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Annie Leibovitz Photographs Frances McDormand, Naomi Osaka, Paloma Elsesser and Rosalía for Vogue’s January 2021 Covers

Anna Wintour’s on a mission to revitalize American Vogue and we’re here for it. The American fashion bible recently made headlines by making Harry Styles its first-ever solo male cover star. Now it’s time once again for the Vogue Values issue complete with Frances McDormand, Naomi Osaka, Paloma Elsesser and Rosalía. The four subjects make their debuts as U.S. Vogue cover stars for January 2021 each posing separately before the lens of photographer Annie Leibovitz.

US Vogue January 2021 : The 'Vogue Values' of 2021 by Annie Leibovitz


Frances’ cover dropped first. “It’s very striking and I love the colors. I think it works for a January cover — it looks like the light from a sunrise/sunset, like we’re on the edge of something new…which works nicely for a new year issue,” approved LastNight.

“What a kick-ass cover with Frances! Love it!” exclaimed Miss Dalloway.

“Yeah, I have absolutely no issues with this cover. The composition is beautiful, the colors all work and Frances in Fear of God is a surprisingly good combination,” said youarearockstar.

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Next up was Naomi. “Happy for Naomi! Well deserved for sure! Overall feels fresh. Great start to 2021,” noted RanThe.

“Yay so happy Naomi finally got a Vogue cover, she deserves it!” echoed Marc10.

Paloma’s cover was praised almost immediately. “This is my favorite January cover already. I love that Paloma is kinda mimicking the Venus pose,” THD96 pointed out.

“I hope I get Paloma’s cover in the mail, but if not I’ll definitely be buying it, I absolutely love it,” proclaimed KINGofVERSAILLES.

“Rosalía’s has that sexy touch and that’s something we don’t get to see often from U.S. Vogue,” voiced MON.

US Vogue January 2021 : The 'Vogue Values' of 2021 by Annie Leibovitz


Which cover do you prefer? Share your thoughts and join the conversation here.

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Joan Smalls, Candice Swanepoel and Irina Shayk Lend Their Grace and Beauty to Vogue Greece’s December 2020 Covers

Ever since Vogue Greece relaunched in 2019, we’ve been left in awe over the vast majority of the magazine’s front covers featuring everyone from Sasha Pivovarova to Victoria Beckham to Bella Hadid to Candice Huffine. Even in the middle of a pandemic, the Greek fashion bible’s offerings with Georgina Grenville and Sharon Stone entertained us to no end. Closing out 2020 on a high note, Vogue Greece gifts us a trio of beauties on several serene covers. Joan Smalls, Candice Swanepoel and Irina Shayk star on the mag’s December 2020 covers each captured in black and white by photographer Rowan Papier.

Vogue Greece December 2020 : Candice Swanepoel, Irina Shayk & Joan Smalls by Rowan Papier


Needless to say, the covers were a hit. “A woman should be two things: classy and fabulous. Congratulations, they did it,” applauded 9sete.

“The trio cover is the best Vogue cover of 2020 for me,” raved Ed..

“Very Peter Lindbergh. Very simple yet very effective,” approved MON.

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WAVES couldn’t agree more: “Beautiful covers and so reminiscent of our beloved Peter.”

“I’m in love with this edition! Joan, Candice and Irina look gorgeous as usual and these girls work so well together! There is connection, power, fineness and beauty and it’s so Peter Lindbergh. Lovely, fabulous and memorable!” Dazzlefashion chimed in.

“All four covers are beautiful and powerful,” declared burbuja8910.

“I love the individual covers more than the group shot. They just look so raw yet ethereal at the same time. Lindbergh would be proud,” commended Ken Doll Jenner.

Meanwhile, avonlea002 described the covers as “perfect,” but do you concur?

Vogue Greece December 2020 : Candice Swanepoel, Irina Shayk & Joan Smalls by Rowan Papier


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Lucan Gillespie Looks Like Twiggy on the January 2021 Covers of British Harper’s Bazaar

A fresh new face is the perfect way to usher in a new year. And British Harper’s Bazaar delivers just that with the unveiling of its January 2021 edition. Just last month the magazine gave us its annual “Women of the Year” issue starring Lashana Lynch, Gillian Anderson along with Daisy Edgar-Jones. Now British Bazaar‘s latest features a smiling Lucan Gillespie making her debut on the mag’s vibrant newsstand cover (below). While for the subscribers’ alternative (after the jump), Lucan looks like a modern-day Twiggy. Both charming covers were captured by Agata Pospieszynska and styled by Charlie Harrington.

UK Harper’s Bazaar January 2021 : Lucan Gillespie by Agata Pospieszynska


It’s definitely another home run for British Bazaar. “Love this, despite it being so literal with the Twiggy references. It’s something new and modern for this magazine,” approved Benn98.

“I love the quirkiness of it,” echoed MON.

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“I love the covers, especially the red one, which is quite vintage,” Urban Stylin pointed out.

“Very vintage-y. Which also makes it a little dull for my taste, but her smile is very beautiful,” admired annikad.

Yohji clearly shared the same sentiment: “Great smile. She reminds me a little bit of Miranda Richardson.”

“I can certainly appreciate how joyous and inviting the newsstand cover is, love the red, the whole composition along with the young Twiggy vibes I’m getting from Lucan Gillespie here. Two strong covers once again from British Harper’s Bazaar, loving the subscribers’ alternative just as much!” raved vogue28.

