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Weekly Words: July 15th 2017

“Does the fashion industry still need Vogue in the age of social media?” – The Guardian

Following Lucinda Chambers’ interview last week which shook the fashion industry to the core,Ā The Guardian have explored some of the issues that were brought up further, namely Vogue’s influence in the fashion industry in the age of social media. Since fashion shows are live-streamed and anyone can share their opinion online, traditional magazines like Vogue no longer dictate styles and trends in the way they used to. In fact, they are now influenced by social media whether that be by the pieces they feature in their editorials (often the buzziest looks from shows) or the models they cast. The magazines that are faring well in the industry are the publications who embrace the rise of social media by featuring influencers on their covers or in their pages.Ā The Guardians’s article, penned by Karen Kay, details this all further.

Vogue Italia July 2017 Covers

Vogue Italia has undergone a rebrand since the new editor in chief took the helm. That includes retro styling and a different typeface on the covers. I personally love the new look. This magazine cover is funny to me because I didn’t even realize that the male model was nude until adding this image to my post. I have seen it so many times and failed to catch that detail as Grace Elizabeth is truly the focus of the shot. The images are shot by Steven Meisel and styled by Benjamin Bruno.

“The End of an Era: Colette to Close Its Doors” – BoF

On its 20 year anniversary, Colette, the famed Parisian multi-brand boutique has decided to shut down. The news came as a surprise given that the store is doing well and having various celebrations for their anniversary. For example, for every month this year they are giving an entire floor of the store to a designer. So far they have already hosted Balenciaga, and in the future will be hosting the likes of Sacai and Thom Browne. They are in talks with Saint Laurent, a brand that they formerly had issues with when Hedi Slimane originally took over the creative direction, to take over the store space. It will be sad to see Colette go as they were famed for their selections and for being one of the best multi-brand stores in the entire world.

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Bella Hadid for Vogue Italia – June 2017

I love this cover. The colors, the font, the styling, the prop – everything works. Vogue Italia’s new EICĀ Emanuele Farneti has been at the helm of the publication for a mere matter of months but already the direction of the magazine has started to change. Since his tenure began, the covers have been fun, with attention to typography and colors. His first cover, the e-commerce themed spread which I felt was a fun take on the future of fashion, and this cover (his fourth) are my favorites so far. I’m excited to see the rest of the editorial when it is released.

  • Photography– Inez & Vinoodh
  • Styling – Alex White
  • Model – Bella Hadid
  • Art Direction – Giovanni Bianco
  • Hair – Ward
  • Makeup – Wendy Rowe
  • Set Design – Jill Nichols
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Vogue Italia’s e-Commerce cover reflects the future of fashion

Vogue Italia’s first cover under their new editor-in-chief, Emanuele Farneti, is here and it focuses on e-commerce. It’s almost satire, bringing to light the rise of the internet and the decline of brick and mortar stores in today’s modern world. It’s interesting and I appreciate the social commentary, even if it’s put forward in a humorous, light way. Shot by Steven Meisel and styled by Karl Templer, the issue is on sale now.

Vogue Italia as a magazine is always at the forefront of what is happening culturally, sometimes in an insensitive way (as critics said after the coverĀ alluding to the BP oil spill in August 2010). The aforementioned cover featured Kristen McMenamy lying on a dirty beach, covered in oil and surrounded by rocks and sea-debris. At the time, the magazine and the photographer, Steven Meisel, caught heat for what was interpreted as mocking the Gulf Sea spill whichĀ devastated marine wildlife. The current cover, whilst not controversial in the same way, could still be interpreted as social commentary.

Almost once a week an email pops up in my inbox, telling me about the latest retailer to go into administration. The profile is generally this: American, mall-brand, no longer in favor with millennials, poor e-commerce. Think about it, staple stores where Americans went throughout their childhoods are now disappearing rapidly. Analysts speculate that Sears and K-Mart will be gone by the end of this year as well. Why is it happening? To bring it down to the most basic of levels, the rise of e-commerce and the decline of mall culture.

