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Dakota Johnson’s Stiff and Uncomfortable Vogue Spain Cover Misses the Mark

Vogue Spain practically received a standing ovation on our forums last month for its Bella Hadid cover (after she’d covered just about every other edition of Vogue for September with mixed success). Now, Dakota Johnson (current muse of Alessandro Michele) fronts the October 2017 issue, playing coy while wearing a rhinestone-covered Gucci (obvi) bodysuit in the cover image lensed by Emma Summerton. Was the cover enough to continue the magazine’s winning streak?

Vogue España October 2017 : Dakota Johnson by Emma Summerton


Unfortunately, the cover wasn’t enough to please our forum members. “What an odd and random choice and what a try-hard cover. Are they Lui now? Reminds me of a cheaper version of that Linda Evangelista cover by Meisel for Vogue Italia. And why does it look as if she were added to the photo? The head and shadows look so fake,” said MON at once.

“This could have been a stellar cover with a great model and better execution,” pointed out KissMiss. (more…)

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Vittoria Ceretti’s True Beauty Shines Through on Vogue Korea’s Impeccable October Covers

It seems as if Vittoria Ceretti can do no wrong lately. A firm favorite of Steven Meisel (and ours after that impeccable Vogue Italia cover), the Italian beauty has dominated the fashion world since arriving on the scene and now makes her debut on Vogue Korea for October 2017. Photographed by Hyea W. Kang, the current face of Zara gives us a major staredown in cover one (below), looking both graceful and poised in head-to-toe Prada. The magazine went one step further with cover two (after the jump), opting for a stunning and raw black and white portrait of Vittoria.

Vogue Korea October 2017 : Vittoria Ceretti by Hyea W. Kang


Our forum members were instant fans. “I love the this. Everything works!” praised MON upon checking out the covers.

“In love with these! The first cover is particularly gorgeous!” raved Nepenthes. (more…)

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Malgosia Bela’s Latest Cover Proves Vogue Ukraine Is One to Watch

Vogue Ukraine often doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves, yet for most of this year, our forums have been singing the magazine’s praises. For October 2017, the Ukrainian fashion bible welcomes back Malgosia Bela for another successful cover shoot. Photographed by Chris Colls, the Polish beauty and team deliver a raw and unconventional series of images.

Vogue Ukraine October 2017 : Malgosia Bela by Chris Colls


Our forum members were left in awe. “Unconventional and raw. I’m loving what I see!” Valentine27 approved at once.

“I love it. I think it’s a great cover, the styling works, the layout works, Malgosia is amazing as always. It has a [Steven] Klein vibe but more polished IMO which makes me like it even more,” added kokobombon. (more…)

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British vs. American ELLE: Which Has the Best Rihanna Cover?

If you haven’t heard already: Rihanna is set for global domination (when isn’t she?) as she covers just about every single edition of ELLE worldwide and the race is currently on for best cover. The American edition failed miserably but our forums are currently raving over British ELLE ‘s choice of image from the cover shoot. The magazine opted for a captivating portrait of Rihanna for its October 2017 issue and complemented the image with a flawless layout. In the Solve Sundsbo-shot image, the songstress turned beauty entrepreneur works a Calvin Klein coat (way better than Lorde on Vogue Australia).

UK Elle October 2017 : Rihanna by Solve Sundsbo


Members of our forums made their feelings clear immediately. “I prefer this to the US cover. It’s a classic throwback ELLE cover. I don’t know why magazines wander so far from their identity sometimes,” praised a delighted A.D.C.

“This is stunning! How US ELLE refused his shot is crazy,” voiced MON. (more…)

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Gigi Hadid Proves (Once Again) She’s the Ultimate Vogue Japan Cover Girl

It’s hard for us to believe that Gigi Hadid‘s last cover of Vogue Japan was almost a year ago, but she’s back for November 2017 showing everyone else just how it’s truly done by starring on another flawless cover for the magazine. Scratch that. We’re actually treated to not one but two flawless covers this month, with the current face of Stuart Weitzman, Missoni and Fendi posing for photographic duo Luigi & Iango (who have been killing it for Japanese Vogue lately). In the two vibrant covers, Gigi wears head-to-toe Miu Miu with styling from Patrick Mackie.

Vogue Japan November 2017 : Gigi Hadid by Luigi & Iango


Gigi rendered our forum members almost speechless. “Wow, this is too beautiful to be true,” said an astounded Conbothsides the second the covers struck earlier today.

“Her Vogue Japan covers are always great,” applauded Style Savvy. (more…)

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Amber Valletta Delivers Two Old-School Covers for Harper’s Bazaar Spain

If there’s one thing about our forums, they just love to see the resurgence of 90s supermodels (aside from Claudia Schiffer‘s disaster of a September cover for Vogue Germany). So it should come as no surprise that the forums are buzzing about Amber Valletta fronting the October 2017 edition of Harper’s Bazaar Spain. Now that Editor-in-Chief Yolanda Sacristan has settled in, each issue has been stronger than the last (though we’re still in love with the Adriana Lima cover from July) and with Greg Kadel capturing Amber for two covers, Bazaar is hoping to earn another win. The regular newsstand cover (below) features Amber wearing a velvet green Dolce & Gabbana pantsuit while she works a sexier Saint Laurent number on the cover for subscribers (after the jump).

Harper's Bazaar España October 2017 : Amber Valletta by Greg Kadel


“I’m so buying this,” said a delighted Wintergreen upon seeing the cover.

“Really cool cover,” added forum member liaa. (more…)

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