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The Numbers Are In: Who Holds The Highest Rank For The September Issue?

An Anna Autobiography?
anna wintour photo
Anna Wintour might be writing a memoir. Read More »
Asma Al-Assad in Vogue
A story on Syria's first lady is removed from Vogue's archives. Read More »

The September issue is a huge deal for fashion publications, so much so that an eponymous documentary chronicled its creation at Vogue headquarters. The total count of advertisement pages is indicative of the success of each title in the past year, and foretells what may come in the next. We’ve yet to even enter August and the numbers are already out: naturally, the upcoming Gaga-covered edition of Vogue comes out on top with a total of 658 ad pages, which marks both a 13 percent increase from last year and the magazine’s heftiest issue since 2008. At 400 ad pages, Elle will make publishing history with the highest total page count ever to be released by Hearst. The comparatively smaller Condé Nast-owned Allure clocks in with 131 ad pages, which makes it, as with Vogue, the largest issue since 2008. Keep reading »

Marion Cotillard Manages To Score Three Magazine Covers For August

Marion Sans Fards
Marion Cotillard Is Stunning Sans Fards
We all wish we looked this good au naturel. Read More »
MARION ON VANITY FAIR
Natural makeup and no retouching for this Italian cover. Read More »
Marion Goes Goth
A departure from her usual look on the cover of Vogue Paris. Read More »

If you’ve doubted Marion Cotillard’s star power at any point in the past few years since she starred as Édith Piaf in 2007′s breathtaking “La vie en rose,” now would be the time to reconsider. Not only has the pretty Parisian appeared in several films since then, but she’s directly atop the radar at this very moment with her role as Miranda Tate in the highly-anticipated “The Dark Night Rises,” out July 20. In light of her current (and, it should be said, totally deserved — she is a truly brilliant actress) Hollywood ubiquity, Marion scored not one, not two, but three magazine covers this August: Vogue, Vogue Paris, and Marie Claire UK will broadcast the Oscar winner’s beauty — and, with the curious exception of Vogue Paris, her equally recognizable beauty mark — on newsstands next month. Keep reading »

Calling All Aspiring Fashionistas: Get Thyselves To Condé Nast College, Stat

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Hearst was first, who will be next? Read More »
Wintour Wears Sunglasses
Inside... the White House. Read More »

Every girl with aspirations of high fashion and even higher heels has their sights set on Condé Nast, and why shouldn’t they? It’s the stuff of “The Devil Wears Prada” dreams, a promised land where Wintour rules as supreme overlord and the streets are paved with, well, pavé. In light of the complaints filed by former interns who speak of slave labor and the long-running rumors that the job isn’t all it’s cracked up to be (on the contrary, it will make you crack), it’s getting harder and harder to secure a seat on Vogue‘s Byline Express. The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design may sound like a fever dream I had when I was 16, but come January, such a school will be brick-and-mortar reality in central London. It vows to “establish itself as an important starting point for those who want to be tomorrow’s stars of the fashion industry,” which sounds pretty ambitious to me. Keep reading »

That’s A Lot Of Look: Gisele Bundchen On The Cover Of Vogue Brazil

A Lot Of Look: Katy Perry
Daisy Buchanan called -- she wants her look back. Read More »
A Lot Of Look: J. Hudson
Has Jennifer Hudson given up? Read More »
A Lot Of Look: Rihanna
Is Rihanna post-style or something? Read More »
A Lot Of Look: V. Hudgens
1969 called and wants its style back. Read More »

High fashion can be difficult to wrap one’s head around at times, but I feel like I understand it pretty well for someone who, you know, doesn’t actually wear it (I know, shocker) … and then there’s this shit. On the cover of Vogue! Ridiculous. Is it possible that I’m being unfair? Is this… cool? I have serious doubts. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Kate Upton, Wearing Actual Clothes, In Vogue Magazine

Kate Sucks A Popsicle
Sexy Celebs Sucking On Popsicles
Plus 17 more ladies cooling down with ice pops. Read More »
Kate's Cat Daddy
Kate Upton demonstrates this sexy dance move. Read More »
Kate Upton, Sexy Nun
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Kate Upton indulges in your sexy nun fantasy. Read More »
Kate's Ass-less Shorts
Not sure that these are going to become a trend. Read More »

Inveterate bikini model and Florida girl Kate Upton was shot for this month’s Vogue (the one with Emma Stone on the cover) in actual clothes. And as she is wont to tell you, it was a very strange experience. “I’m from Florida, where your whole wardrobe is flip-flops, cutoffs and bikinis,” said Upton of the experience. Anna Wintour’s magazine set her up in a Joseph Altuzarra coat and Michael Kors boots, fully covering her swimsuit-ready frame. What do you think? Can Upton make the transition from bikini babe to couture cool? [NY Post]

