Aug 10, 2010
The August fashion magazines are like a really great appetizer—they prime your palette for the big, juicy September issues by offering a taste of the new fall fashion and makeup. (Speaking of, did I call it or what when I said that winged eyeliner is back for autumn? The look appeared on three major covers: Vanity Fair, Allure, and Interview). So while we all anxiously await the main course, let's take a moment to celebrate the big makeup players for August: Gucci Westman and Mylah Morales, who each did two covers this month. Gucci worked with Harper's Bazaar and did the last W cover before its redesign (which launches with the September issue), while Mylah Morales scored the Elle and Seventeen covers. Aaron de Mey, Lancôme's artistic director of makeup, gave Isabeli Fontana her fuchsia lips for the cover of V—which was about the only thing she wore in the supersexy photo. But for as sultry as that cover is, the sexiest of the month (and by far my favorite) is Angelina Jolie on Vanity Fair (shown above), with makeup by Toni G., hair by David Babaii, and photos by Patrick Demarchelier. I love that instead of pushing her usual tough-girl look, the magazine shows Angelina as the ultimate sex kitten with charcoal-rimmed eyes, baby pink lips, and Bardot-like hair that's half up, half cascading across her decoletté. It just doesn't get any hotter than this. Click through to see which other artists rocked the August covers. Which is your favorite magazine cover this month? Allure Eva Mendes — Makky Cosmopolitan Britney Spears — Michael Brennan Elle Drew Barrymore — Mylah Morales Essence Janet Jackson — Fran Cooper Glamour Vanessa Hudgens —Brigitte Reiss-Andersen Harper’s Bazaar Cameron Diaz — Gucci Westman InStyle Courtney Cox — Genevieve Interview Marion Cotillard — Mark Carrasquillo Latina Catalina Sandino Moreno — Ana Marie Rizzieri Lucky Ali Larter —Mai Quynh Marie Claire Dakota Fanning — Sammy Mourabit More (June/July combined issue) Kyra Sedgwick — Susan Houser Nylon Drew Barrymore — Debra Ferullo The Oprah Magazine Oprah Winfrey — Derrick Rutledge Redbook Sheryl Crow — Kristofer Buckle Self Bridget Moynahan — Amy Oresman Seventeen Rihanna — Mylah Morales Shape Marisa Tomei — Jake Bailey Teen Vogue Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas —Sammy Mourabit Town & Country Julianne Moore — Julie Harris Vanity Fair Angelina Jolie — Toni G V (multiple covers) Isabeli Fontana — Aaron De Mey  /  Eniko Mihalik, Adriana Lima, Natasha Poly, and Lily Donaldson — Diane Kendal Vogue Gwyneth Paltrow — Tom Pecheux W Jon Hamm and Rebecca Hall — Gucci Westman PHOTO FROM VANITY FAIR


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