Tag Archive: Cover Loving

Apr 29 2014

Cover Loving: Olivia Palermo For Brides

olivia palermo brides cover Cover Loving: Olivia Palermo For Brides %tag

Ever since Olivia Palermo released her engagement via a very well-edited and beautiful Instagram video at New Year I have been wondering how long it would take a wedding magazine to get her on the cover – well it seems Brides US has snagged the fashion icon and bride-to-be for its June/July issue.

I love Olivia’s flawless, classic-yet-eclectic style, she is a girl who knows how to mix designer and high street, I adore that she is a fan of Zara and Mango, plus she really can work an accessory – I wish I had her jewellery collection, so I have to be honest I am quite interested to see what sort of bride she will be.

The styling of this shoot is a little edgy, very non-traditional and totally fun and stylish – the cover totally sets the feel of the shoot with Olivia looking incredible wearing a strapless silk-mesh-organza Marchesa wedding dress paired with a wool-crepe Marcelo Giacobbe jacket and her signature tousled ponytail.

The look that really caught my attention though had to be ruffled blush tulle Monique Lhuillier ball gown teamed with a crisp white Brooks Brothers Oxford shirt and striking drop earrings – I love this idea for a city elopement or even a beach wedding – it is fun yet still very bridal. Her final look is a lace fit-and-flare Elie Saab wedding dress with sheer ruffle skirt and long-sleeves - another outstanding dress – it just shows that whether it is strapless, with long-sleeves or with a ball gown skirt she is going to look gorgeous on her big day. 

The socialite has been keeping tight-lipped about what she was going to actually wear down the aisle but did give the magazine some tips for brides-to-be:

“Check out the MarchesaOscar de la Renta, or Carolina Herrera shows online,” Olivia told the mag. “And even if your dream dress comes right off the rack, add your own touch. Play with colour. It’s all about the styling!”

I can’t wait to see the whole cover shoot when Brides June/July is out next month.  

olivia palermo pink Cover Loving: Olivia Palermo For Brides %tag oliva palermo brides elie saab Cover Loving: Olivia Palermo For Brides %tag

[Pics: via Brides.com]

Feb 06 2014

Cover Loving: Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue

VF Hollywood issue 2014 Cover Loving: Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue %tagOne of my favourite covers of the year has to be the Vanity Fair Hollywood issue, I love seeing which stars have made the cut, the poses, the amazing fashion, and of course seeing who stands out. Last year didn’t wow me, OK it was great seeing Bradley Cooper and Ben Affleck in bed together, but this year’s is more glamorous and I love it.

For the 20th anniversary cover of the Hollywood issue, Julia Roberts shows off her fabulous legs surrounded by Chiwetel EjioforIdris Elba, and a very dapper looking George Clooney. But the really cover doesn’t really wow until you see the whole three-panel foldout with the statuesque Lupita Nyong’o, who is really shining in her slinky gold Calvin Klein gown along with Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Naomie Harris.

The cover shot by Annie Leibovitz also features Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson, Chadwick Boseman and Lea Seydoux for a very elegant Hollywood look at the best stars of the year.

Which star stands out for you on this year’s Vanity Fair Hollywood issue? 

VF Hollywood issue 2014  Cover Loving: Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue %tag VF Hollywood issue 2014 1 Cover Loving: Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue %tag[Pics: Vanity Fair]

Jan 06 2014

Cover Loving: Allison Williams For InStyle

instyle uk feb allison will Cover Loving: Allison Williams For InStyle %tag

So is this cover loving or just coat loving – I am in love with this gorgeous yellow and blue Miu Miu coat that Girls star Allison Williams is wearing on the February cover of InStyle UK.

I am a little obsessed with pastels, so I am a little pleased that it is set to be one of spring’s hottest trends and the styling of this cover and accompanying shoot is perfection. I have a few issues with that pose and positioning of her hand, but I can let that all go for this incredible coat.

What I also love about this cover, other than the fab coat, have I said that already, is that it is nice to see a covered-up cover for February – as yes it is still bloody cold and January is just too early to be handling summery covers.

Inside the editorial is just as gorgeous as the cover, Allison gets all ladylike modelling must-have spring pieces from Burberry, Michael Kors and Isabel Marant – I didn’t think I wanted a lilac coat until I saw this one below!!!

Are you a fan of this two-tone Miu Miu beauty?  

Instyle feb 2014 awilliams Cover Loving: Allison Williams For InStyle %tag

[Pics: InStyle]

Dec 01 2013

Cover Loving: Elle Korea Goes Graphic

elle korea dec 2013 Cover Loving: Elle Korea Goes Graphic %tag

Normally I am all for simple, clean magazine covers, but there is something about Elle Korea’s graphic approach for its December 2013 issue that just stands out.

Featuring model Lily Aldridge wearing a white dress with statement star heels – this would have been an interesting cover just with the styling, the hair and make-up and the pose – but the added doodle graphics just makes this a great cover.

Are you a fan of this graphic cover?

