01.05.13

Carey Mulligan for Harper’s Bazaar UK June 2013

Carey Mulligan - June Cover - Harper's Bazaar

We are going to be seeing a lot of Carey Mulligan this month, with her eagerly anticipated movie ‘The Great Gatsby’ due for release.

Gracing her second major title, the British actress is the June 2013 cover girl for Harper’s Bazaar UK, which hits newsstands today.

Her fresh springtime shoot sees her, not surprisingly, wearing Prada on the cover, paired with her husband’s Hunter wellies, with an additional 10 pages of glorious summery looks by Fendi, Bottega Veneta and Erdem.

Carey talks to the mag about her drive, which has seen the Londoner progress from low-budget British films to a lavish Hollywood production of The Great Gatsby. She also talks about working with Leonardo DiCaprio and her marriage to Marcus Mumford from Mumford and Sons, plus she explains how she keeps her feet on the ground.

Here are some extracts from her interview. The Full interview appears in the June issue of Harper’s Bazaar, on sale Wednesday 1 May 2013. Also available as a digital edition.

On playing Daisy in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’: “Daisy was difficult to work out, but so fun to play… Baz also gave me about seven biographies of Zelda [Fitzgerald] and a stack of love letters from Ginevra [King]. You can so easily see where Fitzgerald has taken Daisy from. Just the way Zelda and Ginevra wrote – there were lines we stole for the script.”

On Michael Schumacher vs Leonardo DiCaprio: “Well, he [Leonardo DiCaprio] wasn’t my pin-up, but he was for a lot of my girlfriends. Michael Schumacher [was my pin-up]. I used to watch Formula 1 with my dad when I was little. When I did the audition [for the role of Daisy in ‘The Great Gatsby’] with Leo in New York I walked away grinning. Just the idea that if I never got any further, I had just spent an hour and a half acting with Leonardo DiCaprio.”

On why she chose to marry in a Prada wedding dress: “I have worn a lot of Prada and always loved their clothes. I always felt very comfortable. They were the first designer house that ever lent me anything; I wore Prada to the Oscars. The people who work there are so lovely and really just non-scary fashion people.”

Credit: Tom Allen for Harper’s Bazaar

04.02.13

Rachel Weisz for Harper’s Bazaar UK March 2013

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Rachel Weisz is the cover girl for the March 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK dressed in a Gucci Spring 2013 raspberry 60s-inspired frock with bell sleeves and a cinched belted waist.

The actress looks radiant in her eight-page feature, shot by David Slijper, wearing Ralph Lauren, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo and Fendi.

Having played Evanora, the Wicked Witch of the East in ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’, Rachel talks exclusively to Harper’s Bazaar about her penchant for playing darker film roles. She also discusses family life, juggling work and how much she loves playing a bad girl.

The full interview appears in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK on sale Tuesday 5th February. Also available as a digital edition. Here are some extracts from her interview:

On playing Evanora, the Wicked Witch of the East: “Because Evanora revels in her badness, she revels in Machiavellian-ness. I guess being bad is a lot of fun. I just watched ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’ for the very first time in my life last week. It blew my mind. It’s one of the most terrifying things I’ve ever seen, it’s psychological horror isn’t it? Terrifying. I love Bette Davis.”

On unleashing herself in the film realm: “That’s what’s so great about acting, you’re not really responsible. I mean, I’m polite to everyone on set and I’m not a struggle to work with, but in terms of how you get to treat people, it’s carte blanche, because it’s fiction – no one’s really going to get hurt. And it’s a very joyful place to let go.”

Credit: David Slijper for Harper’s Bazaar UK

04.01.13

Jennifer Lopez for Harper’s Bazaar US February 2013

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Jennifer Lopez appears on two covers for the Harper’s Bazaar US February 2013 issue.

On the main cover the golden girl smoulders wearing a chainmail Paco Rabanne dress, while on the subscribers’ cover she strikes a fierce pose in a silver embellished Fendi dress (first worn by Anna Dello Russo) and Tom Ford bondage over-the-knee boots (first worn by Anne Hathaway).

Shot by Katjia Rawles, the singer also stuns in the same gold fringe Versace dress we’ve seen on Celine Dion, a white version of the Tom Ford dress we have already seen on Naomi Watts, and a yellow Balmain frock.

