trade mark Vogue magazine He made history again. Next March's cover will go down in history as one of the most important covers of the British edition of the magazine, even of all its issues. Oprah Winfrey, Kate Moss and her daughter Lily Grace Moss, Serena Williams, Cindy Crawford and her daughter Kaia Gerber, Cara Delevingne, Jane Fonda, Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell, Miley Cyrus, Dua Lipa, Mia Gama, Linda Evangelista are some of the 40 big names that Appear. They all appear in a photo shoot in which Edward Enninful, the magazine's UK editor, has, for the first time, brought together these figures from the fashion, music and acting industries. Your success in advocacy? This is the last issue of which he is editor-in-chief. Enninful was named the first black editor of Vogue magazine In 2017, he led the magazine in over 135 issues. After sending a message of gratitude for their support and a brief personal request to appear on the cover, the heroes did not hesitate to fly from Mexico, Milan, London, Paris and other places in the world (paying for the tickets themselves) to New Jersey. York exclusively for the group photo. Only one woman declined his invitation, Nicole Kidman, who had to return to filming after the actors' strike ended.
Although it's difficult to bring together some of the world's most famous faces in one shot, Enninful has achieved it and made history once again. He himself provided some details on how the whole thing was faked. According to the appointment schedule you shared your instagram, The photo shoot took over six hours and took place in December 2023. The group photo was taken at the end of all appointments, and was carefully considered so that no one would miss or have to wait longer than necessary. According to the British tabloid newspaper daily MailSinger Miley Cyrus celebrated the milestone by positing that “it takes months for one of these women to be on the cover. To get 40? Inaudible.” They were divided into small groups, meeting every half hour. First to arrive was model Anouk Yai, at 8am, and last was singer Dua Lipa (at 2:30pm). Enninful made sure the session ended on time so that the mothers could return home in time to be with their children.
The attendance of each one of them represents a million-dollar expense. Some top 40 champions earn nearly two million euros for one day's work, as is the case with singer Dua Lipa. according to daily MailOprah Winfrey earns 700,000 euros a day, and Linda Evangelista famous quote from the 1990s in which the supermodel claimed that she would not get out of bed on less than 10,000 dollars. This does not include fees paid by Steven Meisel, the photographer responsible for the project. The 40 stars had the support of 40 makeup and hair professionals. There were dressing room teams, an army of administrative staff, as well as photographers, videographers and caterers. Catering.
For the director, the highlight of the session was to photograph the stars as a group rather than individually. As the editor-in-chief himself pointed out In the American newspaper Washington Post, The 40 women “showed up not only for themselves, but for others as well.” Following the legendary photo, Edward Enninful took the opportunity to deliver his final speech as editor-in-chief of the magazine. Amid applause, he thanked every woman who listened to him for “being always present” and “truly inspiring” during “six and a half years of his work.” A date that culminated in a party at Casa Cipriani, on the lower end of Manhattan Island, where they toasted each other and Enninful, who will be replaced next month by Chioma Nnadi, the first black woman to run the magazine.
The alternative caused disturbance in the administrative axis of the international magazine, according to what was reported by several media outlets, and they expected a confrontation between Anna Wintour, who is responsible for the content of the Condé Nast publishing group, and the editor-in-chief of “Condé Nast” magazine. Vogue magazine, and enninful. According to a source close to both of them. And consult from daily Mail, “One big difference between Enninful and Anna is that he wanted the magazine to be gender neutral, while Anna insisted that it would always be a women's magazine.” But the editor celebrated her promotion of his alternative during her speech at the photo shoot, saying that she had a “real vision.”
Enninful is known in the fashion industry as an apostle of diversity. In 2017, he became the first editor-in-chief of the magazine Vogue magazine A black and gay man, which is why he played an integral role in the British magazine's evolution towards greater diversity and inclusion, marking milestones such as the first cover with a man in the British edition of the magazine, which starred actor Timothy. Chalamet, and the first with a trans person, Ariel Nicholson, during his tenure. She replaces editor Alexandra Shulman, who led the magazine for 25 years, setting the bar high. For many in the industry, he's gone well beyond it, and after March's landmark cover, the editor is still proud of the track he now leaves behind to take on a new role as global advisor to Condé Nast: “When I look at the cover, I think it's been a great run. If it hadn't sold magazine. “I would have been gone a long time ago.”
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