The Job A Million Girls Would Die For

First of all, here is a fashion quote for you:
I don’t do fashion, I am fashion.
Coco Chanel

We all know about the job a million girls would die for. Andy Sachs, being Miranda Priestly’s junior assistant. Although it would be a pretty crazy opportunity to have a job like that, I’d be so very thankful for it. Miranda Priestly is a fictional character, but people with her power and influence do exist in the world, like Anna Wintour.

Of course, with that power and influence comes a well-documented ego. Through the years, Wintour developed a reputation for being aloof and cold. It has been said that she is difficult to work for, and insists that her staff always look fashion-forward and rail-thin. Wintour, a mother of two who famously wore Chanel micro-mini skirts throughout her pregnancies, doesn't exactly deny she can be a demanding person for which to work. "I'm very driven by what I do," Wintour has said. "I am certainly very competitive. I like people who represent the best at what they do, and if that turns you into a perfectionist than maybe I am."
One of Wintour's former assistants, Lauren Weisberger, wrote The Devil Wears Prada (2003), a fictionalized account of her days at Vogue. Her main character, played by Meryl Streep, was a demanding boss not unlike Wintour. The book was made into a film in 2006, and Wintour turned heads when she arrived at the film's premiere dressed in Prada. This move showed critics and fans alike that Wintour was not without a sense of humor.” Biography.

The thing is, I want the job a million girls would die for. I’m just not sure which one to go after yet.


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