En Vogue

July 18th, 2011 Posted by Janelle comments (19)

No offense to cover girl Sarah Jessica Parker, but we like our American Vogue best when it focuses on models. Steven Meisel‘s winning feature in the August edition is a good example of why: featuring 10 of the best girls working, styled to the nines by Marie-Amélie Sauvé, the studio shoot is a gorgeous showcase for the best seasonal wares; a Celine blouse worn with a Fendi fur and a Dries skirt – pretty impressive combo.

The mix of favorite faces is also serves as a great way to illustrate issue’s Age theme. Kristen McMenamy, Karen Elson, and Audrey Marnay join newbies like Anais Pouliot and Fei Fei Sun and each shot looks great. That said, the range of ages could be even greater – wouldn’t it have been nice if Vogue had pushed the casting mix one step further and included Carmen dell’Orefice?

MODELS Raquel Zimmermann, Liya Kebede, Candice Swanepoel, Miranda Kerr, Guinevere Van Seenus, Karen Elson, Fei Fei Sun, Anais Pouliot, Arizona Muse, Kristen McMenamy & Audrey Marnay

HAIR Guido Palau | MAKEUP Pat McGrath | SET DESIGN Mary Howard

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  1. Joe says:

    The Fei Fei Sun image is the best by miles!

  2. Emily says:

    Fei Fei is everything!

    Kristen Mcmenamy is ALL

  3. Dom says:

    Amazing ed, amazing styling! The shots are great, but I think Fei Fei’s is the best! She needs a VI cover, stat.

    But once again Anais Pouliot proves she has no business modeling.

  4. trumancapote says:

    yes those girls r amazing but still feels like we r looking at the same images over n over again

  5. Dee says:

    its hard to believe kristen is 46…wow

  6. Teng says:

    what happened with Arizona? she looks awful…
    Fei Fei’s awesome.

  7. anlabe says:

    I love Meisel for US Vogue

  8. Fanny says:

    I like Fei Fei and Arizona’s pictures, the rest I don’t get… To put the text “Let it shine” (4th picture) next to a woman who looks absolutely bored seems kinda strange to me.

  9. Not on the guest list says:

    I didn’t know Audrey Marnay, but now I think I love her!!!!

  10. Eamon says:

    Audrey! Kristen! Karen! Fei Fei!

    Love seeing Audrey around again.

  11. blah says:

    Karen and fei fei FTW

  12. IS THIS IT? models review says:

    What I like of Candice is… well, she can be so remarkable from a commercial point of view, “the queen of lingerie”, “gorgeous in a Victoria’s Secret acceptation of the word” (and I’m not mad about it), but at the same time she can have a totally different dimension as well, that (even if I’m not exactly a super fan of her) I have to admit lately I pretty liked…

  13. GP says:

    I love Meisel and the casts but this is dull.

  14. lu says:

    normally i am the biggest liya fan but her shot is not doing it for me, she looks plain old bored. fei fei’s shot is the only intriguing one.

  15. Nádia says:

    I love it too! 😀 Models are the greatest things <3


  16. Josh says:

    Arizona’s shot is single handedly the worst shot I have seen in Vogue this year. Raquel outshines them all!!

  17. dupont says:

    anais and fei fei are my favourite

  18. carola says:

    Come on VOgue, 46 is still young…Oh well, love Fei Fei’s shot. At least they used Fei Fei, they should use her more…

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