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Edie Campbell Is the Latest Michael Kors Woman to Be Stuck in the Back Seat of a Car

Michael Kors likes to drop hints about who will score the campaign for each collection by having his chosen favorite open the show during New York Fashion Week. Last season went to Joan Smalls, before that was Freja Beha Erichsen and now it’s Edie Campbell’s turn to play the role of the Kors woman. Though the model may have changed, the campaign concept sure hasn’t. You guessed it: Edie is captured in the back of a vintage car (now a firm Michael Kors staple) by photographer Mario Testino.

Michael Kors F/W 2017.18 : Edie Campbell by Mario Testino

IMAGE: WWD.COM

Members of our forums weren’t here for the played-out concept. “Tragic how many times this has been done before, also by other brands. Edie looks good though,” admitted anlabe32.

“Must say, the third shot is rather nice, and Edie looks good. But yes, this concept is way past its sell-by date,” replied Benn98. (more…)

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Grace Elizabeth and Steven Meisel Do Vintage Glamour for Vogue Italia’s Stunning July Cover

Grace Elizabeth is set to be the next big thing in modeling. V Magazine just declared her the new ‘supermodel’ to watch and she now has Steven Meisel’s seal of approval, gracing the newly-unveiled cover of Vogue Italia. As expected, our forums applauded Meisel’s contribution this month (given he no longer photographs every single cover of the magazine). For July 2017, Meisel goes retro with Grace looking like an uber-glamorous 1950s movie star caught off-duty, decked out in Louis Vuitton. The issue ushers in another ‘new look’ for the magazine, complete with a larger format, glossier paper and bold content. (Editor’s note: Grace told us back in January that the person she’d most love to work with is Steven Meisel. Mission accomplished!)

Vogue Italia July 2017 : Grace Elizabeth by Steven Meisel

IMAGE: DESIGNSCENE.NET

Our forum members went wild over the cover. “Feels like one of those good ol’ days covers. My nostalgia makes me love, love love this! And so happy for Grace to get this!” proclaimed a delighted Miss Dalloway.

“Stunning! I’m so happy that it’s Meisel. No one does old school glamour this good. The kind of beauty we rarely see in fashion these days,” appreciated Conbothsides. (more…)

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Mica Arganaraz Lands Her First British Vogue Cover

After serving a duo of knockout Vogue Brazil covers last week and a total of eight Vogue cover appearances under her belt, Mica Arganaraz now lands the cover of UK Vogue for the month of August. The British fashion bible has been undeniably good to us lately, giving us the likes of Carolyn Murphy, Amber Valletta and Kate Moss on recent issues. Keeping the model standard up, Mica delights in the stunning portrait cover image lensed by tFS forum favorite Craig McDean.

UK Vogue August 2017 : Mica Arganaraz by Craig McDean

IMAGE: VOGUE.CO.UK

Members of our forums voiced their praise for British Vogue‘s latest. “I was never a big fan or hers, but I must admit she looks lovely here! Very mainstream, in a good way. Easily her best cover to date. I quite like the red and pink accents and angle of the cover,” admired Benn98.

“I’m having trouble with the facial expression, but overall it’s a cover that’s better than most of their recent offerings. It feels like an 80s cover. I like it. I actually might buy this. First one in years!” declared MON. (more…)

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BFFs Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner Come Together for Fendi’s Fall 2017 Campaign

We should have known that Karl Lagerfeld would ask Gigi Hadid back as the face of Fendi after she appeared in last season‘s advertising campaign with sister Bella Hadid and fellow model Vittoria Ceretti. After the first Fall 2017 campaign image surfaced, we assumed Gigi would be fronting the campaign solo for the coming season, but the latest ad to be revealed shows Gigi modeling alongside BFF Kendall Jenner. Shot by Karl himself, the duo is captured amongst a stark white studio setting for the Italian fashion house’s rather uneventful campaign.

Fendi F/W 2017.18 : Gigi Hadid & Kendall Jenner by Karl Lagerfeld

IMAGE: ART8AMBY.WORDPRESS.COM

Upon first seeing the solo campaign image featuring Gigi, our forum members were less than impressed. “With an actual model this would have looked appealing,” said anlabe32 at once.

“The face ruined everything,” added khyrk. (more…)

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Mica Arganaraz Captivates on Two Stunning Covers of Vogue Brazil for July 2017

When it comes to magazine covers, it seemed for a while that Mica Arganaraz couldn’t catch a break, with a collection of uninspired covers from the likes of Japanese Vogue, German Vogue and French Vogue. The Argentinean beauty, who continues to take the fashion industry by storm, now graces Vogue Brazil for July 2017. The current face of Versace poses on the Brazilian fashion bible’s two covers, captured on location in the Japanese city of Kyoto by photographer Rafael Pavarotti. Shot a day after the Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018 show, she fittingly wears the French fashion house in both cover images.

Vogue Brazil July 2017 : Mica Arganaraz by Rafael Pavarotti

IMAGE: VOGUE.GLOBO.COM

Mica’s latest Vogue appearance certainly won over our forum members. “Wow wow wow, I love both covers, and this is what culture appreciation should be,” commented MDNA immediately.

“The second cover (below) is stunning! I like this glamorous side of Mica,” appreciated badgalcrush. (more…)

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Why Do Magazines Always Insist on Styling Lana Del Rey the Same Way?

Lana Del Rey is one of those people who photograph like an absolute dream for magazines. This was proven recently on the beautiful cover of British ELLE as well as a few months back on Dazed‘s Summer 2017 offering. Lana appropriately fronts V Magazine‘s #108 Americana issue for Fall Preview 2017, returning to the magazine’s front cover for a second time, photographed by Steven Klein. Taking part in the equestrian-inspired shoot, Lana gives good face sporting her signature bouffant hairstyle and wearing a Ralph Lauren coat and white Saint Laurent shirt teamed with a Balmain belt.

V Magazine #108 Fall Preview 2017 : Lana Del Rey by Steven Klein

IMAGE: COURTESY OF V MAGAZINE

Unfortunately, our forum members simply weren’t feeling V’s latest. “Why does she have the same big hair again? Just like the last V/Klein shoot,” complained a disinterested Scotty the moment the cover struck.

“I’m wondering where is this Lust for Life in those pictures. Klein used to be so good!” mentioned Royal-Galliano, suggesting Lana’s latest album title didn’t reflect in the cover shoot. (more…)

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