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Hailey Bieber Delivers a Beautiful Vogue Australia October 2019 Cover

More often than not, our forum members aren’t fawning over Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin), especially when it comes to the American Vogue cover she shared with her husband. Her multiple covers of POP and an underwhelming Vogue Mexico appearance didn’t help matters. But it looks like Hailey’s luck is changing since Vogue Australia picked her to be its October 2019 cover star. Captured on location in upstate New York, the current face of Miu Miu looks at ease in a baby blue Burberry coat pulled by Christine Centenera for the cover shot photographed by Lachlan Bailey.

Vogue Australia October 2019 : Hailey Bieber by Lachlan Bailey


For the majority of our forum members, the cover hit all the right notes. “I think she looks incredible here. I don’t know if she’s actually improving or if photographers are just learning to play to her strengths,” confessed KINGofVERSAILLES.

“She looks nice and the colors are beautiful,” Srdjan chimed in.

“Love the colors! A very beautiful cover and she looks good. I don’t mind her recent offerings in all the Vogues, I think she’s gotten much better at modeling,” approved russianelf.

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“Wow, easily her best cover, she never looked more present or beautiful. And this is coming from someone who has NO interest in her modeling career! It has to be Lachlan — he really has a talent for making women, especially famous women, more open,” applauded Miss Dalloway.

“My eyes opened wide when I came across this earlier! An absolutely GORGEOUS cover, love every single element it has to offer (including Hailey),” declared vogue28.

Forum member dior_couture1245 disagreed: “They are really pushing her hard the last month or two. She just looks so trashy.”

“Why is she everywhere lately? That hair would not have worked on anyone really, but on her it just furthers the already tacky vibe which surrounds her,” disapproved Benn98.

Await more from Hailey’s cover shoot and share your thoughts here.

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Alicia Vikander’s Vogue Japan October 2019 Cover Feels Like an Ad for Louis Vuitton

When it comes to serving up captivating magazine covers, Alicia Vikander doesn’t exactly have the best track record on our forums. Whether the Swedish actress is Photoshopped into oblivion on American Vogue, soars to new heights on a cheesy cover of Harper’s Bazaar or looks totally miserable on Porter, our forum members have never been awestruck by Alicia’s efforts. Vogue Japan is the latest publication attempting to do Alicia justice by giving its October 2019 cover to the Louis Vuitton brand ambassador, who, unsurprisingly, wears the iconic French fashion house in the cover shot. Photographed by Vuitton’s campaign photographer Collier Schorr and styled by Sissy Vian, Alicia’s latest fails to impress.

Vogue Japan October 2019 : Alicia Vikander by Collier Schorr


The cover was a total flop. “They always put Alicia in a fashion setting and give her tricky styling. She doesn’t have the range. This might have worked better with Luigi & Iango,” commented zoom straight away.

“Louis Vuitton obviously paid for this cover. You have Alicia Vikander, a full LV look and Collier Schorr. No thanks,” disapproved GivenchyAddict.

“I think there’s a lot of money left at Louis Vuitton to the point of producing things like this…” laughed DK92.

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“So funny how [Nicolas Ghesquière] is still trying to make this girl into a fashion icon. I think she obviously doesn’t care, or seem to, this is just part of her job now and it (always) shows!” called out Miss Dalloway.

In the same frame of mind was Ken Doll Jenner: “The leather skirt looks like a camel toe, her expression looks unsure and yet LV keeps insisting that this girl is the next fashion star? No thanks.”

MON wasn’t impressed, either. “She looks uncomfortable.”

“All sorts of awful, but of course I didn’t expect to be blown away upon clicking the thread, given the fact it involves the ever-dull and lifeless Alicia Vikander (and Collier Schorr for that matter),” said vogue28.

“It’s not her worst cover…” confessed kokobombon.

“Oddly enough, I agree,” replied Benn98. “I expected worse considering all the parties involved. But this Collier Schorr cover looks, dare I say, vaguely glamorous. The pose is, of course, awkward, but then that’s 90 percent of Alicia’s covers for you.”

Have your say and check out what the issue has to offer here.

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A Chanel-Clad Kristen Stewart Stars on a Pair of October Covers for British Harper’s Bazaar

If you’re an avid reader of British Harper’s Bazaar, you know the magazine likes to welcome back old favorites from time to time. In 2019 alone, it has given us four returning cover girls and now Kristen Stewart has found her way back on the cover. Two years after her last appearance, the actress is back for October 2019 and transports us to Paris as she’s captured on location at the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel by photographer Alexi Lubomirski. Decked out by stylist Miranda Almond in head-to-toe Chanel (of course), Kristen stars on both the regular newsstand cover (after the jump) and the special subscribers’ offering (below).

UK Harper's Bazaar October 2019 : Kristen Stewart by Alexi Lubomirski


The subscribers’ cover immediately became a topic of discussion on our forums. “That’s a lovely cover. Love the reflection in her glasses,” admired mikel.

Vogue Paris could never,” applauded jorgepalomo.

“This looks like an advert for Chanel, but the image is undeniably beautiful…” KissMiss confessed.

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Sharing the same sentiment was [Piece Of Me]: “It does look more like an advert for Chanel sunglasses (I bet Chanel provided some $$ to this cover), but it is certainly a lovely cover. Vogue Paris, are you watching?”

Bertrando3 was also full of praise. “The very first time I see this girl emoting and truly giving a great photo. It does look like an ad and not like a cover, but it’s a superb image. You can also appreciate the Eiffel Tower, it’s a very French cover for a British magazine.”

But not everyone was impressed. “Nothing about this excites me…” complained Miss Dalloway.

“Both the newsstand and subscribers’ covers are terrible. The hideous hair color and that lifeless expression? Not for me. Content better be good because I’ll easily skip seeing this on my coffee table,” declared Benn98.

