Even the best among the celebrities have trouble deciding what to wear to a party, but the stakes are a little higher when it’s the Met Gala, a high-profile fashion world event where celebrities strive to wear the most extravagant outfits. Few Anna Wintour Fashion Fails are unforgettable.
Last year, Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attended the annual gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York wearing a dress with the message “Tax the Rich.” At the charity fundraiser that Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue, is hosting on Monday, the impact of her provocation, which was criticized for being too shocking for such a glittering display, might still be felt.
Guests have been asked to “embody the grandeur – and perhaps the dichotomy – of gilded age New York” and directed to Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence: “Everything about her shimmered and glimmered softly as if her dress had been woven out of candle-beams, and she carried her head high, like a pretty woman challenging a roomful of rivals.”
However, those with good politics or a sense of fashion will likely stay away from ostentatious displays of wealth. For every family that lived like the Astors, thousands “sent their nine-year-olds off to factories from squalid tenements”, the New York Times said on Friday.
The fact that Anna Wintour is the editor-in-chief of Vogue and that an entire movie (The Devil Wears Prada) was intended to show how fearsomely fashionable she is doesn’t give her a pass when she shows in this outfit. Anna appeared at the Girls Season 3 premiere in NYC dressed like Cruella de Vil, the 101 Dalmatians villain who loves fur.
Yes, the polar vortex is making it quite chilly in New York right now, but there are many beautiful fur coats available; a Prada coat with a portrait print is not one of them. Even without a person’s face on it, a large fur coat is a statement piece! Additionally, Anna’s black dress’s hem is hanging, giving her a witchy look.
The corporation promoted the now-72-year-old editor in 2020, making her the de facto ruler of all vogues and glossy titles excluding the New Yorker. “She’s an intimidating figure, that’s no secret, but that’s what makes her so intriguing,” said Odell.
However, Odell discovered that her retinue mostly controlled the force field that was created around her. Wintour is known for her acts of kindness, such as giving ill fashion editor Isabella Blow the largest bottle of Fracas perfume ever seen. However, her rumored likes and dislikes, such as not allowing black to be worn at work, may have been passed down as lore from assistant to assistant without anyone knowing if it is true.
A US Vogue cover was just as prestigious as a Vanity Fair one, and it also opened lucrative doors for fashion sponsorship, with luxury fashion brands eager to sign multi-million dollar contracts with any muse who had “Anna’s blessing.” As a result, celebrities fell over themselves to curry her favor.
She gained potential influence in Washington as a result of her fundraising for Obama and Hillary Clinton. But mistakes were made. Wintour had a significant role in the scandal that cost Condé Nast an estimated £100 million after its failed effort to turn a once fashion news website style.com into an e-commerce site.
Final Verdict for Anna Wintour
On the red carpet, the British editor is also carrying her iPhone and premiere ticket. Seriously? Although we are aware of how busy you are, would you kindly put your phone in your pocket while posing for photos? We’re confident that your assistant can wait a short while before receiving a text message from you.