If fashion magazines had a favorite time of year, it would undoubtedly be the holiday season. In fashion, each month and their respective covers aim to appear topical: bikinis are favored in July and a tweed coat might be wrapped around a September cover girl. However, no month celebrates its holidays quite like December does.
Today, a December cover has become the apropos cover for a crimson ball gown or a silvery metallic confection of a dress. Bows, sequins and sparkling jewelry are also December cover staples. ‘Twas not always this limited though; a look back at the December covers of Christmases past reveals a plethora of covers seasonally themed in winter wonderland-type scenes not unlike a holiday card.
Click through for a look at 35 holiday-themed magazine covers celebrating the season.