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In a fairly clever counter-programming move, 60 Minutes re-ran their infamous Anna Wintour interview up against Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Vogue performance last night. Originally televised in 2009, the magazine editor’s ever-composed answers had us glued all over again. The highlights:
· On those sunglasses: “They’re seriously useful. I can sit in a show if I’m bored out of my mind and nobody will notice and if I’m enjoying it, nobody will notice. At this point, they’ve really become armor.”
· On being a bitch: “I try not to be [a bitch]? but I like people who represent the best of what they do and if that turns you into a perfectionist, then maybe I am.”
· On what bores her: “Mediocrity. If you see a collection where you feel a designer has been lazy or taking inspiration from other designer... it doesn’t so much bore me as anger me.”
· On her picture-perfect appearance: “It’s very important to me that I look good when I go out publicly. I like looking at my clothes rack in the morning? I enjoy fashion.”—Kristie Lau
· All Anna Wintour coverage [Racked]