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July 11, 2006
While the release of The Devil Wears Prada has the women of middle America wondering if the magazine business could really be that vicious (for the record, we were under the impression it was a documentary), in real life, fashionistas have been busy job-hopping before Fashion Week rolls around again in September. Proving that the basic principle of TDWP is true (endure your indentured servitude, and advancement will eventually be yours), André Leon Talley's loyal assistant at Vogue, Ethel Park, has ascended to assistant fashion editor, while intern Veronica Gledhill has made the Faustian pact to take her ...
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