All posts tagged: Harper Bazaar

FASHION MAGAZINE AUGUST 2014 ISSUE : COVER BATTLE

Top Story of the Month : We Have to Talk About Vogue We have to talk about Vogue people. Since Vogue (and Anna Devil Wintour) decided to embrace the idea of feature  accomplished women on it’s cover we all agree that putting celebrity was a good idea. Vogue is and always has been so Waspy oriented. It wasn’t a problem in the 80’s, it became one in the 90’s, now it’s clearly a major issue. On top of that Vogue, like every other printed magazine knows the internet fracture and the audience keep on decreasing. It’s a matter of fact. So what did Vogue decided to do ? Make buzz story. Like every other.

FASHION MAGAZINE MAY 2014 ISSUE : COVER BATTLE

Mad of Thrones This month covers are pretty much the same of last month (GoT, Mad Men, movies promo) except for this mess. And it’s a sad news in prints magazine when we heard that THIS MESS broke sales records beating Beyonce and Michelle Obama previous covers. This month Vogue choose to feature Emma Stone while promoting the super-production ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ . Wtv. Game of Thrones and Mad Men win this month battle by striking 5 top covers ( Well done Nikolaj Coster-Waldau!) Again Camillia Clarke and Elizabeth Moss are the biggest stars. The other top covers are Marie Claire who strike three B+ List star and one A-Lister (Lupita ‘the great’). This multi-covers thing is badass. Lupita ‘ the great’ in the middle.   This Months Top Covers:   The 5 Hollywood girl of 2014. Elle Fanning, Kate Mara, Lupita ‘the great’ Nyong’o, Elizabeth Olsen, and Camillia Clarke on the Marie Claire 4 covers. Marie Claire US taps promising actress for this month issue. The first one is promoting Maleficent alongside her co-star Angelina Jolie. The second is post-promoting House of …

FASHION MAGAZINE MARCH 2014 ISSUE : COVER BATTLE

This Month Top Conversation: Miley Cyrus x Vogue & W mag The wannabe provocator pop singer Miley Cyrus strike two cover this month and prove us she can be even less dress than ever. Miley is still promoting her album Bangerz hard and the competition is hard out there. Between the Beyonce, the Katy Perry and the Lady  Gaga of our time, Miley Cyrus is doing everything she can to erase  her old Disney image from our memories. “I don’t give a shit. I’m not Disney, where they have, like, an Asian girl, a black girl, and a white girl, to be politically correct, and, like, everyone has bright-colored T-shirts. “I love weed. I just love getting stoned. I just want it to be back to where it’s, like, organic, good weed.”_ W magazine Miley goes all Gaga on W magazine cover (we got to admit the shoot is good) and she’s going for Marilyn Monroe all the way on Vogue Germany.  Miley could keep her “white trash and Chanel” vibe all to herself because Wintour wasn’t having it on …

FASHION MAGAZINE JANUARY 2014 ISSUE : COVER BATTLE

The Battle of Oscar Campaigners Those covers smell a lot like Oscar campaigning to me, don’t they? Of couuuuuuuuurse they do !!!!!! Can’t you see ? All the Golden Globes nominees are here : Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams in American Hustle, Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine, Idris Elba in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club. We have to notice here that there are no Golden Globe nomination for Claire Danes in Homeland (but already won every awards last year so anyway), NO ZOE SALDANA which reminds me “What happened with this  controversial Nina Simone Biopic ???”. And none for Carey Mulligan in Inside Llewyn Davis & The Great Gatsby.  The Disney Pop Princess Battle We then get our Disney princesses battle : Britney Spears vs Miley Cyrus. The first one was making her big debut for the first of her 100 performance out of her ‘Piece of Me’ Tour. Showing us all that she STILL can try to dance again ! The other lil twat one is whoring her album as hard as possible… I am pretty sure Queen Bey …

Top 15 Kate Moss shots by Terry Richardson

I swear, she only uses two “model-faces” throughout the whole shoot. Her two looks: “Wow, I did too much coke last night” and “OMG, I shouldn’t have just done all that coke.” You know that’s exactly what Kate and Terry did “on location in Jamaica.” They did lines and wandered around on the beach._ Dlisted Miss Moss Harper’s Bazaar cover, shot by Terry Richardson (US June/July 2012). Hilarious !!

