Inside British Vogue

Inside British Vogue

Series 1 - Episode 2

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Review

Richard Macer is a very bruised film-maker. “Sometimes I wonder if a woman would have been a better choice to make this series,” he says plaintively after his latest pummelling from British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman.

She’s called him in a fury – he’s about to interview Anna Wintour, editor of US Vogue and there are fears that a bubbling hoo-ha over which edition of the mag carries a cover of the singer Rihanna will boil over if Macer blabs.

But there’s worse to come for the poor man as he doggedly mooches around the Vogue offices or eavesdrops on a strangely fraught photo-shoot featuring a young model. Suddenly Shulman is keen to discuss the chic graphic she plans to use on British Vogue’s 100th anniversary cover. And a big announcement is made at a swanky press conference that leaves Macer bewailing a breakdown in “trust”. Thus the biter is bit.

Summary

Conclusion to the two-part documentary series following British Vogue over a year. Richard Macer discovers a world of deception at the heart of the fashion bible.

Cast & Crew

Director Richard Macer
Editor Rupert Houseman
Executive Producer Katie Buchanan
Producer Charlotte Rodrigues
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