Rumors have been running rampant that the fashion and publishing icon Anna Wintour would soon be leaving her top job at Condé Nast.

The London-born journalist started her career in America as a junior fashion editor for Harper’s Bazaar in New York in 1975. She moved on to work for different publications such as Viva, Savvy and New York Magazine. She then became Vogue’s first creative director.

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Wintour has been serving as Vogue‘s editor-in-chief since 1988. She was also given oversight over all of Condé Nast’s publications, which include publications like Vanity Fair and GQ, when she was appointed the media company’s artistic director in 2013.

The rumors began with a Page Six article that according to multiple sources, Wintour was going to exit her role this summer after her daughter’s wedding in July. The article also speculated over who would be the successor to her position would be, what she plans to do next and who is pushing her to leave.

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The article speculated that Edward Enninful, the editor of Vogue UK, would have been a likely replacement for Wintour’s spot at Vogue. However, there was no speculation on who would take her position as Condé Nast’s artistic director or if the position would even be continued after her exit.

Vogue representative stated that “there’s zero truth to the story” and that Wintour is not going anywhere anytime soon. Condé Nast also denied that Wintour was planning on leaving the company.


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