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“Yep, we did it. You are welcome.” No, Cosmopolitan UK is just not lastly presenting you with the precise one true secret to the most effective intercourse of your life — however they did put Jonathan Van Ness on their January 2020 cowl in a gloriously frothy Christian Siriano customized robe and contemporary Nikes.
The well-tressed podcast host, grooming guru, and human hurricane of positivity (who came out as non-binary and genderqueer earlier this year) has labored loads of capital-D Clothes since Queer Eye took him from YouTube to Netflix to… all over the place. However this — from a designer made well-known by his customized seems for stars underserved by mainstream trend homes — is a peach-emoji-coloured froth-splosion suited to a “majestic center-part-blow-dry cotton-candy figure-skating queen.”
It is one half Lizzo’s custom Valentino apricot ruffles at the AMAs, one half this tweet about Lizzo followers…
Somebody stated “Lizzo makes music for girls that put on tutus & Converse on their birthday” & I’ve not recognized peace since. 😭
— A’Lyssah 👑 (@lyssah_a) November 19, 2019
…and all basic JVN, glowing and irresistible and nonetheless pushing the boundaries of the mainstream just a bit.
Now, as for a way historic the duvet is, the precise milestone is somewhat contentious. JVN claims to be the periodical’s first non-female cowl star in 35 years — however that is provided that you do not depend non-female cowl stars, plural, within the type of all 5 unique members of One Path, who covered the UK edition in 2012 (alongside an alternate cover starring the Kardashian sisters).
And on the time, sure shops protecting that cowl skipped proper previous Boy George’s mega-glam look on the front of Cosmo UK in December 1984.
Nonetheless, so far as our analysis can reveal, JVN is the primary out non-binary particular person to be on the duvet of Cosmo, and likewise the primary particular person with a beard. (And what a beard.)
“The opposite day, Taylor [Swift] and I had been making soup, and she or he requested me to go to a Madonna live performance along with her,” he says. “That was the day earlier than my 5 a.m. flight to London to come back right here for this shoot and my tour. I knew it could be a tremendous expertise. However I’ve to prioritize self-care. As a result of if I don’t, then my candle will burn out.”
It is undoubtedly, as he would say, a second.