Anna Wintour

When there are too many things to see, you see nothing



The First Monday In May movie about the Met Gala

Forget Absolutely Fashion (oh you have already?), this is how you make a fashion documentary. Mid fashion week I swished over to BAFTA to the UK premiere of The First Monday In May, the documentary about the making of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2015 fashion exhibition and the accompanying Costume Institute Met Gala. (more…)



From the vaults: Anna Wintour by Ellen von Unwerth



What a great find these photos are! They’re by Ellen von Unwerth from Interview magazine 1993, unearthed from a ring binder of goodies that I’m glad I never threw away. The photo of Anna with a (pre-Starbucks?) paper coffee cup surely epitomises the ambition of every long suffering intern that ever slaved over ‘returns’, dreaming of her Devil Wears Prada moment and the one below of Anna sharing a joke with Hamish and Camilla proves that – yes! – the Chanel sunnies stay on at all times… (more…)



can the mule be cool?




Anna’s footwear of choice looks to be returning from the fashion doldrums. Spotted at Fendi and Prada, it’s the latest bad-taste shoe to be reincarnated as the subversively cool option. What do you say – eek or chic?

Prada

Fendi

For the record, Carine says eek…

[IMAGE CREDITS:
Top photo: The Sartorialist
Bottom photo: Melanie Rickey
Other images: Style.com]



Anna Wintour: “Sometimes geeks can be chic”



Anna Wintour’s regulation five-word* acceptance speech at the Webbys was witty if slightly inaccurate.

“Sometimes, geeks can be chic” she quipped, while picking up a People’s Voice award for Vogue.com. I’d argue that there’s nothing geekish about technology now – it’s been chic for at least two years. What do you say?

*every winner’s speech was limited to five words