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While channeling Audrey Hepburn is about as overdone and uninspired as editorial can get, the world’s most popular model updates Hepburn’s iconic Breakfast at Tiffany’s look, with bigger hair, a sexier LBD, and more extreme cat-eye sunglasses.
Although Anna Wintour would probably sell every last piece of Prada in her wardrobe for a chance to get Kate Middleton on the cover of Vogue, landing a royal is not an easy feat. But Vogue Japan did just that this month, and the results are just as elegant as you might expect.
One of the very first covers of 2013 is here, and it is — drumroll please – Vogue Japan featuring Joan Smalls!
Back in May, editors at all 19 editions of Vogue took a six-point pledge called the Health Initiative that outlined restrictions on model use to the end of encouraging “a healthier approach to body image within the industry.” Clause number one? Don’t knowingly work with models under 16.
Earlier this week, we oohed and aahed over Karlie Kloss‘s Vogue Japan cover (and, for the record, definitely think she beat Selena Gomez hands down in the “who wore chain mail best?” contest), and now we’ve got our hands on the killer spread inside the issue.
Karlie Kloss looks all sorts of fierce on the September cover of Vogue Japan in a Yves Saint Laurent chainmail dress, thick belt, and statement earrings. Hey girl.
Victoria’s Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel is decked out in latex, leather, lamé, and, of course, a few pairs of aviators for her latest editorial lensed by Terry Richardson in the June 2012 issue of Vogue Japan .