It's official: David Beckham will be the first man to ever cover ELLE magazine! After months of inquiry about who would be the lucky male to grace the cover of the top women's fashion magazine, Elle UK announced today that the selected choice is none other than Becks!
The world-renowned sports and fashion icon will cover the July issue of Elle UK in celebration of his hometown London hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics Games.
"David Beckham is a national hero, so we saw an opportunity to shoot a celebratory cover to support an historical and patriotic year” said Elle UK’s Editor-in-Chief Lorraine Candy.
Beckham is an icon and ELLE is known for featuring icons on its cover. This is a first for us on the newsstand and I believe he is loved by men and women alike."
Fashionistas everywhere are going crazy in anticipation of having a male grace the cover of a major fashion publication for the first time, let alone it being David Beckham.
We love where the industry is going and can't wait to see more male figures turn up in the fashion game.