Tag Archive: French Vogue

Nov 29 2013

Cover Loving: Beckhams’ Grace Vogue Paris

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If there was ever a time I wish I could read fluent French it is now, as the December issue of Vogue Paris not only has an amazing cover featuring Victoria and David Beckham, but it is also guest-edit by the designer.

There are two great covers shot by photographers Inez and Vinoodh, each features an intimate moment between Victoria and David, and I love them both. What surprises me most about the covers is how Victoria captures the attention over her hunky hubbie, plus how good does she look in green – she should wear that colour more often.

“We entrusted the editor’s chair for this issue to a woman who revealed herself to be the absolute opposite of her public image while we were working together,” revealed Emmanuelle Alt, editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris. “Spontaneous and full of humour, she’s modest, with a healthy dose of ambition. And like all those who are truly passionate about what they do, Victoria is a perfectionist.”

So what can you expect from Victoria’s edit – well apparently a look into her world from her family to afternoon tea with Valentino, as well as a look backstage at her spring/summer 2014 show, and a few of her Christmas memories. There is also an interview with her discussing her relationship with David and a fashion shoot by David Sims called “In Bed With Victoria”.

Roll on December 2 when Paris Vogue hits newsstands.

Which cover do you prefer? And will you be buying a copy next month?

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[Pics: www.vogue.fr]

Aug 13 2012

Cover Loving: Kate, Lara and Daria All Wear The Same Dress For New Look Vogue Paris

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I had been wondering how long it would take Emmanuelle Alt to place her own stamp on Vogue Paris it has been a staggering 18-months since she succeeded Carine Roitfeld as editor in chief and it seems she wanted to wait for a September issue to showcase a new fresh vibe for one of my favourite magazines.

The new cleaner, airier layout, with remodelled typography has taken its inspiration from Vogue Paris’ look in the Sixties and Seventies, I have a number of vintage Vogue Paris magazines from then and I am excited to see it in print.

To launch the new look Vogue Paris the magazine has shot three collectors’ covers, featuring three supermodels Kate Moss, Daria Werbowy and Lara Stone, all snapped by Mert & Marcus, all wearing the same Dolce & Gabbana black dress, and all sporting the same slicked back hair and red lippy – yep identical covers. So basically it is a fashion face-off between Kate, Daria and Lara to see who can wear the dress best!!!

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Vogue Paris September issue hits newsstands on August 23 – I think I will be reaching for Lara’s cover – what about you?

[Pics: Vogue.fr]

May 15 2012

Paris Vogue: This Gisele Cover Will Make You Go To The Gym – You’ve Been Warned!!!

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Do you have a fridge or pinboard filled with inspirational shots of your favourite actresses and models? Well, if you are like me and you do, clear a space now for this hot Gisele cover for Paris Vogue’s summer body special.

Shot by Inez & Vinoodh, Gisele Bündchen looks insane on the June/July cover and I have to admit she really is the perfect inspiration to get me to hit the gym!!!

Plus do you think that anyone other than Gisele could have pulled off that sand-covered arse? This has to be her hottest cover ever – I love it and this image is now my new body goal.

[Pic: Paris Vogue]

Feb 07 2012

Video Loving: Vogue Paris Does Wham

My love for Vogue Paris goes way back, my copy of the 90th anniversary is one of my prized possessions, but I have to admit that I was a little worried for my fav International mag when Carine Roitfeld left the title – but when Emmanuelle Alt decided to lip-synch to Wham as part of the relaunch of Vogue.fr she most certainly got my vote!!!

From the all-white outfit, the dodgy dance moves, the supermodel backing singers, and the Paris Vogue staff as the crowd – this is one completely cheesy-but-amazing video and I think I actually prefer Emmanuelle’s version of Wham’s Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go. Oh and I totally prefer the Vogue emblazoned t-shirts than the ‘Choose Life’ shirts that George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley – is it wrong that I want one???

I love how this video not only highlights Vogue Paris’ amazing new website, which has a Tumblr feel to it now, but it also brings Emmanuelle to the limelight just ahead of fashion month.

Well played Vogue Paris – well played Emmanuelle – I love it.

Dec 06 2011

Cover Loving: Kate Moss as David Bowie – Again

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As you all will know by now I am an avid Vogue Paris reader, but I have to confess I am not sure about the December/January cover showing Kate Moss transformed into Ziggy Stardust. As a David Bowie tribute goes it is authentic, complete with the bright orange-hued mullet wig, but I kind of think that Vogue UK did a better job depicting Kate as Bowie on their May 2003 cover shot by Nick Knight.

One thing I do love though is the sparkly Balmain dress and her striking stare.

Also is Moss getting younger or have Paris Vogue gone a little crazy with the photoshop??

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[Pics: Paris Vogue/Vogue UK]

Mar 16 2011

Cover Loving: Gisele Fresh and Flirty in White

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I do love spring magazine covers, and this is a great example of why.

This is the first cover from new Vogue Paris’ Editor Emmanuelle Alt, featuring the lovely Gisele, who looks striking in a gorgeous Dolce&Gabbana white lace mini-dress, for the April cover shot by Inez & Vinoodh.

No matter how much I love this dress, the model and the fresh white vibe, come on why did they need to photoshop her legs like that??

Check out a mini preview of this issue here.

Jan 30 2011

Haute Couture: Stars Hit Paris For Gucci Party

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This week of course it was Haute Couture time in Paris, and Gucci held a party to celebrate the re-opening of its Rue Royale flagship, as well as a special send off to French Vogue’s soon-to-be departed EiC Carine Roitfeld with an intimate dinner held at the Italian Embassy.

Of course Gucci always attracts the most stylish of celebrities, and this party in Paris was no different, with the likes of Diane Kruger, Jessica Alba, Olivia Wilde and Charlotte Casiraghi looking chic and fabulous in the name of the Italian brand.

I have already gushed about Diane Kruger, but she really does look amazing in a backless Gucci silk organza dress, pictured above with the gorgeous Jessica Alba wearing a one-of-a-kind Gucci embroidered sheath. I wish I had more pics of Jessica as from the other angle you would be able to see the draping detailing which I adore!

But even from these images you can see the amazing embroidered degradé of beads and crystals – she really does sparkle.

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While Diane and Olivia looked edgy, I love that Jessica looked radiant in a gorgeous cocktail dress, it just shows how amazing Gucci is, that such varied looks totally belong together.

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I really am loving Oliva Wilde at the moment, and this look just reinforces it. Opting for a sleek black and jade silk jumpsuit from Gucci’s spring collection, she really does pull off this bold colour option so well. I love the blue sash teamed with her electric blue clutch finished off nicely with a chunky gold necklace.

It is a hard choice on best dressed – but I think Olivia just pips Diane – just!!

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Black certainly was a popular colour, with Charlotte Casiraghi going for a modern and regal look in a matte jersey jumpsuit from Gucci’s spring collection, and both Frida Giannini and French Vogue Editor-in-Chief Carine Roitfeld opting for the classsic shade.

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How hot does Frida look in her slim cut velvet tuxedo – LOVE!!

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Looks one hell of a party!!

[Pics: via Gucci]
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