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Supermodels Cover British Vogue February 2017 Issue

Three stunning supermodels – Anna Ewers, Imaan Hamman and Taylor Hill are the cover girls for British Vogue February 2017, and they look amazing on the cover. I know how much Vogue loves having supermodels on their covers, so I wasn’t too surprised to see these beauties on the cover.

 

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I have never heard of these lovely ladies before, so I would love to read this issue.

Here are some quotes from their interview with British Vogue:

 

On Imaan Hamman embracing her natural hair curls –

“For years, I was trying to please everyone, starting with the fact that I was constantly straightening my hair,” Hammam revealed in this month’s accompanying cover interview. “Well, that was super-damaging, and after a while, I was like, ‘Uccch, I’ve got to chill out with this.’ So I started going to castings with my hair natural – big and frizzy. And that was when my career blew up.”

I am happy to see she has embraced her beautiful natural hair. She is a stunner.

 

On how Taylor Hill found success –

“There’s always going to be that part of me that’s the girl who got scouted at 14. I was, like, the opposite of cool. Obsessed with Harry Potter. I had all this frizzy hair I didn’t know what to do with; I wore my sisters’ hand-me-downs, which I was too tall for, so nothing ever fitted. When this photographer saw me and told me I should model it wasn’t just me who was like, um, really? Even my parents thought – that guy’s insane.”

 

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I find these quotes so inspiring. I am happy to see all 3 women doing well in the modelling industry.

This issue is now available on the newsstands? Will you be reading?

Sound off in the comments section below, let’s talk.

Thank you for stopping by, have a good one.

 

 

 

 

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Keira Knightley Covers Harper’s Bazaar December 2016

The beautiful Keira Knightley covers Harper’s Bazaar December 2016 issue and she looks amazing on the cover as usual. I have had my eye on this British actress for years now. I admire her passion and dedication to her career, and I love the fact that she hasn’t aged at all. I wonder what these celebs are drinking. Whatever it is, I want it!

 

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Keira wears Chanel on the newsstand cover, photographed by Alexi Lubormirski

 

I have seen many of Keira Knightley’s movies. My favourites are Pride & Prejudice, Love Actually, Pirates of the Caribbean and Atonement. I think she is a talented actress, and I like the fact that she is not everywhere (if that makes sense). I can’t remember the last time I have seen her on a magazine cover, or read her story in the press. She is so elegant, a true English Rose.

In an exclusive interview with Harper’s Bazaar, the 31-year-old talks candidly about gender inequalities, childcare and her family.

Here is a quote from her interview –

On the cost of childcare:

‘One of the things that is so shocking in this country is that childcare is unbelievably expensive. It should be, it’s an amazing thing if you’re good at it. It’s incredibly difficult, it should be well paid. But there is no option for a woman to go back to work unless she’s being paid really, really well and can afford full-time care before [her child can] get into nursery. I think I’ve become unbelievably aware of that and how lucky I’ve been to be able to afford really good childcare, because otherwise it would be at least four years out of my career. I wouldn’t be able to get back to where I’d been if I’d taken four years out. I think that’s the same for most women. And I think that’s really hard.’

I can so relate. We parents all know how expensive childcare can be in the UK. I couldn’t afford to go back to work after having my kids. The childcare fees (a registered nanny is what I wanted) would have been more than salary then so it was pointless. Plus I HATED my job and the long commute. It wasn’t what I trained in, so I didn’t have a proper career to miss.

My decision to not return back to my old job was very easy to make but the journey has been far from easy. I am not Keira Knightley, so the road has been rough but I am happy I went through it because it made me more determined to succeed.

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Keira wears Chanel on the newsstand cover, photographed by Alexi Lubormirski

What do you think of this Harper’s Bazaar cover? Are you a fan of Keira Knightley?

 

 

 

Lily-Rose Depp Covers British Vogue December 2016

 

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The 17 year old actress, and daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis; Lily-Rose Depp,  is the cover girl for December British Vogue. This beautiful cover was shot by Bruce Weber and styled by Joe McKenna.

I really like the cover. I think it is styled beautifully. I like the outfit, hair and makeup. And I love the pose a lot. Lily-Rose Depp is working it on that cover.

In this issue, the cover girl talks about her childhood, career and her relationship with social media.

 

Childhood

“My parents weren’t very strict,” she told William Van Meter for her cover interview. “They’ve always trusted me to be independent and make my own decisions. There wasn’t really anything to rebel against.”

 

Social Media

“I’ve really stopped using it in a personal way,” she told Meter of how she engages with Instagram. “I never like revealing too much about myself. Once you start giving people that look into your life, then they just want more and more.”

 

 

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This issue sounds very interesting. I love what I see but it does not scream ‘buy me’ to me, so I don’t see myself grabbing a copy. If I bump into it, I would read it, but I won’t go out of my way or part with cash for it. Lily-Rose Depp is stunning, but I know little or nothing about her, apart from the fact that she is Johnny Depp’s kid.

I am a little surprised to see her on British Vogue if I am being completely honest. I think she would have made a fabulous cover girl for Teen Vogue but not British Vogue. I won’t have thought she would appeal to their target market.

What do you think? Pls share your thoughts in the comment section below. I reply to all comments.

Thanks for reading.