Gigi Hadid’s patriotic cover for CR Fashion Book‘s Spring 2016 edition was still pretty fresh in our minds until the magazine just unveiled the covers for its upcoming edition, which seem to knock it out of the park just as hard. Continuing their theme of multi-covers, the biannual publication serves up a trio of covers for us to choose from for Issue 8, featuring beauties Fernanda Ly and Joan Smalls. Mario Sorrenti came on board to lens the cover shoot and delivers captivating close-up images of the girls, who posed with a face full of makeup and glitter — and we’re loving one cover in particular.
As per usual, our forum members were quick to generate discussion. “I hope this is a preview cover. If not, then this is creepy. Glitters on her teeth? Really? Mario Sorrenti for CR?” MON quickly disapproved.
“Nothing new. Nothing Great,” said dcmaike of Fernanda’s cover which was the first to surface (above left).
But the whole dynamic changed when Joan’s cover came to light. “Oh my goodness, Joan’s cover is gorgeous. The seduction is beyond this planet,” raved a more than impressed MON, returning to the thread in awe. (more…)