Sex Sells?

May 6th, 2009 Posted by Janelle comments (33)

Natalia Vodianova.

Naked. By Mario Testino.

Clever cover or clever marketing trick?

You tell me…

Natalia Vodianova by Mario Testino for Vogue UK | Scanned by Manuva @ tFS

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33 Comments

  1. Hannah Montana says:

    Natalia is too classy to be doing a cover like this. I don’t like it. She is beautiful but this concept is so boring and played out. Over it.

  2. raie says:

    yes it does and she does it in a classic way without it looking trashy:D

  3. Emily says:

    Classy vs unclassy is played out. Who cares, nudity on magazine covers is awesome.

  4. Kevlin Yu says:

    that’s enough Natalia

    we get it, you’ve had kids and you still have a hot body

    can we find a newer hot girl to exploit the body of?

  5. Jahdan says:

    I, for one, never tire of naked bodies.

  6. russabella says:

    don’t care if it’s not way original. Natalia’s amazzzing!going to buy this one just for the pure fun of it

  7. Pony Ryder says:

    This is both a clever cover and a clever trick.
    Most hot celebrities end up naked on covers at a certain point, and the fact that there’s a fully naked model on the cover of Vogue only confirms that the model sometimes means more to fashion that the outfits they wear.

  8. kim says:

    PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY DO A NAKED COVER BUT RETOUCH THE NIPPLES AWAY?????!!!!!! That makes no sense at all

  9. trumancapote says:

    i agree with all the above..the only thing..she doesn t really look that good..her head looks huge n sje s not engaged at all..she s just a neaked model..nothing special about

  10. Janelle says:

    I wish I had the answer to that question Kim. Probably something to do with censorship.

  11. d says:

    L OOOO V V EEEEE
    L O O V V eeeee
    L O O V V E
    LLLL OOOO V EEEEE

    Every cover in the world should be naked.

    Except Farmers weekly maybe…

  12. d says:

    oh. above post I had typed love with letters now it just looks crap.

  13. Prominent Scatologist says:

    Yawn. What is it with UK Vogue and garish cover lines and colors?

  14. C-la-Créative says:

    I don’t like it. It’s boring. And I don’t like her that much as a model…

  15. James says:

    I’m ashamed to be british when this is our vogue cover.
    I’m sorry but Sasha, Natalia’s fellow. russian model looks AMAZING in her Vogue Italia cover this month. Whereas Natalia looks cheap.
    British Vogue is no longer a fashion magazine. It’s a women’s lifestyle magazine.

  16. nico says:

    huahaua… she has a perfect body… I love Natalia!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. cleopatramodel says:

    She looks pretty and there is no problem in showing her body in artistic and not pornographic way..

  18. yasho says:

    true, i somehow really dont like it, natalia does have one of the hottest bodies and faces, but still i dont think it suits her doing such covers..
    and i also dont understand why some people think tat nudity is gr8 on many magazines..
    and this months vogue uk cover could hav been done in a different and a better way than this one, this kind of cover looks very common.. i think..

  19. Alex says:

    i agree james, why throw your colthes to sell magazines. British vogue is desperate..
    whats happening to the world.. argh!

  20. LuvisGrand says:

    Beautiful but what a chaste pose, and the cover design is just awful.
    Nothing wrong with nudity, I sincerely hope we’ll see the day when people don’t have a complete meltdown because of a visible nipple, I mean imagine a topless man on a magazine cover wouldn’t that be beautiful? Oh wait.. right, that’s ok, but somehow a woman isn’t?

  21. Thom says:

    her left boob has a bad case of photoshop

  22. Ninabzz says:

    Natalia is wonderful! And she has 3 children with this flawless body! This is amazing!

  23. Eamon says:

    There is too much text for this to be an iconic cover – which it had the potential to be. Also, it is Vogue, which is about fashion – this cover does not sell fashion. I don’t need a magazine to tell me to be naked.

  24. Prominent Scatologist says:

    Oooh, a naked woman on the cover of a magazine. How risque of Alex Shulman! The only Vogue that gets it right is Italia followed by French. At least UK Vogue is consistent…consistently bad.

  25. DNK201 says:

    she looks uncomfortable

  26. SAM says:

    THIS IS WAT I’M TALKIN ABOUT SEXY!!! THIS IS HOT IS HELL, ALL OF U GIRLZ ARE JEALOUS, AND YES MODELS.COM SEX DUZ SELL!!!!!

  27. Metabaron says:

    Lowest common denominator.
    And photoshop makes this fake.
    Too bad – what a serious lack of imagination.
    Unbecoming of Vogue…where is the fashion ?

  28. kld;fjalk says:

    Like the face, but the pose sucks! She has no neck

  29. Lauren says:

    without any clothes and its called a fashion magazine
    thats pretty ironic

  30. Ais says:

    Personally, I’m not too mad about nude covers,one of the main reasons why I buy Vogue is because I like clothes, but what really gets me about this cover is that Natalia Vodianova (who I think is an amazing model) doesn’t really look that great in it.
    I much prefer the cover of the H&M supplement with Jourdan Dunn.

  31. GP says:

    No designer wants to rent clothes to British Vogue? Look like a Men’s magazine.

  32. seth sabal says:

    An iconic woman, one in a billion…
    Pretty amazing after three children.
    She is an icon, the magazine will sell out without
    any clothing on the cover…Only a curtain face, body
    and image will do that… Thats the Genius of Testino and
    the collaberation and trust of an amazing model.

  33. Jose Grimm says:

    I’m agree totally with Seth Sabal
    both, photographer and model in this job it’s amazing

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