The Best Celebrity Santas on Magazine Covers
One of our favorite holiday pastimes is looking at Xmas magazine covers. This year we’ve collected a dozen magazine covers featuring celebrities dressed in Santa Claus hats (and costumes). Check out this gallery of fine Yule tidings, featuring Snoop Dogg, Burt Reynolds, Bella Abzug, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Bill Murray, Alec Baldwin, and of course, Sonny Liston (plus a special appearance by Karl Marx)!
(Above): Playgirl, December 1974. On the cover: Burt Reynolds. Thanks Boom Underground for the image
Rolling Stone, December 12, 2006. On the cover: Snoop Dogg
Esquire, December 1998. On the cover: Bill Murray
Jet, December 30, 1976. On the cover: Marvin Gaye
Ms., December 1975. On the cover: Bella Abzug
Men’s Journal, December 2009-January 2010. On the cover: Alec Baldwin
Record Collectors’ Magazine, December 1986. On the cover: Elvis Presley
Esquire, December 1963. On the cover: Sonny Liston, art director: George Lois. Thanks Boom Underground for the image
Sports Illustrated, December 29, 1997. On the cover: Evander Holyfield, photograph: George Lange, art director: Steven Hoffman
Jet, December 26, 1968. On the cover: James Brown
Esquire, December 1974. On the cover: Rudolf Nureyev
Seattle Helix, 1969. On the cover: Karl Marx, illustration by Walt Crowley. Thanks Babylon Falling for the image
A version of this post originally appeared on the Society of Publication Designers website.