Adut Akech had a monumental yr. We simply topped the South Sudanese-Australian magnificence 2019’s prime cowl mannequin (alongside Gigi Hadid), she’s starred in promoting campaigns for Chanel, Fendi, Valentino and Miu Miu and strutted the runway for a number of large vogue homes throughout vogue month. And 2020 is already wanting simply as vibrant. Vogue Australia helps Adut begin off the brand new yr with a bang by placing her on its January 2020 cowl. Posing earlier than the lens of photographer Nathaniel Goldberg on location in Paris, Adut wears an upcycled Alexander McQueen gown picked by Jillian Davison for the joyous cowl shot.
In keeping with the vast majority of our discussion board members, Adut’s newest missed the mark. “It doesn’t look like Adut and there’s something very pedestrian about the overall cover. Maybe it’s the redesign, the garish yellow masthead or the dress, which looks secondhand. Maybe if she made direct eye contact it may have saved this,” critiqued Benn98.
“Hideous,” aracic chimed in.
“Awful, what a mess,” declared an underwhelmed jal718.
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“I’m missing the strong eye contact, her hands and a cooler layout. It looks very pedestrian, but I love her face, smile, dress and the yellow for me kinda works, too,” stated Bertrando3.
However the cowl discovered just a few followers. “I actually…love this? Her smile and that McQueen dress stand out in the greenery and I don’t mind the yellow masthead one bit,” commented dodencebt.
“What a gorgeous cover, wow. Love everything about it, it will stand out on the newsstands,” praised Miss Dalloway.
“Love it…it’s a great take on an Australian summer cover without the standard beachy hair bohemian girl,” famous samoanceleb.
“Warm, innocent, gorgeous,” Srdjan merely said.
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