Fashion's past and present collide in the Met's newest exhibition
Whether by repetition, rupture or reinvention, fashion has always maintained a complex relationship to time, a link New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is exploring in a new exhibition opening Thursday. The show, delayed for months by the pandemic, was also tweaked last minute to take into account the Black Lives Matter movement that...
28 Oct 2020
First virtual Met Gala is a success
For 72 years, the first Monday evening in May has been dedicated to a very special event - the annual Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, where celebrities vie for attention on the red carpet in creations by famous designers. And why not, after all, it's about raising funds for the museum's Costume Institute. In times of corona and...
6 May 2020
Video: Naomi Campbell and Anna Wintour discuss experiences in quarantine
On her YouTube channel, Naomi Campbell video calls with Anna Wintour during their time in quarantine. Wintour and Campbell discuss the challenges while working from home, the CFDA's 'A Common Thread' initiative, and what the world will look like post-corona. Source: Naomi Campbell, via YouTube
28 Apr 2020
Anna Wintour speaks out on CFDA's "A Common Thread"
"In this contribution for CFDA's Common Thread initiative in order to raise money for fashion industry members that will suffer from the coronavirus outbreak, Anna Wintour speaks out. Wintour even references how the outbreak is affecting her personally with her son, a doctor, who is infected, as well as how important it is for the fashion...
17 Apr 2020
S by Serena February 2020 Collection at NYFW
Serena Williams and Vogue Magazine's EIC Anna Wintour sit down to view S by Serena's February 2020 collection during NYFW. Inspired by diversity and inclusivity, the unisex collection made its debut on the catwalks in New York this past week. Video source: Vegan Fashion Is The Future, owned by NYLON, via Youtube.
14 Feb 2020
Anna Wintour teaches online course on business leadership
If you could receive career advice from anyone in the world, who would you choose? In the fashion industry, Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour would definitely be among the most cited names. At the helm of the influential magazine for over 30 years, Wintour has established herself as an icon of business leadership (2003 novelThe Devil Wears...
13 Sep 2019
Video: Taylor Swift asks Anna Wintour 8 questions
In a very special episode of Go Ask Anna, September cover star Taylor Swift has the floor. Source:Vogue, YouTube.
9 Aug 2019
Book review of 'Tonne Goodman: Point of View'
The American edition of Vogue is inextricably linked with Anna Wintour. In addition to the iconic Vogue boss, there has always been the creative mastermind Grace Coddington, who has been known even beyond the industry since the 2009 film "The September Issue". The fact that there was also a third voice in this canon is often neglected. As the...
5 Aug 2019
Video: Anna Wintour on Cardi B and her favorite runway show
The new month brings with it a new Go Ask Anna, and just in time for couture, this one is keenly fashion-focused. What was AW’s first fashion job? Can she single out her favorite fashion show of all time? Anna’s answers are suitably wide-ranging. Source: Vogue, YouTube.
5 Jul 2019
Video: Anna Wintour talks Rihanna's designs, flip-flops, and what people get wrong about fashion
Phenomenal women are something of a through line in the latest Go Ask Anna. On the subject of pop-stars-turned-designers, our EIC praises a certain Bajan singer's unrivaled sense of style: “If anyone can be successful at designing clothing, it’s going to be Rihanna,” Wintour says. Source: Vogue, YouTube.
18 Jun 2019
Camp aside, the Met Gala showed serious craft and couture
If you look past the layers of tulle and frou, past outré embellishment and extravagance and past the context of camp, there was serious craft behind the elaborate red carpet looks at Monday evening's Met Gala in New York. Haute couture, the art of creating custom-made fashion using the finest fabrics and techniques, constructed by hand from...
7 May 2019
Video: Anna Wintour on Katy Perry, Harry Styles, and the True Meaning of Camp
Still need a few pointers on fashion’s biggest night? Never fear: This week’s Go Ask Anna covers all things Met Gala. Source: Vogue, YouTube.
3 May 2019