Vogue Paris March 2013 Goes Radical With Suvi Koponen

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Vogue Paris is bringing a radical revolution wave with their March 2013 issue. Or so they say. Covering the clean issue is Finnish model Suvi Koponen, an authentically surprising cover choice for everyone.

Which is not to say that the image, authored by Mert and Marcus, isn’t pleasant or aesthetically right. It’s just difficult to rank Suvi in the Vogue Paris girls gallery. Next to Lara Stone or Anja Rubik. Of course, if I were to speculate, I’d say that this is a new Alt – esque direction for Vogue Paris, in a striving effort to fly higher than Roitfeld’s openly sensual orbit.

But then again Suvi Koponen is on a significant rise, we’ve seen her on the cover of this month’s i-D magazine, next to Kate Moss who had her fair share of i-D covers. There’s no telling before we’ll see the actual pictorial. Do you feel the change? Or just another wannabe – cool editor maneuver from Emmanuelle Alt?

Vogue Paris radical March 2013 cover Suvi Koponen


#1 Nicola on 02.13.13 at 7:55 pm

Isn’t Suvi going by Riggs now? On the Pre-Spring issue of i-D she’s credited as Suvi Riggs. She married Tyler Riggs last year.

#2 kpriss on 02.13.13 at 9:58 pm

Then Vogue Paris is still old fashionably, affectionately calling her by her maiden name ;) . Talking about revolutionary attitudes ;)

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