Dame Anna Wintour is a British American journalist who since 1988 has reigned as Editor in Chief of Vogue magazine. With her signature bob hair style and sunglasses this fashion industry icon is known to be an aloof and demanding creature who can make or break those in this industry with a mention.
Since 15 years old she held interest in fashion and as a member of a British land gentry family her father opened doors to her career with a boutique position. From there she worked in other retail capacities eventually studying in fashion school. Avenues opened in the magazine arena causing her to move across the pond to America.
Nicknamed “Nuclear Wintour,” a book and later movie was written by a former assistant. The Devil Wears Prada, starred Meryl Streep in this 2006 classic and is believed to be based on Dame Anna.
At 72, this Scorpion woman continues to shape fashion and industry trends.