Anna Wintour - one of the most influential figures in the world of fashion

Anna Wintour - one of the most influential figures in the world of fashion
Anna Wintour - one of the most influential figures in the world of fashion

She has been at the top for 30 years, leading the American fashion magazine "Vogue". Anna Wintour – one of the most influential women in the world of fashion. Domineering yet inspiring with her incredible style, she can always be spotted on the front rows of Fashion Weeks, scrutinizing the collections through her thick Chanel glasses. What don't you know about her? Check out some fun facts.

In addition to being the editor-in-chief of Vogue, she is also the art director of Vogue's publisher, Condé Nast.

Anna Wintour was born on November 3, 1949 in London.

She is the eldest daughter of Charles Wintour, editor of the "London Evening Standard".

Anna has two children – a son and a daughter, Charlie (1985) and Bee (1987), as she calls them. In 2017, she also became a grandmother after her son and his partner had a daughter.


Her former personal assistant Lauren Weisberger, who worked for her from 1999-2000, wrote the novel The Devil Wears Prada in 2003, which was later turned into a successful film. To write the book, Weisberger was inspired by the image of the "Nuclear Wintour", as she is called in fashion circles. But Anna shows a good sense of humor by attending the premiere of the film (2006) wearing Prada.

Only 14 years old, Anna decided to wear her hairstyle in the bob style with which she is so popular and recognizable today.

For Wintour, accuracy is of great importance. She gets up early, likes to play tennis, then goes to the fashion magazine office.

Initially, her career started in two British magazines, and then she moved to the US, working successively in New York and House and Garden publications.


According to the BBC documentary series 'Boss Woman', she rarely stays at parties for more than 20 minutes as she goes to bed early every night.

Since 1994, she hasn't stopped wearing Manolo Blahnik shoes. They are made to order and the models are classic, in beige, always with a thin strap for a perfect fit.

She is not only a fashion expert but also a philanthropist. Since 1990, she has managed to raise over 10 million dollars for charities in the fight against AIDS.

According to some sources, her annual salary is $2 million, but she also receives a clothing allowance worth $200,000 a year.

He is friends with Roger Federer, Michelle Obama and other famous people.

Another thing you probably don't know is that Anna Wintour has an order from Queen Elizabeth II and is a Dame of the British Empire.

Suffers from arachnophobia (fear of spiders).

One of her favorite series is Game of Thrones.

Among her favorite accessories are sunglasses, which she rarely part with.

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