sourceFeaturing the first ever photographic cover (shot by Edward Steichen, though he is not credited within), the issue proclaims that suits are this season's best buy, with creations from Hector Powe, Aquascutum, Asprey and Burberry all featuring.
June, 1934The time of year means tennis-inspired styles are scattered over the preliminary pages with Selfridges showing "the necessary pantie for sport's clothes... made of two-way stretch latex in a shade of tea-rose", and Fortnum and Mason displaying its "new tennis two-piece made in linen". The cover design also signals summer fashions, and "Vogue's eye view of the mode" highly recommends its display of shorts and a two-piece beach suit in West Indian colours.
August 1940Horst's idea of featuring the model in different positions to spell out the title was reused in June 1991 to celebrate Vogue's 75th birthday. This month's cover girl, Lisa Fonssagrives, would later marry famed Vogue contributor, Irving Penn, in 1947.