The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel of the same name. This screen adaptation starred Anne Hathaway as Andrea Sachs, a college graduate who goes to New York City and lands a job as a co-assistant to powerful fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly, played by Meryl Streep.
The movie had some serious fashion bonafides, including a million dollar wardrobe packed to the gills with clothing from the likes of Vivienne Westwood, Hugo Boss, Fendi, Chanel, and of course, Prada, making it the most expensively costumed film in history.
There were appearances by models Gisele Bündchen and Bridget Hall, designer Valentino Garavani, the only designer featured within the movie. It was also styled by the legendary Patricia Field.
Meryl Streep was born, Mary Louise Streep, on June 22, 1949. She is an American actress and a three-time Academy Award winner, she is widely regarded as one of the greatest film actors of all time. Celebrating her today, we’ve picked out 5 of our favourite and hilarious quotes from the film.
1. “Well… they’re showing a lot of florals right now, so I was thinking…”
“Florals? For spring? Ground-breaking.”
2. “You have no sense of fashion…”
“No, no—that wasn’t a question.”
3. “I need 10 or 15 skirts from Calvin Klein…”
“What kind of skirts?”
“…please bore someone else with your… questions.”
4. “’This… stuff’? Oh. Okay. I see. You think this has nothing to do with you.
5. “That’s all.”
Loved her in this movie… Happy birthday Meryl!