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Rose Leslie Looks Regal and Refined on the June 2022 Cover of British Harper’s Bazaar

At British Harper’s Bazaar, Lydia Slater continues to give the magazine’s front covers to subjects who’ve never graced the title before. Throughout her tenure, the publication has endorsed everyone from Francesca Hayward to Lucan Gillespie to Iman to Phoebe Dynevor and Cara Delevingne. Now Rose Leslie makes her debut as a Bazaar cover star for June 2022 posing for Alexi Lubomirski on the grounds of England’s historic Syon Park. The actress wears an Alberta Ferretti Pre-Fall 2022 dress chosen by Miranda Almond for the charming cover image.

UK Harper's Bazaar June 2022 : Rose Leslie by Alexi Lubomirski

IMAGE: HARPERSBAZAAR.CO.UK

Most of the members of our forums like what they see. “I love Rose Leslie. This is beautiful,” admired caioherrero.

“What a lovely cover. It looks regal and clean,” crmsnsnwflks chimed in.

“Kinda feels more Tatler than Bazaar, but it’s still very on-brand. I like it!” approved aracic.

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“Another winner of a British Harper’s Bazaar cover! I had to google Rose Leslie, but she looks lovely here as I would expect from a photographer like Alexi Lubomirski. Miranda Almond’s styling is perfect, very elegant and classy,” applauded vogue28.

Urban Stylin is also a fan: “Love it, very lush yet fresh.”

“What a wonderful cover!” noted liberty33r1b.

Although not everyone felt the same way. “The elements are there for a good cover, but somehow the result is just…amateur hour,” critiqued an underwhelmed KINGofVERSAILLES.

“Awful. Good way to discourage someone from buying,” expressed avonlea002.

See more from the June 2022 issue and join the debate here.

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Millie Bobby Brown, Karlie Kloss and Lous and the Yakuza Star in Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2022 Eyewear Campaign

Louis Vuitton probably holds the title of the fashion label with the most brand ambassadors. After all, Nicolas Ghesquière has Léa Seydoux, Emma Stone, Alicia Vikander, Naomi Osaka and HoYeon Jung on speed dial. The brand even recently welcomed Deepika Padukone as its first Indian brand ambassador. Millie Bobby Brown now makes her official debut as a friend of the French fashion house via its Spring 2022 eyewear campaign captured by Steven Meisel. The Stranger Things actress is joined by Karlie Kloss and Lous and the Yakuza in the ads that shine a spotlight on the brand’s Moon Cat Eye, Moon Square and Link Square frames.

Louis Vuitton Eyewear S/S 2022 by Steven Meisel

IMAGE: DESIGNSCENE.NET

Ultimately, the end result left members of our forums conflicted. “Cheap,” simply described avonlea002.

“Geez Millie looks like she’s at least in her 30s there,” noted Marc10.

“Millie Bobby Brown? How many ambassadors do they have at this point?” wondered HodanChloe.

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“The images themselves feel flat, lifeless and completely devoid of energy — not to mention the random casting. They should’ve just had Millie Bobby Brown on her own given it’s her debut as a brand ambassador, but it’s Lous and the Yakuza who steals the show here!” voiced vogue28.

“Only Lous and the Yakuza looks good,” echoed velvetandsilk.

“Why is it so conservatively ugly? Such a waste,” phungnam96 pointed out.

But not everyone shared the same sentiment. “It’s all very appropriate for an eyewear campaign, nothing groundbreaking, but it does the job well enough,” reasoned aracic.

“I love it, very Meisel and very classic Vuitton…” admired Gonzalo.

Louis Vuitton Eyewear S/S 2022 by Steven Meisel

IMAGES: DESIGNSCENE.NET

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Ángela Molina Finally Scores a Vogue Spain Cover for May 2022

Unfortunately, it’s a very rare occasion to see women over 50 greet us down at newsstands. So we’re always happy when they do. Whether it’s Judi Dench making history as British Vogue‘s oldest cover star, Sharon Stone popping up on Vogue Portugal or Jane Fonda covering Vogue Poland, we approve. At 66, Ángela Molina finally becomes a Vogue Spain cover star with the magazine’s May 2022 issue. Captured by Camila Falquez and styled by Alba Melendo, the Spanish actress strikes a pose in a crochet dress from Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2022 collection for the cover shot.

Vogue España May 2022 : Ángela Molina by Camilla Falquez

IMAGE: VOGUE.ES

Members of our forums, however, are divided over the outcome. “I love Ángela Molina and her face remains as beautiful as always…but that cover is atrocious. Her close-ups would have been much better covers,” noted YohjiAddict.

“Ángela Molina sounded like a dream and brought back some sweet memories from my younger years, but the result isn’t exactly as thrilling as I thought. Quite a pity because they had a stunning opportunity to make an interesting cover…” added penny609.

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“Can’t say I even knew who Ángela Molina was, but it’s wonderful to see a mature woman grace the cover of Vogue and always nice to see homegrown talent being supported. A shame the cover itself, however, isn’t cause for celebration,” voiced vogue28.

“Such beautiful portraits of the woman and yet they decided that the zoomed out option was the way to go?” aracic pointed out.

“Terrible cover,” proclaimed Xone.

But the cover found a few fans. “I actually like it. Love seeing older women on Vogue,” appreciated FashionMuseDior.

“Ángela Molina looks stunning! Gorgeous cover!” raved WAVES.

See more from Vogue Spain’s May 2022 issue and share your thoughts here.

