The Weeknd is Harper’s Bazaar iconic star for 2017

The Weeknd is Harper’s Bazaar iconic star for 2017

As everyone knows in the magazine world, the beginning of August signifies the biggest cover reveal of the year: the September issue. Harper’s Bazaar took a surprising take featuring The Weeknd and a series of A-list ladies and models for it’s latest Icons issue.

Alongside top models Adriana Lima and Irina Shayk the singer covers the magazine’s special Icons issue, which also features the likes of Miranda Lambert, Courtney Love, Karlie Kloss, Natasha Poly and Joan Smalls. In the accompanying editorial, the singer who wears Saint Laurent models alongside Candice Swanepoel and reveals his fashion inspirations.
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150 Harper’s Bazaar icons conquered NYC

150 Harper's Bazaar icons conquered NYC

“On a typical New York night, you can see the Empire State Building lit up in color to honor a special occasion — green for Earth Day, for example, or red and blue for a Chicago Cubs World Series victory. But the building will look decidedly more extravagant on Wednesday, when Harper’s Bazaar will project 150 cover images — including of Audrey Hepburn, Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow — onto the building’s north facade to celebrate the magazine’s 150th anniversary” reports NYT on the event that lit up the Manhattan skyline with fashion. Read more

Hail the elaborated yet effortless elegance of Jackie Kennedy Onassis

New York Times hailed Jackie Kennedy Onassis as the first “Instagram First Lady” because long before social media announced their icons, Jackie Kennedy Onassis was a true style-charmer.

“All the talk over what I wear and how I fix my hair has amused and puzzled me” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wrote in Campaign Wife the syndicated weekly newspaper column she wrote during John F. Kennedy’s 1960 campaign” reports NYT. “What does my hair have to do with my husband’s ability to be president?” she wondered. With the event of Pablo Larraín’s movie on “Jackie” we remember her fashion sense in full grace. 

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The icon/ Everything Joni Mitchell is

This is a magnificent, extraordinary and rather odd sign of the times. In the same week that Celine unveiled its SS15 face as Joan Didion, Saint Laurent revealed its own icon. Read more

The invitation/ The real eyes wide shut

“And the touch of her own mask, at first cool and clammy leather, but quickly like a second skin, and the play it gives her, herself a stage, her every breath a performance, and yet (herein lies the magic) also and entirely true. Read more