Lucky 100 – Celebrating its 100th issue, the December 2013 edition of Vogue China enlists some of fashion’s top talent for a very special issue. Mario Testino photographed 153 images of fashion and beauty pictorials with actress Shu Qi on the cover. Thanks to WWD, we have a preview of inside the magazine featuring top Chinese models like Liu Wen, Xiao Wen Ju, Tian Yi and Sui He. See more previews of the 100th issue below.
Lea on Elle – “Glee” star Lea Michele is the December cover star of Elle US, wearing a white jacket from Ralph Lauren and denim pants from Frame denim. Carter Smith photographed the actress for the new issue which features her on a race track. Earlier this year her boyfriend Cory Monteith tragically passed away and Lea opened up to the magazine about it, saying, “I never thought I would be in this position in my whole life. Now that I am in this position, you can choose to rise, and that’s what I’m going to try to do. I know that Cory would want nothing more than for me to take this situation and use it to help people.”
Read more quotes from the interview on Elle.com
Courtney on Fashion – Courtney Love brings her own type of glam to the winter issue of Fashion Magazine, covering the Canadian glossy in a Gucci dress. The queen of grunge was photographed by Chris Nicholls and styled by Zeina Esmail for the new issue which hits stores in Canada on November 11th. Courtney let’s the magazine know that she is no sell-out, saying, “There will be no biopic on me. I will never sell my publishing. I won’t let that happen. I still get hit on by guys because they want to be cast in that Kurt Cobain biopic that’s been in production for years. I could give you some [actors’] names that would blow your mind, but I am so not sleeping with someone under 38.”
Kate Does Vogue – We think it’s safe to say that Kate Moss has more Vogue covers than any other model, and the British beauty adds another to the list with the December issue of Vogue UK which marks her 34th cover appearance for the magazine. In the image, Kate wears a feather cape with a pearl-encrusted collar from Alexander McQueen photographed by Tim Walker. The new issue features John Galliano, French actress Léa Seydoux and more.
GQ’s 25th – GQ UK celebrates its 25th anniversary with pop megastar, Rihanna as its December cover girl. The “Pour it Up” star also appears on the fall-winter issue of 032c Magazine. The British magazine collaborated with artist Damien Hirst for a cover filled with snakes. Rihanna channels Medusa with a nest of snakes on her head and a large python wrapped around her shoulders. The new issue of GQ hits newsstands on October 31st.
In the Jungle – Top model Karlie Kloss lands yet another Vogue cover with the November issue of Vogue Brazil. The brunette stunner wears a colorful look from Brazilian label Animale, which Karlie just so happens to be the face of for the spring-summer 2014 campaign. Henrique Gendre photographed the American beauty while Luis Fiod styled the cover shot.
Rihanna Gets Edgy – Superstar Rihanna graces the fall-winter issue of art/fashion bi-annual 032c Magazine. The Barbadian singer poses for Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin in a black and white studio image, looking rugged with a sheared hairdo and oversized Gucci piece. On the cover, Rihanna gets accessorized with a large cross pendant and dark, smokey eyes.
Behati Goes Vixen – Behati Prinsloo trades in her Victoria’s Secret looks for something more daring on the November cover of Vogue Mexico. The Namibian beauty wears a form-fitting leather and stud-adorned dress from Versace’s fall 2013 collection in the image photographed by David Roemer. A see-through veil adds a touch of demureness to the bold look.
Irina on Vogue – Russian model Irina Shayk lands the November cover of Vogue Spain, wearing a coat from Gucci’s resort 2014 collection. Giampaolo Sgura photographed Irina and fashion editor Claudia Englmann styled the stunner for an outdoor image shot on location in Ibiza. It’s hard to believe, but this marks Irina’s first ever Vogue cover.
Vogue’s Girl – Karlie Kloss lands yet another Vogue cover for the November issue of Vogue Japan. Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, the American model looks retro chic in a Saint Laurent look from the label’s fall 2013 collection. This marks Karlie’s second Vogue Japan cover of the year; she previously appeared on the magazine’s June issue photographed by Hedi Slimane.