Anna Wintour Quotes

Be decisive, and be clear.

I’d like to think that if you take out fashion, you have a modern feature magazine in Vogue, whether we are talking about breast cancer or Bosnia or Mrs. Clinton. There are other magazines that do not believe in all that.

I’m not a great believer in the coffee-table approach to magazines. I’m a journalist. I don’t think a magazine’s like a book, it should be a mirror of life.

When I moved to the States, in the late ’70s, it took quite a bit of time to understand American fashion. In fact, I was fired from my first job not understanding American fashion.

Magazines just seemed to be the obvious place for me. When I left school I went straight to work for the fashion department of Harpers & Queen.