August 3rd, 2010

Gulf of Mexico oil spill reaches Vogue Italia’s August Cover

vogue italia august 2010 cover

Kristen McMenamy is on the cover of August’s Vogue Italia cover, wearing a bead embroidered tulle dress from Ralph Lauren’s fall collection, photographed by Steven Meisel. The photoshoot, called ‘Survivor’ is inspired, or as Vogue puts it ‘interprets’, the recent environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

It’s a thoughtful gesture by Vogue Italia. I suppose it’s EU colleague, the British Vogue, wouldn’t touch the subject with a 10 foot pole.

Update: Refinery29 got the editorial images.

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