Anna Wintour surprises fans with very unusual outfit as she works from home

Anna Wintour always looks every inch the fashionista, but even the fashion editor herself is succumbing to comfy looks during lockdown.

It's one of the silver linings of not leaving the house - wearing cosy loungewear all day, even if you still put on a sleek top for a Zoom call.

And it seems like Anna Wintour herself has also been sold on the pros of joining #teamcomfy.

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Her look was revealed on Vogue’s Instagram page, as they announced their Global Conversations to discuss the challenges the fashion industry is facing during the global pandemic.

“We need to talk frankly and openly about what fashion is going through, but just as importantly, we need to start imagining what comes next. Please join us." Anna Wintour writes in the caption.

But while her message is very important, many social media users were taken aback by her choice of attire instead.

Anna has famously said she would never wear sweatpants when she took part in Vogue‘s video series “Go Ask Anna” in July 2019 – but it seems she changed her mind.

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‘I never imagined I would see Anna Wintour wearing sweatpants’, said one followers, while another wrote, ‘

She was also spotted in a cosy striped knit last week, as she again urged people to support small businesses during the crisis.

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“Tom [Ford] and I are not doctors, but there is so much help that is needed, especially as small businesses and workers around this country suffer devastating economic consequences.

“The fashion industry has been hit hard. I have been speaking to so many American designers and others in the community who fear that they won’t make their payroll or have had their orders returned, stores closed, who fear that their businesses and their livelihoods may not survive what we’re going through. The fund we’ve created is intended to help them and the talented people they work with”, she said.

Mariana Cerqueira
Mariana Cerqueira

Mariana is the editor of My Imperfect Life. She has previously worked for lifestyle titles including GoodtoKnow covering all aspects of women’s lifestyle - from the Royal Family, beauty and fashion to wellness and travel. She was nominated for AOP Digital Journalist of the Year in 2020, and for New Digital Talent of the Year at the 2016 PPA Digital Awards. She’s mildly obsessed with TV (reality TV shows included) and spends far too much time planning her next trip away.