allerton


Vanderbilt Mansion

Hyde Park

In 1958, it was reported that she, Miss Julia A. Berwind of The Elms and Miss Edith Wetmore of Chateau-sur-Mer, were the last three hostesses in Newport who still had liveried footmen assisting their butlers. 
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 15/03/2019 and last updated on 20/09/2022.
Image Courtesy of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum