Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin photographs five different covers of WSJ Magazine September issue featuring ten of world’s most celebrated models: Imaan Hammam, Andreea Diaconu, Tao Okamoto, Rianne van Rompaey, Freja Beha Erichsen, Anna Ewers, Carolyn Murphy, Karlie Kloss, Doutzen Kroes, and Adwoa Aboah. All covers are styled by George Cortina with hair and makeup by Ward Stegerhoek and Dick Page. (source)
Tao Okamoto wears Prada on the December 2017/January 2018 cover of Harper’s Bazaar Kazakhstan photographed by Kinya Ota with styling direction by Anna Katsanis. Her hair and makeup were done by Nicolas Eldin and Ingeborg. (source)
Model and actress Tao Okamoto is wearing Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2016 jacket on the April cover of Harper’s Bazaar Singapore shot by Yu Tsai, styled by Windy Aulia. Hair and make up by Toni Tan and Marc Teng. (source)
December is not even started but here we are, presenting our first 2014 covers recap already!
As usual, Numéro Tokyo is the first magazine to wrapped up their front pages line up for this year. They started the year with a soft palette cover and styling of this year’s IT model, Cara Delevingne. Valerija Kelava, with a blunt bangs, fronted the magazine’s March issue shot by Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello who shot the most covers this year. Another cover model with blunt bangs hairstyle was Vlada Roslyakova on the April issue by Ellen Von Unwerth.
Continuing their tradition of having studio shoots, Numéro Tokyo photographed most of their covers with plain backdrop in various colors. From Kiko Mizuhara beauty shot, flower girl Meghan Collison, to classic faced Julia Frauche, cool veteran catwalker Maggie Rizer to model turned actress Tao Okamoto. The only time they have outdoor shots were the one with Elizabeth Olsen (by Michael Schwartz) and Lindsey Wixson (by Guy Aroch)—our favourite image of the year from them.
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Click the links to read 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 recaps from Numéro Tokyo.
We don’t like the eye make up and the nude lips. She looks like a zombie. Anyway, the cover was shot by Benny Horne. (source)
Click here to view last year cover featuring Adriana Lima, here to view 2012 cover featuring Toni Garrn, here to view 2011 cover featuring Kendra Spears, here for 2010 cover with Karolina Kurkova, and here for 2009 cover with Devon Aoki.
This is one stellar casting!
Luigi and Iango photographed the September cover of Vogue Japan, their 15th anniversary issue, featuring supermodels and top models such as Saskia De Brauw, Tao Okamoto, Natasha Poly, Mariacarla Boscono, Malgosia Bela, Carolyn Murphy, Eva Herzigova, Maggie Rizer, Karen Elson, Guinevere Van Seenus, Claudia Schiffer, Nadja Auermann, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista and Stephanie Seymour. (source)
Click here to view last year cover featuring Cara Delevingne, here to view 2012 cover featuring Karlie Kloss, here to view 2011 cover featuring Karolina Kurkova, here for 2010 cover with Natasha Poly and here for 2009 cover with Iris Strubegger.
This year, there were two notable cover appearance comebacks on Vogue Japan. Russian catwalker Sasha Pivovarova and Japanese model turned actress Tao Okamoto returned to grace the covers of Vogue Japan since a very long time and they were both photographed by Patrick Demarchelier.
The 70 year old French fashion photographer also snapped four other covers for Japanese Vogue this year. He shot Hungarian beauty Vanessa Axente (the upcoming face of Chanel Beauty) for February, Lindsey Wixson for March, Cara Delevigne for September, and Karlie Kloss for November (the leggy Ms.Kloss also featured on the June issue, shot by Hedi Slimane). Vanessa, Lindsey and Cara were all first timers for the magazine.
Other first timers on Vogue Japan front pages were Joan Smalls (by Terry Richardson), Kati Nescher (by Mikael Jansson), and Bette Franke (by Giampaolo Sgura). The remaining cover girls this year are Victoria’s Secret Angel from Netherlands, Doutzen Kroes (in Prada Spring Summer 2013, shot by Mikael Jansson for April issue), and Raf Simons’ favourite Russian, Daria Strokous (in Givenchy Fall Winter 2013 sweatshirt, shot by Sølve Sundsbø for December).
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You can read 2012, 2011 and 2010 recaps by clicking the links too!
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