September Vogue: Last Ladymag Standing (And Jumping)

September Vogue » 8/28/08 3:00pm 8/28/08 3:00pm jumps out on the news stand for all the wrong reasons. On her fourth cover in three years, Keira Knightley's hair looks reminiscent of a baby primate (though not in a cute way), her pose is all wrong for the Balenciaga she's wearing, and her expression has a whiff of self-consciousness and striverdom…

September Marie Claire: Some Say Fashion, It Is A Hunger, An Endless…

September's Marie Claire » 8/27/08 11:00am 8/27/08 11:00am does this one thing that immediately endears me to its cause: the mag the models in its three 10-page fashion stories! Each girl gets a teensy little Q&A - kind of like the ones in that tell you curvaceous Kristy's favorite color and college major - wherein we learn that Anna from Illinois…

September Allure: I Wish You Would Step Back From That Ledge, Julia…

With a slender 27 pages of fashion editorial, this September's Allure » 8/26/08 11:00am 8/26/08 11:00am doesn't break any records (not that my shoulders didn't appreciate the reprieve; lugging these monstrous issues on the subway sucks). After the jump, I parse the modeling in the baby of the fall ladymag litter: Julia Stegner almost falls off a…

September Harper's Bazaar: Let's Go To The Rodeo With Feathers On Our…

11 whopping fashion stories crowd the September Harper's Bazaar » 8/25/08 1:00pm 8/25/08 1:00pm, counting the wacky Obama-themed Tyra story and the token story that has become the magazine's signature. (This month, editors asked designers to pose, with models, as a character of their choosing - Michael Kors picked Jimmy Stewart in , Alber Elbaz…