Gird your loins, “The Devil Wears Prada” got here out 15 years in the past right now.
It looks like solely yesterday viewers gaped on the sight of Andy Sachs strolling by way of the glass workplace doorways of Runway journal in these head-turning, thigh-high Chanel boots. In spite of its age, the movie remains to be referenced as one of the vital celebrated trend films in latest historical past, with outfits many nonetheless take inspiration from right now.
Adapted from Lauren Weisberger’s novel of the identical title, the movie depicts a better take a look at the ins and outs of working within the supposedly cutthroat trend trade. The plot follows the story of latest faculty graduate Andrea “Andy” Sachs (Anne Hathaway) who lands the extremely coveted job of being the co-assistant to powerhouse journal editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep).
Starring alongside Hathaway and Streep have been Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci and Adrian Grenier, who performed Priestly’s different co-assistant Emily Charlton, artwork director Nigel Kipling and Andy’s boyfriend Nate Cooper, respectively.
Weisberger’s bestselling ebook, launched in 2003, was a roman à clef detailing her personal private expertise as an assistant to Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour, who was broadly believed to be the inspiration for Miranda Priestly.
Upon its launch, the movie obtained quite a few accolades, together with Golden Globe nominations for Best Picture (Comedy/Musical), Supporting Actress for Blunt and Best Actress (Comedy/Musical) for Streep, which she finally gained. Streep additionally picked up her 14th Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, whereas costume designer Patricia Field obtained a nod for Best Costume Design.
Discussing her ideas behind dressing Streep as Miranda Priestly, Field informed WWD it was “important for [her] to take it to another level” past Anna Wintour being the primary inspiration.
“It was about creating for the viewing audience what a chief editor is about. And I discussed all that with Meryl and she agreed with me,” Field informed WWD for the movie’s tenth anniversary in 2016. “And so in choosing her wardrobe my idea was that she’s a chief fashion editor, she has her own style. It’s not some other editor’s style that I’m copying. We’re creating an original character.”
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