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Vogue Greece Produces a Trio of ‘Stunning’ Meghan Roche July/August 2021 Covers

Following a triumphant relaunch back in 2019, Vogue Greece is staying in the spotlight. Covers featuring Sasha Pivovarova, Victoria Beckham, Bella Hadid along with Candice Huffine absolutely enthralled us. Now the title’s celebrating all things Greece with a trio of majestic July/August 2021 covers. Meghan Roche and Nico Bustos transport us to the Halkidiki region showcasing the stunning surroundings.

Vogue Greece July/August 2021 : Meghan Roche by Nico Bustos

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“These are all really beautiful, I’m particularly fond of the second one. Vogue Greece is really doing amazing!” declared aracic.

“Nice set of covers indeed!” WAVES chimed in.

“I adore the black and white one so much, Vogue Greece does a stunning job once again!” applauded marsnoop2.

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VogueGirl8910 is clearly also a fan: “All three covers are great, I really like the atmosphere of these images.”

“Beautiful covers. So nice to see Meghan. She’s such an underrated model. That face should be everywhere,” raved guimon.

“She is absolutely stunning,” admired Serend1pity.

“The second cover is absolutely stunning!” echoed an obviously impressed FashionMuseDior.

“All three covers are great, but my favorite is the second one!” agreed bluestar.

“Greece is a country full of absolutely spectacular and magnificent landscapes, but the only cover that’s doing it for me here is the third with Meghan Roche photographed in the water,” confessed vogue28.

Vogue Greece July/August 2021 : Meghan Roche by Nico Bustos

IMAGE: VOGUE.GR

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Natasja Madsen Covers Vogue Russia for July 2021

Now that Ksenia Solovieva has her feet firmly planted at Vogue Russia, we’re hopeful things are about to head in the right direction. After all, last month’s Carolyn Murphy offering was clearly a missed opportunity. During the summer months, we’re used to seeing models dashing across sun-drenched beaches under clear blue skies, but the Russian fashion bible’s July 2021 installment offers an alternative. Henrik Purienne photographs his girlfriend (and one-time Vogue Paris cover star) Natasja Madsen for a pair of truly sexy covers.

Vogue Russia July 2021 : Natasja Madsen by Henrick Purienne

IMAGE: VOGUE.RU

The covers received mixed feedback on our forums. “Quite unconventional but beautiful,” approved aracic.

“I have to commend Vogue Russia for running with not one but two bold and unconventional covers this month! These aren’t your typical fashion magazine covers, but very simply sell the idea summer is here and despite the black and white photography, I find both covers refreshing!” raved vogue28.

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“So happy to see this, I love Purienne’s work and extremely happy to see the gorgeous Natasja here, an extremely underrated model!” declared GERGIN.

“It looks like a supplement for FHM‘s 100 Sexiest Women in the World issue. I quite like it,” crmsnsnwflks chimed in.

But not everyone shared the same sentiment. “No idea why everyone likes these extremely amateur covers. Literally first-course, A-level photography…” disapproved dontbeadrag.

“Surely there must be a picture of her with her face showing that is worthy of a cover,” added oaklee91.

“Why the black and white? This could’ve been great with color,” FashionMuseDior pointed out.

“Both covers are not necessary to begin with. They only work as editorial shots,” voiced cottonmouth13.

Vogue Russia July 2021 : Natasja Madsen by Henrick Purienne

IMAGE: VOGUE.RU

See more from Vogue Russia’s July 2021 issue and share your thoughts here.

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Abby Champion, Ashley Graham and More Trailblazers Star on V Magazine’s Fall Preview 2021 Covers

We definitely like what’s happening over at V Magazine. The cutting-edge American fashion publication has been hitting all the right notes lately. Just last month it supplied a series of flawless Anok Yai, Imaan Hammam, Kendall Jenner and Naomi Campbell covers. For its fall preview issue, the magazine gives us several collectible covers featuring eight trailblazers photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin and styled by George Cortina. Abby Champion, Vinson Fraley, Ashley Graham, Nyja Abdullah, Eileen Gu, Emily Ratajkowski, Taras Romanov and Hailey Bieber pose for solo covers wearing pieces from the mag’s collaboration with Lois Jeans.

V Magazine #131 Fall Preview 2021 by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin

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“Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin and Abby Champion. I’m sold, thanks,” said dontbeadrag.

“Now that’s a stellar cover! Abby looks fantastic. V Magazine is on a roll with their recent covers, great job,” applauded aracic.

“Abby is absolutely gorgeous and everything on the cover works. Can’t wait to buy this issue!” declared bluestar.

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“What an absolute knockout of a cover, genuinely love every single thing about it — from George Cortina’s impeccable styling to Abby’s expression and pose,” raved vogue28.

“I mean what can I say, it’s Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin with their famous black and white. I can’t resist,” confessed SLFC.

Alien Sex Friend is also a fan: “George Cortina can do no wrong.”

“Simple but effective. The pairing of Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin and Cortina always delivers. They are confident about selling you sensuality, glamour and luxury,” appreciated GivenchyAddict.

