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Without a doubt Numéro is pushing ahead other magazines in the industry, we really really want to see more editorials like these, especially collaborating with upcoming models.

The June issue of Numéro is all about the dramatic look. Labels like Givenchy, Moschino and YSL join in with styling by Sarah Ellison and makeup by Yumi Mori.

Mario Testino teams with Kate Moss for the May 2011 issue of Vogue Brazil.

A photographer who’s passion is not to create campaigns for big brands, but to capture moments. Moments like this one. Virgina, a beautiful new face from the heart of Paris styled by Karine Martins in pieces from Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Escada, Celine to Hermès.

Asa Tallgard produces timeless images for Elle Norway, photographing Aleksandra Nilsen, styled by Elle’s fashion director Petra Middlethon.

Emily DiDonato, Erin Wasson, Jon Kortajarena and Texas Olsson collaborate with Chad Pitman for the Spring 2011 campaign of the Italian jeans brand Replay.

Ben Hassett photographs both Jacquelyn Jablonski and Hannah Holman for the June 2011 issue of Vogue Japan.

Did Harper’s Bazaar Australia intentionally put Bambi Northwood topless on their June 2011 cover knowing it’s the beginning of the winter on the other side of the globe? Perhaps Bambi is there to warm them during the winter time.

I came across this one made for TheOnes2Watch.com entitled “Virgin Homicides” I am really not sure what the meaning of it is but it’s quite interesting hair styling.

Styled by Candice Bailey with makeup by Miho Hamaya and photographed by Hugues Laurent for ASOS Magazine.

Sergi Pons shoots Noemie Lenoir for the new issue of GQ Spain. All photographs are black and white and definitely share a passion to an early 90s sexy photo shoot. But did Sergi succeed with what he was going for? You be the judge.

This cover shows more support to Japan compared to Vogue Japan. The tag line, ‘We LOVE Japan’ doesn’t really apply to the image itself but we’re getting the point. And besides that, Aline is a total stunner.

The magazine celebrates it’s 23rd birthday with a “super special edition”, photography by Nino Muñoz. However this isn’t the first time we’ve seen a classical black and white shot in this pose.

Derek Kettela and Daria Werbowy team up to create one hot photo shoot for the May 2011 issue of Elle Spain. Headed off to the Canary Islands, the team have created some really great stuff.

The cover is everything, right? So we think we like it. Although both Mario Testino and Kate Moss go way back with their partnership of amazing images, this one is a bit atomic.

As big fans of Lara Stone I have to say I we are not liking this campaign too much. Too much color is involved here, when Lara is just beautiful by default. Lara doesn’t need a lot of make up, and she also needs to stay blond so I don’t know what I’m not liking here but.. The photo shoot was done for Interview magazine May 2011 issue.

Nadia Moro provides fashion photography for Vogue.it, she says “she loves her job, and needs it”

Cindy Crawford covers Vogue Mexico May 2011 with a Burberry Prorsum leather jacket

80s rock star or not, Freja rocks pieces from Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Lauren styled by Melanie Ward and photographed by Inez & Vinoodh for Vogue Paris.

I read a great article by Tania Braukamper on Fashionising.com, “Vogue Paris, moving backwards?” as she had dug out a 1997 Vogue cover of Kate Moss that looks nearly identical however Kate Moss, looks better now.

Fresh off the press, Kate Moss by Mert and Marcus will be covering the May issue of Vogue Paris and right as that happens Yala Agni from Fashion Screen discovers the full Liu Jo S/S 2011 campaign featuring Kate Moss photographed by Mario Sorrenti.

Lara Stone is photographed by Mario Testino in Missoni, Louis Vuitton under the Rio sun. “A Place in the Sun” is featured in the April 2011 issue of Vogue.