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ELLE September 2019

ELLE is the international fashion magazine for sophisticated, independent women with a strong sense of personal style. The hottest designers. The latest fashions on the street and on the runways. Plus the beauty, health and fitness finds to keep you glowing. Get ELLE digital magazine subscription today.

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12 Issues

In this issue

4 min.

LISTEN Folk-rock band The Lumineers burst onto the scene in 2012, when their first single, “Ho Hey,” could be heard in just about every coffee shop across America for months on end. On September 13, they’ll release their third full-length studio album, III, which contains nine songs bundled into three “chapters” that together tell a story about family, addiction, and love. SHOP Etro is synonymous with colorful paisley prints, but the brand’s Pegasus logo, created in 1968, is just as iconic. This season, the house honors that heritage by reissuing its Pegaso Bag as an on-trend cross-body. (Handbag, Etro, $1,140, select Etro boutiques nationwide) SEE Louis Vuitton has wowed fans by revealing the incredible skills involved in crafting the house’s signature leather goods via immersive exhibits like Volez, Voguez, Voyagez. The latest, Louis Vuitton X,…

1 min.
reading list

READ The 14 perceptive essays in Leslie Jamison’s Make It Scream, Make It Burn are divided by category—journalism, criticism, or memoir. Touching upon everything from the “loneliest whale in the world” to Jamison’s experience becoming a stepmother, they demonstrate that the best-selling author of The Empathy Exams continues to explore the limits of human connection. READ In the new anthology Whose Story Is This?, the acclaimed essayist Rebecca Solnit—whom the New York Times has called “the voice of the resistance”—explores the battle to shape the narrative of our era. “The real work,” she writes, “is not to convert those who hate us but to change the world so that haters don’t hold disproportionate power and so that others are not sucked into the nightmare.”…

3 min.
the talent

DAYNA EVANS @DaynaEvans_ Writer Provenance: Philadelphia Now: Brooklyn This month: Wrote “Think Big” (page 348) Bona fides: BA, creative writing, New York University; has written for the New York Times, GQ, and New York magazine First gig: Sales associate at PacSun Reading: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer Movie on repeat: 2011’s Fast Five Current inspiration: Teen climate-change activists, like Greta Thunberg Power source: “Having a community of women around me makes me feel powerful.” Best habit: “I wake up really early, [which is when] I do my best writing.” Past-life persona: A surfer. “There’s something about San Diego and beaches—even though I’m not a nature person at all.” Upcoming: A nonfiction book (currently in the proposal stage) about the history of women and their relationship with bread TERENCE CONNORS @terenceconnors Photographer and videographer Provenance: Grew up between Manhattan…

2 min.
elle us

NINA GARCIA Editor-in-Chief STEPHEN GAN Creative Director MARTIN HOOPS Executive Design Director ERIN HOBDAY Executive Managing Editor ALIX CAMPBELL Chief Visual Content Director, Hearst Magazines JOANN PAILEY Fashion and Market Director JENNIFER WEISEL Entertainment Director ALEXIS WOLFE Accessories Director KATIE BECKER Beauty and Health Director MELISSA GIANNINI Features Director VÉRONIQUE HYLAND Fashion Features Director LAURA SAMPEDRO Deputy Managing Editor CARY GEORGES Visual Director FASHION Senior Market Editor SARAH ZENDEJAS Credits Editor CAITLIN MULLEN Market Editors STEPHANIE SANCHEZ, JADE VALLARIO Associate Market Editor KIA GOOSBY Assistant ROSIE JARMAN FEATURES Fashion Features Editor NAOMI ROUGEAU Strategic Projects and Technology Editor JENNA BLAHA Staff Writer MOLLY LANGMUIR Associate Editor BRIANNA KOVAN BEAUTY Associate Beauty Editor MARGAUX ANBOUBA Assistant Beauty Editor ERIN REIMEL ART AND DESIGN Deputy Art Director KATELYN BAKER Design Assistant JULIANNA DANIELSON International Coordinator MONIQUE BONIOL HEARST VISUAL GROUP Senior Visual Editor LAUREN BROWN Bookings and Visual Production Director IGNACIO MURILLO Senior Visual Researcher MEGAN A. VICTORIA Visual Producer SUZE LEE Associate…

2 min.
power source

ANGELINA WITH HER DOGS: “THEY HAVE A HABIT OF RUNNING AROUND THE BED WHEN I’M READING—PARTICULARLY THE ROTTWEILER, WHO THINKS HE’S SMALLER THAN HE IS.” Like most of the world, I’ve long been fascinated by Angelina Jolie. Before I met her, I always thought there was something magnetic about her ability to blaze a trail and live without compromise. Now that I know her firsthand, I’m in awe of her generosity and compassion. She graced my first cover as editor-in-chief of ELLE in March 2018, and now, a year and a half later, I’m very excited to work with her again for our cover story on page 278. She is one of those multifaceted women we love to embrace at ELLE. What you might not know about Angelina is how involved she…

1 min.
new arrivals

THE IT BAG The perfect companion to Dolce & Gabbana’s boudoir-chic fall collection? A loved-up carryall in red rose brocade with a heart-shaped ex-voto. Handbag, Dolce & Gabbana, $1,695, select Dolce & Gabbana boutiques nationwide. THE STATEMENT EARRING Anyone who follows Gucci’s Alessandro Michele on Instagram knows the creative director’s fascination with antiquity, be it his own taxidermy-and sculpture-filled Roman apartment or his frequent vintage shopping excursions on the city’s Via del Governo Vecchio. So it should come as no surprise that Michele’s debut high jewelry collection is teeming with museum-worthy baubles, such as these shoulder-grazing, botanical-inspired beauties. Rubellite, tourmaline, and pink sapphire one-of-a-kind earrings, Gucci, gucci.com. THE SANDAL Just in time for late-summer garden parties: Tabitha Simmons’s velvet-ribboned, retro chintz lace-up for Coach, no green thumb required. Sandal, Coach x Tabitha Simmons, $150, coach.com.…