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April 1992: Vogues 100th Anniversary Special featured 10 tops. Clockwise from top: Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Karen Mulder,  Elaine Irwin, Niki Taylor, Yasmeen Ghauri, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, and center, Tatjana Patitz

The best selling Amercian Vogue cover of all time: 

But we were intrigued by one fun fact about Vogue’s best-selling issue ever. Hamish Bowles says that it was1992’s 100th anniversary edition, featuring a zillion top supermodels on the cover, that sold the best.

Why? The models, of course. Bowles explains:

“They were the kind of Liz Taylors of the Eighties. They were the ones with the unbelievably glamorous lives and the crazy glamorous boyfriends and they were the girls that everybody wanted to be.”