Quite simply, kids don’t hang out in shopping malls anymore. That’s not a cool thing to do. Teen movies of the 80s and 90s almost always featured a scene in a shopping mall –Ā Mallrats, Clueless, Fast Times at Ridgemont High – yet nowadays they’re not so prominent. Teens don’t want to all dress the same anymore. Individuality, or perceived individuality more so, is key. Thrifting is cool, fast-fashion is cool (although there is a sub-set of teens who are ethically opposed to fast-fashion retailers and its harmful effect, but they still make up the minority of consumers); mall brands are not cool. Abercrombie & Fitch, perhaps the king of teen clothing throughout the noughties, has undertaken an entire repositioning approach in order to recapture the millennial customer that was once their core shopper but has defected to other brands. In an attempt to do this they have changed their product offering (removed visible branding, used higher quality materials, gone with more design-led basics) and tried to overhaul their stores. While the brand is still struggling, they are managing. Many teen retailers have met a different fate. In the past year, stores closing down entirely include American Apparel (unrelated to the rise of e-commerce, internal politics killed this brand), BCBG, Wet Seal, and The Limited. Other huge stores like JC Penney and Macy’s are closing doors around the country. To summarize, brick and mortar stores are not doing well.

E-commerce, on the other hand, is only getting stronger. We may think that e-commerce sales make up the majority of revenue for brands as it can certainly seem that way, but really it is only around 10% of sales in the US. However, the e-commerce sector as a whole is growing, around 6% in 2016. E-commerce is a sector that I would prefer to work in, purely because the growth is exciting. E-commerce is the future. Some companies that do it perfectly are Moda Operandi and FarFetch.

Moda Operandi is a New York-based e-tailer, launched in 2010, that allows customers to order looks straight from the runway. It works on a pre-order basis, with customers buying their items straight after the runway shows and receiving them at the beginning of the delivery season. It is a way to guarantee that you get the piece you’ve seen before it sells out and also gives the customer that adrenaline rush that fuels fashion purchases. You have it, it is yours, but you have to wait. The company also holds online trunk shows which run for a limited time only where you pay a deposit on the item and pay the rest later. When I first came across the site I was immediately intrigued and honestly I still think it is one of the most exciting companies in fashion today. They have since expanded into having personal shopping consultants where you can try on pieces in person before pre-ordering. They also offer a “Boutique” service which has current season items as well, for those who simply cannot wait. There was talk about what would happen to them given the whole see-now, buy-now culture of fashion and the new system which is currently being trialled, but honestly I think they will succeed.

FarFetch is a wholly different enterprise. Started in 2008, the brand is now valued at over $1 billion USD. They began as a way to bring different fashion boutiques from around the world together under one united e-commerce site, giving benefits to both the boutiques and the consumers: consumers have greater choice, boutiques have greater distribution. It was another cool concept. The site has almost every designer brand you can think of, from luxury brands like Givenchy and Saint Laurent (categorized under Luxe) to younger, emerging designers like Protagonist and Sally Lapointe (classed as Lab). If you can’t find something on FarFetch, you’re probably not going to find it anywhere. Saying this, you’d think the site would be overwhelming due to the volume of products but you can filter things down so much that you can find anything you’re looking for. To make things better, in my opinion, the company has just been joined by Natalie Massenet, founder of Net-a-Porter, as their non-executive chairman. I personally think Natalie Massenet is one of the most interesting figures in the fashion industry, purely because her business acumen is incredible. She built one of the first huge, and still leading, luxury e-commerce sites in a time where e-commerce was a no-go for high end brands, and now every designer has their own e-commerce site or at least some outlet for online distribution. I’m interested to see what her role will consist of at FarFetch, given that she used to lead one of their competitors, but left her own company in 2015, shortly before it was bought by Yoox.

Finally, an honorable mention in the e-commerce category goes to Matches Fashion, a London based retailer which began as a small boutique in Wimbledon and grew into one of the most prominent luxury e-commerce sites. British Vogue did a great profile on the owners, Ruth and Tom Chapman, in their most recent issue that I encourage you to read if you get the chance.

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Best of 2016 – Vogue Editorials

I look forward to writing this post every year because it is an excuse for me to trawl through the internet looking for images that I find inspiring. I trust Vogue’s all around the world to create stellar content that both inspire and evoke other emotions in me. I love a good fashion editorial. I wish that I could be paid to create them and that I had the resources to do so.

