More's 15 Major Moments and Milestones

Celebrate our 15th anniversary by time-traveling through the MORE covers that helped us make history

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Launch Cover, October 1998

Cybill Shepherd who, after appearing in the smash TV hit Moonlighting, was the star of her own show, Cybill.  She was the hottest woman on the small screen.

MORE’s First Swimsuit Issue, June 1999

Cheryl Tiegs was living proof that a midlife woman could rock a tankini.

Jamie Lee Curtis Gets Undressed, September 2002

Jamie Lee Curtis helped put More on the map by striking a blow for honesty when she posed in her undies and without makeup.

First African American Cover, April 2003

 Iman, a supermodel and entrepreneur was the first African American woman to appear on the cover. 

Hillary Clinton, April 2004

Hillary Clinton was in the midst of her first reinvention, her Second Act as a United States Senator.

First Real-Women Cover, May 2005

The two winners of More’s Model Search were the first real women to appear on the cover.

First English Actress, February 2006

We traveled to London to shoot Emma Thompson.

First White-Haired Cover, April 2008

Another English acting icon, Helen Mirren, was also our first white-haired cover.

Michelle Obama, October 2008

Our first Michelle Obama cover, pre-White House, hit newsstands as the couple were making American political history.

First Triple Cover, November 2008

Jane Fonda, Sharon Stone, Tea Leoni, with enough star wattage to break the age barrier.

First Athlete, April 2009

Dara Torres, who at 42 surprised everyone by triumphing at the Olympics.

Black and White, November 2009

The always colorful Diane Keaton in black-and-white; the words are by her children.

Mother and Daughter, May 2010

Jamie Lee Curtis, this time shown with images of her equally famous movie star mother, Janet Leigh.

First Under-40 Cover, February 2011

Model Molly Sims was our first cover with an under-40 celebrity.

First First-Lady Cover, February 2012

Michelle Obama, our first First-Lady cover.


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