Talk about coming full circle!
In the cover photographed by Ellen Von Unwerth, the 56-year-old Queen of Pop goes back to her off-the-cuff fashion roots in an all-black getup. The "Rebel Heart" singer dons a goth-chic, sexy dominatrix look, clad in a black leather bustier, black masquerade mask, single leather glove, and blood-red lips. Black and silver accessories like a skull ring are additions to the cover model's rocker look. For added effect, she's seen chewing on pearls, because why not?
Regardless, this cover embodies Madonna's style and icon status to a tee. It is, however, quite the departure from her previous cover:
How times have changed.
In honour of its anniversary, the magazine also posted a behind-the-scenes pic of the milestone cover. Fifty years later, it's no wonder the crew is all smiles.
The May 2015 cover, which hits newsstands on April 14, is one of four special-edition covers featuring the legendary star.
We can't wait to see the rest!
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