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Vogue gives Taylor Swift a New Look for their May 2016 Cover

Eki Ogunbor

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US Vogue announced today that singer and first woman in history to win a Grammy for album of the year twice, Taylor Swift is their cover girl for their next May 2016 issue and this would be her third time as the magazines cover girl. Sporting a different look, Taylor debuts a wavy platinum bob wearing a different style of clothes than what she’d usually be seen in.

While speaking on the Today Show, Vogue’s editor Anna Wintour said “We very much wanted to give Taylor a new look, make her into a sort of a rock n’ roll chick“, and that they did.

She’s seen on the cover in a pair of sky-high, platform boots by Vetements with a a sparkly Saint Laurent mini by Hedi Slimane, which Wintour explains is a tribute to the designer who just stepped down as creative director of the fashion house (click here if you missed it).

With the MET Gala coming up with Taylor as co-chair Anna says she’s “thrilled that it’s Taylor Swift, who’s my co-chair this year at the Met Gala”, the theme for this year’s Met Gala is “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” and it clearly a prominent theme in this shoot.

taylor-swift-vogue-cover-may-2016 bellanaijaAnna goes on to say, “We were also very aware of the rumors circulating at the time that Hedi Slimane the great designer of Yves Saint Laurent might be stepping down from his post so we wanted to do an homage to Hedi on the cover,” she said. “But we love the way she looks, we think she looks young and modern and different and I can’t wait to see what she’s going to wear on May 2″.

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Dress & Boots by Vetements

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Shirtdress by Michael Kors Collection

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Jewelled Dress by Marchesa

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Dress by Michael Kors Collection

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Proenza Schouler Dress and Vetements Boots

See Her Earlier Covers Below

Her first cover in February 2012

Her first cover in February 2012

Her second cover with BFF Karlie Kloss in March 2015

Her second cover with BFF Karlie Kloss in March 2015

Photo Credits: Vogue.com, Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for Vogue, People.com, Today.com

Eki is the Editor for BellaNaija Style and Lifestyle Editor for BellaNaija.com She has a Vogue Fashion Certificate from Conde Nast College of Fashion & Design and also attended Central Saint Martins, London College of Fashion and the University of Kent. Eki headed the Design Operations at a top Nigerian womenswear fashion brand before finding love at BellaNaija Style.Eki loves all things creative. Follow her on Instagram @ekiogunbor BellaNaija Style: [email protected] | @bellanaijastyle BellaNaija Beauty: @bellanaijabeauty BellaNaija Living: [email protected] | @bellanaijaliving

4 Comments

  1. bruno

    April 14, 2016 at 9:08 pm

    she is gorgeous no doubt about that but she’s too petty.tufia

    her and calvin harris are still going to break up. the songs she will write after that break up will be bloody.

  2. LOL

    April 14, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    Channeling so much Mila Jovovich from the Fifth Element!!

  3. xplorenollywood.com

    April 14, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    She should keep this platinum blond look, she looks different and pretty. Taylor is young and from the images, she still looks like she is still coming into her own. So what’s the fuss about man!

  4. swagg1

    April 15, 2016 at 4:44 am

    You better work, lepalicious Swift. You go girl!!!

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