February 2009 magazine covers
Pixie Geldof by Steven Meisel. Once in a while, Franca surprises us with a socialite/celeb… but Pixie is very unexpected, absolutely no link at all.
The cover doesn’t translate the “so young so cool” tagline well, utterly dull and boring.
All Lara Stone issue shot by Inez & Vinoodh. Review of the eds here.
Gossip Girl star Blake Lively.
This is very refreshing, and what a good pick of cover star better than random actresses. Moreover, the makeup and the hair is A+. Very classy and grown-up, it shows a rather different side of Blake’s usual character and style.
Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud.
Masha Novoselova. Though she is not really a coveted runway model, she is constantly booked for printwork— it’s where she really delivers.
Franke Ryder. She is slowly making a comeback, after a rare runway appearance at Givenchy and the two campaigns (McCartney and Cavalli) last season.
A celeb cover by the way of Victoria Beckham. Very photoshopped, and awkward, but the Loewe hat steals the limelight.
“Lust, Caution” star Tang Wei.
A blonde Freja Beha. Inez & Vinoodh has been turning her Marilyn Monroe blonde, first for this cover, and then the Roberto Cavalli campaign.
Sasha Pivovarova. Reprint from the Vogue US Dec 08 ‘Shine a light’ editorial by Patrick Demarchelier.
Reprint of Vogue US Dec 08 Jennifer Aniston cover.
Chinese movie star Liu Yi Fei.
Daria Werbowy. Reprint of Vogue Nippon Jan 09′ cover.
Ali Michael on her first Vogue cover.
Lindsay Ellingson, also on her first Vogue cover. This only the very third magazine cover she has ever front.
For such an epic issue, this cover is certainly not powerful enough though Toni Garrn looks really good and angelic. It was shot during that one free day between Milan and Paris fashion week last season.
Love this cover, really amazing colour composition.
Dazed & Confused
Natasha Khan of ‘Bat for Lashes’.
This must be one of the better covers in the recent months— eccentric, smoky and cool. BFL is such an amazing alternative music band and how suitable is it to have Natasha on the cover of Dazed & Confused. When indie music meets indie magazine, it’s match made in heaven.
Brad Pitt by Chuck Close. The people at W continuing their obssession of the Jolie-Pitts… damn shame.
Talk about transformation… under the magic lenses of Mert & Marcus.
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