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Rumors About Anna Wintour, Illustrated

There are tons of rumors about Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour. Illustrator Lisa Hanawalt has documented the ones she’s heard (and a few she probably made up) in a series of hilarious drawings. This is my personal favorite. Check out the rest over at The Hairpin. I would wonder if Anna herself would find them amusing,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 18, 2011

Anna Wintour’s Career Advice? “Get Fired.”

Anna Wintour was one of the speakers at Teen Vogue‘s annual “Fashion University” event for teens, which features seminars and panels on the industry and careers. What did the Vogue editor-in-chief have to say to America’s youth? She recommended everyone should screw up. Literally. She told the audience, “I worked for American Harper’s Bazaar

By: Leonora Epstein / October 27, 2010

Tim Gunn Speaks Ill Of Anna Wintour, Enters Witness Protection Program

Tim Gunn‘s new book, Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making It Work, was released today and before you buy a copy, you absolutely must A) read our Q&A with the “Project Runway” guru and B) watch this clip of Tim visiting “Regis & Kelly” this morning. Remember that story about how…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 7, 2010

Quotable: Blake Lively And Anna Wintour Are Besties Now

“I was speaking with Anna Wintour and we were just talking about different fashion houses and I said, ‘I love Chanel,’ and she said, ‘You should come with me to the show’ … I also said I loved Dior. She said, ‘Okay, well I’ll take you to the Chanel and Dior shows and we’ll meet…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 5, 2010

Anna Wintour Educates Jimmy Fallon On Fashion’s Night Out: “No Sales!”

Anna Wintour and Marc Jacobs stayed up past their bedtimes last night (well, maybe just Anna) to talk about Fashion’s Night Out on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The best part is when Jimmy asks Anna a bit about FNO, saying, “So the stores stay open and you have, like, sales?” To which Anna…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 2, 2010

That Anna Wintour, She’s Such A Doll!

A job at Vogue? No, thank you. But we would love these two pint-sized dolls of editor Anna Wintour and creative director Grace Coddington. Barneys New York commissioned tiny Anna and Grace to be auctioned off on CharityBuzz.com, beginning August 31st, to benefit the NYC AIDS Fund. The anime-eyed pair took two weeks to make…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2010

Would You Rather … Dress Like Vintage Wintour Or Johnny Weir?

Welcome to Would You Rather, a game in which we concoct hypothetical style dilemmas and ask you to choose which option’s worse.

We were shocked upon seeing this 1992 photo of Anna Wintour in her shiny shirt-skirt getup. We have to wonder which would be less painful: wearing the Vogue editor’s fashion faux pa…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 9, 2010

Vintage Anna Wintour

A snap of Anna Wintour in 1992 shows that the editor wasn’t quite in Vogue. Plus, we’re pretty sure we saw that same outfit at American Apparel last week. [Magic Molly]…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 9, 2010

Quickies: Anna Wintour Hosts A Dinner For President Obama & Kendall Jenner Is Now A Model

Anna Wintour is hosting a dinner for President Barack Obama. [WWD]
Twenty-one interesting facts about sex, including that more women talk dirty during nookie than men. [Manofest]
Katy Perry‘s song “California Gurls” has competition — meet the “Staten Island Gurls.” [BuzzFeed]…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / July 28, 2010

Quotable: Tim Gunn Saw Anna Wintour Being Carried Down The Stairs

“I was with a colleague from Parsons, and we had been discussing the will-she-or-won’t-she-take-the-elevator question, so we ran over to the elevator bay to see if Anna [Wintour] would deign to get on. She wasn’t there. Then we looked over the stairway railing. And what did we see but Anna being carried down the stairs.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 21, 2010

Anna Under The Influence

Anna Wintour‘s recent outrage over Miss Lily, a Jamaican restaurant she thinks will bring excessive noise to her West Village neighborhood, has inspired some interesting art. Illustrated Anna looks pretty comfortable with that joint, don’t you think? Check out one more drawing by AleXsandro Palombo (of Anna’s daughter Bee), after the jump… [Fashion Indie]…

By: Lily Q / June 15, 2010

Lady Gaga Beats Out Anna Wintour As Style Influencer of the Year

Lady Gaga better watch her back. Her recent win in a Time.com poll about the most influential people of 2010 has meant quite a few snubs for other fashion folk. Among them are Michelle Obama coming in at 14 and La Wintour herself all the way down at 122. If we know anything about Anna,…

By: Lily Q / April 5, 2010

Terry Richardson Gets His Hand On Anna Wintour

Illustrator Alexsandro Palombo had a little fun with the Terry Richardson sexual abuse scandal at Anna Wintour‘s expense. [Humor Chic]…

By: Annika Harris / April 2, 2010

Quickies: Gabby Sidibe “Too Big” For Vogue & Sean Combs Is Getting A Toilet Full Of Vodka

Anna Wintour will not allow Gabby Sidibe to appear on the vaunted pages of Vogue because of her size. [PopEater]
Glenn Beck says James Cameron is the anti-Christ. James Cameron says he doesn’t care and isn’t “trying to make friends with the right.” [New York Times]
MTV is canceling “The Hills!” [Access Hollywood]
New…

By: Erica Maxwell / March 25, 2010

In Case You Care: Bee Shaffer Has A Blog, Doesn’t Have A Copy Editor

Bee Shaffer, spawn of Anna Wintour, has launched herself a blog called New York Notebook. In the About section: “Hi I’m Bee Shaffer. You might know me from gossip blogs and others, but let me tell you, you ain’t seen nothing yet. This page is where I write my thoughts and observations about life, fashion,…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 17, 2010

PETA Not The Only Anna WIntour Protesters

This season, Anna Wintour decided to cut her trip to Milan for Fashion Week short, which angered designers hoping to seat the editor at their shows. In retaliation, these protesters, clad in signature Wintour bob wigs and sunglasses, and T-shirts announcing, “I will only stay for 3 days,” took to the streets. Oooh, snap! Betcha…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 1, 2010

Quotable: Anna Wintour Turns Up Her Nose At Famous Models Too

“The glance she gave me is one I’d give to an expired carton of milk.”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2010

If You Want A Promotion, Work Like Anna Wintour

We’ve learned a few things from watching Anna Wintour on TV specials and in “The September Issue.” So it’s not at all surprising that filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the man behind the documentary, picked up a few pointers from the Vogue editor-in-chief during the eight months he filmed her at work. Keep reading to find out…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 23, 2010

Carey Mulligan Ignores Anna Wintour’s Oscar Advice

While not everyone was crazy about the black and white Vionnet dress Carey Mulligan wore to the BAFTA Awards last weekend, the 24-year-old actress thinks she has everything under control in the wardrobe department. Carey told People StyleWatch she’s not going to follow Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour’s advice when she’s picking her dress for the…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 23, 2010

When Anna Says Red, You Go Red

We’ve all heard the stories of Anna Wintour casually suggesting something of a beauty change to a model or designer and theverynexthour said model or designer has put that piece of “advice” into effect. Well, word is that model Maggie Rizer (she was huge in the late ’90s/early ’00s and featured in campaigns for…

By: Nina Carbone / February 11, 2010