Fashion, success, reputation, and material goods are what drive the men and women of the fashion industries. They will do anything to make their success. In the movie The Devil Wears Prada, the protagonist, Andrea, landed in New York City as an assistant for the chief editor of Runway, a fashion magazine. Andrea demonstrated a full process from rags to riches. As she got more and more into her job, she found out that this was not what she really wanted. People may pursue power, reputation, and material goods; however, if people have to give up their souls, their lives, their dreams, and their loved ones in return, choosing to be ordinary may improve their lives.
Andrea was a very ordinary woman as most women go. She got the job as an assistant for the chief editor, Miranda, of Runway magazine. Andrea was invisible being in the Runway office; she made fun of the Runway girls and could not get along with them as well. The Runway girls who she called “Clackers” made jokes about Andrea because of her out-of-fashion dresses. She was told that she was the worst assistant Miranda had hired. She decided to quit her job, but her mind didn’t let her. She thought she could get a job in whatever magazine she wanted after one year working with Miranda, and this was the reason for her to stay. However, this turns out to be a turning point of her entire life. She was changing from rags to riches and defeated all the impossible missions that her devil boss had given to her. She got her evil boss to confirm her ability. However, her success did not make her happy; her friends and her boyfriend left her because of her changes. After Andrea accidentally saw Miranda with all her glory off, as only a woman with another divorce, Andrea was lost totally. This is not the reason for her to make the decision; also, what Miranda done to betray her friend and co-worker, Nigel. She made the decision to quit her job, got back with her boyfriend, and found herself a job as an editor with The New York Time Mirror.
Even though Miranda has everything at work, she is depressed that she doesn’t have her family. Miranda is fashionable, elegant, beautiful, smart, hardworking, but always cruel. She seemed to get everything. When there is no more hiding, even Miranda, the dragon lady and the career obsessed, cannot make much of differences about the future change of her personal life. When her husband divorced her, she was full with sadness and tired. She was pallid and full with tears, and she was sitting on the couch with her eyes slightly open. In addition, Miranda as a mother figure couldn’t keep her daughters from being disappointed with her. Even though she won in her career, she lost her family; she could not have both.
On the other hand, even though it may cost people their families, friends, and loved ones, choosing success may still be the good decision for some people. Even though Miranda was very sad about her daughters and her divorce, these were relationship...