Topic: Editors

Seven Reasons Why Anna Wintour Should Be A US Ambassador

Seven Reasons Why Anna Wintour Should Be A US Ambassador

As you may know, there’s been some talk floating around that Anna Wintour may be up for a US ambassadorship, either to France or to her native UK. Many people think she’s under qualified for the job because running a fashion magazine is a stupid girl job, while Anna herself has said via her reps that she’s “very happy” at Vogue. Which is a shame, because I think it would be a great move for both Anna herself and America in general. Here are seven reasons Anna Wintour should be a US ambassador. More »

Supposedly Anna Wintour Has Banned Designers From Dressing Ann Romney

Supposedly Anna Wintour Has Banned Designers From Dressing Ann Romney

Wait, is that… right? Also, how is Anna Wintour the Queen of the Empire of Fashion?

I mean, by editing Vogue, but I would think that does not mean that you can whimsically issue bans on Ann Romney like some 80 year old billionaire matriarch whispering to the maitre d at Michael’s that Lindsay Lohan should not be allowed in. I say this like this is something I have witnessed. For the record, I never saw Brooke Astor place a Michael’s ban on Lindsay Lohan. It seems unlikely Lindsay Lohan goes to Michael’s. Pretty sure that hit was in regard to Lavo. More »

Gallery: Six Surprising Facts From Grace Coddington’s Memoir (Plus Some Great Vintage Photos)

Gallery: Six Surprising Facts From Grace Coddington's Memoir (Plus Some Great Vintage Photos)

The latest issue of American Vogue gives us a sneak peek into Vogue creative director Grace Coddington‘s memoir, and from what I’ve read of it so far, it’s absolutely fascinating. It starts with Grace leaving her home in Wales at age 17 to go to London and be a model in 1958(!), and goes on to detail many stories of the naughty, bohemian, fun life she had there, St. Tropez, and elsewhere. It also contains many surprising facts. Here are six of them (all taken from the excerpt), plus the great vintage photos from Grace’s life that Vogue included with it. If the rest of the book is as good as this part, I’m going to burn through it in a week. More »