“New York style is again”: Anna Wintour on celebrating Vogue journal’s one hundred and thirtieth anniversary
Anna Wintour, Condé Nast’s chief content material officer and Vogue’s international editorial director, stated she appears to be like at anniversaries “as a celebration not solely of the previous but additionally of the longer term.” It’s what Vogue journal intends to do because it acknowledges its 130-year anniversary with Vogue World — a first-of-its-kind dwell style present occasion.
“I feel this might be an actual image about how New York style is again, how New York City is again and something that we at Vogue and Condé Nast can do to help that’s so essential to us,” Wintour advised “CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King.
The international style present occasion will characteristic items from famend designers, together with Balenciaga, Dior, Gucci and Valentino amongst others, and it will likely be livestreamed from New York Fashion Week.
Over 200 individuals might be featured on the runway, together with Adut Akech, Emily Ratajkowski, Gigi Hadid and Lil Nas X, based on Vogue.
“We had been so anxious to rejoice New York Fashion Week and in addition the town itself, and we thought what can we try this might be significant to our audiences and to the town as a complete?” Wintour stated. “We determined to do a giant street-fair-meets-fashion-show.”
The journal made headlines with its September cover story on tennis star Serena Williams suggesting she would depart from skilled tennis. Planning for the story, Wintour stated, took “effectively over a yr.”
“She got here to Vogue, I feel, as a result of we have labored collectively for thus a few years,” Wintour stated. “I feel she felt it was the best platform, the best place for her to inform her story.”
Wintour stated Williams’ resolution was “very tough for any person in her place along with her unimaginable achievements.”
“She labored with one among our writers that she is aware of to actually speak about how she got here to that call, how she wished to have one other baby, you recognize, how she had such extraordinary enterprise ventures in her future,” Wintour stated.
She supported Williams at her ultimate match on the U.S. Open final week, her signature bob haircut and darkish sun shades standing out within the crowd. Wintour stated the look “simply occurred” and described it as “actually protected, verging on boring.”
“I feel it will be arduous for me to vary at this level, but additionally the glasses are very helpful at instances,” she stated.
As for different individuals, the style icon stated she likes “particular person fashion.”
“I prefer it when individuals costume like themselves and are shocking or are clearly having enjoyable with style, however principally I’m keen on them and what they need to say,” she stated.