September 8, 2013 |
Poor Miley Cyrus . Apparently, she's been kicked off the cover of December Vogue. Unless you've been, say, trekking for several weeks in Bhutan, you undoubtedly recall her rather infamous performance at the recent MTV Video Music Awards . Her jam with Robin Thicke and that giant foam finger was rather ... lascivious. At the time it seemed she wasn't really worked up about the controversy. Ministry of Gossip columnist Christie D'Zurilla reported her as saying: "Me and Robin, the whole time, said, 'You know we're about to make history right now.'" But it sounds as if Vogue editor Anna Wintour was making a little history herself.
March 13, 2013 |
Halle Berry's dress kept "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno more than engaged during the star's visit to the program Monday night. Berry left very little to the imagination in her cleavage-bearing Reem Acra mini-dress. [ Los Angeles Times ] Ann Wintour has gotten a promotion. Conde Nast will announce that the editor of Vogue and editorial director of Teen Vogue will be the new artistic director of the company. Wintour will continue her duties at Vogue and Teen Vogue but will take over some of the tasks Si Newhouse, Conde Nast's 85-year-old chairman, used to oversee more regularly.
December 4, 2012 |
There's buzz that Anna Wintour, the powerful editor of Vogue magazine, is being considered by President Obama for the prestigious post of U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom-- correctly known as ambassador to the Court of St. James's. When White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked about this at a news briefing, he wouldn't bite. But it is that time of the postelection season when plum assignments are being bestowed upon supporters, and when ambassadors who got political appointments in Obama's first term are stepping down.
November 24, 2012 |
GraceA Memoir Grace CoddingtonRandom House: 416 pp., $35 If the name Grace Coddington is familiar, you've probably seen the 2009 documentary film "The September Issue" about Vogue magazine's Editor in Chief Anna Wintour, the most feared and revered woman in fashion. Now Coddington, the longtime creative director of Vogue, has her own star vehicle, an engaging memoir titled "Grace," co-written with Michael Roberts. For anyone with a passing interest in the fashion industry, it's worth a read for the name-dropping alone.
August 7, 2012 |
President Obama got the Hollywood treatment in Connecticut on Monday as movie mogul Harvey Weinstein opened his home for a swanky fundraiser in support the president's reelection campaign. Weinstein and fashion-designer wife Georgina Chapman welcomed about 60 guests to their Westport digs with a co-host committee that included actress Anne Hathaway, writer Aaron Sorkin and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. After thanking his host couple for "doing so much for us" during the current election and the last one, Obama launched into praise for Hathaway's portrayal of Catwoman in "The Dark Knight Rises.
September 11, 2009 |
"Girlie heaven!" actress Sienna Miller exclaims, stepping into the Times Square digs of Vogue for her stint as cover girl. "The September Issue," a slight, if often riveting, behind-the-scenes documentary, is equally awed by the office's racks of haute couture. But beyond the cutting-edge froufrou, the film is also a portrait of unapologetic girlie power: smart, talented, competitive women working hard at their jobs, beginning with the famously inscrutable and perfectly coiffed Anna Wintour, the magazine's editor in chief for 20 years.