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8 of the Most Memorable Magazine Covers

Published 28/05/2014 | 12:00

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Since their existence, magazines haven't lose their shock value.

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With Gisele's latest turn including a nude spread in French magazine Liu, we take a look back at other covers which sent shockwaves throughout the celebrity world. Whether it's Anna Wintour's first ever Vogue cover featuring a model in (gasp!) jeans, a 16-year-old Britney Spears posing scantily clad on the cover of Rolling Stone or Ellen DeGeneres coming out on the cover of Time - these are the spreads which still have us talking.

Time, May 2012

'Are You Mom Enough?'

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Vanity Fair, April 2013

Kerry Washington is one the second ever black woman to feature on the cover of Vanity Fair - Beyonce had previously featured twice.

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Rolling Stone, March 1999

When Britney Spears hit the big time, she was famous for her super sexy image and her Roling Stone cover pretty much summed up her meteoric rise.

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Vogue (US), November 1988

Anna Wintour's first cover as Editor-In-Chief of US Vogue made her mark in the fashion world as it was the styl bible's first ever cover featuring a model in jeans, as well as a couture jacket worth $10,000.

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Vanity Fair, August 1991

Demi Moore's bare baby bump revolutionised the celebrity pregnancy. Her cover has since been imitated countless times over by expectant mums.

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Rolling Stone, September 1993

Janet Jackson posed topless won the cover with a model holding her breasts to to protect her 'modesty'. Another pose always emulated, never repeated.

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Time, April 1997

Ellen DeGeneres was the most high profile female celebrity to come out as gay in Hollywood and is a modern day trailblazer.

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, 2012

If you didn't know who Kate Upton was before this cover- you certainly do now.

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