Selena Gomez on the cover of "Nylon" magazine.
Photo: Courtesy of Nylon
Give it up for Nylon magazine with the drop-dead cool girl Selena Gomez cover snap. Also, for the precise cover line. Judging from the Spring Breakers trailer that dropped this morning, "drops the princess act" is right! In the trailer and on this cover, Sel channels her inner bad girl. Nylon styles the girl who once was Alex Russo in a woven black flat brim hat, the light blue basket weave jersey from Jeremy Scott's Spring/Summer 2013 collection for adidas Originals, and an itsy bitsy string bikini underneath, and WOWOWOW this is a look we could get used to.
Lena Dunham on the February issue of 'Interview'/ Allison Williams on the February cover of 'Company.'
Photo: via 'Interview' and 'Company' magazines.
Hannah wears thrifted dresses. Marnie goes for Jackie-O shifts. Hannah's messy. Marnie's painfully neat. Let's cut to the chase here, shall we? If you watch Girls, then you know that Lena Dunham and Allison Williamss characters are about as opposite as they come. It's these undeniable differences that drove them apart as roommates at the end of last season, and- spoiler alert!- are already coming into play in season two. But while all the onscreen drama's clearly fiction, the co-stars continue to work completely opposite looks on a pair of February covers (coincidence?). Lena takes a retro turn in stripped-down mod for Interview magazine, framed in a black and white portrait by Gregory Harris. With her pixie crop, accentuated lashes, and statement eyeliner, the muse for the shoot is obvious (here's a hint...).
Rooney Mara covers the February 2013 issue of 'Vogue'.
Although she might be a full-fledged movie star these days (and capable of kicking some major bad guy butt), Rooney Mara has always remained mysterious off the big screen, dodging the paparazzi and avoiding the Hollywood publicity machine. Luckily for the rest of us, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo actress and star of the upcoming thriller Side Effects takes a rare plunge into the spotlight on the cover of February's Vogue. This marks her sophomore cover of the fashion magazine— she first graced the glossy back in 2011. But while her prior appearance was dark and edgy, this time the creative crew went with a softer approach, dressing the actress in a red lace frock and a pretty, barefaced beauty look. Bottom line: this girl is VERSATILE, and there's going to be a lot more where that came from when she co-hosts the punk rock-themed Met Gala with Givenchy's Riccardo Tisci this spring....
To say that Rihanna is the master of Instagram selfies is nothing new. I mean, her feed is littered with perfectly-lit self portraits, and in the February/March issue of Complex magazine, she totally owns up to it. "It's narcissistic, but whatever—everyone does it. I’m capturing personality... Everybody has their thing they like or don't like to see. It’s all in your head. That's why people take their own pictures, because it’s difficult for someone else to capture what you seek." Complex took this theme and really (really!) ran with it for their latest issue—they released not one, not two, but SEVEN COVERS with Rihanna sporting a completely different outfit in each. They also let RiRi have her own way with a Polaroid and published some seriously revealing selfies, which, um, are sorta NSFW. All looks were outfitted by stylist Mel Ottenberg and photographed by Zoe McConnell, and in one of our favorite cover shots (above), Rihanna wore camo print bra top, Chanel suspenders, oversized black trousers, large Chanel hoop earrings, and a bow-tied bandana.
Beyonce for "GQ" magazine.
Photo: Terry Richardson/GQ
Talk about a week of surprises! We thought the GQ editors were going to hold off on releasing Beyonce's full February 2013 interview and photo shoot until next week after an unfortunate leak caused them to push Bey's jaw-dropping cover last yesterday afternoon. BUT lo and behold BeyHive, here it all is in all its underwear-clad, Terry Richardson-shot, booty-tooching, cut-off cotton tee glory, ready for widespread Internet consumption!
Beyonce on the cover of "GQ" magazine.
Photo: Courtesy of GQ
This post is intended to be about how it feels to finally set eyes on Beyonce's official GQ magazine cover, but if I could just leave the body of this thing an incomprehensible string of letters and numbers and punctuation marks, believe me, I would. Because, for me, MTV Style's resident BeyHive STAN, that's exactly how this moment feels. Not to blow a cover reveal totally and completely out of proportion (though that's essentially what I'm doing), but it's just hard to accurately explain how it feels to be taunted with the leaked visage of your favorite artist on the cover of a new magazine issue (her first in what feels like forever) and not know whether it's real or not.
Emma Watson for February's 'Marie Claire' UK
Photo: via Marie Claire UK
There's absolutely no question that Emma Watson is versatile. After all, the actress has shown her range playing a Gryffindor muggle in Harry Potter, a sensitive high school dream girl in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and a troubled L.A. teen burglar in the upcoming Sofia Coppola flick The Bling Ring. But whereas we're used to seeing different incarnations of the 22-year-old onscreen, now she's flexing her multifaceted fashion chops as well. Emma graces the February cover of Marie Claire UK dressed in ripped black shorts and a tailored sequined IRO moto jacket (which, coicidentally, is the same one Taylor Swift wore on New Year's Eve.) It might be biker-inspired, but complemented with red lipstick, bold brows, and her trademark cropped coif, the look is ANYTHING but Hell's Angels.
Emma Stone on the cover of Glamour UK February 2013 and Glamour US May 2011.
Photo: Glamour UK/Glamour
I think it's pretty safe to say that Emma Stone is one of the most universally loved young actresses in the game right now. She's beautiful, talented, sartorially adventurous, and hilariously adorably down-to-earth. With a volatile combination like that, it's no wonder the magazines of the world are all clamoring to feature her in their pages and on their covers, and in turn, people are nabbing up issues fronted by the Gangster Squad star left and right. Miss Stone has racked up another international glossy cover for her CV this month with Glamour UK featuring her as their February 2013 cover girl. Thing thing is, though, being avid watchers of her every move, we totally recognize this cover shot, and it's from — wait for it — almost two years ago.
AnnaSophia Robb for "Teen Vogue."
Photo: Teen Vogue
The Carrie Diaries doesn't premiere until January 14, but AnnaSophia Robb is already being forecast as one of fashion's next major "It" girls. She hits a kind of style star jackpot by undertaking the role of a young Carrie Bradshaw in a world that's not only post-Sex And The City but post-Gossip Girl, so it comes as no surprise that she's already starting to rack up magazine features. Robb illustrates, though, in this Teen Vogue cover spread that she's absolutely worth the hype, knocking the '60s mod steez just as far out of the park as her '80s Carrie togs.
Rita Ora in a custom jacket on the cover of 'ASOS' magazine.
Photo: via ASOS
When Rita Ora covered ASOS magazine way back in September, we obsessed over the singer's amazing studded denim jacket— and mourned the fact that we couldn't score her custom topper for ourselves. Clearly we weren't the only ones bummed out, because thanks to ALL of the requests to buy the one-of-a-kind number, ASOS has officially added it to its stock! And while the statement piece is definitely not cheap at $351, just think of it as an all-inclusive deal to alleviate some buyer's guilt (trust us, it'll make you feel better!). After all, the bomber is a complete mishmash of materials, patterns, and colors. With silver and gold spikes, jeweled details, and a satin paneled artsy print, it's basically every item in our closet crammed into one signature item. How's THAT for more bang for your buck?!