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How David Bowie Almost Made The Cover Of Vogue

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on December 04, 2011

She'd sigh like Twig the Wonder Kid...

I'm sure you noticed the incredible level of media attention that the Kate Moss/Ziggy VOGUE cover that we told you about last week has been getting. (11.29.2011 NEWS: VOGUE HAS KATE MOSS AS YOUNG ZIGGY STARDUST AGAIN)

It got me thinking...if Kate can look that good as Ziggy on a VOGUE cover, then how good would Ziggy as Ziggy look?

Well, now you can make up your own minds, as here's the result.

Pretty sexy, I think you'll agree?

Of course, a Bowie VOGUE cover did almost happen back in September 1973, as evidenced by the mock-up below.

In the unlikely event that you don't already know the story well, you can read Justin de Villeneuve's recollections here regarding the reason that Pin Ups won out over VOGUE in the battle for the iconic Twiggy & Ziggy shot.

Speaking of Justin de Villeneuve's and birds trying to look like David Bowie...

Total Blam Blam - (BowieNet News Editor)

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    4 December 2011
    How David Bowie Almost Made The Cover Of Vogue

    She'd sigh like Twig the Wonder Kid...

    I'm sure you noticed the incredible level of media attention that the Kate Moss/Ziggy VOGUE cover that we told you about last week has been getting. (11.29.2011 NEWS: VOGUE HAS KATE MOSS AS YOUNG ZIGGY STARDUST AGAIN)

    It got me thinking...if Kate can look that good as Ziggy on a VOGUE cover, then how good would Ziggy as Ziggy look?

    Well, now you can make up your own minds, as here's the result.

    Pretty sexy, I think you'll agree?

    Of course, a Bowie VOGUE cover did almost happen back in September 1973, as evidenced by the mock-up below.

    In the unlikely event that you don't already know the story well, you can read Justin de Villeneuve's recollections here regarding the reason that Pin Ups won out over VOGUE in the battle for the iconic Twiggy & Ziggy shot.

    Speaking of Justin de Villeneuve's and birds trying to look like David Bowie...

    Total Blam Blam - (BowieNet News Editor)