It was solely a matter of time earlier than our favourite trend glossies started to focus on the continuing pandemic. French ELLE lately thanked medical professionals for combating the illness with an illustrated cowl and now Vogue Portugal addresses the virus with the disclosing of two covers for April 2020. Cowl one (beneath) options Bibiana Baltovicova and Adam Bardy kissing whereas carrying surgical masks captured by Branislav Simoncik. For the second cowl (after the soar), strategic lighting was used to create the phantasm that Lily Stewart is carrying a masks within the Renée Parkhurst-shot picture.
The covers missed the mark for our discussion board members, nevertheless. “You may at all times depend on Vogue Portugal with regards to probably the most pretentious covers. Simply cease with this ‘woke’ sh*t. Vogue is a trend journal. If I wish to examine world points I’ll watch the information. I perceive that they needed to make a press release, however why so literal? They’ve chosen the laziest choice potential,” critiqued avonlea002.
“Undecided I wish to be reminded of COVID-19 on the duvet of a trend journal. It’s not like Vogue Portugal is even paying respect to those that it has taken or the medics who’re combating in opposition to it (a la ELLE France). Very…questionable,” vogue28 chimed in.
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“Extraordinarily tasteless,” declared Srdjan.
Discussion board member pizzicato wasn’t impressed, both. “‘Mind on Maintain’ can be extra applicable for this. By March 30, 2020, the virus had contaminated over 730,000 individuals worldwide and the variety of deaths totaled greater than 34,000.”
“It’s cheesy. Making an attempt to earn a living off the pandemic is cheesy and tasteless and one of many final issues anybody in advertising or PR ought to NOT be doing proper now. The primary cowl may presumably have handed as commentary, like Franca Sozzani’s Vogue Italia, however their resolution to truly use COVID-19 as a canopy line ruined all of it,” commented Benn98.
“I feel the primary cowl is a extremely fairly one, it caught my consideration instantly. As literal as it’s, I feel it’s a stupendous picture,” defended slayage.
“That’s the way you make a press release. The primary cowl is beautiful,” admired MON.
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