July in fashion magazines in the year 2014: It shall be known as the month that everyone made out with foliage. Flowering trees, roses in jars: All manner of plants held their appeal. Movie stars bathed only in petals. This is the month that editorial spreads are veritable vegetation pinups.
See this plant love and more (giant human Cheeto, Lupita on a yoga ball, and manic-pixie lifeguards) in our slideshow of this month’s superlatives from Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, W, and others.
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Worst Communication About Photoshopping
This model was, in no uncertain terms, informed that this ladder would be green-screened into a waterfall-throne made from the tears of her exes.
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Best Outfit to Buy an Egg In
That’s exactly it. Nailed it.
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Most Miranda "Does" Kerr
Doesn’t she always look like you interrupted her, but she also forgot what she was doing anyway, so she doesn't really mind?
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Best Museum Antics
Sixteen seconds before getting kicked out.
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Most Fun Roof
Just you, just you getting weird on a roof.
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Best Excuse for a Horse
There is no reason for a horse to be here, but I will take any excuse for a horse.
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Best Lupita Stretch
If this were an advertisement for oversize exercise balloons, I would buy one!
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All dressed up and no water to boat on.
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Best Poster for a Movie Adaptation of an English Novel Your Mother Likes
Evelyn Waugh? Probably?
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Most Water Incompetent
Lady! The actual ocean is like yards away from you. I'm sure your boobs won't know the difference.
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Best Moldy Cheeto
That good blue mold at the top.
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Best Moldy Cheeto, Redux
A lizard found it and is starting to eat it.
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Most Confusing Collection of Things
An Anna Kendrick, a bunny, a dirty segment of fur, some tepid watermelon. Sure! Let's call it a set piece and a day.
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Cleanliness is next to godliness is next to a really good shower cap.
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Sexiest Flowering Tree
You wouldn’t mind just giving them a minute alone, would you?
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Sexiest Flowering Tree, Redux
Phew, they're done. And they have plans to see each other next week!
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Best Secret Socks
While you were looking at that butt, others noticed frilly socks tucked into heels.
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Pink Fur, Single Boob, Round 1
Doused in water.
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Pink Fur, Single Boob, Round 2
Reporting from a rose garden.
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Worst Upstairs Neighbor
You know this stomping woman causes a racket and blames it on Mercury in retrograde.
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Worst Advertisement for Denim's Many Purposes
A whole lot of denim going on ...
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Best New Category of Feelings
Junkyard explosion heart.
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She’ll get the postcards, you pick out the snacks.
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Most on a Mission
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Lady has been waiting there since 2001 and never once felt out of fashion.
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Most Patient Runner-Up
Her boyfriend’s band is going to play in a minute, she swears.
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A GIF is demanded!
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Most Magical, Shrinking Field Sprite
And in the next moment, her sweater and skirt swam about her as the elfin field-nymph shrank back to dwarf size.
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Best Job Keeping It Inside
Good job not looking itchy; hay is the worst.
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This should be a new creature in Avatar.
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Best Elfin Space Warrior
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Worst at Recalling Who She Just Beat Up
She just remembers blurs and victory.
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Best Waist Sweater
A furry sheepish creature.
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Most Ready for a Fight
Bold pants, bolder sweater, boldest stance.
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Worst Fairy Princess
She carries that ethereal pastel fog and mooncalf look wherever she goes.
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Most Overenthusiastic Life Guard
All prepped with that safety helmet and everything.
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I sense any romance novel title could be slapped over this image and it would still make sense.
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Whoever got their friend to stand on a chair in some sand, dressed all pretty, wins a funny-friend prize.
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How will you ever get to the party when those stairs are so much fun?