UK Harper's Bazaar October 2019 : Kristen Stewart by Alexi Lubomirski


See Kristen’s cover feature in all its glory and share your thoughts here.

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Kacey Musgraves, Megan Rapinoe, Lilly Singh and Awkwafina Each Land a Cover of Marie Claire’s 25th Anniversary Issue

It’s safe to say that Marie Claire has been our go-to magazine of late, largely due to the fact the magazine is currently the gift that keeps on giving following flawless covers featuring the likes of Cara Delevingne, Missy Elliott and Tessa Thompson. Now Marie Claire drops its October 2019 edition (which just so happens to be the title’s 25th anniversary issue), making Kacey Musgraves, Megan Rapinoe, Lilly Singh and Awkwafina cover stars in the process. Photographed by Thomas Whiteside and styled by Ryan Young, the ladies go solo on their respective covers, leaving our forum members to champion their favorite.

US Marie Claire October 2019 : 'She Is The Future' by Thomas Whiteside


“I have absolutely no idea who these women are (except Awkwafina), but this young version of Demi Moore lady looks good!” shared Srdjan.

“Kacey reminds me a bit of Demi Moore,” echoed KissMiss.

“I can’t believe they airbrushed Kacey into looking like Demi Moore. She does remind me of her beauty, but certainly doesn’t look like that in real life. This is a good lineup, though, even if not every cover hits the mark,” declared dodencebt.

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“Kacey reminds me of Cher when she was photographed for Vogue in the 70s by [Richard] Avedon…” proclaimed Mihail Mihailov.

“Kacey looks like an amalgamation of several people in drag,” stated SophiaVB.

“Only like Awkwafina‘s cover. That angle is very flattering to her face shape. Kacey looks like budget Cher/Kim Kardashian cosplay,” expressed Benn98.

GivenchyHomme certainly wasn’t happy with the outcome: “My god, they look like robots on the covers. Absolutely no personality.”

“Interesting choices in regard to the cover stars…but these covers are really not very good,” commented kissmesweet.

US Marie Claire October 2019 : 'She Is The Future' by Thomas Whiteside


Check out the accompanying cover features and join the conversation here.

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Lady Gaga’s Allure October 2019 Cover Gets Mixed Reviews

Lady Gaga is set to become a makeup mogul thanks to her new beauty brand Haus Laboratories. So what better way to promote your new makeup range than on the cover of Allure? Gaga is the mag’s October 2019 cover star sporting a face full of her own makeup applied flawlessly by makeup artist Sarah Tanno. Photographed by Daniel Jackson with Nicola Formichetti on styling duties, the Oscar-winning songstress poses before a stark white backdrop, allowing the fierce makeup look to do all the talking for the commanding cover shot.

Allure October 2019 : Lady Gaga by Daniel Jackson


The cover received mixed feedback from our forum members. “I like that Allure cover, mainly for its unabashed focus on a made-up face. None of their usual ‘natural is best‘ coyness when a celebrity wants you to put their products front and center,” admired tigerrouge.

“Instantly liked this upon first look, love the lighting, the makeup and the overall fierceness from Lady Gaga here. I can appreciate the simplicity of the cover, how the white background and minimal cover lines allow the image to do the talking…” echoed vogue28.

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“The makeup is on point, the hair is not,” called out fluxxx.

“I love it, I don’t mind the hair…actually looks good,” confessed jorgepalomo.

Marc10 felt the same way: “I for one quite like the hair. It’s different and forms a really cool silhouette.”

Forum member aracic wasn’t so quick to bash the outcome. “God, she’s so beautiful and striking that the horrible hair and cheap-looking ‘turban used as a dress’ completely fade away.”

See more from Gaga’s cover feature and join the conversation here.

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Demi Moore Bares (Almost) All on the October 2019 Cover of Harper’s Bazaar

Harper’s Bazaar hasn’t exactly been winning over our forum members lately and with the unveiling of each issue, the magazine only seems to be getting worse. We were left dumbfounded over last month’s Alicia Keys offering, were less than thrilled with yet another Jennifer Aniston cover over the summer and Jennifer Lopez‘s February cover resembled every other cover of Bazaar. This month, Hollywood icon Demi Moore reappears on the title after a seven-year hiatus. Twenty-eight years after her infamous nude Vanity Fair cover, the actress bares all in the newsstand cover shot wearing nothing but a diamond Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet and a huge Lynn Paik hat (courtesy of Miguel Alberto Enamorado) as she poses poolside for photographer Mariano Vivanco.

US Harper's Bazaar October 2019 : Demi Moore by Mariano Vivanco


Our forum members were not impressed. “Demi Moore is still as gorgeous as ever. The taste level of this cover is not,” voiced dodencebt.

“This is a new low,” added phungnam96.

“It looks like Harper’s Bazaar has teamed up with Playboy,” said tigerrouge.

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“Jesus Christ, everything on here screamed at me when I opened the thread. Absolutely horrible!” declared aracic.

“An absolute travesty of a cover and a total disservice to Demi Moore! This type of photography and concept from both Harper’s Bazaar and Mariano Vivanco feels incredibly dated, comical and gimmicky beyond belief,” called out vogue28.

“Demi’s cover comeback deserved better than this dated mess of an image,” echoed zoom.

“Demi Moore used to be the biggest star in the world and now this,” stated mepps.

TaylorBinque wasn’t a fan. “Tatler has better fashion direction than this. What an absolute mess. Obnoxiously vulgar and extremely lazy.”

“The fact that the person who thought that hat was a good idea was paid big bucks. The world is really wild,” proclaimed Marc10.

Dare to disagree? Have your say and check out Demi’s accompanying cover feature here.