Just like its magazine subject, The September Issue
begins and ends with Anna Wintour. R.J. Cutler's documentary appropriately opens with a close-up on the Vogue
editor in chief, who dictates seemingly every aspect of the magazine's production as well as fashion itself. In the film, she lends her insight to designers including Karl Lagerfeld, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and rising star Thakoon Panichgul, while one observer calls her the most powerful woman in the world. Vogue
is fashion's bible, Wintour its god, and The September Issue
captures divine inspiration as she and her staff craft the magazine's biggest issue yet: the September 2007 editi...