You Couldn't Make ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Today

Revisiting the 2006 hit, and what it says about the state of work in America.

Alex Mell-Taylor
Sep 4 · 11 min read
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The movie The Devil Wears Prada lingers in the public consciousness, even fifteen years after it first aired in 2006. We still see Meryl Streep’s Miranda Priestly in memes, as people quote gifs of her oneliners, such as “You have no sense of fashion” or…