June 2011 magazine covers + editorials
Check out RTT’s monthly round-up of all major magazine covers plus editorial highlights!
Vogue Italia presents a rare triple-girl cover as Steven Meisel makes a profound statement capturing plus-sized beauties – Candice Huffine, Tara-Lynn, and Robyn Lawley in a va-va-voom black & white shot. Inside the issue British soulstress Jessie J. gets snapped by Francesco Carrozzini and model Michaela Kocianova by Greg Kadel.
Isabeli Fontana channels her inner-Linda Evangelista shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Newly-appointed EIC – Emmanuelle Alt, rounds up a familiar cast with editorials from Snejana Onopka, Sasha Pivovarova and Anja Rubik. Karmen Pedaru rings in the seasonal flare with a beach editorial while Raquel Zimmerman is captured in a stunning B&W shoot by David Sims.
Penelope Cruz glows in Dolce & Gabbana shot by Mario Testino. Lara Stone and Arizona Muse continue their tread into the pages of US Vogue each with their own editorials, as does Joan Smalls, who is featured alongside musician Bruno Mars.
British model/host Alexa Chung in Erdem by Josh Olins. The issue features Raquel Zimmerman in a smoldering editorial and Arizona Muse channeling the many different eras of dance in Patrick Demarchelier’s ‘Lets Dance.’ Lindsey Wixson (who is becoming a British Vogue fave) stars in a studio set. Dree Hemingway and Guinevere van Seenus round out the issue each with their own editorials.
Couples fever hits the pages of Vogue Germany as Anja Rubik, Alessandra Ambrosio and Karolina Kurkova are joined with their significant others shot by Alexi Lubomirski.
Erin Wasson by Alexi Lubomirski. Watch Erin and Spanish male model Andres Velencoso turn up the heat in ‘El guardaespaldas’ in this issue. Also included are spreads from Martha Streck, Magdalena Frackowiak, Elisa Sednaoui and Spanish native Sheila Marquez.
Anna Selezneva stars in a dazzling cover and spread by Mariano Vivanco. The issue features a homage to design house Dior and Russian model Paulina Porizkova in supplement issue. Georgina Stojiljkovic and Anais Pouliot each nabbed solo editorials and Natalia Vodianova gets her own artistic tribute in a unique painting special.
Natalia Vodianova in a lovely shot by Peter Lindbergh. Inside the issue, Natalia exudes sophistication in ‘Beijing Romance’ with co-star Zhao Lei. Hailey Clauson and Shu Pei also shine in a youthful summer edit as well. Danni Li shines in a wedding feature and Liu Wen gets snapped for a beauty editorial in ‘A Place in the Sun.’
Supermodel Naomi Campbell in Gucci by Inez & Vinoodh. The issue featured editorials from Crystal Renn, Karen Elson and Julia Saner. The styling of Crystal Renn’s editorial is quite reminiscent of the most recent Kenzo Retrospective and is definitely worth checking out. Anja Rubik also landed a gritty boyish editorial, and a special Relief Effort has models writing personal letters to show their support for the country in ‘Letters to Japan.’
Alexa Chung photographed by Alan Gelati.
Rihanna in a reprint cover originally shot by Annie Leibovitz for American Vogue.
Anna Jagodzinska looking beautiful in Cavalli photographed by Mariano Vivanco.
Erin Wasson by Nicole Bentley.
Raquel Zimmerman by Herique Gendre.
Kim Noorda by Marcin Tyszka
Siri Tollerød in a reprint cover shot from her Vogue Mexico spread by David Roemer.
Constance Jablonksi in a reprint cover from her editorial shot by Alex Cayley.
Daphne Groeneveld goes tribal in a b&w cover by Greg Kadel. Inside the magazine Daphne is styled in an eclectic way featuring a vast assortment of colourful headdresses. The issue also features Lea T. as a dark and mysterious seductress, and also an equally dark and stunning editorial starring Jourdan Dunn.
Aline Weber is snapped in Valentino for the Japan Awareness issue by Sebastian Kim. Inside the issue Aline shines in ‘Tuxedo Mademoiselle’ giving us brooding looks from Maison Martin Margiela, YSL and more.
Chinese supermodel Du Juan is sexy in Dior Haute Couture for the ninth edition of the magazine.
American actors Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks photographed by Mario Sorrenti. The issue features Julia alongside other Hollywood beauties such as Rachel Mcadams, Naomi Watts, Tea Leoni and Penelope Cruz. Scarlett Johansson also stars in a feature playing chameleon through Tim Walker’s lenses channeling different vibrant personas. Brazilian bombshell Raquel Zimmerman gets beachy in a moody Willy Vanderperre set. Rounding out the issue is ‘Model U.N.’ giving credit to the diversity in todays freshest of faces in the industry.
Dazed & Confused
Chinese artist and activist Ai WeiWei covers the Global Activism Issue. Ai WeiWei who was reported missing and later arrested by Beijing officials is best known for his photography, film, and social and cultural criticisms. Never to be outdone in terms of innovation, Dazed includes an editorial using portraits and various elements of mixed medias. The results are super duper cool! Saskia de Brauw also showcases the various prints of the season in a Ben Toms photo spread.
[images: thefashionspot.com scans, models.com, fashiongonerogue, glamcheck.com, vogue sites, style.com, wmagazine.com]