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A Bare-Faced Chrissy Teigen Redefines Beauty on Glamour’s April Cover

Our forums aren’t afraid to rat out magazines who abuse Photoshop and heavily-retouch their cover subjects. But we also applaud magazines who shun the idea altogether — and Glamour does just that for its April issue. Though their covers have been overdone and messy in recent months, the sight of a bare-faced Chrissy Teigen is a refreshing move for this month’s cover. Shot by Miguel Reveriego, Chrissy looks at ease wearing a striped shirt in the effortless, natural shot.

US Glamour April 2017 : Chrissy Teigen by Miguel Reveriego


But the majority of our forum members simply weren’t buying it. “Beautiful colors, but it’s wasted by Chrissy Teigen, who I find quite tacky actually. Why celebrate a girl whose claim to fame starts and ends with being married to some famous singer? Suddenly the Kardashian association makes a lot more sense,” voiced an unforgiving Benn98 the moment the cover dropped.

“Zero interest in her, so I definitely won’t be getting this issue,” quipped a disapproving Miss Dalloway. (more…)

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Kate Moss Just Made Her 38th Appearance on the Cover of British Vogue

As Alexandra Shulman gets ready to leave her role as EIC of British Vogue in the summer, she’s making sure to feature her favorites before she waves farewell. Therefore, it should come as no surprise to see Kate Moss back on the cover for a mind-blowing 38th time. The iconic Brit supermodel returns for the April 2017 issue with a commanding cover image captured by photographic duo Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott.

UK Vogue April 2017 : Kate Moss by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott


Unfortunately, the majority of our forum members weren’t impressed by Kate’s latest cover appearance. “YIKES! Her hair looks so dry. The imagine is too washed out with the light background, her pale skin, and her fried hair,” exclaimed a horrified VogueDisciple93 the moment the cover dropped.

“This does not look inviting. At. All. Terrible!” declared MON. (more…)

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A ‘Lifeless’ Bella Hadid Wears Chanel on Vogue China’s Odd April Cover

Bella Hadid’s 2017 domination continues with yet another magazine cover to add to her growing portfolio. Following in the footsteps of older sister Gigi, who delivered a knockout cover for Vogue China last month, the magazine now taps 20-year-old Bella for April 2017. Shot by Collier Schorr, the current face of Fendi, Moschino, Christian Dior and DKNY looks ethereal in the simple portrait image, sporting minimal makeup with her hair scraped back while wearing a ruffled Chanel look.

Vogue China April 2017 : Bella Hadid by Collier Schorr


Given Bella’s track record of giving good face, our forum members were disappointed by her latest cover. “Yikes, what a dull cover! Bella’s deadpan expression leaves me cold. I don’t think Collier Schorr should be shooting Vogue covers,” stated Benn98.

“This cover is bad. Bella looks washed out and ill. Strange image to choose for the cover, while it definitely accentuates the flow of the garments, it has this odd effect where she appears to be carrying her own head?” added an unforgiving magsaddict. (more…)

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Sienna Miller Covers UK Harper’s Bazaar’s Bird-Themed April Issue

Forum members have been praising British Harper’s Bazaar lately for eschewing celebrity cover stars in favor of models. This month, however, the magazine is back to its old ways. Actress Sienna Miller returns as UK Bazaar‘s cover girl for the April 2017 issue shot by Bazaar-regular Alexi Lubomirski. Sienna wears pieces from Burberry’s latest collection (which was shown during London Fashion Week late last month) on both the subscribers cover (below) and the regular newsstand version (after the jump).

UK Harper's Bazaar April 2017 : Sienna Miller by Alexi Lubomirski


Our forum members were not feeling the images at all. “So cheesy… and that tagline! Forgettable cover, hopefully newsstand cover will be better,” sighed kokobombon the moment the cover for subscribers surfaced.

“Yeah, this is silly. Not an image I want to see for my fashion magazine! Their newsstands covers truly have been miles better lately!” Miss Dalloway added. (more…)

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Kristen Stewart As You’ve Never Seen Her Before in V Magazine’s Spring 2017 Cover Shoot

After serving up a selection of cover stars and covers for us to choose from last issue, V Magazine goes the simple route by choosing just one standout cover for its #106 Spring 2017 edition. Having teased us on Instagram earlier this week, V now unveils a platinum blonde Kristen Stewart as its new cover subject. The Karl Lagerfeld favorite wears a colorful Chanel blazer (styled by Paul Cavaco) in the vibrant, visually stimulating Mario Testino cover shot.

V #106 Spring 2017 : Kristen Stewart by Mario Testino


“Finally something interesting from both Kristen and Mario Testino,” heralded TREVOFASHIONISTO upon seeing the cover.

“OMG, this is the best celeb cover for a longgggggggg time,” raved a more than satisfied kewkaw. (more…)

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Gigi Hadid Stars on Vogue Arabia’s Captivating Debut Issue

The wait for the overdue debut of Arabian Vogue is finally over as the magazine proudly unveils a set of two covers for March 2017 featuring none other than Gigi Hadid. Already on the covers of British Vogue, American Vogue and Chinese Vogue this month, the model-of-the-moment celebrates her Palestinian roots by launching the first-ever issue of Vogue Arabia. Gigi is featured in two intense and captivating black and white portrait images shot by Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.

Vogue Arabia March 2017 : Gigi Hadid by Inez van Lamweerde & Vinoodh Matadin


Forum members gave the covers a standing ovation. “Very strong debut. Respectfully conservative and still sensual. Thank goodness some publications still haven’t forsaken skillful lighting, sharp composition and layout. Hopefully the content will continue the cover’s momentum instead of devolving into an expensive department store catalogue. Gigi exudes such heat and silent-film star allure,” wrote Phuel the moment the covers dropped.

“Mysterious, beautiful, expensive, and powerful. Such stunning covers. I knew they would use Gigi for the first cover, but wow at Inez & Vinoodh – so happy for them!” Miss Dalloway approved. (more…)

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