Anna Wintour’s words of wisdom

03 August 2009

Anna Wintour

Interested in tips from the top on how to get into the fashion industry? Well you can't get tip-topper than Anna Wintour, who has shared her industry insider secrets alongside the likes of Marc Jacobs, Patrick Demarchelier and Karl Lagerfeld in The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider's Guide to Careers in Fashion. ‘Don't go too fast. Because of reality television, everyone imagines they can just be a fashion designer, photographer, or model. That's not the way things go. Learn your craft.' So far so sensible Anna, but that's not all folks... ‘Do your homework, go online, visit every museum and intern. You just need to have a love for what you're doing. It's not about thinking that it's the cool thing; it's about really believing in it.' The V&A had better prepare themselves for an onslaught... [Fashionologie]


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