08th May 2015
Have you seen The September Issue? Well, you should. It’s on Netflix, and you’re probably broke after last weekend’s bank holiday so cancel any tentative plans and stay in with a takeaway and one of our go-to documentaries.
While The Devil Wears Prada allegedly portrayed Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour as the comically icy Miranda Priestly (who was the brains behind fictional fashion magazine Runway), The September Issue offered a much more human representation of the iconic woman who rules the fashion world. Anna was a force to be reckoned with. She sometimes made unpopular decisions, but she wasn’t afraid to make the right ones. She seemed like an incredible boss. Scary at times, but we imagine the life lessons you would collect under her tutelage would be mammoth.
In recent years, it appears as if Ms. Wintour is almost attempting a rehabilitation of her reputation for aloofness. She played along with Zoolander actors Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson when they gatecrashed Paris Fashion Week earlier this year and her 73 Questions interview with her magazine was approaching charming.
Now, Anna is striding into a more solid comedic role, with an appearance on comedian Seth Meyer’s talk show. ICYMI: What’s the deal with the Grace Coddington movie? Watch Meyers quake in his boots as he’s faced with the most fearsome bob/boss in the fashion industry,
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