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Dua Lipa Goes Glam on Vanity Fair’s Vintage-Inspired July/August 2021 Cover

Dua Lipa continues to shine bright in the world of fashion. In just a few short months, the singer’s fronted British Vogue, Rolling Stone, Time along with 032c. Now the current face of Versace pops up on the cover of Vanity Fair for July/August 2021. Shot by Venetia Scott and styled by Lorenzo Posocco, Dua takes us inside London’s historic The Columbia hotel posing wearing a white lace Chanel bodysuit, Manolo Blahnik heels and Cartier jewelry.

Vanity Fair July/August 2021 : Dua Lipa by Venetia Scott


The outcome was greeted with mixed feedback on our forums. “Beautiful portrait, but her pose ruins the whole image,” critiqued VogueGirl8910.

“Terrible and cheap cover shot…” disapproved MON.

“I will never understand her appeal. The music is generic and she has the charisma of yellow wallpaper. This will gather dust on shelves all across America,” voiced mepps.

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“I don’t dislike her at all, but, damn, Dua is everywhere… She’s a straightforward pretty girl/pop singer. Is she really that fascinating? I’m just going to sit this one out,” proclaimed cestmagique.

“It’s like Billie Eilish‘s ‘boudoir mood’ British Vogue cover except done on a budget,” tigerrouge pointed out.

“I like the whole set and vibe, but Dua’s expression could be stronger,” admitted WAVES.

“Nice set design. And that’s (unfortunately) all,” said ah ah.

“More often than not, I loathe cover images where there are various different elements and textures in the background, but somehow Vanity Fair managed to make this busy and full-length cover image work. I’m particularly a fan of the beauty styling on Dua Lipa here and the clean layout,” admired vogue28.

Are you a fan? Check out Dua’s accompanying cover story and share your thoughts here.