May resulted not only with beautiful spring weather but also with stunning covers of well-known fashion publications including Vogue, Harpers’ Bazaar, Elle, Muse and Numero. Presenting the latest trends with the poetry of fashion and playing with the images that we could observe models and celebrities transformations.
For the beginning let’s focus on a loud Coco Rocha’s cover for Elle Brazil May 2012. The front page has already quite controversial record because of the model herself. As Coco claims she agreed to show less skin exposure that than it is presented on the cover. What is more, the picture is manipulated by the retouch computer programs. Nevertheless the shoot photographed by Max Abadian is an astounding image depicting original beauty of Coco dressed up in Julien Macdonald’s dress enhanced by the makeup of Hung Vanngo and sleek hair by Andre Gunn.
The return of supermodels is on the run. Such proof can be found on the May 2012 cover for Vogue Italia featuring legendary supermodel Linda Evangelista as a passionate mambo dancer. The mambo vibe is accentuated with a wonderful styling by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele and remarkable photography of Steven Meisel. Linda Evangelista looks amazing in this photoshoot reminding us about the splendor of 1990’s modeling.
Mother, celebrity, fashion designer and lately a cover girl, Victoria Beckham poses on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar China for May 2012. Victoria known for her refined, classy taste unveils quite different image. Sporting red hair and distinctive golden makeup, Beckham presents the look of edgy warrior with heavy impact earring in the lens of Chen Man.
The favorite of Karl Lagerfeld, Saskia de Brauw covers the Korean edition of Vogue for May 2012. Her angelic appearance is intensified by the artistry of Paolo Roversi. The stunning cover doesn’t necessary look like a typical cover for a fashion magazine, yet successful translate the beauty and fashion presentation.
Rising star in modeling, Zuzanna Bijoch features on the front page of fashion art magazine Numero for May 2012. The Polish beauty is dressed up in a remarkable design from Dolce & Gabbana’s signature depicting lace base with the intricate ornamentation of gems in different variety of colors and shapes. Such a summer extravaganza was shot by Sebastian Kim.
Ethiopian beauty, Liya Kebede defines informal refinement with her cover for Harper’s Bazaar Span for May 2012. Posing in strong pieces from Spring/Summer 2012 collection of Gucci, Liya sports multicolored hair trend that is going to hit the summer.
Flapper chic indicates the main theme of W Korea cover featuring Polish top model Kasia Struss in well-known graphic dress from Gucci. The significant black and golden creation is highly inspired by the Jazz Age fashion. The front page maintains the convention of Roaring Twenties photographed by David Byun.
The cover of Harper’s Bazaar Singapore for May 2012 goes Pin-up glamour thanks to the model Veroniek posing in Prada swimsuit from Spring/Summer 2012 collection. In other words, this is a perfect interpretations retro lady of the Summer 2012 photographed by Gan with the styling assist of Kenneth Goh.
Article written by Magdalena Kapuscinska for http://fashionizeyourself.co
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