Posts tagged "anna wintour"

A More Fashionable Mt. Rushmore

If you’re in Paris, um, now (Hi Leo!), you’ll need to make a stop at Colette simply to check out their windows. Everyone knows Mt. Rushmore, featuring former presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. But Item Idem, aka Cyril Duval, a French fashion artist, decided to infuse a bit of style…

Bianca Posterli / January 8, 2010

Anna Wintour Is One Fashionable Politician

Anna Wintour had a very special birthday yesterday. Not only did the Vogue editor turn 60 years old but President Obama hired her for a job! Don’t worry, Anna’s not leaving her masthead position any time soon, but she does have a new title to add to her resume. She’ll join fellow fashionista Sarah Jessica…

Bianca Posterli / November 4, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Anna Wintour

If you’ve ever wanted to be truly feared, we’ve got the costume for you. We’re not talking “scary” in the way that zombies or pre-Twilight vampires are. That’s child’s play. We’re talking grown women (and men) crying in closets in your wake. For that kind of terror, Vogue editor Anna Wintour is your only option.

Lily Q / October 15, 2009

When You’re Donald Trump’s Daughter, Anna Wintour Throws Jobs At You

A recent Frisky meeting almost came to blows when it came to the subject of Ivanka Trump and her new business book, The Trump Card. In one corner, there was me — I get enraged like a Pamplona bull at the slightest whiff of nepotism. Donald Trump’s daughter has a lot of nerve writing…

Jessica Wakeman / October 13, 2009

Anna Wintour’s Office: A Label-Whore Breakdown

Many of us have seen photos of Anna Wintour’s office at this point—and it was most famously copied for “The Devil Wears Prada” (though she’s since redecorated to banish any similarities, we hear)—but what really makes up the chic space? Like, can we be label whores for a minute? Indeed, because Apartment Therapy has a…

Nina Carbone / September 15, 2009

Fashion Week Primer: The Editors

We all vaguely recognize the big models and can’t help but know who the stylish celebs are sitting front row. But the people who matter most during Fashion Week can be a little trickier to spot. We’re talking, of course, about fashion magazine editors. Check out the big players in our handy-dandy chart after the…

Lily Q / September 9, 2009

Anna Wintour Waits In Line Like A Peasant & “The September Issue” Is Insanely Successful

There are certain things that people like Anna Wintour just do not do. Like eat, sleep or go to the bathroom. Waiting in line is one of these things. It just doesn’t happen. Or so we thought. But Wintour was snapped waiting in line to see “The September Issue” [again] over the weekend. And not…

Lily Q / August 31, 2009

Please Watch The Fashion’s Night Out PSA Immediately

We’ve been chatting away about Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg’s mega project, Fashion’s Night Out, all month long, but today the video has arrived. Watch Anna (being all smiley/giggly/cutesy!), Diane, Sarah Jessica Parker, P. Diddy, Isaac Mizrahi, and many more, explain why they want you to shop so dang badly. Enjoy! [Stylelist]…

Erin Flaherty / August 26, 2009

Anna Wintour Melts (A Little) On Letterman

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour was on “The Late Show” last night to promote “The September Issue” and she was everything I expected and more. She trotted out in her signature sunglasses, didn’t let Letterman intimidate her in the slightest, and, perhaps unexpectedly, she was funny! She poked fun at Dave’s socks and sincerely seemed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 25, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Anna Wintour Is The New Gloria Steinem

“She’s been doing this for so long, surrounded by men. […] There’s absolutely a feminist aspect to her. I think a lot of the attacks against her are misogynist. Men in business are totally cutthroat and nobody says bad things about them for it.” – Model Elettra Wiedemann on “feminist hero,” Vogue editor-in-chief, and “The

Susannah Breslin / August 24, 2009

Style Buzz: Grace Comes Clean And “The Beautiful Life” Gets More Gorgeous Guest Stars

Grace Coddington creative director of Vogue finally up and comes out with it—sometimes she can’t freakin’ stand Anna. [WWD]
AnOther Magazine’s September issue has four covers: Kate Moss and Katie Holmes, shot by Craig McDean, and Vanessa Paradis and Natalie Portman, shot by none other than Hedi Slimane. [Design Scene] Love how slicked-back hair o…

Nina Carbone / August 22, 2009

Quick Pic: Sienna Miller And Anna Wintour Let Bygones Be Bygones

Despite the fact that there are entire scenes in “The September Issue” which involve Anna and her cronies criticizing Sienna for being “toothy” (among other flaws) and plotting ways to Photoshop her image for the cover, last night at the premiere they buddied up for a pap shot on the red carpet. Note: Sienna i…

Erin Flaherty / August 20, 2009

The Queen Of Queens? Anna To Make Awkward Store Appearance

So, we are already cringing at thoughts of Vogue editor and fashion royal Anna Wintour addressing the masses at Macy’s in the New York borough of Queens, of all places. The collision of these two worlds is guaranteed to be the stuff good reality shows are made of. (Too bad they’re no longer filming…

Zandile Blay / August 18, 2009

Anna Wintour Will Appear On “Letterman”!

Frosty Vogue editrix-in-chief Anna Wintour is slated to yuk it up with David Letterman on his late night show. Why would her Highness deign to gift Dave with her presence? To promote “The September Issue,” a new documentary that chronicles Wintour’s preparations for the massive September 2007 issue of Vogue, following the fashion legend a…

Zandile Blay / August 13, 2009

What Does This Whole “Fashion’s Night Out” Thing Mean Anyway?

If Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg get their way, there will be no more sale racks to sift through for deals. But it’s a bit more complicated than that, as The Wall Street Journal explains. What is “Fashion’s Night Out”?

Nina Carbone / August 13, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Bee Shaffer Rebels Against Anna Wintour

“I really don’t want to work in fashion. It’s just not for me. I respect her, obviously, but it’s just a really weird industry … She wants me to be an editor. I would never put it down, but I just don’t want to take it too seriously. People in there act like fashion i…

Erin Flaherty / August 11, 2009

Quick Pic: Anna Wintour Before The Bob

Anna Wintour took the reins of New York Magazine’s fashion department in the summer of 1981 after working at illustrious titles like Savvy and Harper’s Bazaar. Her staff portrait is above, and how cool is it that she arrived at her New York office with her own desk?

Annika Harris / August 5, 2009

When It Comes To Fashion Erotica, There’s Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

We love, love, love today’s Refinery 29 roundup of erotic fashion magazines. And while we heartily agree with their statement regarding the fact that modern-day fashion advertising and editorials are sexier than ever — “With the lines between fashion, eroticism, and porn becoming less and less clear, it seems perfectly on point for a sexy…

Erin Flaherty / August 4, 2009

Quick Video: “The September Issue” Preview!

At last, the masses can finally get a glimpse into the gilded ivory tower that is Vogue via “The September Issue.” The documentary, which was put together by Harvard graduate R.J. Cutler, follows the editrix-in-chief Anna Wintour and her staff in the making of the legendary September 2007 issue. At five pounds and…

Zandile Blay / August 4, 2009

Anna Wintour: Public Enemy #1 Of Discount Shoppers?

There’s no denying the rush of joy (and feeling like you’re getting away with theft) when you find an incredible designer piece at Loehmann’s or Nordstrom Rack that you can actually afford. Of course, on the flip side, there’s no more annoying feeling in life than when you’ve just spent your entire paycheck on a…

Leonora Epstein / July 30, 2009