This year Anna Wintour gave five cover slots to five first timers and I couldn’t be more happier.
Twilight star, Kristen Stewart landed the honour photographed by Mario Testino in Proenza Schouler for her first Vogue cover, the February issue. Lady Gaga was wearing Haider Ackermann for the March cover also by Mario Testino. Flame haired Rihanna was photographed by Annie Leibovitz for April cover in Chanel while Harry Potter alumni, Emma Watson, sporting slick hair, wine stained lips and wearing Prada infamous pailettes dress for the July issue by Mario Testino. The last first timer this year is The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo‘s Rooney Mara, who was wearing Ralph Lauren dragon detailed dress (how suitable!) for November front page image photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, their very first cover job for the magazine.
The seven repeater cover stars are: Natalie Portman by Peter Lindbergh for January; Reese Witherspoon who’s wearing Roland Mouret dress (it’s very suprising because Roland Mouret was a non advertiser for the magazine) also by Peter Lindbergh for May; Penelope Cruz by Mario Testino for June; Sarah Jessica Parker by Mario Testino for August; Kate Moss also by Mario Testino for September; Michelle Williams by Annie Leibovitz for October; and Charlize Theron also by Annie Leibovitz for December issue.
I must say, I liked all the covers from Vogue US this year especially Rihanna, Penelope, Kate, Michelle and Charlize images and I’m really hoping that next year they will not use Sarah Jessica Parker nor Gwyneth Paltrow as their cover stars. Amen. Oh, and could we hope Emma Stone got her first cover next year, Mrs. Wintour?
Yesterday we posted the magazine’s first 2012 front page featuring their oldest cover star, Meryl Streep (62), who was photographed by Annie Leibovitz for her very first Vogue US cover and she really deserved it!
You can also read our recap last year, here. Jump in the comment box below and share to us your favourite Vogue US covers 🙂