Madonna on the phone in her dressing room while filming her video “True Blue” directed by James Foley in late 1986.

Madonna on the phone in her dressing room while filming her video “True Blue” directed by James Foley in late 1986.

Madonna photographed by Helmut Newton at Small’s K.O. on Melrose in 1990.

Madonna photographed by Helmut Newton at Small’s K.O. on Melrose in 1990.

True Blue, baby, I love you.

True Blue, baby, I love you.

Madonna putting on her veil while filming Take a Bow in Ronda, Spain (1994)

Madonna putting on her veil while filming Take a Bow in Ronda, Spain (1994)

Madonna adjusting her glasses for photographer Alberto Tolot in 1986.

Madonna adjusting her glasses for photographer Alberto Tolot in 1986.

Madonna proclaims M.A.C. Russian Red her favorite lipstick color, making it a runaway hit.

Madonna proclaims M.A.C. Russian Red her favorite lipstick color, making it a runaway hit.

Madonna Ciccone

Madonna Ciccone

Katy Perry and Madonna giving it for V Magazine.

Katy Perry and Madonna giving it for V Magazine.

Madonna and Katy’s stilettos inside V Magazine!

Madonna and Katy’s stilettos inside V Magazine!

Madonna and Katy Perry inside V Magazine!!!

Madonna and Katy Perry inside V Magazine!!!

A cropped and platinum Madonna in faux fur photographed by Alberto Tolot in 1986.

A cropped and platinum Madonna in faux fur photographed by Alberto Tolot in 1986.

Madonna coming on V Magazine!

After a long and arduous winter, it’s time to bask in the sunshine. V want you to have a fulfilling summer season, and for that reason we’ve packed this issue with the best of what’s to come: faraway festivals (for the avid music fan) and the most enticing reads, exhibitions, movies, and so forth. Of course, who better to cap off this season of everlasting glow than the eternally youthful Material Girl, accompanied by pop’s reigning princess of the charts? In a worldwide exclusive, V Magazine and Steven Klein come together again to capture Madonna and Katy Perry in their element, under the sartorial eye of Arianne Phillips. Here, they delve into the importance of being creatively liberated, in a celebration of music, fashion, and artistic freedom. After all, isn’t that what summer is all about?Pre-order your copy now and get it in your hands by Memorial Day!

Madonna coming on V Magazine!

After a long and arduous winter, it’s time to bask in the sunshine. V want you to have a fulfilling summer season, and for that reason we’ve packed this issue with the best of what’s to come: faraway festivals (for the avid music fan) and the most enticing reads, exhibitions, movies, and so forth. Of course, who better to cap off this season of everlasting glow than the eternally youthful Material Girl, accompanied by pop’s reigning princess of the charts? In a worldwide exclusive, V Magazine and Steven Klein come together again to capture Madonna and Katy Perry in their element, under the sartorial eye of Arianne Phillips. Here, they delve into the importance of being creatively liberated, in a celebration of music, fashion, and artistic freedom. After all, isn’t that what summer is all about?

Pre-order your copy now and get it in your hands by Memorial Day!

25 Years Ago Today! “C’mon girls! Do you believe in love?” Madonna released ‘Express Yourself’ on May 9, 1989!

25 Years Ago Today! “C’mon girls! Do you believe in love?” Madonna released ‘Express Yourself’ on May 9, 1989!