What makes a good editorial? To me, the model. I have to like the model and find her appealing or else I won’t enjoy the images, even if the styling is good. I also think the photographer is important as there are some whose style I don’t particularly like and others who I am taken by. Finally, the fashion editorĀ helps immensely. Without their vision the editorial wouldn’t exist. I love how fashion is such a collaborative creative process. All of the people involved are needed.

Anyway, as per usual I’m reviewing British Vogue, American Vogue, Italian Vogue, and Vogue Paris in this post. Enjoy!

British Vogue

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Photographer – Tyrone Lebon, Stylist – Francesca Burns, Models – Frederikke Sofie & Damaris Goddrie

See full editorial here.Ā 

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Photographer – Alasdair McLellan, Stylist – Kate Phelan, Model – Anna Ewers

See full editorial here.Ā 

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As Time Goes By

Photographer – Mario Testino, Stylist – Lucinda Chambers, Model – Erin O’Connor (various)

American Vogue

Ready Set Gala

Photographer – Theo Wenner, Stylist – Sara Moonves, Models – Lily Aldridge & Emily Ratajkowski

See full editorial here.

Major General

Photographer – Mikael Jansson, Stylist – Tabitha Simmons, Models – Edie Campbell & Grace Hartzel

See full editorial here.

Drop Everything

Photographer – Alasdair McLellan, Stylist – Tonne Goodman/Michael Philouze, Model – Imaan Hammam

Vogue ItaliaĀ 

Note: Since writing this the much loved Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani passed away at just 66 after a year long battle with an illness. This came as such a shock to me as I had no idea she was unwell. It was very sad news. In the days after her death you could truly see the admiration and love for her from the fashion community as a whole which was really beautiful. Rest in peace.

In the Mood for Lightness

Photographer – Paolo Roversi, Stylist – Jacob K, Models –Ā Estella Boersma, Amalie Moosgaard,Ā Cecilie Moosgaard,Ā Julie Hoomans,Ā Odette Pavlova, Peyton Knight &Ā Roos Abels

See full editorial here.

Valentino

Photographer – Sarah Moon, Stylist – Patti Wilson, Model – Molly Bair

See full editorial here.

Freja Beha Erichsen

Photographer – Peter Lindbergh, Stylist – Clare Richardson, Model – Freja Beha Erichsen

See full editorial here.

Vogue Paris

Back to Black

Photographer – Claudia Knoepfel, Stylist – Veronique Didry, Models – Grace Elizabeth & Mathilde Brok Brandi

See full editorial here.

Mes Nuits Sont Plus Belles Que Vos JoursĀ 

Photographer – Mert & Marcus, Stylist – Emmanuelle Alt, Models – Irina Shayk & Steffy Argelich

See full editorial here.

Oh! You Pretty Things

Photographer – Mert & Marcus, Stylist – Emmanuelle Alt, Models – Bella Hadid, Taylor Hill, Jena Goldsack

See full editorial here.

 

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Vogue Italia July 2016 Cover

 

I am beyond obsessed with the July cover of Vogue Italia featuring Italian model Vittoria Ceretti in a very Marilyn in The Misfits style wig and a punchy cover line, “So you want glamour?”. Yes, we always want glamour and Steven Meisel has delivered once again.

This cover feels like stepping back into the mid-2000s in the best way possible. It was a time when Vogue Italia had knockout images cover-after-cover-after-cover. This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have seen in a long time. I am definitely buying this issue, 100%.

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Best of 2015 – Vogue Editorials

In what is now a tradition, I want to showcase my favourite editorials of the year from the big four Vogues: UK, USA, France & Italy. Some smaller editions also produce fantastic content (I really like Vogue Australia at the moment, for example) but I just focus on the traditionally most important in this specific post. I found it really interesting when working on this post that you can see how different the magazines are stylistically. Vogue Paris, under Emmanuelle Alt, is cool in a party-girl way; Vogue Italia is the most out-there, usually; British Vogue is often quite boring in its model choice but often showcases nice clothes; American Vogue is the original and therefore should be the best, but I find that it also overuses the same models (a lot of Kendall and Gigi this year). I do love Grace Coddington and Tonne Goodman’s work though. The same as last year, I’ll feature my favourite photos from the editorial and leave you a link to the rest. See below:

American Vogue

Light BrigadeĀ – March 2015

Models – Aya Jones, Imaan Hammam, Kai Newman, Leila Nda, Malaika Firth, Tami Williams

