Queen Elizabeth II graces the cover of British Vogue for the first time for Platinum Jubilee special

Publish Date
Friday, 25 March 2022, 3:55PM

For the first time in her 95 years, Queen Elizabeth II has appeared on the cover of Vogue in celebration of her Platinum Jubilee.

The monarch appears alongside "Hollywood royalty" Anya Taylor-Joy, who has a separate cover, for British publication's April issue.

The front page bears an image of Her Majesty wearing the George IV State Diadem, which was taken in 1957 by her former brother-in-law, the late Antony Armstrong-Jones, who was also known as Lord Snowdon following his marriage to the late Princess Margaret.

A spokesperson for the magazine explained the issue will "pay special tribute to Her Majesty The Queen, ahead of the Platinum Jubilee, by looking back on its own unique relationship with the Monarch during her seventy years on the throne."

As well as the black and white image of the Queen, a twin front cover of the April issue also features the Queen's Gambit actress wearing a replica of the George IV State Diadem for "her own fantasy royal dress-up moment."

Through her 70 year reign, the queen has featured on the cover of a wide range of publications including Time, Vanity Fair and Punch.

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