The busy mom of 4-year-old twins Max and Emme Anthony, who recent wrapped her ‘Dance Again’ world tour, will be back on the big screen in her latest movie, ‘Parker’, which will see her back on the red carpet again.

JLo speaks candidly about her lifestyle, her multifaceted career, and she also talks about her iconic Versace Grammy gown.

Here are some extracts from her interview.

On her career: “I’m a singer. I’m a dancer. I’m a performer. I’m an actress. That’s what I’m supposed to be doing. It makes me a better parent, a better person.”

On her beautiful life: “I like the whole idea of traveling, of looking good, and doing it well. I make it as simple and as beautiful as I can because my life is kind of big. So I pack my luggage, or dress myself, or comb my kids’ hair, pick up their clothes – that makes our life beautiful, you know? There’s something very elegant in that.”

On her famous Versace Grammy Awards gown: “I have that at home. The other day, my housekeeper put it on a mannequin in my spa, where I get my hair and makeup done. She sent me a picture. She was like, ‘You like this dress?’ Um, yeah, but I don’t know if I like it out in the house.”

Credit: Katjia Rawles for Harper’s Bazaar

04.01.13

Anne Hathaway for Harper’s Bazaar UK February 2013

Anne Hathaway Harper's Bazaar February 2013

Anne Hathaway graces the cover of the February 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, which was shot by David Slijper, wearing a crystal-embellished Giorgio Armani strapless gown with DeBeers earrings and a Chanel white-gold and pearl bracelet.

Slijper also captures the ‘Les Mis’ beauty wearing an array of stunning pieces by Valentino (of course), Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Alexander McQueen.

In the mag, Anne discusses finding blissful love after having her heart broken, her battle with her perceived image, prepping for ‘Les Mis’ and what it’s like to turn 30.

The full interview appears in the February issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, which is on sale now.

Check out the extracts below.

On her marriage: “He walks into a room, and I light up. I can’t help it. A few days into it [filming ‘Les Misérables’] I said ‘I’m having too much fun. I just want to play with you and I need to be really sad right now.’ I knew from the second I met him that he was the love of my life.”

On her sex appeal: “I’m not Rihanna. I’m not cool. When people come to me in the street, they often want a hug not a photo, and they want that because they like my work. For a long time it was me and her [her manager] against the world. I was seen as this bizarre-world good-girl cartoon that I in no way identified with – very vanilla, very sweet, very accessible and not interesting. I had no grit, no sex appeal.”

On turning 30 years old: “It doesn’t help that the new crop of girls is so gorgeous and so 22 years old. But I’m excited about it.”

Credit: David Slijper for Harper’s Bazaar UK

04.12.12

Rita Ora for Harper’s Bazaar UK January 2013

Rita Ora appears in the January 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, of which Sienna Miller graces the cover.

The British singer, who is no doubt one of the breakout musicians of 2012, smoulders in her photoshoot wearing a Stella McCartney jumpsuit and Maison Martin Margiela jewels styled with her Alexander McQueen black-and-white tuxedo, channelling her inner tomboy.

In her interview, she addresses fame, her exaggerated style, and her debut album ‘ORA’, and she explains what it’s like to perform in front of 50,000 with Chris Martin.

See the full photoshoot and interview in the ‘Body Issue’ of Harper’s Bazaar, which is out now.

Here are some extracts from her interview:

On the music she listened to growing up: “Growing up I loved Beyoncé and Gwen Stefani because they were honest girls, but people always need a new role model relevant to them. I find it exciting that girls have really connected with me and my music and that I have the power to change someone’s life in three minutes, to wake them up.”

On performing with Chris Martin: “Performing in front of 50,000 people was such a great confidence-booster. Me and Chris Martin are similar onstage – we don’t do the same thing twice. It made me feel like I could take over the world.”

On her boy-girl style: “I love flamboyancy and glamour and elegance. I love that over-exaggerated style. I’m a boy girl. I love my trainers and mixing comfort with sleek, clean lines.”

On collaborating with her favourite British band, Mumford & Sons: “I would love to do a collaboration with them. Coming from the UK feels like the coolest thing in the world right now.”

Credit: Harper’s Bazaar UK