Anna wintour is probably the most famous editor in the world. When in comes to women in fashion she is ome of the supreme figures. From fashion weeks to the red carpet she is everywhere.
Anna is the editor in chief of vogue since 1988 while carrying her signature pageboy bobcut and the trademark sunglasses. In her career of more than 40 years she has acquired a lot of experience and learnt lessons from which we all can learn from them too.
1. Learn from failures.
The early days of wintour weren’t very promising as now. She was fired from the Harper’s bazaar as a juniour fashion editor in 1975 because of not understanding the american market. Also she said
“Everyone should be sacked at least once in their career because perfection doesn’t exist” do you read that mate? It’s fine to fail “It’s important to have setbacks because that is the reality of life.” she says.
2. Dress well and have a pleasing personality.
Weather it’s a casual working day or a red carpet event you will never see her dressed shabbily, because this is what she is and that is what defines her.
“If you can’t be better than your competition, just dress better” she says and we could not agree more on that.
3. Fake it if you can’t make it.
Looking confident is a vital part of one’s personality and Carrer growth and that is Anna wintour’s little secret of success “Even If I’m completely unsure I’ll pretend I know exactly what I am talking about and make a decision.” she said
4. Trust your instincts.
It’s difficult for us to decide between what our mind say and what our gut says but Anna has got a solution for us
“Just be true to yourself, and listen as much as one is able to other people whose opinions you respect and look up to but in the end it has to come from you. You can’t really worry too much by looking to the left and the right about what the competition is doing or what other people in your field are doing. It has to be a true vision.” her words are truly of wisdom.
5. Grow slow and steady.
In today’s world people are too quick in attaining fame and quicker in getting lost in older news papers that is why it is important to take the ladder of success in order to be sustained
” Don’t go too fast. People have to go to school, learn their craft and build a brand. That’s right, healthy way to do things. If you’re an overnight sensation, you can be yesterday’s New in no time. While building something slowly and carefully that has value and quality, that’s what’s going to have legs. ” this what Anna wintour has to say about the same.
Anna wintour has inspired the lives of many young girls and will always do so by her attitude and her true wisdom and perseverance.
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