FASHION MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2013 ISSUE : COVER BATTLE

This Months Magazines cover are pretty much boring. I had to really work hard and chasing the good cover and they were none. Actually maybe the most entertaining was Madonna by Terry Richardson, very sexy very porny, very S&M porn arty (the Uncle Terry signtaure). And that was it. Nothing else, some covers are already featuring actors/actress with great Award season potential like Fassbender or Scarlett Johansson, Cosmopolitan plays the buzz card with highly visible Miley Cyrus (easy choice since you know she’s gonna make talk about until at least this december). And other like Vanity Fair plays the card of the good celebrity with Jayz or Monica Bellucci, even if there’s currently no news about them. So here my selection of choice : Madonna for Harper Bazaar Scarlett Johansson promoting Don Jon is on the cover of Elle Canada Jaz-Z for Vanity Fair Monica Bellucci for Vanity Fair Italy James Franco on GQ Penelope Cruz  for Elle Us_ Penelope Cruz is starring The Counselor  ( Cartel ). Omg this movie sounds HOT. Because first there’s Fassy. You …

Fashion Magazine September Issue : The Big Battle

THERE IS NOTHING BIGGER THAN THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE. The September issue is always the cover to watch of the year.  The advantage is for the magazine and of course the brands that features the issue because of advertising. And also for the celebrity or the supermodels that strike the cover depending on the notoriety of the magazine. Most of the time it generate good communication for the product that the celebrity support, a new album (Katie Perry) a new movie ( Amber Heard, Diana) or it can help boost an entire career (Jennifer Lawrence, Selena Gomez, Blake Lively) .  The fashion books, as well as some other categories, are the exception to industry-wide advertising declines (WWD).  And as every year the biggest cover is of course the Vogue issue. And this year Jennifer Lawrence made it. September’s advertising page totals came the usual hyperbolic boasts from publishers eager to wow female readers, advertisers and the press. In 2012, Vogue had its biggest September advertising haul, 658 pages, since the flush days of 2008. And in terms of advertising, from 171 for …

Fashion Magazine April 2013 Issue : Cover Battle

(Click on the image to enhance) Here we are back for our monthly Fashion Magazine Covers April issue recap ! The big winner – Vogue US – I have to say that once again my first choice is with Vogue  US putting FLOTUS Obama on top. The Boring – – This month is pretty boring actually. After the Oscar we see a little celebrity fatigue, even if W mag  puts  Brit Marling (Who the F*ck is she? The new Harvey Weinstein protégé?) and Eddie Redmayne as “Hollywood’s freshest faces”. – Taylor Swift on the Vanity Fair cover : “It’s Taylor Swift at her Taylor Swiftiest!” (Dlisted). You know that she worst magazine cover sellers in the past 5 years ? (Fashionista) So why keep putting her on top? I am sick of sweet Taylor Swift we are ALL sick of sweet Taylor Swift. Please give us more badass Lindsay Lohan. And Taylor also did the InStyle cover WTF?! Taylor Swift is a country mannequin robot who can’t function unless a barely legal white boy is …

Fashion Magazine March 2013 Issue : Cover Battle (Decoded)

“Beyonce Beyonce, everywhere Beyonce. 2013 has been all about Beyonce. So Beyonce directed a movie about Beyonce using Beyonce’s own footage of Beyonce and it healed Beyonce and made Beyonce want to cry. Pure. Narcissism. 100 proof.”_ Lainey Gossip Amazing Rihanna on the Issue of Rolling Stone Stupid ass RiRi’s stupid ass relationship with stupid ass Chris Brown is nobody’s business, which is why she’s talking about it to Rolling Stone. _ Dlisted An English businesswoman, fashion designer and singer Victoria Beckham covers the March edition of Elle UK shoot by Carter Smith. Still thin but so in ! Nicole “Princess Grace” Kidman on THR cover. It’s double strike this month for Megan Fox she covers the Esquire and  Marie Claire UK March 2013 Here’s very PR speech interview she gave for Marie Claire : I’ve never been validated by work or fame or Hollywood or any of that. Dakota Fanning for Glamour : 0 Disney: 1 Miley Cyrius for Cosmopolitan March Issue : 1 –  Disney: 0 Rachel Weisz for Harper’s Bazaar UK Kate …

Fashion Magazine February Issue : Cover Battle (decoded)

Update ! Beyonce on GQ Cover It’s the last minute cover that just went out today! Bey on the cover of GQ by Terry Richardson. It is for sure a very sexy cover a bit Rihanna Look-a-like (Remember Rihanna’s December cover half naked ?). It’s perfectly in time for Beyonce that will be performing at the 2013 Super Bowl which airs on Feb. 3. ( look at the super mini T-shirt she’s wearing, is it a footballer shirt?). Jessica Chastain on the InStyle February Issue The new Chastain is learning how to play the game. Jessica Chastain is predicted for an Oscar nomination for Best Actress ( Zero Dark Thirty ) so she has to upgrade her image a bit and became a real Hollywood star, not just an actress. She also needs to enhance her fashion potential and sell more than just acting skills: It’s sad that the Hollywood system doesn’t let young actresses JUST be actresses at this point, they also have to have some personal stuff to sell, some drama, some fashion sense, and they have …