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Happy 59th, Anna Wintour!

Nov 3 2008 - 3:53pm

>> Despite all the cutbacks at Men's Vogue and Fashion Rocks last week, today Anna Wintour has reason to celebrate — it's her 59th birthday!  We're celebrating with a trip down memory lane; The gallery below is a collage of Anna Wintour in her early years as editor of Vogue, when her bob was darker, her skirts were shorter, she smiled more . . . but the sunglasses and the trademark scowl were still intact.
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Feb. 2000: Tired of waiting for the Vera Wang show to start.

Feb. 2000: Tired of waiting for the Vera Wang show to start.

Dec. 1990: Rocking the sequined minidress at a screening.

Dec. 1990: Rocking the sequined minidress at a screening.

Oct. 2001: Making a rare appearance in jeans at the 2001 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.

Oct. 2001: Making a rare appearance in jeans at the 2001 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.

June 1994: Escorting son Charlie Shaffer to The Lion King premiere.

June 1994: Escorting son Charlie Shaffer to The Lion King premiere.

Feb.1990: They might not be the Chanel sunnies she wears today, but 18 years ago, the trademark sunglasses were already in

Feb.1990: They might not be the Chanel sunnies she wears today, but 18 years ago, the trademark sunglasses were already in

Feb. 1990: Same goes for the trademark stare.

Feb. 1990: Same goes for the trademark stare.

Nov. 1991: Sheer gold at a holiday benefit, with then-husband David Shaffer fading into the background.

Nov. 1991: Sheer gold at a holiday benefit, with then-husband David Shaffer fading into the background.

Dec. 1988: Shortly after her appointment as Vogue editor in July 1988, at the Costume Institute Gala.

Dec. 1988: Shortly after her appointment as Vogue editor in July 1988, at the Costume Institute Gala.

July 1990: Wearing a t-shirt and having a grand old time at 7th On Sale with Patrick Demarchelier.

July 1990: Wearing a t-shirt and having a grand old time at 7th On Sale with Patrick Demarchelier.

Nov. 1993: Taking daughter Bee Shaffer to the premiere of The Nutcracker.

Nov. 1993: Taking daughter Bee Shaffer to the premiere of The Nutcracker.

Dec. 1991: Sheer top, cleavage, and miniskirt? Not the Anna we know today.

Dec. 1991: Sheer top, cleavage, and miniskirt? Not the Anna we know today.

Apr. 1993: No couture or beige mules here — only a sweatshirt, leggings, and white flats for a Pediatric AIDS Foundation benefit

Apr. 1993: No couture or beige mules here — only a sweatshirt, leggings, and white flats for a Pediatric AIDS Foundation benefit

Dec. 1990: Having a laugh with Donna Karan at the Costume Institute Gala.

Dec. 1990: Having a laugh with Donna Karan at the Costume Institute Gala.

Sept. 1991: Fanning the flames with long-time friend Karl Lagerfeld.

Sept. 1991: Fanning the flames with long-time friend Karl Lagerfeld.

Nov. 1990: With Uncle Karl at 7th on Sale, who is inexplicably wearing an Anna button.

Nov. 1990: With Uncle Karl at 7th on Sale, who is inexplicably wearing an Anna button.


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