No one will be surprised to see Jennifer Aniston on a September cover.
I’m not exactly sure what her count is, but it wouldn’t surprise me if we are now in double figures.
The actress graces 2 covers of the Harper’s Bazaar US September 2010 issue (left is the subscribers cover).
If your first thought was Barbara Streisand is on the cover of the black and white picture you’d be half right, as Jennifer’s editorial was inspired by the iconic actress.
What I obviously love about this editorial is that Jennifer is waaaayy out of her comfort-zone.
Congrats to the Harper’s Bazaar team and photographer Mark Seliger for daring to show us a different side to Jennifer.
From the hair, to the clothes and overall styling I love everything about this editorial, because if I’d seen one picture of Jen with her flowing hair on a beach I would’ve lost it.
On the black and white cover she wears Derek Lam, but the rest of her editorial she’s playful in Giambattista Valli, dainty in Dior, sultry in Donna Karan and golden in Gianfranco Ferré.
You can read her whole interview at harpersbazaar.com.
Here are some extracts:
On what she’s learned from Barbra Streisand: “You don’t have to stop at one thing. You can do it all if you want to.”
On being in the spotlight: “[Barbra and I] are people who have been put in the spotlight, for better or for worse, and you just keep riding, and you keep overcoming.”
On looking up to Streisand: “Barbra inspires me because there isn’t anything she hasn’t done that she wanted to do, especially as a female in the time when her generation was prime. She’s a true renaissance woman. . . I had a long conversation with Barbra about directing because I directed a short a couple years ago, and if I don’t do it again soon, I’m going to burst out of my skin. And we also love interior design.”
On first meeting Barbara at a New Year’s party recently: “I’ve loved her since I was a kid, and all of a sudden there she is, and she’s just like someone you’ve always known. You know when you meet people you idolize and then you walk away from the conversation thinking, ‘Well, that was a disappointment; they were kinder and more fabulous in my mind’? Well, she was wonderful, and you could talk to her about anything. . . So, I happened to be talking to her and Jim [Streisand’s husband, James Brolin] when it struck midnight. They said, ‘Excuse us,’ kissed each other, and then, very politely, kissed me.”
Credit: Style.com & Mark Seliger for Harper’s Bazaar