Photographer – Peter Lindbergh

Stylist – Grace Coddington

See full editorial here

Instant Classic –Ā September 2015

Model – Kendall Jenner

Photographer – Inez & Vinoodh

Stylist – Tonne Goodman

See full editorial here

Flights of Fancy –Ā October 2015

Models –Ā Alisa Ahmann, Aya Jones, Dylan Xue, Hollie May Saker, Lily Aldridge, Natalie Westling, Sam Rollinson

Photographer – Willy Vanderperre

Stylist – Tabitha Simmons

See full editorial here

Hot Head –Ā November 2015

Model – Emily Ratajkowski

Photographer – Theo Wenner

Stylist – Tabitha Simmons

See full editorial here

British Vogue

Blue Summer –Ā June 2015

Model – Anna Ewers

Photographer – Patrick Demarchelier

Stylist – Clare Richardson

See full editorial here

Variety Show –Ā August 2015

Model – Lara Stone

Photographer – Mario Testino

Stylist – Lucinda Chambers

See full editorial here

Vogue Italia

Close Up – March 2015

Models –Ā Esther Heesch, Charlene Hogger, & Frances Coombe

Photographer –Ā Luciana Val & Franco Musso

Stylist –Ā Enrica Ponzellini

See full editorial here

A Unique Style –Ā September 2015

Model – Leila Nda

Photographer – Paolo Roversi

Stylist – Panos Yiapanis

See full editorial here

The Power of Personality – November 2015

Model – Gigi Hadid

Photographer – Steven Meisel

Stylist – Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele

See full editorial here

Vogue Paris

Parlez Vous Francais? –Ā May 2015

Models – Anna Ewers, Cameron Russell, Edie Campbell, Jordan Barrett, Karlie Kloss, Liya Kebede, Mica Arganaraz, Rianne Ten Haken

Photographer – Inez & Vinoodh

Stylist – Emmanuelle Alt

See full editorial here

Amoureuse Solitaire – September 2015

Model – Natalie Westling

Photographer – Glen Luchford

Stylist – Suzanne Koller

See full editorial here

Etat de Grace –Ā November 2015

Model – Frederikke Sofie

Photographer – David Sims

Stylist – Jane How

See full editorial here

Natural Hype –Ā December 2015

Model – Willow Hand

Photographer – Gregory Harris

Stylist – Geraldine Saglio

See full editorial here

Cadeaux –Ā December 2015

Model – Anais Mali

Photographer – Giampaolo Sgura

Stylist – Claire Dhelens

See full editorial here

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Best of 2014 – Vogue Editorials

As per last year’s post, of around the same time of year, I have decided to round up what I consider to be the best editorials of the year. In this post, I will deal specifically with the four big Vogue magazines: British, American, Italian & French. Although, historically, these magazines are considered the best of the Vogues, I’m not 100% sure that that is still the case. Vogue Nippon (Japan) and Vogue Russia are, in my opinion, shining as bright stars in terms of editorials (I have no idea about actual content, I can’t read either language). However, like last year, I’m going to use this post for the Big Four and a separate one for the other, smaller Vogue magazines along with the myriad other fashion publications, from the biggest to the most indie. Now I realise that this post will be very photo-heavy so apologies in advance if that is not your preference. To strike, what is hopefully, a balance, I will only post my favourite shots from each editorial and link the rest for you all to look at elsewhere. Let us commence!

BRITISH VOGUE

“Paradise City”

Models – Georgia May Jagger & Charlotte Free

Photographer –Ā Tyrone Lebon

Stylist – Francesca Burns

See full editorialĀ here.

See short film here.

“Santa Barbara”

Models – Andreea Diaconu & Ashleigh Good

Photographer – Josh Olins

Stylist – Clare Richardson

(This is probably my favourite British Vogue editorial of the entire year, Diaconu looks stunning all throughout).

See full editorialĀ here.

“The Wolf in Her”

Model – Lara Stone

Photographer – Mario Sorrenti

Stylist – Kate Moss

See full editorialĀ here.

See short film here.

Honorable mention to the Anna Ewers editorial “Two Weeks in September” which I have already made a post about previously.Ā 

AMERICAN VOGUE

Ā “A Fine Romance”

Models – Lara Stone & Kit Harington

Photographer – Peter Lindbergh

Stylist – Tabitha Simmons

See full editorialĀ here.

