The Best Vintage Vogue Covers of All Time

Modern-day Vogue covers have seen many iterations, but two themes have risen to the top as the most prominent features: models and celebrities (the latter now being the most-oft-featured cover stars). But back in the day, before the culture of celebrity rose to such prominence, Vogue covers were true works of art, in a literal sense—they featured hand-drawn illustrations.

We took a dive into Vogue's vintage cover archives to produce what we believe to be the best of the bunch—from the 1950s, '60s, and even into the '80s. These covers embody the best of what Vogue originally was: an of-the-moment fashion magazine aimed at the most socially mobile and affluent women in the world.

Keep scrolling to see the best vintage Vogue covers of all time!

November 1902

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February 1924

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December 1930

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April 1944

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January 1950

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January 1950

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March 1950

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June 1950

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December 1951

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August 1957

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March 1960

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February 1961

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March 1965

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March 1967

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October 1967

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March 1970

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November 1971

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January 1984

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April 1984

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December 1985

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June 1986

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