As if she wasn't already on fashion fire -- this Beyonce July 2011 Vogue Italy spread is the newest addition to the sexy and diverse body of editorials the singing sensation has starred in this month in preparation for the release of her new album '4.' This high-class shoot is overflowing with the elegant femininity and stoic strength that epitomize Beyonce's stage persona. With full length gowns and furs, voluminous forties flip hair and bold dark lips, the shoot is has the confidence of the queen of R&B's alter-ego 'Sasha Fierce' and the inviting sweetness for which she is famous. Shot by photography Francesco Carrozini, the shoot has Bey rocking dresses by Tom Ford and furs by Funtastic Furs.
Implications - There are a variety of promotional mediums for artists with pending releases and projects underway. Editorials are a career-building method of exposure which furthers fashion icon status and drives record sales.