May 2011 magazine covers + editorials
Check out RTT’s monthly round-up of all major magazine covers plus editorial highlights!
Kristen McMenamy is back in front of the lens for BFF Steven Meisel, this time for the summer swimsuit issue. The main cover editorial sees the veteran supermodel lounging in a hotel in the season’s sexiest, most alluring swimwear pieces. In this issue we will also get a glimpse of ANTM’s Cycle 15 winner – the 6 ft 2 tall 19 year old Ann Ward, from Texas for a supplement cover plus fashion spread.
Kate Moss gets hands-on in Armani Privè couture shot by Mert & Marcus. Sticking to her favourites Emanuelle Alt gives us a colourful issue this month with edits from Freja Beha, Sasha Pivovorova and cover model Kate Moss in couture. Anna Selezneva also played a role in a blackjack inspired spread, and Malgosia Bela and Anja Rubik return to the pages for another set of spellbinding editorials.
Reese Witherspoon in Roland Mouret by Peter Lindbergh. The issue features a homage to ‘Alexander the Great’ with Supermodels such as Coco, Stella & Raquel donning the most memorable of Alexander McQueen pieces. Steven Klein returns to the pages with a ‘Gourmet Gadjets’ edit featuring Karlie Kloss. A celeb-inspired shoot with Natalia Vodianova and studio shoots with Caroline Trentini, Arizona Muse, and Kasia Struss round out the issue.
Royal Wedding fever takes over British Vogue as Lara Stone, Natalia Vodianova, Freja Beha transformed into blushing brides for the issue’s cover. Edie Campbell also stars in a supplement cover as well.
Julia Stegner by Alexi Lubomirski. We get two times as much Julia in this issue with two wonderful Lubomirski edits. Also in the issue is a studio set with Jacqueline Jablonski and a lovely glamour shoot featuring the season’s top newcomer Josephine Skriver, Aymeline Valade, Merethe Hopland, Anais Poulio and Julia Saner.
Isabeli Fontana in Emilio Pucci by Greg Kadel. The Brazilian supermodel stars in a dreamy edit looking smoldering in Cavalli, Pucci, Tom Ford and much more. The issue features an impressive cast with editorials from Izabel Goulart, Arlenis Sosa, Lais Ribeiro and Solange Wilvert.
Maryna Linchuk in Dior Haute Couture by Patrick Demarchelier. Showcasing just a taste of the Christian Dior Exhibit which hits the Moscow Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Maryna is snapped in some of the most memorable Dior ensembles in the past decades. Czeck model Kate Netolicka and up-and-comer Caroline Brasch Nielsen also landed editorials within the issue.
Frida Gustavsson on a rare reprint from Vogue China originally shot by Arthur Elgort for an American Vogue editorial. The issue however, is jam-packed with notable spreads. Liu Wen channels her inner cowgirl in ‘Wild is the Wind’ by Mark Segal while newcomers Emily Baker gets a studio spread and Carola Remer is featured alongside Ming Xi in a beauty editorial.
Kate Moss in Chanel, fronts the newly-named Vogue Japan shot by Mert & Marcus. Inside the issue, its nothing but Haute Couture for Kate as she is ‘Perfection in Couture’ in looks from Armani Privé, Christian Dior and Givenchy. Editorial favourites Anais Pouliot and Caroline Brasch Nielsen each have their own solo editorials, and American model Hannah Holman shines a multi-coloured beauty spread.
Korean models, Hyun Yi Lee, Han Hye Jin and Hye Jung Lee by Paolo Roversi.
Katrina Kaif looks very sexy rocking a black ensemble for the magazines ‘Makeover Issue.’
Actress Liv Tyler in full nautical mood for a simple and elegant cover shot by Patrick Demarchelier.
Julia Nobis is funky and vibrant in a beautiful Gucci dress and hair extensions shot by Kai Z Feng. Inside the issue Julia rocked the multi-coloured hair and Louis Vutton, Valentino, Prada, and Miu Miu ensembles. Hannah Holman also gets a carnivalesque edit shot by Max Doyle.
Cindy Crawford rocks a studded Burberry jacket shot by Tesh.
Kate Moss proves she still has it, headlining an issue photographed by Mario Testino. The entire issue oozes sex appeal with a smoldering photo shoot with Kate as well as some of Brazil most eligible (and attractive) men modeling skimpy swimsuits.
Caroline Brasch-Nielsen on a striking reprint cover shot by Sølve Sundsbø.
Bregje Heinen looks vibrant in a colourful jumpsuit by Thanassis Krikis.
Abbey Lee rocking her platimum bob and dressed in Lanvin for the magazine’s #123 issue
Gisele Bündchen goes brunette, shot by Nino Muñoz.
Edie Campbell by Tiziano Magni.
A mad sexy and edgy January Jones, photographed by Craig McDean.
Dazed & Confused
Rory Culkin by Hedi Slimane.
[images: thefashionspot.com scans, models.com, fashiongonerogue, glamcheck.com, vogue sites, style.com, wmagazine.com]