[Pic: Elle Korea]

Nov 14 2013

Cover Loving: Kate Hudson For Harper’s Bazaar US

Kate hudson HB 1 Cover Loving: Kate Hudson For Harpers Bazaar US %tag

Kate Hudson is really having a moment lately, wowing on the red carpet, and now looking incredible on the latest cover of Harper’s Bazaar US for the magazine’s December issue.

Shot by Alexi Lubomirski, Kate shows off her super toned body in a gorgeous selection of designer clothing from the festive red Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci dress and Alexander McQueen gowns to her shimmering Lanvin gown on the cover.

As well as working gorgeous gowns, the actress also looks hots in a cut-out gold embellished Roberto Cavalli swimsuit, which doesn’t scream December issue to me – but hey she looks stunning so why not!!!

In the magazine she chats about her family, keeping fit, as well as discussing her favourite red carpet moments: “The black-and-gold Alexander McQueen dress I wore to the Golden Globes, and a red Stella McCartney and a red Prabal Gurung. I haven’t really done Valentino yet, but I want to.”

I think Kate would look amazing in a floaty Valentino number – here’s hoping that happens during the up-coming award season!!!

Will you be buying the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar US?

Kate hudson HB 7 Cover Loving: Kate Hudson For Harpers Bazaar US %tag Kate hudson HB 6 Cover Loving: Kate Hudson For Harpers Bazaar US %tag Kate hudson HB 5 Cover Loving: Kate Hudson For Harpers Bazaar US %tag

[Pics: Harper's Bazaar US]

Oct 11 2013

Cover Loving: ELLE US Hollywood Issue – Reese, Penélope, Melissa & Shailene

ELLE US Nov pcruz 2 Cover Loving: ELLE US Hollywood Issue   Reese, Penélope, Melissa & Shailene %tag

American ELLE’s Hollywood issue is one of my favourite magazines to pick up as I love the mix of actresses they go for – and this year is no exception with Reese Witherspoon, Penélope Cruz, Shailene Woodley, and Melissa McCarthy all gracing the cover.

My favourite cover this year is a difficult choice – between Penélope Cruz, who looks stunning wearing a cashmere sweater by The Row and Chopard jewellery – I love how they’ve kept her make-up to a minimal to show off her adorable freckles, and Shailene Woodley, even though this cover looks set for summer rather than autumn wearing Calvin Klein Swimwear there is something different about the pose that makes it stand out.

ELLE US Nov swoodley 2 Cover Loving: ELLE US Hollywood Issue   Reese, Penélope, Melissa & Shailene %tag ELLE US Nov rwitherspoon 2 Cover Loving: ELLE US Hollywood Issue   Reese, Penélope, Melissa & Shailene %tag

Reese Witherspoon’s cover is probably the most predictable, but nevertheless she still looks stunning in a sexy Versace number. The cover I think I was most disappointed with was Melissa McCarthy styled in an oversized Marina Rinaldi coat with OTT eighties hair – I can only imagine how much hairspray they used.

Online there also seems to be another two covers featuring Marion Cotillard working the crop top trend in Dior, and British actress Naomie Harris looking absolutely gorgeous in a Calvin Klein Collection wrap halter top and skirt, very similar to the one that Rose Byrne wore to the Primetime Emmys.

Considering this is a November cover there is a lot of skin on show – especially with the main fashion tagline being ‘the perfect coat shape’. It is hard to decide on my favourite but I think it has to be Penélope Cruz as she just looks gorgeous and is really the only one, except for Melissa wearing anything autumn related.

Which cover is your favourite? Also do you think these covers seem more appropriate for spring/summer than November?

ELLE US Nov mmccarthy 1 Cover Loving: ELLE US Hollywood Issue   Reese, Penélope, Melissa & Shailene %tag elle us nov cotilliard harr Cover Loving: ELLE US Hollywood Issue   Reese, Penélope, Melissa & Shailene %tag

[Pics: via ELLE US by Thomas Whiteside, Nico]

Oct 04 2013

Cover Loving: Rihanna For Glamour US

Glamour us nov rihanna Cover Loving: Rihanna For Glamour US %tag

Wow, now this is a whole different side of Rihanna. Gracing the November issue of Glamour US, Rihanna looks gorgeous and girlie showing off her curly cropped hair and striking eyes. Normally the singer is all about sex appeal, but what I love about this cover is how girlie she looks, with a touch of RiRi attitude of course!!!

Wearing a Dior bodysuit, Kenneth Jay Lane hoop earrings and a Lynn Ban cuff, this is one gorgeous cover, but what draws you in though has to be her make-up, from her dramatic eyes to the soft lip colour.

Made-up using products from her own Mac collection, I love the bronze and gold metallic eye shadow and strong eyeliner – it really does make her green eyes pop. With her eyes looking so incredible it looks like the rest of her face is make-up less. Simply gorgeous.

For me this is one captivating cover – are you a fan of RiRi’s latest editorial?

Glamour us nov rihanna 1 Cover Loving: Rihanna For Glamour US %tagGlamour us nov rihanna 2 Cover Loving: Rihanna For Glamour US %tag [Pics: Glamour US]

pixel Cover Loving: Rihanna For Glamour US %tag

Older posts «