Kendall Jenner Joins the Supermodel Ranks in 'Vogue' Paris's 95th Anniversary Issue

The publication is offering four covers — featuring four iconic cover stars — for a celebration nearly a century in the making.
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The publication is offering four covers — featuring four iconic cover stars — for a celebration nearly a century in the making.
Kendall Jenner on the cover of 'Vogue' Paris's October 2015 issue. Photo: David Sims/'Vogue' Paris

Kendall Jenner on the cover of 'Vogue' Paris's October 2015 issue. Photo: David Sims/'Vogue' Paris

Kendall Jenner only made her official Fashion Month debut four seasons ago, but she's already a bona fide supermodel — at least in the eyes of Vogue Paris. Just days after Forbes added the 19-year-old reality star to its annual ranking of the world's highest-paid models, Jenner landed what could very well be her most impressive fashion accolade yet. 

To celebrate its 95th anniversary, Vogue Paris recruited four of the industry's most legendary faces to appear on four separate, collectible covers for the magazine's Oct. 2015 issue. Jenner is the youngest of the bunch, and is featured alongside the icons (and frequent Vogue Paris cover stars) Kate Moss, Christy Turlington and Gisele Bündchen.

This is, of course, a pretty sizable statement that Vogue Paris's Emmanuelle Alt is making about the trajectory of Jenner's career. Though she has been a public figure since "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" premiered in 2007, she didn't walk in her first big-name runway show until 2014 for Marc Jacobs. With a lucrative Estée Lauder beauty contract and campaigns for Givenchy, Balmain and Fendi already under her belt, there's no doubt she hasn't found success in a business that's notoriously challenging for newcomers. Moss, Turlington and Bündchen, however, have redefined the modeling profession in their shared decades of influence, and have certainly paved the way for Jenner and the new class of social media-driven models. 

Another up-and-coming "legend" that Alt features in the issue is Lily-Rose Depp, the 16-year-old daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis who's quickly becoming a fashion industry darling. Browse the October covers below, and keep an eye out for the 472-page special issue when it hits newsstands on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Kate Moss. Photo: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott/'Vogue' Paris

Kate Moss. Photo: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott/'Vogue' Paris

Christy Turlington. Photo: Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin/'Vogue' Paris

Christy Turlington. Photo: Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin/'Vogue' Paris

Gisele Bündchen. Mario Testino/'Vogue' Paris

Gisele Bündchen. Mario Testino/'Vogue' Paris