David Downton Does Cate Blanchett for Vogue Australia September '09

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Aug 1, 2009   Updated: Aug 16 2011 • References: & fashiongonerogue
In honor of the magazine's 50th anniversary, Vogue Australia's September 2009 issue will feature four illustrated covers of Cate Blanchett by David Downton.

This is a curious departure for the Vogue franchise, which is known for its cutting edge fashion photography. In the interest of helping spread news of what will surely be a legendary celebration, Vogue Australia's September 2009 issue featuring David Downton's illustrations of Cate Blanchett appear in the gallery above.

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