1/15 Kim Kardashian: Paper magazine, November 2014
A cover which has inspired countless fancy dress costumes in recent years, Kim Kardashian posed nude on the cover of Paper magazine back in 2014 in a bid to ‘break the Internet’.
[Photo: Paper] 2/15 Demi Moore: Vanity Fair, August 1991
Demi Moore was the A-lister who kick-started the trend of sharing pregnancy announcements with nude photographs (Mariah Carey and Britney Spears soon followed suit). Photographer Annie Leibovitz was behind the now-famous shot of the actress who she was expecting her second child, Scout, at the time.
[Photo: Vanity Fair] 3/15 Princess Diana: People, September 1997
In memory of Princess Diana,
People magazine ran a cover with the late royal smiling on the front back in 1997. [Photo: People] 4/15 John Lennon and Yoko Ono: Rolling Stone, January 1981
Name a more iconic magazine cover. John Lennon and Yoko Ono starred on the 1981 cover of
Rolling Stone just hours before The Beatles member was murdered. [Photo: Rolling Stone] 5/15 David and Victoria Beckham: W magazine, August 2007
Back in 2007, power couple David and Victoria Beckham looked unrecognisable on the cover of
W magazine. While former footballer David posed topless, Victoria wore nothing but lingerie. [Photo: W magazine] 6/15 The Duchess of Cambridge: Vogue, April 2017
In a surprise move, the Duchess of Cambridge starred on the cover of British Vogue to celebrate the publication’s 100th issue.
[Photo: Vogue] 7/15 Kim and Kanye West: Vogue, April 2014
Not ones to shy away from a magazine cover shoot, Kim and Kanye starred on the cover of US Vogue in celebration of their nuptials. The issue was one of the best-selling covers the magazine ever sold, shifting an impressive 500,000 issues in total.
[Photo: Vogue] 8/15 Kanye West: Rolling Stone, 2006
Kanye West dressed as Jesus on the cover of Rolling Stone back in 2006 playing reference to the 1968 cover of
Esquire which starred Muhammad Ali in a similar pose. [Photo: Rolling Stone] 9/15 Lady Gaga: Rolling Stone, June 2010
A lingerie-clad Lady Gaga drew controversy after starring on the cover of
Rolling Stone with machine guns to hand. [Photo: Rolling Stone] 10/15 The ‘silence breakers’: Time, December 2017
In 2017, Time magazine gave it’s Person of the Year to the ‘silence breakers – five women who represent the thousands of people across the globe who spoke out about their experiences of sexual harassment and assault.
[Photo: Time] 11/15 Caitlyn Jenner: Vanity Fair, June 2015
Caitlyn Jenner spoke candidly out about her transition for the first time in an exclusive interview with
Vanity Fair and the issue swiftly won the award for ‘Cover of the Year’. [Photo: Vanity Fair] 12/15 Beth Ditto: Love magazine, 2009
Beth Ditto graced the cover of Love magazine nude back in 2009.
[Photo: Love] 13/15 Britney Spears: Rolling Stone, March 1999
The pop star graced the cover of Rolling Stone magazine back in 1999 at just 17-year-old.
[Photo: Rolling Stone] 14/15 Ellen Degeneres: Time, April 1997
Ellen Degeneres famously came out to fans as gay on the cover of
Time magazine back in 1997. [Photo: Time] 15/15 Janet Jackson: Rolling Stone, 1993
The now-famous magazine cover of Janet Jackson was featured on her
Janet album cover but when the publication was released, the full nude photograph drew controversy. [Photo: Rolling Stone]
A grand 22 years after its silver screen debut, the stars of romantic comedy ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ have reunited for
. Entertainment Weekly‘s latest cover
In the nostalgia-inducing shoot,
Cameron Diaz dons a frothy tulle gown with former co-star Julia Roberts smiling in a slick white suit – alongside Rupert Everett and Dermot Mulroney.
With fans praising the reunion interview, the issue is sure to join a long list of iconic magazine covers destined to go down in history.
From Caitlyn Jenner’s award-winning
Vanity Fair debut to the Duchess of Cambridge‘s Vogue centenary issue, look no further for a definitive guide to the most talked-about celebrity magazine covers of all time.