February 2011 magazine covers + editorials
Check out RTT’s monthly round-up of all major magazine covers plus editorial highlights.
Victoria’s Secret model Candice Swanepoel makes a high-fashion crossover as Vogue Italia’s latest cover model, photographed by Steven Meisel. Looking vibrant and very-much-so like a 90’s supermodel, Candice shines in the main editorial rocking vibrant colours and striking black and white shots. Also in the issue is Emma Summerton’s ‘The Black Allure’ which demonstrates black models still have a place in Vogue Italia. Arizona Muse and Melissa Tammerijn also have editorials inside the issue
French Vogue favourite Lara Stone photographed by Mario Sorrenti. Wearing a colourful Gucci ensemble, the Dutch model is joined alongside Sasha Pivovarova, Daria Werbowy, Natasha Poly, Freja Beha-Erichsen, Joan Smalls and newcomers Daphne Groeneveld and Saskia de Brauw in an impressive 65 page editorial featuring looks from Spring season’s collections, styled by both Carine Roitfeld and Emanuelle Alt. The issue also includes ‘En Vogue’ model Barbara Palvin and Karmen Pedaru in an agressive-bohemian inspired jewellery and beauty editorial. Arizona Muse gets her editorial breakout with ‘Forever Young’ shot by Mario Sorrenti.
Actress Kristen Stewart on her first Vogue cover photographed by Mario Testino, wearing the latest looks from Proenza Schoulers’s Spring collection in her featured spread. Also in the issue are models and their real-life significant other-half as Coco Rocha, Aminata Niaria, Angela Lindvall and more graciously share the spotlight in ‘Love in the Trenches.’ Peter Lindbergh captures Arizona Muse as she is photographed alongside her son Nikko in ‘Manifest Destiny.’ The stunning beauty was heralded by Anna Wintour herself as having shades of Linda Evangelista and Natalia Vodianova within her. Grace Coddington styles one of the biggest editorials in US Vogue in a while, as a cast of over thirty-five models take part in ‘Gangs of New York’ showing off the best of New York based designers.
British fashion sensation Victoria Beckham photographed by Alasdair McLellan in a cosy sweater. The style icon and mother (who just announced she is expecting her fourth!) is captured in a demure softer side in this month’s issue. Editorial highlights include Freja Beha showcasing the best of the new season in ‘Look Forward’ and fashions freshest face Arizona Muse in Josh Olins ‘Best of British.’ Model Kendra Spears and German actor Michael Fassbender also make an appearance inside the issue as well.
Ukrainian model-turned actress Milla Jovovich by Francesco Carrozzini. The issue features a black and white editorial featuring Milla playing up different androgynous looks. Also in the issue is the ultra colourful ‘Night Fever’ featuring Ieva Laguna and Ilva Hetmann, and Crystal Renns take on this seasons denim trends in ‘Out of the Blue.’
Constance Jablonski looking soft and delicate under the lens of Alex Cayley. Wearing Dolce & Gabbana, Constance is the definition of sweet and innocent as she is captured by Alex Cayley in ‘Angel Blanco.’ The issue also features an editorial with American model Kendra Spears and an elegant-chic colour blocking set with Iris Strubegger.
Newly engaged Anja Rubik and Sasha Knezevic share this month’s cover. The beautiful model couple share a seductive editorial inside the issue where the channel a fashionable Bonnie & Clyde couple on the run. Also in the issue, Melissa Tammerijn makes an appearance and Sharif Hamza photographs American model Kendra Spears in an edgy editorial featuring looks from Balenciaga, Balmain and Givenchy.
Gisele Bündchen in Prada shot by Patrick Demarchelier. Looking manly and youthful, the Brazilian covermodel showcases the likes of Balmain and Balenciaga in her editorial ‘Boyish Allure.’ Also in the issue is a dark and androgynous editorial featuring Ming Xi and Valerija Kelava. Arizona Muse continues her hot streak in various denims in ‘Spring Blues’ shot by Camilla Akrans. The issue also comes with a supplementary issue featuring Liu Wen paying homage to Coco Chanel. Newcomer Britt Maren also has an editorial inside the magazine as well.
Karen Elson looks ravishing in Prada shot by Inez and Vinoodh. The issue featured colourful editorials throughout as Bianca Balti gets a double bill of editorials being featured in the vibrant ‘My Prints Charming’ and the contrasting ‘La Lupa’ where she channels a sensual Italian vixen. Snejana Onopka makes a return to the pages of Vogue showcasing the best of the season and Daniel Jackson also provides us with a beauty supplement featuring the likes of Jana Knauerova, Anais Pouliot, Gwen Loos and Anna Speckhart.
Hanne Gaby Odiele in a Burberry jacket, photographed by British photographer Tesh.
Aishwarya Rai Bachan is striking in a very brooding cover this month.
Paris Hilton photographed by Terry Richardson. The American socialite makes a bold statement in an interesting cover (see the slight resemblance with Terry himself in the glasses etc?) rocking a Balmain jacket.
Looking sultry in a flirtatious peek-a-boo, Catherine McNeil is lensed by Max Doyle. The issue features the ‘New Season Hit List,’ a 30+ pages editorial featuring the latest from the likes of Calvin Klein, Georgio Armani and Balanciaga. The editorial used home grown models such as Alice Burdeu, Samantha Harris and Myf Shepherd.
American actress and face of Gucci Guilty, Evan Rachel Woods looks chic in an ombré Gucci trenchcoat.
Adriana Lima takes center stage in an issue dedicated entirely to her. Looking from soft and beautiful to regal and striking the issue captures the versatile Victoria’s Secret model in all her different looks.
Definitely an interesting cover choice, since they reprint other editions covers most of the time, the publication celebrates its 100th issue with an all-pink minimalist cover.
Ukrainian model Anna Zakusylo looks like a lioness wearing a beautiful Gucci dress.
Eniko Mihalik looks like femme fatale in nothing more than Prada furs shot by Ben Hassett. The issue includes many stellar editorials such as a futuristic set featuring Julia Saner, a beautiful black and white spread with French stunner Constance Jablonski, a vibrant beach themed shoot with Edita Vilkeviciute, a colourful and exotic photo shoot with Rose Cordero and not to mention the always alluring Eniko in a stark yet sexy set of her own.
Up-and-coming actress Rooney Mara gets into character for photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino. The issue captures the young actress as she transforms for her upcoming film ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’. Inez and Vinoodh also captured some of the best actors of the year with the likes of Black Swan’s Natalia Portman, The King’s Speech’s Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter in ‘Best Performances.’ Supermodel Karen Elson also gets featured alongside designer Stefano Pilati and Stella Tennant in a spread shot by Craig McDean.
Dazed & Confused
British actress Andrea Riseborough on the Japanese-style cover shot by Rankin. Inside the Asian Focus issue Daiane Conterato, Jaco van den Hoven and Willy Cartier deliver in an elegant and sophisticated editorial.