Natalie Portman, photographed by Annie Leibovitz. “It was about capturing Natalie at her most radiant,” says V.F. fashion and style director Jessica Diehl, who also discusses styling the cover and portfolio.
Vanity Fair, August 1991: Demi Moore, Pregnant and Nude This cover was shot by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz and was decried as shameful and disgusting when it was released. Some stores sent back the issue, or only sold it with a brown paper covering the “offensive” image. It has spawned countless celebrity nude pregnancy shots done in the same fashion, and helped to launch Demi Moore’s career into the stratosphere.
2. Demi Moore: Naked & Pregnant, August 1991 – Vanity Fair this 1991 Vanity Fair cover featured Demi Moore, who was the first celebrity to appear naked and pregnant on the cover of a magazine. Moore, then 28, and then-husband Bruce Willis were expecting their second child that August.