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Gisele Bündchen Sizzles on British Vogue’s June 2022 Cover

Not only does Edward Enninful regularly break new ground with British Vogue‘s front covers. The editor extraordinaire also endorses models, which is something we applaud. Enninful celebrated models of African decent, gave Kristen McMenamy her long-overdue cover and helped Lila Moss follow in her mother’s footsteps just last month. Now for June 2022 Gisele Bündchen returns to the British fashion bible’s front cover seven years after her last appearance. In the alluring cover image, the Brazilian beauty works a plunging Michael Kors Collection jumpsuit, high heels and a head full of curls before the lens of Steven Meisel.

UK Vogue June 2022 : Gisele Bündchen by Steven Meisel

IMAGE: VOGUE.CO.UK

“YES, I’m screaming! A REAL, REAL, REAL SUPERMODEL and MEISEL? On a Vogue  cover? I will buy this! Gisele looks gooooood!” declared Bertrando3.

“The fact that they took Meisel out of his studio is a win for me,” approved JPineapple.

“The way she eats up the new girls… Gisele is really one in a million,” voiced Serend1pity.

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“FANTASTIC! Oh, it’s so good to see Meisel away from a gray backdrop AND have it be with an icon like Gisele. It’s sexy, it’s glamorous — it’s the perfect antidote to the never-ending drab we’re seeing these days,” LastNight pointed out.

“Shaking, crying, throwing up. This is fantastic! What more could you ask for? Gisele looks incredible and it’s so exciting to see Meisel on location! Definitely a must-have,” raved aracic.

“Glorious to say the least, an absolute knockout of a cover. It’s rich, it’s luxurious and the glamour is just pouring out of the image. Also…the hair!” exclaimed an elated vogue28.

See more of British Vogue‘s June 2022 issue here.

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Maryel Uchida Takes to the Cover of Vogue Japan for June 2022

Like multiple other editions of Vogue, Vogue Japan is under new management with Tiffany Godoy at the helm. Asian representation appears to be at the top of the agenda as Mika Schneider, HoYeon Jung and Yumi Nu have starred on recent issues of the Japanese fashion bible. Now Maryel Uchida is featured on the June 2022 issue through the lens of photographer Hanna Moon. The firm favorite of Maria Grazia Chiuri is decked out in a look from Giorgio Armani’s Spring 2022 collection courtesy of Vanessa Reid for the cover image, which marks the Japanese-Brazilian beauty’s debut Vogue cover appearance.

Vogue Japan June 2022 : Maryel Uchida by Hanna Moon

IMAGE: VOGUE.CO.JP

“I love how every issue focusing on youth ends up looking dull and boring,” quipped MON.

“When’s ‘The Era of Old People’ going to dawn? It would be almost as groundbreaking as these magazines think they’re being with their endless youth issues. Yawn,” A.D.C. chimed in.

“This is Teen Vogue quality. So bad,” declared balmain1914.

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“Nothing groundbreaking here. Who is she? I miss big name models on covers,” admitted WAVES.

“I miss Anna Dello Russo,” confessed marsnoop2.

“A crying shame to witness another edition of Vogue fall so hard in such a short space of time. The cover does zilch for me I’m afraid and I sit here unable to appreciate a single element — hate that orb/ball of light and the total lack of presence from Maryel Uchida!” exclaimed vogue28.

“It’s nice, but it could’ve been better,” said FashionMuseDior.

“Well, we’ve seen worse,” GivenchyHomme pointed out.

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Jennifer Connelly Wears Louis Vuitton (Natch) on Vogue Greece’s May 2022 Covers

Make no mistake, Vogue Greece has been in our good graces since its triumphant relaunch back in 2019. Covers with Bella Hadid, Sasha Pivovarova, Victoria Beckham, Candice Huffine and Jessica Chastain have captivated us, while Carla Bruni and Helena Christensen helped the magazine celebrate three years of print just last month. Following a 14-year hiatus from gracing the cover of Vogue solo, the Greek fashion bible welcomes actress Jennifer Connelly back for May 2022. Captured by Mark Seliger and styled by Michael Philouze, the longtime friend and muse of Nicolas Ghesquière fronts two covers showcasing looks from Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2022 collection.

Vogue Greece May 2022 : Jennifer Connelly by Mark Seliger

IMAGE: VOGUE.GR

One cover stood out. “The second cover is really good. The first one not that much,” critiqued matheus_s.

“The first cover is bland, but I like the second one,” echoed VogueGirl8910.

“I prefer the second cover since on the first one her expression is not great. The colors on the cover are rich, but it feels like an autumn or winter cover for me. Kudos for making those Louis Vuitton garments look good,” praised WAVES.

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“I do like the first cover, but the cropping is terrible… The second, yes, I like that, too,” noted Xone.

“Jennifer’s perfectly sculpted face makes sense for Vogue Greece. I like it!” approved FashionMuseDior.

“I see Jennifer Connelly and I approve. Love her,” raved MyNameIs.

But not everyone is buying it. “Both covers are terrible. Her leg looks awkward on the first one. The second one is equally awkward with her hand in her pocket. The clothes are dark, ugly and heavy,” commented mepps.

“In terms of Jennifer Connelly, for me, nothing will touch those covers of American Vogue, Vanity Fair and British Harper’s Bazaar from way back when. Those were glorious while Vogue Greece’s take on Jennifer here is somewhat…lackluster. Genuinely cannot call out a positive attribute of either cover!” exclaimed vogue28.

Vogue Greece May 2022 : Jennifer Connelly by Mark Seliger

IMAGE: VOGUE.GR

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