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It’s official: Kate Upton is Vogue‘s “American Dream Girl”, having landed the cover of the June issue after many months of speculation and rumor rebuttal from all sides. The news is remarkable not only because of Upton’s “Cat Daddy” origins, but because the glossy has seen so few models on its cover in the past decade that this puts the Sports Illustrated star in a very rarefied group indeed.
The Met Gala is finally here, and we’ve got you a spot on the red carpet (sort of). Watch the fashion action live tonight at 7:00 PM EST, and hope that Beyoncé arrives on time.
It’s been more than 15 years since Victoria Beckham covered US Vogue, and yet we remember it like it was yesterday. Yes, this is probably because January 1998 was right at the height of our Spice Girls obsession, and seeing the fivesome on the front of the fashion bible was something of a dream come true, but we’ll always have a soft spot for that particular issue. Which is just one of the reasons we’re excited to hear that the artist formerly known as Posh Spice may be covering the title yet again, but this time all by her lonesome.
There aren’t many models that can say they scored their first Vogue shoot at age 36, but then Casey Legler is not most models. After posing as a favor for a photographer friend, the former Olympic swimmer became the first woman ever to sign to Ford’s male model division late last year. Not only did she start booking jobs in no time flat, but Legler also made headlines for her convention-flouting looks and refreshing attitude towards gender and the fashion industry. Now, it looks like our favorite model of the moment can even count Anna Wintour as a fan.
In her new book, Grace, Vogue creative director Grace Coddington tells her story of coming from the small town of Anglesey, Wales to sitting front row nearly everywhere, modeling in London, and stealing our hearts as her quirky self in The September Issue. She rags on the blogged-up front rows, admits her own technological difficulties (her assistant prints out all of her emails and she hates phones at the dinner table), and we’ve gotten our hands on a copy for you!
The Great Gatby is the stuff of dreams for fashion editors looking to the film for inspiration: visually stunning, replete with Prada duds and Tiffany & Co. jewels, and with a great looking cast to boot. So, naturally, the covers have started rolling in in anticipation of the May 10 release date. So far, two Vogue editions have taken their cues from Daisy Buchanan‘s glamorous excesses for this month’s issues, with Vogue Australia casting Karlie Kloss and her era-appropriate bob, and the US version going, predictably, with Carey Mulligan, who will star as Daisy on the big screen. But which cover captures the essence of Gatsby best? Let’s take a look.
It’s not like the Vogue brass haven’t gotten behind the auction site before, but if you weren’t lucky enough to snap up any of the CFDA/Vogue You Can’t Fake Fashion totes that went on sale last month, this might be your next chance at the magazine’s wares.
Former Vogue Australia editor Kirstie Clements is continuing her press rounds to promote her book The Vogue Factor, or what we’re calling “the Vogue exposé“. On Wednesday, she appeared on Entertainment Tonight, and delved into more the details of her book.
H&M is at the forefront of fast fashion, while Vogue is the pinnacle of high fashion magazines. This morning, the two are sitting down at the mag’s headquarters in Times Square to discuss sustainability, social responsibility, and more. Wanna watch? We’ve got the livestream right here.
Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting” shoot for Vogue in 1962 is iconic for so many reasons. But did you ever wonder how the photos came to be? In Nowness‘ latest video, the man behind the spread, Bert Stern, reveals all the details.
Anna Wintour may have a tony new title as artistic director of Condé Nast in addition to her seat at the helm of Vogue, but that doesn’t mean anyone is all that sure what it is she’ll be doing with it. WWD reports that the Condé editors met on with the company brass on Friday and, while Wintour took the podium briefly, she wasn’t exactly forthcoming with details about her new position.
This year is shaping up to be even bigger than the last for Kate Upton, as we have word straight from Samsung that she will be be covering the June issue of US Vogue.
The rumors were true: Michelle Obama is on the April cover of Vogue! And, dare we say, this one is even better than the first. Why? Well, the bangs for starters, plus a certain second-term President makes a cameo inside. If you had any doubt that Anna Wintour deserved that promotion yesterday, a coup like this should clear that right up.
Taylor Swift‘s face has been smiling, smizing, and otherwise staring out at us from newsstands everywhere for the better part of the past year. The 23-year-old kicked off her cover spree with Vogue‘s February 2012, and since then has covered Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Vanity Fair, to say nothing of the countless tabloid covers she’s popped up on with boyfriends Conor Kennedy and Harry Styles (They’re on the rocks! They’re moving in together! He’s cheating!). It’s enough to make even the biggest fan of Swift’s music feel exhausted. And, lo and behold, WWD published their report of 2012 newsstand sales today, and it looks like Swift’s covers haven’t been the sales coup the publishers were expecting. But why? We have some hypotheses.
Wouldn’t Tom Ford just be the best dad ever? (Other than our own dad, of course. Hi Dad!) It’s been nearly six months since the birth of his son, Alexander John Buckley Ford (he just goes by Jack), and the designer sat down with André Leon Talley to dish on how he’s juggling fatherhood with his responsibilities at his eponymous label. Short answer? By waking up really, really early.
Contributing editor at Vogue, editor at large for Numéro Russia, late night talk show host — if it sounds like André Leon Talley has a lot on his plate right now, that’s because, well, he really does. At 63, the front row fixture is taking on a whole slew of new projects, prompting many to speculate that he might be ready to end his 30 year run at Condé Nast. In today’s WWD, however, Talley quashes this rumor and explains his real motivation behind building his resumé.
Good news for the magazine industry: circulation in the UK is decidedly up.
The irony of attending an 8AM press preview breakfast at the Metropolitan Museum of Art along with Anna Wintour and a pack of Vogue-ettes to talk Sid Vicious, Johnny Rotten, and all things punk was not lost on us as we made the trek to the Upper East Side yesterday, but were we complaining? Not a chance. What we were previewing was, of course, the Costume Institute’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” exhibition, slated to open to the public May 9 after the annual star-studded gala.
We’re not even surprised anymore. Beyonce landed the cover of the very important March issue of Vogue, which is appropriately dubbed “Power 2013.”
Vogue brings back Vogue Festival to educate the humble masses on the fashion industry.