UK Harper’s Bazaar January 2021 : Lucan Gillespie by Agata Pospieszynska


See more from Lucan’s cover shoot and what else the January 2021 issue of British Bazaar has to offer here.

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Luna Bijl Delivers Another Amazing Cover for Vogue Ukraine’s December 2020/January 2021 Issue

Vogue Ukraine last caught our eye way back in 2018 with an exquisite Karen Elson offering. Two years later and the magazine has our undivided attention once again. The title has a history of providing memorable moments down at newsstands thanks to an array of arresting covers starring everyone from Amber Valletta to Othilia Simon. This month the publication picks forum favorite Luna Bijl as its December 2020/January 2021 cover star. Luna delights as usual wearing Balenciaga and jewelry from Boucheron courtesy of Leith Clark for the charming cover image shot by Liz Collins.

Vogue Ukraine December 2020/January 2021 : Luna Bijl by Liz Collins


“Wow, I love it so much! Probably one of my favorite Vogue covers from 2020. It’s really nice how the color of her eyes match her coat,” admired YSL87.

“Luna is the perfect cover girl,” declared franceslions.

“LOVE IT, super captivating. Everything is on point, colors, makeup, accessories, model…PERFECT!” DK92 pointed out.

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“Chic, catchy, elegant with a great model. All I ask of a cover,” admitted GivenchyAddict.

Benn98 shared the same sentiment: “Wow, she looks so cute with the little bow in her hair. Just a gorgeous shot of a gorgeous girl.”

Karl Boucher felt the same way. “She’s beautiful and talented. Nice cover. What a face!”

“Beautiful! What a great start to 2021 already,” echoed aracic.

Ken Doll Jenner described the cover as “festive and luxurious” and we couldn’t agree more.

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

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Aweng and Alexus Ade-Chuol Embrace on British ELLE’s ‘Groundbreaking’ January 2021 Cover

Over the last 12 months, the covers of British ELLE have been extremely hit or miss. Covers featuring Claudia Schiffer, Margarita Gambles and Adwoa Aboah thrilled to no end, while covers starring Florence Pugh, Dua Lipa and Alicia Vikander almost made us want to boycott the magazine. As we head into a brand new year, the title throws things into high gear with a groundbreaking January 2021 cover. Model Aweng Ade-Chuol and wife Alexus Ade-Chuol grace the mag’s latest installment sharing an embrace in the bold and powerful photograph. The pair are caught sporting polka dot looks from Saint Laurent’s upcoming Spring 2021 collection before the lens of Meinke Klein.

UK Elle January 2021 : Aweng Ade-Chuol & Lexy by Meinke Klein


The cover took our forum members by surprise. “This is so beautiful,” praised caioherrero.

“There are two women of color kissing and loving each other. Sign me the f*ck up. This is great,” applauded thatsfierce.

“Quite surprised to see such a groundbreaking cover from British ELLE, but I applaud Farrah Storr and team!” voiced vogue28.

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“I love the art direction on this, even if I would hate it elsewhere, it’s so ELLE,” said A.D.C.

“I love how their heads create a subtle heart,” MON pointed out.

Benn98 also loves how the cover turned out: “It’s a splendid cover. It’s bold and will definitely demand attention on the newsstand. I wish ELLE would consistently follow this approach. Prove that you don’t need celebrities or top tier crew to turn out a decent cover.”

“Absolutely amazing!” added [Piece Of Me].

Give the cover some more love and see what else British ELLE‘s January 2021 issue has to offer here.

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Lila Moss Lands Her First Solo Vogue Cover With Vogue Italia’s December 2020 Issue

The fashion industry continues to embrace the daughter of supermodel Kate Moss. This year alone we’ve watched Lila Moss grace the covers of V Magazine and Chaos SixtyNine, become the face of Marc Jacobs along with Miu Miu and make her official runway debut at Paris Fashion Week. Now after fronting Vogue Italia alongside her mother, Lila rounds out her breakout year by going solo on the magazine’s December 2020 cover. Photographed by David Sims and styled by Max Pearmain, the Brit beauty poses with her eyes closed sporting a striped Dolce & Gabbana blazer for The Gratitude Issue.

Vogue Italia December 2020 : Lila Moss by David Sims


Members of our forums couldn’t believe their eyes. “This is just horrible,” proclaimed liberty33r1b.

“That hand looks so weird,” mikel pointed out.

“The foreshortening on the hand is not working,” agreed RedSmokeRise.

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MON isn’t willing to take a trip down to the newsstand, either. “Vogue Italia is now a mockery of what it once was. Farneti and his team ruined this magazine. How they constantly get away with such crap baffles me.”

“I’m tired of his team at Italian Vogue, it’s horrendous. They get great visionaries like David Sims who can create beautiful and interesting images and this is what they get him to create,” exclaimed Blayne266.

“Not a cute solo debut for Lila. She looks quite good and I feel like this could’ve been a stellar cover if it wasn’t for the usual Farneti gimmick and disgusting art direction. If her eyes were open, her hand down, less wind in the hair and a better layout, it could’ve been a hit!” said aracic.

“Burn this magazine to the ground and salt the earth,” voiced an underwhelmed marsnoop2.

See more from Vogue Italia’s latest and join the conversation here.