Can you think of a better newsstand home for the adventurously stylish Nina Dobrev than on the cover of a magazine called Fashion? Neither can we! So it’s terrific to see her looking perfectly in place on the front of their September issue, where she posed for a photoshoot wearing some typically bold and beautiful outfits that ordinary humans couldn’t pull off even in their wildest dreams (that suit she’s sporting on the cover? So fabulous, and SO not fair).
And inside, she’s talking candidly about her on-set wardrobe, her relationship with Ian Somerhalder and how her role on “The Vampire Diaries” has prepared her for what—and whatever—comes next.
According to Nina, fashion isn’t just something she enjoys playing with in her personal life; it’s also a source of professional inspiration.
“Whenever I’m in Elena’s clothing, my demeanor changes and I just feel more casual and effortless,” she said, describing how the costume racks for her dual role sit on opposite sides of the room so that she can get dressed while in character. “As soon as I put on any of Katherine’s gear, like a corset, my outlook changes because my posture is changing. Clothes are such a big help.”