American Vogue first appeared on the newsstands in December 1892 as a weekly, and became a bi-weekly publication after Condé Nast purchased it almost two decades later. Since then the magazine has become an important fashion trendsetter, its covers and content continue to captivate style lovers all over the world. Vogue: The Covers showcases more than 300 of the most iconic and striking covers, alongside the history and stories behind these stylish images. Organized in chronological order by decade, the book begins with the illustrated covers from the early years and spans the 20th century to the present, chronicling the evolution of fashion, art, culture, and photography. With photographs by influential artists like Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon and Irving Penn.