Yesterday, we discussed the Lena Dunham Elle cover, and how the punk look worked surprisingly well but the bizarre hand-positioning was terrible.
Well. I was in line at Target shortly thereafter and saw this version on the newsstand:
I love her head. It works swimmingly — JUST the right touch of Duran Duran. The pose makes her look like she’s cold, but overall I think this fixes my other issues — she doesn’t look like a coy toddler with an oral fixation, and it’s not quite so close-up, as if they’re afraid to show any of the rest of her. The crossed-arms “Brr where is my coat” thing isn’t a terribly confident alternative, but overall this solves more problems than it creates for me, so I’ll take it.
- Yes! So much better. (40%, 1,567 Votes)
- Eh.... if I have to? (26%, 1,013 Votes)
- No! The other one is miles better. (14%, 555 Votes)
- I reject BOTH OF THEM. (20%, 803 Votes)
Total Voters: 3,938