August 29, 2009 § Leave a comment
Although everything in the world of magazine publishing (specifically fashion magazine publishing) is marketed as the big shebang, there are few issues as admirably prestigious as those published in September. For the changing tides of fashion, September is the time to truly celebrate the Fall collections, wedged right between the forefront of the season itself and the premiere of the Spring successors. With that in mind, the staffs behind our country’s glossiest glossies attempt to span hundreds of collections’ worth of material into concise statements of the season’s philosophy. This year, of course, a storm cloud hangs in the balance over the traditional September parade, as evidenced by the thinner volumes offered up this year. But the effect of the economy has been channeled into a whole new focus on concise and valuable fashion. With a focus on restraint but a resolution to persevere, the magazines that have weathered the storm so far have offered up some truly lust-worthy content.
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July 16, 2009 § 1 Comment
As painful as it is for me to consider the fact that August is nearly imminent and these few Summer months may soon be coming to a close, the publishing industry is not so concerned with my denial. That’s why they’re choosing to move forward with their August issues, most of which will we focusing exclusively on Fall clothing. Pause for collective sigh.
Fergie with either way too much or way too little photoshop. (P.S. Armed & Gorgeous–Female Drug Lords? Seriously?)
Lara Stone 🙂
Vogue Italia (July)
Miley Cyrus, Censored for your protection
Emma Watson–A twofer!
Dazed & Confused
Julia Hafstrom–Get your 3-D glasses kids!
June 13, 2009 § Leave a comment
Can you believe it, ladies and gentlemen? Instead of one boring-old month’s worth of magazine covers, this month you get two. And if you have any comments about how this is directly connected to my month-long disappearance, I won’t hear them. Instead, focus on the positive. Two covers for the price of one! Proceed.
June:Cameron Diaz July:Sienna Miller
April 26, 2009 § Leave a comment
My dear, dear friends. Neglect is a felony, yet it’s an accurate word to describe my misdeeds as of late. Yes, I am in fact referring to my neglect of the magazine cover posts. I’ve skipped the past two months; and I can only assume that you are very scared, upset, and angry. That’s perfectly natural. But there is a happy ending to this bitter emotional tale. I’m bringing them back! That’s right, I am once again assuming the position of your at-home newsstand. The only difference is you can’t leaf through the National Enquirer to hear about Lindsay and Samantha. Maybe you should thank me?
Vogue:Liya Kebede, Natalia Vodianova, Anna Jagodzinska, Isabeli Fontana, Lara Stone, Jourdan Dunn, Raquel Zimmerman, Caroline Trentini, and Natasha Poly
December 27, 2008 § Leave a comment
Ah, the new year. Resolutions, parties, and a month-long period where you’ll still write 2008 on everything until you finally get it right. But as we usher 2009 in, it’s hard to find much optimism in the dwindled-down magazines. Both Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar presented thinner-than-usual offerings this month, and the rest I’m not in the position to comment on. However, luckily for you, the covers are still mostly intact unless their titles have gone out of print. So, in that spirit, let’s take a look at those still standing.