How do you feel each and every time you read “fabulous at every / any age” as a magazine cover title? Fashion wise? How do keep up with fashion when it’s raining wrinkles? Should we be more concerned about experiencing emotions that will eventually be shown on our faces or about the latest designers collections?
I’m puzzled, you see… And I think fashion magazines don’t really help take out the pressure. V Magazine’s Winter 2010 2011 68th issue, however, is pretty inside and out. Starting with the amazing, aaaahhhmaaaazing-aaah covers: Jane Fonda, Sigourney Weaver, Susan Sarandon? And continuing with the content: Charlotte Rampling, Amanda Lear? (more right after the jump! click here for the gallery!)
Will the magazine reach its ordinary twenty to thirty, forty something audience while channeling sixty through seventy year old women? I’m sure it will! People who, like me, feel the need for a serious reality check for fashmagazines editors, who just like me, think there’s surely more to a cover than “fabulous at every age” and, who just like me, feel the blessing of growing gracefully old, unlike the botox driven personalities out there who fear the faintest smile will sink their careers and so forth.
Have the photos received the Photoshop treatment? Sure they did! There’s no harm in smoothing a line here and there. It’s a magazine cover, after all, what would you expect? They want people to buy the magazine, not run from it. Either way, I’m loving this V issue, I think it’s by far the most interesting magazine issue this year! What’s it like for you?