Anna Wintour was a teen reviewer!

It's true! Gawker reports that Ms. Wintour, the famously icy and demanding editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine (What's that? You don't read Vogue? Well, you may still know her as the inspiration for Meryl Streep's character in the movie adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada) got her start writing reviews of London clubs in the mod mid-60s for a publication called the North London Collegiate School Magazine.


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In vogue at the moment are the Garrison, the Scotch of St. James and Dolly's. The Garrison, run by smooth, dinner-jacketed waiters is ostensibly where the upper crust of London's rich young jet set while away time between flights...The Scotch of St James (actually it's in Mason's Yard) is small and crowded to near suffocation point...The pessimistic are already gloomily predicting that the Scotch will soon be passee but its popularity among the uninitiate is still high.
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She was 17 when she wrote that.

Think you can do better? We are always looking for reviewers here at Teen Tix. If you're interested, send an email to [email protected] and tell us why you think you'd make a great reviewer.

ALSO, if you are in 11th or 12th grade or are a freshman in college, listen up: applications for this year's Young Critics Workshop will be available THIS WEEK! YCW is a 5-month-long seminar on critical journalism taught by none other than the Stranger'sBrendan Kiley. Here's a post by YCW graduate Bianca Giaever (she's working at the Stranger now, btw) about the greatest YCW ever. YCW is free and open to any Teen Tix member who is in 11th or 12th grade, or their first year of college or university. If you'd like to have an application sent to you, send an email to [email protected] with "YCW application" in the subject line.
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