“The Feminine Mystique”

Model – Fei Fei Sun

Photographer – Peter Lindbergh

Stylist – Tonne Goodman

See full editorialĀ here.

“The Dance of Seduction”

Models – Chanel Iman & A$AP Rocky

Photographer – Mikael Jansson

Stylist – Camilla Nickerson

See full editorialĀ here.

VOGUE PARIS

“Un Week-End”

Models – Andreea Diaconu & Edita Vilkeviciute

Photographer – Mikael Jansson

Stylist – Anastasia Barbieri

See the full editorialĀ here.

“Vent Du Nord”

Model – Andreea Diaconu

Photographer – Gregory Harris

Stylist – Veronique Didry

See full editorialĀ here.

“L’Automne En Douce”

Model – Isabeli Fontana

Photographer – Scott Trindle

Stylist – Geraldine Saglio

See full editorialĀ here.Ā 

VOGUE ITALIA

“Horror Movie”

Models – Natalie Westling, Issa Lish & Bernd Sassmannshausen

Photographer – Steven Meisel

Stylist – Karl Templer

See full editorialĀ here.

“Wild Chic Style”

Models – Langley Fox Hemmingway & Ruby Stewart

Photographer – Michel Comte

Stylist – Ayako Yoshida

See full editorial here.

As I have said before, there are many brilliant editorials in fashion publications that are not the Big Four Vogues. For that reason, another post choosing my favourites from the other magazines will be coming up shortly. Let me know what you think of my picks, are there any of your favourites that I missed?

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And the winner is…. VOGUE ITALIA

This post is going to be brief because I don’t have many valid comments to make besides “yaaaaassss”. This is hands down the greatest cover of all the September issues. It is Vogue Italia’s 50th anniversary, hence the insanely good cover. It is a fold-out featuring pretty much every important model of today and yesterday, apart from a few notable exceptions. Basically, this is how you do a group shot.

Spot your favourites!

US Vogue also had a fold-out group shot cover but it featured 9 modelsĀ and dubbed them the “instagirls”, in a clever reference to the popular social media app instagram, on which the cover girls are all extremely popular. It is true that the popular models of today will never be supermodels, something that I concluded in a previous post, but that is not to say that they will not be well known. Perhaps Instagirls is a great term for them. I’d say it captures this era well. It shows the temporary nature of things as in 5 years time, we will probably have all moved on from instagram and along with that, also moved on from these girls – or most of them anyway.

This is the photo without all the cover text on it. The three girls actually on the cover are Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss (finally!!). Karlie looks amazing and I am obsessed with Andreea just now, I wish that they had put her further in as opposed to on the end though. She just looks gorgeous. From L-R: Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss, Arizona Muse, Edie Campbell, Iman Hammam, Fei Fei Sun, Vanessa Axente & Andreea Diaconu.

This is the photo without all the cover text on it. The three girls actually on the cover are Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss (finally!!). Karlie looks amazing and I am obsessed with Andreea just now, I wish that they had put her further in as opposed to on the end though. She just looks gorgeous.
From L-R: Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss, Arizona Muse, Edie Campbell, Iman Hammam, Fei Fei Sun, Vanessa Axente & Andreea Diaconu.

Vogue Italia’s cover is different. It features a combination of the true supermodels along with the newer girls. It was shot by Steven Meisel and features a sepia effect which gives the cover a sort-of timeless feel. It gives you the idea that this is an issue that should be kept, a collectors edition so to speak. The general reaction online has been wholly positive. I think everyone, on tumblr at least, is excited by all the models and enjoys spotting their favourites in there. Overall, I’d say it is a sublime cover and hands down the greatest this month. Well done Franca and Meisel, I can only imagine ever doing something that brilliant. And yes, I will be ordering it online.

Here are the editorial images linked from TFS, (scroll down a little).

