Due to the pandemic, we’ve been seeing an influx of illustrated covers. Vogue Spain asked Ignasi Monreal to design its May cover. Children from around the world created Vogue Italia’s June covers. And American Vogue‘s September issue features the work of Jordan Casteel and Kerry James Marshall. Following a sultry Kaia Gerber September offering, Vogue Japan jumps on the illustrated cover bandwagon. It commissioned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami (known for his iconic Louis Vuitton collab) to design its October 2020 cover.
But the cover clearly divided our forum members. “I hate how fashion has like five artists they feature and it’s the same five over and over again for decades now with no end in sight,” critiqued dior_couture1245.
“That looks like a grade school art project…” voiced crmsnsnwflks.
“Everything fashion industry-related in 2020 has…