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Modeling Icon Iman Stuns on a Pair of February 2021 Covers for British Harper’s Bazaar

We’re all for fresh faces greeting us down at newsstands and Lydia Slater has been delivering just that with the covers of British Harper’s Bazaar. The mag has gifted us Lashana Lynch along with Daisy Edgar-Jones and Gillian Anderson and kick-started 2021 with a fresh-faced Lucan Gillespie. Now we’re treated to Iman for February 2021 courtesy of photographer Paola Kudacki. The 65-year-old icon sports Alexander McQueen on the newsstand cover (below) and a threeASFOUR creation for the subscribers’ alternative (after the jump).

UK Harper’s Bazaar February 2021 : Iman by Paola Kudacki


The covers caught the attention of our forum members. “Simple yet so stunning! I’d tone the styling down a bit, but the red and black befit Iman’s icon status. They’ve done her justice,” approved Benn98.

“The cover is a breath of fresh air, love the use of black and white teamed with the red masthead and fonts, which feels bold and refreshing for British Bazaar. No complaints here!” raved vogue28.

“This is stunning! Now compare this to Kendall Jenner‘s Vogue China cover. Here Iman is stunning: good pose, strong stare, the clothes look great and there’s power…” Bertrando3 pointed out.

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“Nice to see Iman on the cover and the main story is just beautiful. Edward Enninful should take notes…” declared burbuja8910.

But not everyone was in the same frame of mind. “It looks like Australian Bazaar to me. I love seeing Iman, but I’m not crazy about the cover. Maybe it will look more impactful in real life,” said Srdjan.

“I mean, when you make Iman look pedestrian, it’s just game over! From the bad lighting to the horrible styling to the drab black and white shot for February. No!” exclaimed Miss Dalloway.

Meanwhile, annikad described the outcome as “simply stunning,” but do you agree?

UK Harper’s Bazaar February 2021 : Iman by Paola Kudacki


Check out the rest of Iman’s cover shoot and share your thoughts here.