And here is the full cast list below:

Naomi Campbell, Raquel Zimmermann, Amber Valletta, Carolyn Murphy, Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Karen Elson, Natalia Vodianova, Edie Campbell, Stella Tennant, Jamie Bochert, Vanessa Moody, Mariacarla Boscono, Daria Strokous, Issa Lish, Iselin Steiro, Liya Kebede, Julia Nobis, Anais Mali, Meghan Collison, Lexi Boling, Jessica Stam, Saskia de Brauw, Vanessa Axente, Coco Rocha, Fei Fei Sun, Aymeline Valade, Julia Stegner, Sasha Pivovarova, Natasha Poly, Elise Crombez, Anna de Rijk, Ophelie Guillermand, Hilary Rhoda, Guinevere van Seenus, Karlie Kloss, Isabeli Fontana, Miranda Kerr, Cindy Bruna, Jourdan Dunn, Liu Wen, Caroline Trentini, Amanda Murphy, Joan Smalls, Candice Huffine, Anna Ewers, Cameron Russell, Sasha Luss, Candice Swanepoel, Adriana Lima.
As you can see, there is no Kate Moss, Gisele Bundchen, Daria Werbowy, Freja Beha, Arizona Muse, Cara Delevingne (but she did get both UK and US Vogue), Lara Stone (who got Dutch Vogue), and Doutzen Kroes (who I’m guessing was a little too pregnant for this shoot), among many others. As always there are people pining after their favourite models who didn’t make it on the cover; for example, I’m a little bit sad that Lindsey Wixson and Kelly Mittendorf didn’t make the cover but hey, we got 50 models, it would be ridiculous to complain about one or two being missing.
Enjoy the issue!

 

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Best of 2013 – Editorials

As the year comes to an end I thought it would be apt to have a final round up of my favourite editorials of the year from the 4 main Vogue’s minus American as I didn’t see anything I particularly liked there this year (so British, Italia & Paris).

I do not know what makes the perfect editorial, I’m not sure anybody can have a fool-proof formula. I know that I like to see a model who I like, a well styled outfit and an overall aesthetically pleasing image. This post will be very photo-heavy so beware.

British Vogue

This is a magazine that I have a monthly subscription for, which upon receiving the letter telling me it was time to renew I questioned for a while. Overall I enjoy the magazine. Sometimes they write interesting articles and have some decent editorials; other times it’s just Cara Delevingne and the rest of the British fashion clique along with some dull articles about middle aged women and their new pursuits in the country. I understand I am probably not their target market being a normal teenager from an average income family who can’t actually afford anything they put on the pages. What made me renew my subscription was the hope that it will improve in the new year (not looking good as Cara is on the January cover) and the fact that I thoroughly enjoyed this year’s September issue.

“Somewhere Girl” – November 2013

Model –Ā Andreea Diaconu

Photographer – Glen Luchford

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“Heartbreak Hotel” – April 2013

Model – Guinevere Van Seenus

Photographer – Javier Vallhonrat

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“Orient Excess” – March 2013

Models – Fei Fei Sun & Sui He

Photographer – Mario Testino

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Vogue Paris

All three times I have been at the airport this year I have picked up a copy of Vogue Paris and every single time I have enjoyed what I have seen. Reading them has also helped me try to keep up my small understanding of the French language from school. Every issue I’ve bought has a cover to triumph the British Vogue’s equivalent of that month and made me wish for a subscription to this edition instead.

“Les Feux de la Nuit” – June 2013

Model – Joan Smalls

Photographer – Mario Sorrenti

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“Etoile de Lima” – April 2013

Model – Kate Moss

Photographer – Mario Testino

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“I Love New York” – February 2013

Models – Natasha Poly & Tony Ward

Photographer – Terry Richardson

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Vogue Italia

Unfortunately this year I have only managed to pick up one copy of VI but luckily it was the June edition with Gisele on the cover. Reading the magazine I had literally no idea what the words said, I couldn’t even make a guess, as the language was so unfamiliar yet I enjoyed it so much due to the wonderful images inside.

“Make Me Up” – November 2013

Models – Stella Maxwell, Kate King, Luma Grothe & Carola Remer

Photographer – Ellen von Unwerth

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“Glitter” – November 2013

Model – Tiana Tolstoi

Photographer – Serge LeBlon

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“Private Elegance” – September 2013

Model – Ondria Hardin

Photographer – Paolo Roversi

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“Luxury” – June 2013

Model – Gisele Bundchen

Photographer – Steven Meisel

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I am considering making a separate post for other editorials which I think deserve a mention however I felt it was important to round up the best in the four main Vogue editions as they are undoubtedly the biggest.

 

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