Jasmine Tookes is SOOO BEAUTIFUL OMG Never knew of her until now. That black and white picture is so incredibly stunning!
Overall, a lot of boring editorial content. Josh Olins is one of those rare photographers who's a genius in the studio. This is the first time I've seen him shoot something On Location and it lacks distinction of being his work. That could have been shot by anyone. Doesn't help that the models is Caroline Trentini, who only interests me when the focus is on her body and not on her face.
Also, I think it's worth to point out that that shot of Rooney in the Calvin Klein dress is unfortunate. Her face looks lopsided and disproportionate.
hmm i feel like in 2011/early 2012 this magazine had really hit a good stride. the contents were interesting, the eds felt fresh, even when the cover had someone i didn't like(lady gaga, penelope cruz) i still found the image and look of it be well done. but ever since the summer 2012 issues, its all felt so bland to me-the same things every month, uninspired celeb shoot, boring karlie edit, predictable straight off the runway looks. its frustrating to see when you know it has the potential to be ten times better.
Wow, you nailed it! I remember in early 2012 flipping through my issues all the time, but since autumn I haven't do so. I get it and forget it about because there's nothing to grab my attention.
HB still wins the prize for worst editorials though.