• André Leon Talley on Anna Wintour: 'If she asks me to attend her couture fittings after this book, I will be surprised'

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    In this extract from his explosive new memoir, the former editor-at-large of US Vogue talks frankly about its legendary editor-in-chief • Exclusive interview with the man behind the memoir Vogue started a podcast in 2016 and Anna Wintour announced me as the host. It began with a successful roar and a roster of huge guests: Tom Ford , Kim Kardashian , Marc Jacobs , Alexander Wang. Anna quietly directed the whole thing from her office. She did not approve of all the interviews I wanted to do, like Missy Elliott or Maya Rudolph. We instead stuck to insider fashion. Anna came down and...
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  • André Leon Talley: 'My story is a fairytale, and in every fairytale there is evil and darkness'

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    As US Vogue's editor-at-large, he was Anna Wintour's right-hand man. But then, he reveals in our exclusive interview, he was ‘thrown under the bus'
    • Read an extract from Talley's explosive new memoir André Leon Talley - legendary fashion editor, prince of excess - has taken a fair few luxury holidays in his time. First-class flights to Biarritz, private jets, shopping trips to Florence by Concorde. But sometimes he keeps it simple and spends a quiet weekend with his friend, the shoe designer Manolo Blahnik , in Bath “at his residence on the Crescent”. “Manolo will be in the kitchen...
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