V Magazine #131 Fall Preview 2021 by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin

IMAGES: VMAGAZINE.COM

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Naomi Osaka Deserves Better Than Vogue Japan’s Disappointing August 2021 Cover

The industry is clearly obsessed with Naomi Osaka. Within a few short years, we’ve sat back and watched the athlete take to the covers of American Vogue, Allure along with WSJ. Magazine and become a Louis Vuitton brand ambassador. Now Vogue Japan welcomes the professional tennis player to its August 2021 cover. In the vibrant cover image captured by Zoey Grossman, Naomi wears a Louis Vuitton bikini top, pants and a belt bag courtesy of Patti Wilson.

Vogue Japan August 2021 : Naomi Osaka by Zoey Grossman

IMAGE: VOGUE.CO.JP

The cover received mixed feedback on our forums. “They managed to make her look like a trashy Instagirl! Surely a new low for this Vogue!” declared JohannesL.

“Doesn’t look anything like her and the Vuitton product placement couldn’t be more literal. This sort of crass advertising is the reason why magazines are dropping like flies,” Benn98 chimed in.

“Awful cover…and a deeply unflattering angle,” disapproved vogue28.

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“I believe that a simple thing such as a different angle would’ve made this shot so much better!” said WAVES.

“Why can’t we just stick with Luigi & Iango who shoot practically every Vogue Japan cover worth looking at? I generally don’t care about sports so I’m not excited about a Naomi Osaka cover, but she deserved better,” voiced aracic.

But not everyone felt the same way. “Well, call me crazy, but I don’t hate it. Considering the subject matter, it could’ve been worse. She’s not particularly photogenic or charismatic, but they actually gave the image some energy and intrigue,” admitted MyNameIs.

“I actually really like this. They’ve finally done something more fun and fresh with Naomi,” appreciated upNorth.

The digital covers photographed by Luigi & Iango are total knockouts. Check them out and share your thoughts here.

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Yasmin Wijnaldum Gives Vogue Germany Its Strongest Cover in Months

It’s fair to say that just about every single cover of Vogue Germany this year thus far has been a total flop. Not even Heidi Klum, Edie Campbell and Toni Garrn have been able to pull the German fashion bible out of its current slump. But Yasmin Wijnaldum is here to save the day restoring our faith in the title fronting its double July/August 2021 installment. Captured by Chris Colls and styled by Nicola Knels, the Dutch beauty and face of Moschino’s Spring 2021 campaign wears a jewel-encrusted creation from Valentino’s Spring 2021 Haute Couture collection for the cover.

Vogue Germany July/August 2021 : Yasmin Wijnaldum by Chris Colls

IMAGE: VOGUE.DE

“Quite a lovely cover,” confessed mikel the moment the cover dropped.

“Yasmin looks stunning! It’s a nice cover, the best they’ve had all year,” applauded aracic.

“Finally a good cover from Vogue Germany…” appreciated VogueGirl8910.

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“I’m loving it, certainly more fashion forward than Toni Garrn’s cover last month and I’ll always be rooting for Yasmin Wijnaldum. I’m one for Chris Colls, too, always love his studio shoots and the simplicity of his photography always allows the garment to show through — like this Valentino creation here,” noted vogue28.

“I like it,” added WAVES.

“This is one of the better German Vogue covers in recent memory…” marsnoop2 chimed in.

“Very rare does Vogue Germany come out with a good offering. This is one of them, but it’s not really anything special,” said SLFC.

“This is cute but not breathtaking…” proclaimed penny609.

Are you a fan? Check out Yasmin’s accompanying cover feature and share your thoughts here.

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Edita Vilkeviciute’s Vogue Spain July 2021 Cover Feels Like a Wasted Opportunity

Along with Vogue Germany and Vogue Russia, Vogue Spain has been without an editor for a number of months now. The Spanish fashion bible has certainly been powering through and has nevertheless managed to secure Jill Kortleve, Bella Hadid, Jodie Comer, Paloma Elsesser along with Blanca Padilla. Now firm forum favorite Edita Vilkeviciute graces us with her presence on the magazine’s July 2021 cover five years after her last appearance. Photographed by Txema Yeste and styled by Juan Cebrian, the Lithuanian stunner welcomes us into her home on the island of Ibiza decked out in an embroidered Christian Dior creation.

Vogue España July 2021 : Edita Vilkeviciute by Txema Yeste

IMAGE: VOGUE.ES

Ultimately, the cover was met with mixed feedback on our forums. “Lovely, but looks more like an issue of Vogue Living,” critiqued aracic.

“The photograph is lovely, but a bit of a strange choice for a cover. Indeed looks more like Vogue Living,” echoed [Piece Of Me].

“This is a nice cover…for Architectural Digest,” wrote an obviously less than thrilled crmsnsnwflks.

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SLFC was in the same frame of mind: “I like it, but it doesn’t work as a cover. It’s far too zoomed out and as other people have said, it’s more like an Architectural Digest or Vogue Living cover.”

“Edita looks beautiful as always. Wishing it was a little bit more zoomed in,” noted WAVES.

“I wish they hadn’t picked such a boring shot for the cover…” added marsnoop2.

“Such a waste of Txema Yeste,” said helmutnotdead.

“A waste of Edita Vilkeviciute, too,” replied vogue28. “I’ve never been one for cover images like this, which are far too zoomed out and show very little fashion. Had someone used the last shot of Edita’s cover feature as the cover with the orange dress…this wouldn’t have felt like a total missed opportunity.”

Check out Edita’s cover story and join the conversation here.