January 2011 magazine covers + editorials
Check out RTT’s monthly round-up of all major magazine covers plus editorial highlights.
Freja Beha Erichsen and newcomer Arizona Muse by Steven Meisel. The magazine channels a vintage fitting room presentation with an accompanying editorial featuring the two cover models alongside the likes of Sun Fei Fei, Anais Mali and Kinga Rajzak. Included in the issue is a beauty editorial shot by Paolo Roversi featuring various newcomer models such as Roxane Mesquida and Alyson le Borges. Keira Knightley is definitely the celebrity actress in Vogue this time around scoring a whimsical editorial by Ellen von Unwerth.
Black Swan actress Natalie Portman by Peter Lindbergh. The American actress looks lovely in a J. Mendel dress. The issue is also jam packed with great editorials – Joan Smalls makes her Vogue US debut in “Arch Rivals.” There are also Daria Werbowy by Peter Lindbergh and Lara Stone by Mario Testino. Sarah Burton has a special Vogue Profiles feature for her debut collection for Alexander McQueen. Rounding out the issue is a minimalistic David Sims edit with Raquel Zimmerman.
Kiera Knightley rocks the retro glam look photographed by Mario Testino. The British actress is shot in a very colourful and vivid editorial entitled “Renaissance Woman.” The issue also features Karlie Kloss in “Tall Order,” as the American teen demonstrates chic minimalism photographed by Paul Wetherall. Rounding out the issue are fashion edits from Bo Don and an interview with director Sofia Coppola.
Maryna Linchuk looks striking in a soft and feathery Chanel dress, photographed by Greg Kadel. The issue also features an impressive multi-girl editorial featuring the likes of Kori Richardson, Martha Streck, Tayane Leao and Ranya Mordanova
Karolina Kurkova shot by Tom Munro. The gritty military themed cover and editorial with the Victoria’s Secret Angel features pieces from the latest Marc Jacobs and Prada collections. Also in the issue is American style-star Olivia Palermo in a black and white princess themed editorial and underrated model Hind Sahli photographed by Michelle Ferrara.
Russian gymnast Alina Kabaeva in the ever-so-famous gold Balmain dress. The issue features a double bill of dutch model Patricia van der Vliet, as she gets her own editorial in “The Great Journey,” as well as being photographed alongside Ylonka Verheul by photographer Sharif Hamza. Iris Strubegger is also featured in an eclectic and colourful editorial where she rocks a multitude of hair colours and extreme make-up in various looks from the most recent Louis Vutton, Valentino and Lanvin collection.
Chinese Actress Li Bing Bing by Max Vadukul. Photographed in black and white, the actress is the definition of sultry elegance. The issue also features a colourful editorial featuring Dree Hemingway and a beauty editorial with model Shu Pei. Rounding the issue out is “Dangerous Liasons,” a detective-chic editorial with Canadian model Jessica Stam and a smoldering editorial featuring Elisa Sednaoui who was recently featured in the latest Pirellis Calendar.
Gisele Bündchen by Mario Sorrenti. The issue features a Kate Moss special spanning the highlights of the British supermodels career. Also included is a beauty supplement with German model Alexandra Tretter. Edita Vilkeviciute, Kendra Spears and Guinevere Van Seenus make an appearance each getting their own fashion spread in the issue as well.
Karen Elson and Tom Ford get the reprint treatment as their Steven Meisel photograph from Vogue US December 2010 found its way on the cover of this issue.
Taiwanese actress Kwai Lun-mei nabs the first cover of the year.
Padma Lakshmi looks smoldering in white on the cover of India’s ‘Shape’ Issue.
French model Aymeline Valade (featured as RTT’s Watch This Face here) shot by David Dunan.
A pregnant Miranda Kerr by Carlotta Moye.
Emanuela de Paula gets her first Vogue cover in her native Brazil shot by Jacques Dequeker. Similar to Vogue Italia the January issue of Vogue Brazil celebrates the many beautiful Black models in the industry. Inside the issue models Emanuela shines in a beach inspired photo shoot and model Gracie Carvalho, Chanel Iman and Jourdan Dunn are also featured inside as well as a supplement from Brazilian model Bruna Tenorio.
Natalia Vodianova in Louis Vuitton – a reprint cover shot by Mert & Marcus.
A familiar reprint cover with Sasha Pivovarova. The photograph was originally taken by Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue US and then reprinted for the December cover of Vogue Korea.
Greek actress Eleni Menegaki in furs and sequins for the first cover of the year.
Marc Jacobs shares the cover with Katja and Kristy Kaurova by Brian Bowen Smith. The cover seems to have a backstage kind of feel to it, which hasn’t been too uncommon throughout the past year. The issue delivers a knockout editorial with Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio and two male models Rob Evans and TaeJahn Taylor.
Chinese Model Du Juan looks rocking in Chanel shot by Mei Yuan. Accompanied by male model Jerry Fu, Du Juan models the likes of Kenzo, Roberto Cavalli and Louis Vutton in her featured editorial ‘Follow Me.’ The issue also includes a smoldering black and white editorial with models Grace Gao and So Young Kang and an aristocratic high-society editorial with Huang Xiao Meng.
Hot on the rise actors, Emma Stone and Garrett Hedlund photographed by Inez and Vinoodh. The issue features Tom Fords latest collection (yet again) this time modeled by Dutch supermodel Lara Stone. Also in the issue a featurette on the ‘Little Women’ in Hollywood with young actresses Chloe Grace Morétz, Abigail Breslin and others. Lindsey Wixson (who appears to be a W favourite) is also photographed with Kinga Rajzak, Iris Egbers, and Tali Lennox in ‘Spring Awakening’ by Willy Vanderperre.
[images: thefashionspot.com scans, models.com, fashiongonerogue, glamcheck.com, vogue sites, style.com, wmagazine.com]