There is a common belief in the fashion world that Vogue covers have very prestigious meaning either for a model or a celebrity featured on the front pages of Vogue magazine. As one of the most awaited cover images of the month, various editions of Vogue vary in diversity for fashion message. For the April editions, the front pages of Vogue magazine despite the different feel of a fashion refinement, they all have one common dominator – arrival of the spring season. Let’s take a look into the most prestigious Vogue covers for April 2012:
Vogue US decided to release an annual Shape Issue for April 2012. That is probably why they chose actress and singer – Jennifer Lopez – a perfect fit for the shape subject. Jennifer Lopez, 42 year old woman of success is photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Jennifer is dress up in a glamorous red gown from Bottega Veneta reflecting her own red carpet style. Sporting the latest trend of wet hair she poses on the picturesque seascape in the backdrop.
Vogue Australia indulges in gypsy inspirations for their April cover. We are introduced into the deluxe Romany styling with the captivating feature of the model Julia Frauhe. The photo captured by Kai Z Feng expresses a modish bohemian vibe with the sparkling outfit accompanied with the tousled blonde strands hidden under the witty hat. The styling was skillfully composed by fashion editor Naomi Smith.
Vogue Germany goes on the completely opposite art direction with the ascetic black and white cover featuring Iris Strubegger. The model is characterized into minimal chic tomboy type photographed in the lens of Peter Lindbergh. Accentuated with the dark accent on the lips and eyebrows Iris wears a black outfit that slides from her arms. The image perfectly depicts the latest trend of sensual androgyny in fashion.
The shiny vibe from Spain is accentuated with the Vogue Spain cover. The front cover features supermodel Laetitia Casta in front of the lens of Miguel Reveriego. The brunette model channels wet hair trend fused with the sporty refinement tendency accessorized with a chunky necklace. The image of the athletic nymph is juxtaposed with the sundrenched wall and beach setting.
Vogue Paris known for their glam rock inclinations and bohemian claw covers, for the April 2012 presents mild yet sparkling mode on the front page with Doutzen Kroes. The model dressed up in a luminous outfit from Givenchy Spring/Summer 2012 catwalk is photographed by David Sims. The glamorous sport style is juxtaposed with a pure white minimalistic background.
Dark glamour of Vogue Russia cover is a substantial opposition to the other Vogue front pages for the introduction of the Spring 2012 season. Exposing the edgy beauty of Daphne Groeneveld in a sequin adorned outfit, the model features in a heavy makeup and blow up combed hair. The photo cover was captured by Hedi Slimane with the Russia glamour styling of Sarah Richardson.
Stunning yet minimal double covers of Vogue Turkey captured by Cuneyt Akeroglu are depicted by the delicate and touch image of the supermodel – Lara Stone. The first cover present delicate and feminine face of Lara Stone in black and white convention. Another cover is a wilder expression of Lara in a colorful mode showcasing Dutch beauty in a brunette version.
Vogue Italia is one of the most prominent sources for presenting fashion and art in a great connection. The front covers for April 2012 are photographed by Steven Meisel portraying sensational baroque prom evening entitled “Night of Nights”. The mastership of styling by Panos Yiapanis and artful eye for detail by Steven Meisel invites us into the spring ball vibe.
Article written by Magdalena Kapuscinska for http://fashionizeyourself.co
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