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Lorde Covers 'Teen Vogue''s May Issue

And look! No black lipstick!

Taylor Swift must be freaking out so hard right now

Lorde, the 17-year-old wunkerkind from Down Under (Aukland, New Zealand, to be precise) just scored her very first mainstream American fashion mag cover: May's issue of Teen Vogue, a magazine she was pretty much destined to cover if you ask us.

Her beauty look in the cover shoot, applied by Benjamin Puckey, is a lot softer than we're used to seeing from the girl with an affinity for inky lips and dip-dyed finger tips. (And if you're thinking the cover looks a little autumnal for a spring issue, it's probably because she's wearing a plaid top from Marc by Marc Jacob's fall 2014 collection. Maybe they're on NZ time?)

The singer touched on her signature gothic-tinged style in the cover story: "There are a lot of expectations in this industry about looking a certain way and having a certain kind of appeal," she tells Andrew Bevan. "I am feminine, but I really love dressing in boys' clothes too. I guess that's why I get labeled as 'the grumpy girl,' because I don't play into that." Do you, Lorde. Do you. 

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In that same vein, it'll be interesting to see whether the singer will take issue with the amount of airbrushing that's been done to her skin on the cover -- something she's openly condemned in the past via Twitter.

In other Lorde beauty news that should make her fans very, very un-grumpy, the "Royals" singer debuted a purple-y lipstick color from her upcoming MAC collaboration this past Saturday during her Coachella performance -- just enough to tide us over until the collection drops this June.

Head to Teen Vogue for more of Lorde's cover shoot.