Kate Upton graces the January 2013 issue of Vogue UK
. Kate Upton, 20, is best known for her Sports Illustrated
cover. Vogue UK says
Kate is also very keen on a career in high fashion.
Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman says in a statement, "It's very rare for a girl; to move from one area of the business to the other, largely due to the fact that fashion models are almost without curves, whereas swimwear girls are celebrated for them. When I decided to shoot Kate for our first cover of 2013, it was to kick off the year with a young women who is not a stereotypical fashion model - although, let's face it, she's hardly a heffalump!"