….after being an assistant to a Condé Nast editor? The burning question on one’s mind if you would like to pursue a career in the magic world of fashion and media. NY mag did a little research, and this is what they came up with:
(about Anna Wintour’s assistants)
Did the Weisberger experience prompt Wintour to keep her ex-assistants close? Since 2003, the scariest boss in the business has had about ten aides, and many are still on the magazine’s staff. Sylvana Soto-Ward climbed quickly and is now the director of special events, meaning she plans the mythical Met ball. After her: Lawren Howell, who’s now the West Coast fashion editor. Next: Jessica Sailer, an associate fashion editor at Vogue, and Sophie Pera, a fashion assistant. After 2008, either the aforementioned girls took all the good jobs, or Anna’s assistants went downhill quickly….
(Source: NY mag)
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