The Daily Ovulation: Kindergarteners “Vogue” With Panache

Mini Prince
Stop it. Just, stop. Read More »
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PS22 chorus tackles Rihanna. Watch »
Little Ghostbuster
Who ya gonna call? Read More »
THE DAILY OVULATION
Kindergarteners perform Madonna's "Vogue"

I believe Voguing should be required kinder curriculum. A shout out to Mr. Avina and his class for their impressive rendition of Madonna’s “Vogue.”  Here was Mr. Avina’s take on the kindergartners performance:

“The parents adored it. You know, these kids come into school singing songs like ‘I’m Sexy and I Know It,’ so you know they are very capable of learning pop songs. By the end of the year, the nursery rhyme kiddie songs become a bit mind-numbing, so I wanted to teach them a pop song that I loved (and this was the result). When your expectations are high, your kids meet them.”

I couldn’t agree more. [Buzzfeed]

Beauty Style Stealer: Emma Stone On The Cover Of Vogue

Well, well, well: who’s gone and snagged their first Vogue but Ms. Emma Stone? We covered the starlet’s sultry debut on the front of the glossy last week before the powers that be at the mag officially released the photos within. The spread, shot by Mario Testino, is lovely, but it’s the cover image alone that had me gawking. Emma’s makeup — smudgily lined eyes, flushed cheeks, and petal pink lips — is the perfect pumped-up natural (you know, “natural”) look for any occasion on basically anybody. Naturally, I couldn’t resist breaking it down. Keep reading »

The Kim Kardashian Vogue Cover Is Here

Kim And Kanye
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West photo
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have formed an axis of evil. Read More »
Lotta Look: Kim Kardashian
A lot of fur, especially. Read More »

I’m sure Anna Wintour is having a nasty hissy fit that her brand would deign to be associated with the likes of Kimmy Kardashian, but nevertheless, here it is, the L’Uomo Vogue cover featuring the perhaps maybe Ms. Future Kanye West. Because Vogue is cheeky like that, they’ve done the cover paparazzi style. [Vogue]

Emma Stone Snags One Seriously Pretty Vogue Cover

Emma On Sex Scenes
The actress says that filming a sex scenes is a great workout. Read More »
Taylor For Vogue
Taylor Swift Vogue cover photo
Check out her cover for the fashion glossy. Read More »
LDR Lands Vogue
Lana Del Rey Snags Vogue UK Cover
Lana del Rey is on the cover of the March issue of Vogue UK. Read More »

Keep this on the down low: Vogue‘s July cover hasn’t yet hit most media outlets, but someone, somewhere, let it slip, and it is gorgeous! Vogue is notoriously heavy-handed with the airbrushing, especially when it comes to the front of the mag, but it’s a good sign that Emma Stone(cold fox) still looks like herself. I’ve always said I preferred the actress as a redhead, but her icy blonde is looking really, really good here. I think I’m in love! [ONTD] Keep reading »

Anna Wintour Finally Speaks Out About Vogue’s Asma al-Assad Profile

Asma Al-Assad in Vogue
A story on Syria's first lady is removed from Vogue's archives. Read More »
Carine Is Out At Vogue
Au revoir, Carine, bonjour, Emmanuelle. Read More »
Taylor For Vogue
Taylor Swift Vogue cover photo
Check out her cover for the fashion glossy. Read More »

“Like many at that time, we were hopeful that the Assad regime would be open to a more progressive society. Subsequent to our interview, as the terrible events of the past year and a half unfolded in Syria, it became clear that its priorities and values were completely at odds with those of Vogue. The escalating atrocities in Syria are unconscionable and we deplore the actions of the Assad regime in the strongest possible terms.”

Vogue editor Anna Wintour on the profile the magazine did on Syrian first lady Asma Al-Assad. Assad’s husband Bashar al-Assad is responsible for Syria’s spate of violence against its own citizens. The March 2011 profile happened to coincide with the rise in violence in the country, and was unceremoniously removed from Vogue’s website in April 2012. Author Joan Juliet Buck explained that she chose to profile Assad because, “I think that Vogue is always on the lookout for good-looking first ladies because they’re a combination of power and beauty and elegance. That’s what Vogue is about. And here was this woman who had never given an interview, who was extremely thin and very well-dressed and therefore, qualified to be in Vogue. And they had – Vogue had been trying to get her for quite a long time.” [Fashionista]

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