Last night Lady Gaga released photos of her much-anticipated September Vogue cover on her social networking site LittleMonsters.com, after reportedly hounding Anna Wintour for an advance copy. The most popular issue of the year, this is the pop star’s third cover for the magazine in less than two years, gracing the front of the March 2011 issue in a blunt pink bob and in a meat dress for Vogue Japan last June.
Styled by the brilliant Grace Coddington, Gaga dons a gemstone-colored Marc Jacobs patchwork gown with a stunningly exaggerated silhouette, channeling RuPaul with her platinum blonde afro and Couture Barbie vibe. Below, the singer wears nothing but an enormous pink Steven Jones feather hat.
This isn’t the first time Mother Monster’s gone nude for a fashion mag. She posed in the buff for her cover issues of Vanity Fair in September 2010 and in January 2012.
For now, you can read a teaser article on Vogue’s website. The September Issue will be available on newsstands on August 21. Will you be getting a copy?