Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Most Influential People in Fashion

New York Metro has an interesting piece about the most influential people in fashion. It's got all the usual suspects (Anna Wintour, Ralph Lauren) as well as a few more surprising ones (Mary Catalina, Marc Ecko). Check it out here.

"Anna Wintour, Editor-in-chief, Vogue

Vogue, c’est moi. No fashion figure has ever played her power as strongly and cannily as the feared, respected, sharply intelligent Wintour. She can make a fledgling’s career in a single phone call (designers from John Galliano to Zac Posen owe her a debt of gratitude), anoint the next society muse (Lauren duPont, Jessica Joffe), and raise millions for her favorite causes ($26 million for the Met’s Costume Institute in the past eleven years, $14 million for various AIDS charities)..."

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