PHOTO: Kate Upton Snags Her First Vogue Cover

Well, Kate Upton has finally done it — the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model has landed her very first Vogue cover. The buxom blonde fronts Vogue Italia‘s November issue, which is no small fashion feat, especially for a model once deemed “too obvious” for the likes of Victoria’s Secret.

The 20-year-old has really risen through the ranks of the fashion world since fronting Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue last year. Upton has booked a a slew of covers and no shortage of editorials, including two for American Vogue. The cover of Vogue Italia marks a seriously noteworthy accomplishment for the model — editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani is known for her controversial spreads and high-fashion shoots — and begs the question: will a U.S. Vogue cover follow? Only Anna Wintour knows.

Upton works a Fendi coat, Patricia Field top, costume jewelry by Kenneth Jay Lane, and a bright red lip in the Steven Meisel-lensed cover shot.


[via The Fashion Spot]

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