Wintour has helmed the fashion bible for 30 years and was named artistic director of the tome's publishing house, Condé Nast, in 2013.Her infamously intimidating style of management inspired "The Devil Wears Prada," her former assistant Lauren Weisberger's novel that was later turned into the 2006 film starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. The pedestrian foam accessory she sported on her hand? Did Cyrus's use of gigantic stuffed teddy bears as's famously twerk-averse editor-in-chief. With her trademark pageboy bob haircut and dark sunglasses, Wintour has become an important figure in much of the fashion world, widely praised for her eye for fashion trends and her support for younger designers.What was the most challenging woman you've ever played?
Those of us who visited her in her final months saw her be herself to the end: clever, stylish, beautiful, never self-pitying, full of irreverence and wit and life. ” But, here too, Franca’s planning came into play: The beauty of the place worked its magic even without language. An eye for romance was one of Franca’s editorial gifts. But it was far from the only one that shaped her point of view. Her curiosity made her irresistible—and self-sufficient, too. The respective queens spoke briefly during the ceremony and Wintour said she "congratulated her on Prince Philip's service because obviously that's so remarkable and such an inspiration to us all." The queen's 95-year-old consort announced this week that he will be retiring from his royal duties.The British-born editor, 67, was raised in London -- her dad is a Briton and her mother is American -- and presided over British Vogue before assuming duties at its sister publication in 1988.