Vintage Vogue Covers: 1931 - 1944

 At the beginning of the 1940's, we slowly saw fashion photography begin to emerge on the cover of Vogue, although it was yet to replace artistically illustrated covers completely. One cover pays homage to the war with planes hovering overhead proclaiming the arrival of Spring Fashion, and the 40's also saw the arrival of the first fashion models, such as Lisa Fonssagrives, who graced the cover in 1940, gracefully diving in a pair of striped hotpants, a svelte blue halterneck and matching dancing shoes, ushering in a monumental sartorial moment in fashion history.

December, 1931

March, 1932

July, 1932

August, 1932

December, 1932

February, 1933

December, 1933

November, 1934

December, 1934

Miriam Hopkins - January, 1935

May, 1935

October, 1935

December, 1936

May, 1939

November, 1939

December, 1939

April, 1940

Lisa Fonssagrives - August, 1940

December, 1940

November, 1944

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