"My first real job was at Vogue in 1974, as secretary to the marketing director. Multiple times a day, my boss presented Vogue’s “point of view” for the coming season to department store executives and buyers. In my third week, my boss got the flu. I volunteered to give the presentations. Within the year, I was promoted to editorial credits editor and then beauty editor. (Vera Wang was on the other side of the room, assisting senior fashion director Polly Mellen.) Some lessons learned in my five years there: Arrive early. Stay late. Take chances. Persist.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)