“If Anna Wintour is the Pope, Grace Coddington is Michelangelo, trying to paint a fresh version of the Sistine Chapel twelve times a year,” Time magazine said in 2009, after Vogue’s creative director rather unexpectedly was launched into the public consciousness by the hit documentary The September Issue.
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“It is always gonna be Anna’s point of view. Vogue is Anna’s magazine. That’s who signs it off. We know that. You belong to it. You belong to this church”.
“It is fair to say that Anna [Wintour] is the high priestess of all of us?”
“I would say Pope.”
[Candy Pratts Price – Executive Fashion Director Vogue – “The September Issue” documentary]