Vogue is one of the fashion worlds grandest portals. Caroline Weber, the renowned book critic, described Vogue in The New York Times in December 2006 as, the world's most influential fashion magazine.
Vogue was founded in 1892 and is now sold all over the world with different editions being targeted for each country such as Japan, Spain, Italy and Portugal being owned by New York based, Condé Nast.
At its core Vogue is remowned for its pictures of high society and high fashion giving iconic status to the fashion model. Vogue also has variety and offers thoughts on culture, art and general information for its readers.
Anna Wintour, is the current editor-in-chief of Vogue, she is known for her bob style haircut and the fact that she wears sunglasses indoors. Wintour has worked tirelessly to enhance the magazines lofty status since she took over in 1988. A fashion and style contributor to Slate, Amanda Fortini, said of Wintour, during her tenure, Vogue has been enormously successful. Under Wintour Vogue has nurtured talented new designers. Wintour joined the Council of Fashion Designers of America in creating a reserve which provides guidance and funding to a minimum of two emerging designers per year.