Kate Upton by Steven Meisel for US Vogue
It's no Vogue Italia cover, yet.
Captions from the images:
This high-fashion crossover with a curvaceous figure and irrepressible smile is next in a long line of beauty-next-door ideals, harking back beyond Mansfield and Monroe to the wholesome, athletic Gibson girl.
Gentlemen Prefer Blonds
It isn't just her ridiculously Sexy bikini body that has inspired nearly 20 million YouTube hits. It's her warmth, confidence, and joie de vivre.
The Girl Can't Help It
She became famous at eighteen for wearing bikinis-on beaches, on skateboards, on magazine covers. At 20, she's becoming more famous for wearing Kors, Vuitton, and Ralph.
Fresh, clean-lined American sportswear is a perfect match for fresh, comfortable-in-your-skin attitude.
Raised in Florida, she's an accomplished equestrienne with a winner's determination. "The Upton," she says, "are very competitive.
Kiss Me, Kate
"I don't want to starve myself." Upton says. "I still want to hang out with my family and be a normal girl."
Sunny Side Upton
The New Girl
US Vogue November 2012
Shot by: Steven Meisel
Styling: Tonne Goodman
Model: Kate Upton