Anna Wintour's Biggest Career Risks (That Totally Paid Off)

Nicole Akhtarzad

As the most powerful woman in fashion, Anna Wintour influences far more than the sphere of style, from finance to politics and more—making her one of today’s most powerful women, period. Editor in chief of Vogue, creative director of Condé Nast, a philanthropist, a political advocate, and even an appointed officer of the Order of the British Empire… We’re all familiar with Wintour’s position now, but some might not realize all the risks she’s taken to get here. This brings us today’s story—a roundup of her biggest career risks, all of which (no surprise) have paid off for her.

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Opening Image: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

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