There’s no denying that during Edward Enninful’s tenure as Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue, he has consistently delivered bold and unapologetic fashion statements. From the very beginning, Enninful has been a trailblazer, presenting high-glam covers captured by industry legend Steven Meisel and showcasing a diverse array of models on the covers of the British fashion bible.
However, for the October 2023 issue, Enninful surprises us all by featuring Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio on a pair of unexpected covers. In a departure from the norm, this unique pairing coincides with the release of Martin Scorsese’s highly anticipated film, “Killers of the Flower Moon.” The dynamic duo was photographed by Craig McDean, with Enninful himself taking charge of the styling.
In the first cover (featured below), Lily Gladstone dons an elegant dress and cape by Chloé, while Leonardo DiCaprio stands tall in attire from Loro Piana. The image captures their intriguing synergy, setting the stage for what promises to be an unforgettable issue.
In the second alternative cover, presented in striking black and white, DiCaprio switches into a timeless rollneck sweater courtesy of Gabriela Hearst. Meanwhile, Lily Gladstone exudes artistic flair in a blanket designed by none other than artist Louie Gong for Eighth Generation. This black and white composition adds an element of sophistication and drama to the issue, leaving readers intrigued and captivated.
Edward Enninful’s decision to feature these two exceptional talents on the cover of British Vogue’s October 2023 issue is a testament to his commitment to pushing boundaries and surprising his readers. With Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio gracing the covers, this edition promises to be a refreshing departure from the ordinary, offering a captivating blend of fashion, artistry, and Hollywood allure. Stay tuned for what is sure to be an extraordinary issue that challenges our expectations and celebrates the power of fashion and cinema.