We couldn’t have been more underwhelmed with both the cover and contents of Vogue Paris’ supposedly spectacular September issue. Thankfully, French Vogue has unveiled its new October cover, which certainly compensates for last month’s disappointment. Emmanuelle Alt has clearly set her gaze on model Luna Bijl since giving her the August cover and now the editor has solidified her love for the Dutch newbie by welcoming her back for the October cover, just two months later. Once again photographed by David Sims, Luna looks a far cry from the 80s glamour girl she portrayed previously, opting for a more toned down Louis Vuitton look.
Members of our forums embraced Luna’s achievement. “I love seeing the same model on the cover again, but styled in such different ways each time,” said tigerrouge.
“Really strong cover. Young and casually chic, without all the annoying characteristics of the typical SM/IG trappings that so many magazines have fallen prey to nowadays when they try to do ‘youth’. And Luna’s a natural — tomboyish-gorgeous one moment and 80s-smouldering the next. Like a young Carré Otis. She’s what the handlers can only wish Kendall could be like; there’s so much energy, so much mystery and so much life in her eyes— unlike the deadness in Kendall’s. She’s the real thing, and I’m glad Emmanuelle is pushing for her,” championed Phuel. (more…)