They wore tuxedos and ball gowns like wealthy celebrities attending an exclusive Hollywood party.
A lot of these sudden celebrities are.
I get how these celebrities are.
Other celebrities who figure in the Lettres under a transparent disguise are Liszt and Mme d'Agoult (known to literature as Daniel Stern), whom she met in Switzerland and entertained for some months at Nohant.
Her letters to her friend Madame Calandrini contain much interesting information with regard to contemporary celebrities, especially on Mme.