According to Complex, with the announcement that Beyonce will serve as the cover model for Vogue’s coveted September issue this year, the Houston songstress will become the first ever black female artist to cover the September issue of the magazine.

The September issue of Vogue magazine has served as the magazine’s biggest and most celebrated issue. The creation of the issue was even featured in a 2009 documentary titled The September Issue.

Beyonce’s cover story in the latest issue of Vogue features various designers offering their thoughts on the singer. Among those who offered quotes were Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci and Stella McCartney.

“Her appeal crosses art forms, genders, and generations,” McCartney says in the magazine, according to Complex.

The cover story also features an interview with Beyonce. In addition to her September issue cover, Beyonce is featured on two past covers for Vogue.

The September issue of Vogue is scheduled to hit newsstands in New York and Los Angeles on August 18.

Pictures from Beyonce’s spread with Vogue can be found below.

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