LONDON, Mar 29, 2012/ — As jubilee fever fills the air, the May issue of Harper’s Bazaar is dedicated to celebrating all that is great about Britain’s idiosyncratic cultural royalty – from the people’s princesses to the aristocrats of cool.
QUEEN VICTORIA ON CONQUERING THE FASHION WORLD
The new British Queen of fashion, Victoria Beckham, makes her second Harper’s Bazaar cover appearance for its May issue – on sale 2nd April.
The designer poses in a series of intimate portraits across 10 pages of Bazaar. Shot by photographer Camilla Akrans, the images show a soft, feminine side to the designer, harking back to a bygone era.
Victoria goes on to chat candidly about her family, discussing her hopes that her children will use their fame for good, the prospect of having more babies and shares what it’s like growing old with husband David Beckham.
KING OF COMEDY DAVID WALLIAMS
The King of British comedy, David Walliams, pays homage to photographer Herb Ritts’ photographic celebration of sexual ambiguity, featuring KD Lang and Cindy Crawford, in an exclusive photo shoot for Harper’s Bazaar.
In a rare and intimate interview, David, the joker extraordinaire, husband to supermodel Lara Stone and new Britain’s Got Talent judge talks to Harper’s Bazaar about his love of Tom Ford and how he measures up to the Calvin Klein underwear models who are his wife’s colleagues.
BELLA FREUD OPENS HER DOORS
Harper’s Bazaar explores the London home of Bella Freud, where paintings by the designer’s famous father Lucian hang among fashion keepsakes, rock memorabilia and a therapeutic drumkit.
DAPHNE GUINESS CAPTURED BY ARTIST MAT COLLISHAW
Artist Mat Collishaw creates unique, darkly beautiful images of style icon Daphne Guinness, as the pair discuss art, fashion and the legacy of Isabella Blow.
Frances von Hofmannsthal explains why there is nothing more becoming than a simple blue shirt in Bazaar’s piece on her new collaboration with ACNE. The daughter of legendary photographer Lord Snowdon tells Bazaar how a blank canvas inspired a new line of must have shirts.
The May issue of Harper’s Bazaar – on sale Monday 2nd April 2012