Anna Wintour quotes

Born
3 November 1949, Hampstead, London, England.

Occupation
Magazine editor, fashion journalist.

Anna Wintour is a British magazine editor, fashion journalist.

I don’t think of myself as a powerful person.
– Anna Wintour
The elitist way of looking on the runway, frankly, seems old fashioned.
– Anna Wintour
I went to Wimbledon before I could walk. It’s just been a lifelong passion.
– Anna Wintour
It would be a mistake to think something is wonderful just because it looks great.
– Anna Wintour
I’m struck these days by how often people come up to me and ask to take a photograph instead of shaking hands, meeting one’s eyes, and having an actual conversation.
– Anna Wintour
Imperfection is fine.
– Anna Wintour
I love coming in and changing magazines.
– Anna Wintour
It’s important for young women and men coming out of the fashion schools to think seriously before starting their own collections.
– Anna Wintour
Fashion is a reflection of the time.
– Anna Wintour
I have learned that documentary makers are incredibly sneaky people.
– Anna Wintour
If one comes across sometimes as being cold or brusque, it’s simply because I’m striving for the best.
– Anna Wintour
I think it would be incredible for this country if we could have our first woman president.
– Anna Wintour
‘Vogue’ is a fashion magazine, and a fashion magazine is about change.
– Anna Wintour
If my style is too direct for some, maybe they should toughen up a bit.
– Anna Wintour
It would be ridiculous to ignore the speed and possibilities of the digital landscape.
– Anna Wintour
Things change. You walk on the street and get a Starbucks, and things have changed by the time you come back to the office.
– Anna Wintour
I have such an extraordinary platform where I am able to help people. To me, that’s the number one priority.
– Anna Wintour
Fashion, which often seems to be on a path to be bigger, more Instagram-ready, can also achieve its best through sincerity.
– Anna Wintour
It is so important for designers not to run scared, and not to be too worried about what’s safe and what’s commercial.
– Anna Wintour
For us, creativity means thinking about the lives of our audience and how to connect with them.
– Anna Wintour
I see a lot of women in these great-looking sneakers, as though they are almost very influenced by sport.
– Anna Wintour
Those who want things always to stay the same are not living in the real world.
– Anna Wintour
I don’t really follow market research. In the end, I respond to my own instincts.
– Anna Wintour
Learning how to be editor-in-chief of ‘Vogue’ wasn’t something that happened overnight.
– Anna Wintour
To me, fashion is ceaselessly fascinating because it is an expression of self.
– Anna Wintour
There’s no point about whining or complaining or screaming.
– Anna Wintour