If you’ve seen The Devil Wears Prada starring Meryl Streep and read the original novel from which the film is based upon, then chances are that you might have heard about the real-life figure that inspired the pop culture phenomenon. Anna Wintour is undoubtedly one of the most well-known and highly influential figures in the fashion industry due to her position as the editor-in-chief of Vogue Magazine in the United States.
With her distinctive signature look of a pageboy bob hairstyle and her eyes shielded by dark sunglasses, Wintour is widely regarded by the press and among her peers in the industry as a champion of style and beauty. However, she has also received heavy criticism from her detractors regarding on her personality and the business strategies for the magazine she runs among other things. Love her or hate her, there’s truly no denying that Wintour reigns supreme as the fashion world’s gatekeeper, tastemaker, and power broker.