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Come Look at Michelle Obama’s Vogue Cover!

At around midnight last night, Vogue's highly anticipated April 2013 cover appeared on the publication's Facebook page. Michelle Obama, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, wears a dark cerulean Reed Krakoff dress with eggplant paneling. And salmon pink lipstick. Against an apple green backdrop (really enjoying the process of identifying colors at this stage in my life). She looks niiiiice. She […]

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People Disappointed That Taylor Swift’s Face Not Really Selling Magazines

Today's WWD reports that although Taylor Swift can't stop landing magazine covers — Vogue February 2012, Glamour November, Harper’s Bazaar and Cosmopolitan for December, Elle this month and Vanity Fair for April 2013 (pictured) — she's not particularly good at selling issues. Despite her huge and seemingly loyal fan-base, most of the magazines she covers do merely average issue […]

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Tina Turner Covers Vogue Germany

Here's a 73-year-old Tina Turner on the cover of Vogue Germany. "Simply the best!" reads the cover line, accurately.  Photographed by Claudia Knoepfel and Stefan Indlekofer and styled by Nicola Knels in Giorgio Armani, the performer/legend is possibly the oldest person to cover an issue of Vogue, ever. This is also her first Vogue cover. (As Fashionista points […]

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“The Latest Sexist Thing We’re Not Pleased About”

Ever since trailblazing Cosmpolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown's Sex and the Single Girl encouraged 1960s women to be financially independant and maintain uncommited but fulfilling and shame-free sexual relationships while being firmly commited to femininity and man-worship, the publication has had a complicated relationship to feminism.  So it's not surprising to see a headline which reads, […]

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Numero Pseudo-Apologizes for “African Queen” Editorial

This morning, The Huffington Post reached out to Numero for comment about the controversial editorial called "African Queen" which featured, in the fashion magazine's very own words, "the American [read: white] model Ondria Hardin posing as an 'African queen,' her skin painted in black." Here's the statement Numero sent back, in full: "Some people have […]

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Beyonce Covers The Gentlewoman

Image via TFS Forums Following her recent Super Bowl halftime show performance, here's Beyoncé photographed by Alasdair McLellan for the cover of The Gentlewoman, a completely different kind of platform. The biannual style publication has a singular reputation in the world of magazines: it's known for its wit and impeccable sense of style — a magazine for […]

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This Is How You Show Condé: CR Fashion Book Sells Out First Issue

Despite its wildly uncreative company name, Fashion Media Group made a really good decision when it decided to add Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book to a stable of publishing properties which includes Visionaire, V, and VMan. Today's WWD reports that the biannual magazine started by Roitfeld nearly a year after her gossip-laden departure from Paris Vogue (published […]

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tfs forum member mikel's fashion magazine collection
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Mikel’s Massive Magazine Collection (Forum Buzz)

Forum member mikel recently shared a picture of his massive magazine collection (the photo here only shows about 3/5 of it) and it was so impressive that I wanted to know more about it, so of course, I asked. Mikel, a 27-year-old from the Netherlands, started collecting magazines in March 2003. “I spotted Kylie Minogue […]

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Sparkly Gisele Bundchen Covers Vogue UK

Since it's a new day, there's another major magazine cover starring Gisele Bundchen. Photographed by Mario Testino for the December issue of Vogue UK, the supermodel is obviously stunning, but more importantly, she's wearing sparkly multi-colored leggings. The caption says, Celebrate!, and she sure is celebrating. You can tell because she's holding balloons as props […]

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