It’s a good day for Vogue covers. And generally, it’s a good day for bright threesomes. Wink. Not the type you’d expect, though, as I already tried to surprise you earlier with a set of three gadgets you might not have seen coming for the upcoming Holiday season. Now I’d like to take this opportunity and insert a reasonable doubt that maybe, just maybe, the grand Vogue US and UK respectively, may be slightly old fashioned?
Sure, they go with certified values (Sandra Bullock and Claire Danes for the latest covers we discussed) but a quick look at the following three Vogue international covers is enough to declare them uber fashionable and very stylish.
Great models, great fashion, great photographers, great results. The least we can do is acknowledge these three great covers and sigh with admiration.
Jessica Stam – who appears to be back to her trademark blond again, covers the November 2013 issue of Vogue Ukraine. An absolutely breathtaking black and white cover with blood red masthead makes for an unmissable statement of style and elegance. Chad Pitman signed the photography while Olga Yanul styled the shooting.
Daria Werbowy makes for some (unfair) competition with her pose and hairdo reminding of Sandy’s Vogue US. Sure, nothing can beat Sandra Bullock or her amazing performance in Gravity (which, by the way, was beyond words – so should you have the opportunity to see it, don’t hesitate!) but in this case, the pose and the fashion accolades go to Daria’s Vogue Russia October 2013 cover. Everything is amazing here: the trend is punk androgynous, the hairdo is ‘the mullet’ while the sunkissed skin is everything but fall-ish. Well done Vogue Russia, well done!
Last but not least, Mariacarla Boscono who we’ve missed dearly from the fashion stage, is precious and graceful as Vogue China’s November 2013 covergirl. The porcelain complexion, the Valentino embroidery and the strand of pearls complete with an impeccably shy sideswept hairdo could pass for unconvincing and pale. But take a minute, it will grow on you like nothing you’ve seen before! I’m unsure of what makes the ups the value of this image – the model, the styling, the pose or the photography, but everything works in its favor. Less is definitely more in this case.
Now that you’ve seen these international Vogue covers, looking back to our previous US and UK editions, what would you choose, should they all be written in English or the language of your choosing – which one would you rather buy?