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Gigi Hadid Delivers Another Knockout Vogue Cover This Month

Gigi Hadid is on her way to earning the title of International Model of the Year for a second year as she continues to set the fashion world ablaze with her unstoppable work ethic and high-profile modeling gigs. We’re only just into February and Gigi has already scored the cover of British Vogue and is the face of numerous fashion brands for Spring 2017. Her latest is one of eight covers (each with a different model) for Vogue China’s March issue, shot by photographer Patrick Demarchelier. The luxe cover shows Gigi wearing a sexy leopard print Saint Laurent dress and wispy hair.

Vogue China March 2017 : Gigi Hadid by Patrick Demarchelier


“Eight different covers, all shot by Demarchelier? At least one should be good then. I’m not sold on this one. It looks very half-baked, what’s this hair with that dress and make-up?” questioned an unforgiving Benn98 the moment the cover came to light, making his feelings clear toward the cover.

“Even with 8 covers in total, one with Gigi is just too much. Interested in Imaan’s, Natalie’s and Yasmin’s though,” voiced anlabe32. (more…)

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Cindy Crawford Is Barely Recognizable on Vogue Australia’s Questionable March Cover

If there’s one thing our forums love to see, it’s models on the covers of fashion magazines. Over the past couple of months, we’ve noticed a decline in models on the cover of Vogue Australia, but it appears the glossy has heard our cries and enlisted the expertise of 90s supermodel Cindy Crawford for March 2017. A random, yet much-welcomed sight, Cindy was photographed by Emma Summerton looking ravishing in red Christian Dior.

Vogue Australia March 2017 : Cindy Crawford by Emma Summerton


Surprisingly, our forum members were unimpressed. “Wow, what is going on with Vogue Australia? This is just so try-hard, from styling to everything really!” cried Miss Dalloway the moment the cover struck.

“The direction of this cover seems to be all over the place. I don’t get it,” added a confused Nepenthes. (more…)

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Emily Ratajkowski Goes Casual on InStyle’s Revamped Cover for March

Our forums have been keeping a watchful eye on InStyle ever since new editor-in-chief Laura Brown became focused on changing the look of a magazine we praised in 2016. Brown’s first issue under her creative control has finally been unveiled for March 2017. Emily Ratajkowski, who’s currently fronting Vogue Spain, graces the cover of InStyle‘s latest revamp shot by Carter Smith. The American actress and model sports a casual look consisting of a graphic white T-shirt, designed exclusively for the magazine by Off-White’s Virgil Alboh.

US InStyle March 2017 : Emily Ratajkowski by Carter Smith


Is the revamp a success? Our forums are currently divided. “Great covers! It’s always a treat when American magazines put models on covers!” championed GivenchyHomme straight away, quick to show his approval.

“I love the newsstand cover. It has a 90s supermodel vibe to it. It’s also a little reminiscent of Anna Wintour’s first American Vogue cover,” described an eagle-eyed A.D.C. (more…)

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Lottie Moss Looks Like a ‘Teen Super-Villain’ on the Cover of Harper’s Bazaar Russia

Lottie Moss is somewhat new to the game but continues to build a portfolio most other models could only dream of. She already has a cover of Vogue Paris under her belt, was just announced as the face of Chanel’s upcoming eyewear campaign and now appears on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Russia — letting us know she’s more than just Kate Moss’ little sister. The 19-year-old posed for the February issue, shot by Rachell Smith, resulting in a glitzy, glamorous cover shot.

Harper's Bazaar Russia February 2017 : Lottie Moss by Rachell Smith


Did Lottie’s latest impress our opinionated forum members? “She looks like a teen super villain on a budget TV show! Have Lottie Moss’ team decided yet how they want to market her? Because so far it looks like they’re stabbing in the dark — we already have an Elle Fanning! I like the icy-blonde on her, but not the styling!” posted a far from impressed Benn98.

“Oh, why?” asked a horrified narcyza, suggesting Russian Bazaar was just jumping on the bandwagon. (more…)

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Donatella Versace, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Moss and More Pose for W Magazine’s Cut-and-Paste March Cover

The big spring fashion issues are slowly starting to surface and W Magazine is the latest to drop its March cover. After delivering multiple celebrity covers last month, W opts for a single cover featuring several women this time around. Donatella Versace, Taraji P. Henson, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Chastain and Kate Moss pose together for a sleek image lensed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The women wear head-to-toe black Versace (natch) and badass expressions.

W March 2017 by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott


Our forums went wild — and not in a good way. “The composition is terrible!” screamed Benn98 the minute the cover broke. “It looks like they were all cut and pasted. I actually like all these women separately, but not together like this. Poor Donatella received the harshest level of retouching known,” he pointed out.

“I like the idea of putting these five incredible women together but it’s evident in the HQ cover that they were shot separately and then Photoshopped together. I get that it’s nearly impossible to get them all in the same place and at the same time but at least they could have done a better job with the editing,” quipped dodencebt. (more…)

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Alicia Keys Looks Radiant and Carefree on Glamour’s March Cover

Alicia Keys has landed yet another magazine cover within the space of a month. Allure‘s February issue featuring a makeup-free Alicia caused some debate on our forums and now, Glamour is taking a shot at profiling the makeup-averse singer for its March 2017 edition. Photographed by Carter Smith, Alicia is all smiles and looks radiant and carefree in the unconventional cover image.

US Glamour March 2017 : Alicia Keys by Carter Smith


Did Glamour manage to outdo Allure? “Oh God, here we go again. Truth be told I actually like the cover. Would’ve preferred it for January, it has that effortless vibe to it which I love for January. How is it that she can book two big covers back to back with only this faux crusading? Can’t people see beyond the smoke and mirrors? Or does she have an album out as well?” forum member Benn98 posted straight away.

“I’m a bit over her gimmick as well,” replied Miss Dalloway. “But this is such a beautiful cover and for once it works,” she echoed. (more…)