Lena Dunham's long-anticipated Vogue cover is here! And it's…well, OK. The 27-year-old "Girls" creator looks gorgeous wearing a white dress shirt with large red polka dots, her side-swept pixie cut is Twiggy-esque and her makeup is impeccable. However, Dunham's body — which she has no qualms about flaunting on "Girls" — is cropped at the chest, a move that didn't impress some fans and bloggers.It's here!
After the cover was leaked online, one Huffington Post writer asked (rhetorically, of course), "Why do curvier women get the close-up shots?" Meanwhile, a Jezebel blogger conceded to the inevitable, "We knew it wasn't going to be a full-body shot."
(A Vogue representative wasn't immediately available for comment.)
The cropped cover is just the latest in a string of examples of fashion magazines paying lip service to curvier celebrities, then cloaking them in heavy fabric or hiding their bodies altogether. In January, actress Mindy Kaling graced the cover of Elles's "Women in TV" issue,Read More »from The Problem with Lena Dunham's Vogue Cover