2010 Year In Review : Covers

What would a look back be without a glimpse at some of the biggest and best covers of the year? Here are a few of our favorites from 2010, be sure to comment and let us know which magazine covers were your faves this year.


Vogue Paris 90th Anniversary Edition | Ph. Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Model: Lara Stone | Fashion Editor: Carine Roitfeld | Hair: Paul Hanlon | Makeup: Charlotte Tilbury

An instantly iconic shot, sure to be remembered as one of the high points of Carine Roitfeld‘s tenure as editor in chief at VP.

Vogue Italia August 2010 | Ph. Steven Meisel
Model: Kristen McMenamy | Fashion Editor: Karl Templer | Hair: Orlando Pita | Makeup: Pat McGrath

One of the most visually impactful covers of the year; Kristen’s serene expression and the cloud of smoke billowing around her, make for an ominous atmosphere – perfect for Meisel’s environmental hazard themed story inside.

Interview October 2010
| Ph. Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Model:Naomi Campbell | Fashion Editor: Karl Templer | Hair: Eugene Souleiman | Makeup: Hannah Murray | Sets: Anna Brun
Naomi – ageless, flawless and surrounded by constant controversy. Mert & Marcus create an almost surreal vision of Ms. Campbell’s perfection for the October issue of Interview.

Acne Paper S/S 10
| Ph. Daniel Jackson
Models: Mirte Maas, Natasa Vojnovic & Rianne Ten Haken | Fashion Editor: Mattias Karlsson| Hair: Esther Langham | Makeup: Hannah Murray

With Rianne, Mirte & Natasa as muses, Daniel Jackson crafts the perfect blend of modernity and classicism; this cover would look right at home on the walls of a museum.

LOVE S/S 10 | Ph. Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Models: Natalia Vodianova, Daria Werbowy, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss,Amber Valletta,Lara Stone, Kristen McMenamy,Jeneil Williams
Fashion Editor: Katie Grand | Hair: Yannick D’Is | Makeup: Charlotte Tilbury

M&M go for a touch of Helmut Newton, with their multiple model covers. The straight to the point black and white shots, were censored the most provocative portions of the image, but the erotic implication was understood.

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