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Anne Dello Russo, Japanese Vogue's editor-at-large, schooled the Guardian on infusing fun back into fashion. In an era where fashion's minions tend to favor monochromatic sheaths and sunglasses, Dello Russo's colorful clothing in body-conscious shapes are a breath of fresh air in an often staid sea of black. Of her recent popularity, Dello Russo exclaimed, "At this time, I find a new life. Before this, no visible! Invisible! Like Cinderella, working like a cow!" Having glimpsed Dello Russo in several ballgowns (during the day), it's hard to imagine the fashion superstar as anything but the belle of the ball. Though it's nice to know that even fashion muses fall prey to insecurities from time to time. [Guardian UK]