That′s a Wrap
She departed Vogue last month and today the publication has revealed Alexandra Shulman’s last front cover – The September issue. The issue marks the 306th and final edition edited by Shulman whom left the publication after 25 years. Here we look back at some our favourite and most iconic front covers that have been released under Shulman’s reign.
March, 1992 – The first time Shulman put Kate Moss on the front cover of Vogue
July, 1994 – An issue dedicated to Princess Diana’s birthday – this was the first British Vogue cover the princess graced under Alexandra Shulman
January, 1995 – A personal favourite of Alexandra Shulman’s, she said of the cover, “I love the ‘Nothing To Wear’ issue. It’s not often that we get a chance to show a sense of humour on the cover.”
June, 1996 – The first time Shulman put Naomi Campbell on the front over
October, 1997 – As the British nation was faced with such a sudden loss, Shulman was determined to honour the late Princess Diana of Wales by the time the October issue went to print. This picture was taken by photographer Patrick Demarchelier previously but was never used
December, 1999 – At the turn of a new century Shulman took the “nerve-wracking” decision to simply have a silver mirrored cover to mark the beginning of the noughties
October, 2000 – Teaming up the most famous male rock star with the most famous supermodel of the moment made for front cover history
May 2003 – Kate Moss as Aladdin Sane is still one of the most reproduced covers of all time
July, 2005 – At her helm, Shulman was the driving force behind Vogue’s first Tim Walker cover, starring Lily Cole in a Louis Vuitton fairytale-meets-fantasy skirt
June 2007 – Agyness Dean makes her first Brisith Vogue front cover
July 2007 – This was Shulmans first ‘Ageless Style’ issue which featured models from Lily Cole to Marie Helvin
August 2011 – Seeing Kate Moss styled with this kind of simple elegance was a breath of fresh air from her usual Vogue covers
October 2011 –Marking her moment, this was the first of Adele’s two Vogue covers
August 2012 – Having had a career breakthrough with The Help, Shulman shines the spotlight on the wildly successful female actress, Emma Stone
June, 2016 – Celebrating a centenary of British Vogue, Shulman convinced The Duchess of Cambridge to be the face of the celebratory issue
January 2017 – For Shulman’s final January issue, plus-sized model Ashley Graham was the chosen front cover star.
September 2017 – Shulman marked her final British Vogue cover with models Nora Attal, Edie Campbell, Jean Campbell, Kate Moss and Stella Tennant. The joint cover represents the past, present and future of modelling.