Tennis icon Serena Williams and UK supermodel Kate Moss are amongst 40 girls who star on Edward Enninful’s final cowl for British Vogue – with Victoria Beckham, Oprah Winfrey, Naomi Campbell and Miley Cyrus additionally that includes.
Enninful, who’s Ghanian-British and the primary black man to have edited the highest style journal, introduced he could be stepping down from his function to take up a newly-created place this 12 months.
The 51-year-old’s ultimate shoot as editor-in-chief has introduced collectively 40 well-known girls – together with actresses Salma Hayek, Jodie Comer and Jane Fonda.
The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy, singer Rina Sawayama, style mannequin Christy Turlington, TV presenter and actress Jameela Jamil and Love Island host Maya Jama additionally seem.
Other well-known girls to function embody Orange Is The New Black actress Laverne Cox, supermodel Cindy Crawford, British mannequin and actress Cara Delevingne, and the singer Dua Lipa.
Enninful mentioned: “So here it is: my 76th and final edition of Vogue, six-and-a-half years and 153 cover stars later, including the 40 legendary women who feature on this cover.
“It’s been a unprecedented experience and an absolute honour.
“As I step into my new role, as Conde Nast’s global creative and cultural adviser for Vogue, I’m determined to keep championing the incredible array of voices in fashion and media, and ensure we keep the energy explosion of the last few years going.
“We all the time say it, as a result of it all the time must be mentioned: There is a superb deal but to be accomplished.”
In an editor’s letter, Enninful described the “gratitude” he felt and mentioned he was “proud that some important work has been done” on the publication.
The shoot was photographed by Steven Meisel and passed off in December at a studio in Manhattan, New York.
Enninful was honoured with an OBE for companies to range within the style business as a part of Queen Elizabeth II’s 2016 Birthday Honours List.
He took over as editor-in-chief of British Vogue in August 2017, and in December 2020 was promoted to European editorial director of Vogue.
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During his years on the prime of the style journal, he has continued to interrupt boundaries and been a champion for better inclusivity within the business.
He described the May 2023 problem of the publication, which included 19 disabled individuals from the worlds of style, sport, tradition and activism and featured 5 disabled individuals on its cowl, as “one of the proudest moments of my career”.
Enninful will take up the function of editorial adviser of British Vogue, and international artistic and cultural adviser of Vogue, later this 12 months.
His ultimate version as editor-in-chief of British Vogue shall be accessible through digital obtain and on newsstands from Tuesday 13 February.