Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The September Issue! (or The Origins of Anna's Eternal Pout)

Girls, will you tune in to see the world's unhappiest looking francophile curating the world's best fashion and torturing well-meaning sophomoric interns? I was at work so I missed the live premier coverage tonight via facebook but Anna's pout has me pondering: Does fashion in New York make people miserable? Now seriously, LA Fashion Week is full of talented dedicated artists: makeup, set design, fashion, hair, pickup and so forth - all artists, happy to be there and happy you are there. No matter who you are. New York fashion week is more: who do you know? why are you here? You won't make it to next season. Yawn.

I think this pervasive snobbery is where Anna's pout comes from. Though she may not be this way herself, she is (perhaps by happenstance) at the epicenter of rudeness. Can't be a fun place. Even if you have access to the last orangina at Conde Nast and everything Thakoon creates.
Whether you're a fan of Anna's pout or not, be sure to check out the FB premiere coverage with guests from the film like director R.J. Cutler, legendary Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington, Andre Leon Talley, Sienna Miller, and Thakoon Panichgul, and with notables like Renee Zellweger, Sean Combs, Carey Mulligan also making appearances.
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