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How Many More Times Will Lady Gaga Grace the Cover of V Magazine?

Just about every magazine has their favorite cover girl and V Magazine never hides the fact that Lady Gaga is their lucky cover charm. It should come as no surprise to see Gaga covering the title’s recently unveiled edition for Fall 2017, the Music Issue #109. The songstress, whose documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two comes out in September, was photographed by Hedi Slimane for one of his signature black and white portraits. But the burning question remains: how many more V Magazine cover appearances does Lady Gaga need?

V Magazine #109 Fall 2017 : Lady Gaga by Hedi Slimane


Members of our forums are getting tired of seeing Gaga. “God how many times has she covered this magazine? I know she’s friends with the staff but geez…” ranted Marc10 the moment the cover dropped.

“I feel like this magazine only puts Lady Gaga on the cover, then sometimes it’s some teenager I’ve never heard about and then back to Gaga. Not interested, I think it’s probably been a decade since I last bought an issue of this mag,” wrote mistress_f. (more…)

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Kim Kardashian Channels Jackie O on Interview’s September Cover

You’re about to see Kim Kardashian West in a whole new light on Interview‘s latest cover. For starters, Mrs. West is fully clothed throughout the entire cover shoot (let’s be honest, Kim does like to pose for the odd nude magazine cover or two) while channeling former First Lady and style icon Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Our forums have been complaining just how depressing and uninspired the majority of the September covers have been for 2017, but we should’ve known Interview would knock it out of the park. Complete with a 60s bouffant wig hairstyle, some ladylike clothes and an impeccably dressed North West by her side, Kim takes on the role perfectly as she and North are photographed by Steven Klein for the occasion.

Interview September 2017 : Kim Kardashian & North West by Steven Klein


Our forums felt the tongue-in-cheek shoot was just what the newsstand needed this month. “I’ve had a really tough Monday at work and honest to God I needed this. I really did,” laughed forum member Bobby153 upon seeing the cover.

“It’s nice that the editors of Interview knew what a hard time we, the world, were having at the moment. They sent us something truly glorious to laugh at,” added honeycombchild. (more…)

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Natalia Vodianova Looks Effortless and Natural on Vogue Russia’s September Cover

According to our forums, Giampaolo Sgura doesn’t exactly have the best track record delivering innovative and flattering Vogue covers. In a very short space of time, he’s managed to do a massive disservice to both Claudia Schiffer and Anna Ewers, but somehow manages to redeem himself with Natalia Vodianova on Vogue Russia’s latest. The magazine welcomed back its native supermodel for September 2017, with an effortless, undone cover image.

Vogue Russia September 2017 : Natalia Vodianova by Giampaolo Sgura


Our forum members were pleasantly surprised with the outcome. “This is pretty good actually. Definitely one of his best covers. He produces better work outdoors compared to his studio shoots which have horrible lighting and over-saturated colors,” noted GivenchyHomme.

“Nice work for Sgura. Not super impressed but better than his latest efforts,” admitted lelaid. (more…)

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Bella Hadid and Jordan Barrett Huddle Together on Vogue Australia’s ‘Awful’ September Cover

Following a delightful August cover, Vogue Australia moves on from one Bella to another with its latest installment. Joining a handful of other editions of Vogue by jumping on the Bella Hadid bandwagon, the Aussie fashion title gives the (overexposed?) model the September 2017 cover alongside It boy Jordan Barrett. Photographed by Jackie Nickerson (an unusual choice of Vogue cover photographer), the pair huddles together in the great outdoors for the intimate cover image.

Already suffering from Bella Hadid fatigue, members of our forums wasted no time voicing their opinions on the cover. “This is comical at this point… I guess she will also get Mexico and Brazil. This is really bad, much worse than Vogue Arabia. It is certainly Photoshopped together and that says a lot about Vogue Australia’s team, who are willing to put together such a poor cover for the biggest fashion month of the year,” complained Zposen at once.

“Out of all the September covers she’s done, this is the worst,” declared lightblue. (more…)

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Edie Campbell Evokes the 60s on Vogue Paris’ September Cover

After two consecutive Gisele Bündchen covers from Vogue Paris, our forums didn’t know what to expect for the magazine’s September 2017 offering. Ending our suspense, the newest issue reveals Edie Campbell on the cover of the French fashion title. Photographed by David Sims with Emmanuelle Alt on styling duty, the British beauty (and current face of Michael Kors) stuns in the striking close-up cover image, giving us some serious 60s vibes wearing one of this season’s highly coveted feathered Prada headdresses.

Vogue Paris September 2017 : Edie Campbell by David Sims


“She’s [Emmanuelle Alt] got to be joking! This, a shot which looks like I’ve seen it countless times before and with such poor cropping? For September? Yikes!” slammed forum member Benn98 the moment the cover dropped.

“It had so much potential! The colors look lovely! I wish they used a shot where her stare has more power/impact. This looks like she’s about to fall asleep. I wish the angle was better. A bit of seduction would’ve helped. The dullness drags this cover to death,” complained MON. (more…)

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Our Forums Can’t Decide If They Love or Loathe Gigi Hadid’s Two September Covers of Vogue Korea

The Hadids are out in full force for September, with Bella snatching up just about every major magazine cover this month. Sister Gigi has landed the front of Vogue Korea, marking her 20th Vogue cover appearance. Following her recent stint on American Vogue‘s August cover with beau Zayn Mailk, the current face of Stuart Weitzman was photographed by Henrique Gendre for the occasion. Throwing in some quirky facial expressions and poses, Gigi cozies up in a thick Max Mara coat on cover one (below) while working double denim on the second cover (after the jump).

Vogue Korea September 2017 : Gigi Hadid by Henrique Gendre


Per usual, our forum members were unafraid to voice their opinions. “Neither works for me because it’s just same old sultry Gigi, something which I find a bit overplayed at this stage. It also seems these girls are not slowing down anytime soon!” exclaimed Benn98.

“This open mouth over and over again.. Gigi and Bella everywhere. What a bore. Give me some model on the cover,” pleaded narcyza. (more…)