Daily Archives: November 15, 2011

Elle UK 2011 Covers Recap


Elle UK improved their covers line up this year and I’m really happy with that. 2011 covers are more colorful (you’ll see red masthead, purple, blue and gold backgrounds) compared to last year‘s mostly grey background and black and white mastheads.

They started this year with the first pixie cropped cover star, actor Carey Mulligan who was photographed by David Slijper for January issue. The next short haired cover stars are top model Agyness Deyn for October also by David Slijper (a version of the subscriber cover with Joan Smalls was snapped by Alexei Hay), Emma Watson for November by Rankin (I love the unique subs cover!) and Michelle Williams‘ first Elle UK cover for December by Alexei Hay.

The subscriber covers of the remaining issues are better than the newsstands in my opinion: Cheryl Cole for February by Jan Welters, Gwen Stefani for April by Matthias Vriens-McGrath, Reese Witherspoon for May by Ben Hassett, Cameron Diaz for June by Jan Welters, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for July by Terry Tsiolis, Lily Allen for August by David Slijper (the Coco Rocha‘s subscriber cover was by Matthias Vriens-McGrath), and last but not least Kirsten Dunst for September by David Slijper (he shot four covers this year!).

I must say, Elle UK produces some of the most interesting subscriber covers ever. Good job!

Oh, and I love the simply striking both covers of Keira Knightley‘s March issue photographed by Terry Tsiolis. The cameras just love her face!

What are your favourite covers from Elle UK this year? šŸ™‚

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Lea Michele for Allure US December 2011


25 year old Lea Michele sporting winged eyeliner on the December cover image of Allure photographed by Norman Jean Roy.

Click here to view last year cover featuring Taylor Swift and here for 2009 cover featuring Kirsten Dunst.

Image via Just Jared.


Editorial: Divine by Giampaolo Sgura for Antidote Fall Winter 2011


Giampaolo Sgura photographed his fourth editorial titled “Divine” in the Fall Winter 2011 issue of Antidote magazine featuring the sultry Patricia van der Vliet with the styling works by Sibylle De Saint Phalle and creative directed by the magazine’s editor in chief, Yann Weber.

Patricia‘s hair and make up was done by Tomohiro Ohashi and Tatsu Yamanaka.

Giampaolo Sgura‘s previous editorials in the Fall Winter 2011 issue of Antidote magazine are Lost in Translation (with Magdalena Frackowiak), Boys Boys Boys (with Adam Senn, Arthur Kulkov, Guy Robinson, Noah Mills, Sam Way, Sam Webb, Sebastian Lund, Corey Baptiste, Justin Halley, Tim Rueger and Travis Bland) and a homage to photographer Richard Avedonā€™s 1993 Versace campaign (with Sigrid Agren and Parker Gregory).

You can also view the covers of the issue featuring top models Constance Jablonski, Anne Vyalitsyna, Sigrid Agren, Magdalena Frackowiak, Hanne Gaby Odiele and Ashley Smith also snapped by Giampaolo Sgura, here.

Images via Antidote Magazine.








ChloĆ« Moretz for Teen Vogue December 2011/January 2012


UPDATED NOVEMBER 16th 2011: Chloƫ Moretz was photographed by Paola Kudacki.

14 year old ChloĆ« Grace Moretz who’s also the current cover star of Interview magazine, looks very age appropriate on the latest cover image of Teen Vogue! Such a lovely girl she is.

Click here to view last year cover featuring Cory Monteith and Lea Michele and click here to view 2009 cover featuring Dakota Fanning.

Image via TFS.


Twenty Covers of Dazed & Confused December 2011


Alicia Keys


Bjƶrk and 16bit


Bobby Gillespie


Chloƫ Sevigny and Lizzi Bougatsos


Cillian Murphy


Damien Hirst


Damon Albarn


Eva Green and Jordan Scott


Gael Garcia Bernal


Harmony Korine


Jarvis Cocker


Juliette Lewis


Kate Moss and Josephine de la Baume


Kelis


Michael Stipe


Milla Jovovich and Luke Evans


Pharell Williams


PJ Harvey


The Kills


Tilda Swinton and Justin Bond

UPDATED NOVEMBER 23rd 2011: Added the complete covers of Dazed & Confused 20th Anniversary issue photographed by Rankin. Images via Models.com




UPDATED NOVEMBER 16th 2011: Added five new cover image featuring actors Milla Jovovich & Gael Garcia Bernal, artist Damien Hirst, film director, producer, screenwriter, and author Harmony Kline and band The Kills via TFS.

British monthly fashion publication Dazed & Confused celebrating their 20th Anniversary Issue by releasing twenty different covers all photographed by the magazine’s co-founder, Rankin. Below are the first five covers featuring actress ChloĆ« Sevigny and Eva Green, singers Pharell Williams of N.E.R.D and Jarvis Crocker (the frontman of Pulp) and supermodel Kate Moss.

Each unique cover has a gatefold pull out, which features 20 rising stars chosen by each celebrity such as Chloƫ Sevigny + Lizzi Bougatsos, Eva Green + Jordan Scott, Kate Moss + Josephine de la Baume and Pharell Williams + Maxine Ashley.

The issue will hit the newsstands on Thurday, November 17th 2011.

Click here to view last year cover featuring Daft Punk and here for 2009 cover featuring Abbey Lee Kershaw.

Images via TFS.






Editorial: Dakota & Elle Fanning by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine December 2011




Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning for W Magazine lensed by Mario Sorrenti and styled by Lori Goldstein. Dakota and Elle wears Chanel, Dior, Givenchy and Valentino .

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Michael Kors Holiday 2011 Ad Campaign


Michael Kors Holiday 2011 campaign goes young spirited with the party themed advertising images photographed by regular photographed Mario Testino featuring Michael Kors Fall Winter 2011 campaign casts Karmen Pedaru, Simon Nessman and Taylor Fuchs along with Greyson Gettys, Emily Senko and Armando Cabral.

Images via Design Scene.









Three More Covers of GQ US December 2011


As predicted earlier, the remaining covers of GQ US December 2011 (out on November 22nd) are featuring Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Michael Fassbender and Mila Kunis (lensed by Terry Richardson).

Click here to view the first released cover featuring Jay-Z by Nathaniel Goldberg.

Click the links to view last year covers featuring James Franco, Stephen Colbert, Jeff Bridges, Drake and the incredibly sensual Scarlett Johannson.

Click the links to view 2009 covers featuring Barack Obama, Chris Pine, Clint Eastwood, The Hangover Casts and Tom Brady.

Images via Just Jared.




Men’s Health Australia December 2011 Cover


Image via Store Mags.


H. Stern Fall Winter 2011 Ad Campaign




32 year old Katie Holmes doesn’t look very present in the Fall Winter 2011 campaign images of H. Stern photographed by Tom Munro.

Images via Models.com


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