13 Unknown Anna Wintour Facts

Street Style - Day 1 - Fall 2013 New York Fashion Week

There is no denying she is one of the most famous personalities around the globe, and not just in the fashion industry. Anna Wintour has managed thanks to her signature never-changing style, and all these rumours about her (like The Devil Wears Prada‘s Μiranda Priestley being inspired by her and her relationship with Bob Marley) have created that persona, everyone is fascinated with.

#1. She has worked as an editor for an erotic magazine for a short period of time.
The now-named pagazine Viva is of the same publisher with Penthouse.

#2. Her famous first Vogue cover was so different compared to the previous ones, that everyone thought there has been some mistake.

anna wintour first vogue cover

#3. Except for her salary, she can keep looks  up to $200.000.

#4. Her annual income is $2mil.
At least until 2011. Since then she has been promoted to Condé Nasts artistic director.

#5. She has been fired from Harper’s Bazaar, for her inability to “understand the American fashion”.

#6. She is a great dancer.

#7. She wakes up really early.
According to her daughter, she goes to bed at 10pm and wakes up at 5 am.

#8. She has been having a bob since age 15. Some say it was way earlier.

#9. Manolo Blahnik has created a  nude shade only for her. It is named A W and it is apparently only for her!

#10. She doesn’t like people with no opinion.
“I look for strong people. I don’t like people who’ll say yes to everything I might bring up. I want people who can argue, and disagree, and have a point of view that’s reflected in the magazine.”

#11. She is a high school drop out.
After finishing her studies at the North London Collegiate School, she went to work at Harrod’s.

#12. She does not drink.
During Vogue‘s parties she is into cappuccino.

#13. She never stays more than 20 minutes in a party.