Gigi Hadid, Imaan Hammam and Karen Elson Can’t Save Vogue Italia’s Mediocre July 2019 Covers
Emanuele Farneti had some extraordinarily massive footwear to fill when he took over Vogue Italia and two years later, our discussion board members nonetheless aren’t utterly on board together with his imaginative and prescient for the journal (or over the lack of Franca Sozzani). Not even covers that includes Anok Yai, Amber Valletta and Shalom Harlow have sufficed. Now with a change in artistic administrators (Giovanni Bianco out, Ferdinando Verderi in), the magazine drops a trio of covers for July 2019. You possibly can select from Gigi Hadid by Alasdair McLellan, Imaan Hammam by Theo Sion and Karen Elson by Harley Weir.
For our discussion board members, the covers had been proof Farneti is in manner over his head. “R.I.P. Vogue Italia…” wrote phungnam96.
“Nothing is sensible to me, particularly how they scream ITALIA on the covers. They might’ve caught to only style as an alternative of throwing round random concepts,” scolded Conbothsides.
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“Not a single redeeming cowl! And why would anybody cowl Imaan’s face up like that? Is it to make the opposite covers stand out? Ridiculous covers, ridiculous idea,” echoed Benn98.
Additionally sharing a complete lack of enthusiasm was MON: “Knew it. A brand new artistic director won’t save this journal. The EIC is the principle downside. Horrible. What does all of this must do with DNA? I by no means clamor for an individual to depart his job, however Farneti has to go.”
GivenchyAddict felt the identical manner. “Too literal. Not . There is no such thing as a dialog to interact on DNA and the way we got here from totally different communities as they simply put out blatant sponsored covers by Louis Vuitton.”
“That is NOT the best way you wish to usher in a brand new period, however then it’s simply one other gimmick by simply one other Vogue version!” known as out Miss Dalloway.
“The right instance of while you take all the things so literal. How I miss the Franca period,” famous Ed..
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