Here at theFashionSpot, you will often hear us complaining at the sight of the same old faces greeting us down at the newsstand. Kim Petras, however, makes for a rather refreshing sight as she takes to the cover of Vogue Germany for November 2023. The publication’s head of editorial content Kerstin Weng embraces the German singer-songwriter as she makes her debut as a Vogue cover star, who for the occasion pays homage to screen icon Marilyn Monroe. Via the lens of Micaiah Carter, the 31-year-old hitmaker poses on location at Los Angeles’ historic Chateau Marmont. Stylist to the stars Law Roach selected an elegant red dress from Jason Wu for Kim to showcase in the stylized and inspired cover image.
“To be honest, I’ve lost count of the times I’ve listened to Dirty Things from Kim Petras’ new album, so I don’t mind seeing her on the cover of Vogue Germany. Not mad at the whole Marilyn Monroe concept here either. Undoubtedly one of Vogue Germany’s more stronger cover offerings this year!” vogue28 chimed in.
Yet not everyone was so sold. “There isn’t anything glamorous or elegant about looking like you’re ready to fall over yourself if you make the slightest move. What’s going on with those feet?” asked tigerrouge. “It’s like someone on holiday, getting drunk in a hotel room, dressing up as Rita Hayworth, trying to pose seductively before they miss the wall and fall on the floor. Good times… but not a good cover.”
“What is this? What a waste! You had someone as gorgeous as Kim Petras and you give us this?” an unforgiving MON questioned.
“Had potential to be great, but it is not,” echoed jeremydante.
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