One of the many charms of Condé Nast Artistic Director Anna Wintour is that she has strong opinions, and her opinions matter. She is indeed an influencer in every sense of the word. As such, any quote from her that involves an opinion or prediction sends the internet into a mild frenzy.
We've covered quite a bit of Wintour's sartorial likes and dislikes over the years, spanning topics as varied as the athleisure trend she hates to the fashion city she loves. While we could wax poetic about observations like Wintour's aversion to handbags (she rarely carries one) or that she'd never touch the streetwear trend (she's never worn a hoodie), these are the things she's actually said for all the world to hear. Ready for a little Anna Wintour fashion opinions 101?
Keep scrolling to familiarize yourself with some of her likes and dislikes, and shop pieces she'd approve of along the way.
Anna Wintour Hates…
"[I'd never wear] head-to-toe black."—Anna Wintour Read more here.
Wear Instead: Color
You'd be hard-pressed to find many photos of Wintour wearing all-black. Diversify your wardrobe by pairing unexpected colors and opting for a colorful coat or a colorful dress (instead of yet another LBD).
"I think it's always fun to have something new, but it doesn't mean that everything you already have in your closet has to be thrown out, you know? Recycle. It's totally okay. I even recommend it." — Anna Wintour Read more here.