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Anna Wintour Dishes on Telling Oprah Winfrey to Lose 20 Pounds for 1998 Vogue Cover

oprah-vogue-cover-october1998 Notorious Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour finally admitted to requesting Oprah to lose weight for her 1998 Vogue cover shoot. Telling the talk show host to drop 20 pounds for her cover, Wintour revealed on 60 Minutes, "It was a very gentle suggestion. I went to Chicago to visit Oprah, and I suggested that it might be an idea that she lose a little bit of weight." Oprah appeared on the October 1998 cover with the headline: "Oprah! A Major Movie, An Amazing Makeover." "She was a trooper," Wintour added. "She totally welcomed the idea, and she went on a very stringent diet. And it was one of our most successful covers ever."
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Will Vogue‘s Anna Wintour Retire Fashion To Become Obama’s Ambassador To England Or France?

The fashion world is all a flutter with news that American Vogue's Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour may trade couture for politics and join the Obama administration as an ambassador to England or France. Considering Wintour's notorious reputation for being a perfectionist, an impressive list of international friends that include legendary designers Karl Lagerfeld and Oscar de la Renta, and the star-studded sold out fundraiser she hosted with Michelle Obama for the Obama election campaign in June, we think Wintour would be a very stylish pick as ambassador to any country.
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Fashionistas For Obama! Vogue & Calvin Klein Head Fundraiser

Vogue's Anna Wintour, Andre Leon Talley and designer Calvin Klein chaired "An Evening with Michelle Obama," a $1,000-a-head-fundraiser at the Sikkema Jenkins art gallery in New York last night, Fashion Week Daily reports. For $2,300, guests got their photo taken with the prospective First Lady, while $10,000 got them an invite to a dinner at the home of Calvin Klein. The 44-year-old beauty wore Isabel Toledo. "We almost fainted," the designer's husband Ruben Toldeo said. But it was designer Zac Posen who wore his support on his sleeve, sporting a "Yes We Can, Obama 08" T-shirt under his blazer. "I think it's always great for someone who represents our country to look good," Posen said. PHOTO: Wireimage
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Anna Wintour Dishes on Telling Oprah Winfrey to Lose 20 Pounds for 1998 Vogue Cover

oprah-vogue-cover-october1998 Notorious Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour finally admitted to requesting Oprah to lose weight for her 1998 Vogue cover shoot. Telling the talk show host to drop 20 pounds for her cover, Wintour revealed on 60 Minutes, "It was a very gentle suggestion. I went to Chicago to visit Oprah, and I suggested that it might be an idea that she lose a little bit of weight." Oprah appeared on the October 1998 cover with the headline: "Oprah! A Major Movie, An Amazing Makeover." "She was a trooper," Wintour added. "She totally welcomed the idea, and she went on a very stringent diet. And it was one of our most successful covers ever."
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Will Vogue‘s Anna Wintour Retire Fashion To Become Obama’s Ambassador To England Or France?

The fashion world is all a flutter with news that American Vogue's Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour may trade couture for politics and join the Obama administration as an ambassador to England or France. Considering Wintour's notorious reputation for being a perfectionist, an impressive list of international friends that include legendary designers Karl Lagerfeld and Oscar de la Renta, and the star-studded sold out fundraiser she hosted with Michelle Obama for the Obama election campaign in June, we think Wintour would be a very stylish pick as ambassador to any country.
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Fashionistas For Obama! Vogue & Calvin Klein Head Fundraiser

Vogue's Anna Wintour, Andre Leon Talley and designer Calvin Klein chaired "An Evening with Michelle Obama," a $1,000-a-head-fundraiser at the Sikkema Jenkins art gallery in New York last night, Fashion Week Daily reports. For $2,300, guests got their photo taken with the prospective First Lady, while $10,000 got them an invite to a dinner at the home of Calvin Klein. The 44-year-old beauty wore Isabel Toledo. "We almost fainted," the designer's husband Ruben Toldeo said. But it was designer Zac Posen who wore his support on his sleeve, sporting a "Yes We Can, Obama 08" T-shirt under his blazer. "I think it's always great for someone who represents our country to look good," Posen said. PHOTO: Wireimage
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