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ELLE UK November 2018

Everything you ever need in a fashion magazine – ELLE is the glossy you can shop from. It's playful, useful, modern and relevant – inspiring you to be stylish in every area of your life. From exclusive celebrity interviews and shoots to the best edit of designer and high-street fashion and beauty, ELLE will give you insider access to the fashion and beauty world.

United Kingdom
Hearst Magazines UK
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12 Issues


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editor’s letter

“One thing I AM CONVINCED of is that the MORE YOU DO, the more YOU CAN DO” — LAUREN BACALL One of the definite perks of attending the ready-to-wear shows twice a year is that, between the eternal round of catwalks and appointments, you sometimes get to witness special performances from iconic artists brought in by brands to add extra star power to fashion week. During my time at ELLE, I’ve been lucky enough to see some of these amazing happenings, with highlights including Prince, Amy Wine-house, Mary J. Blige and, most recently, Elton John. And yes, I realise how lucky I am. They were all truly unforgettable moments. One of the most incredible was Florence Welch, performing at the SS12 Chanel show at Paris’s Grand Palais. The audience was so…

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1o things to do this month

1. READ Those of you who gleefully chant along to RuPaul’s catchphrases throughout every episode of Drag Race will want to get your hands on GuRu, a new book full of the drag queen’s best advice and fiercest looks. You better werk. Out 25 October; Harper Collins 2. LISTEN Disco is back, with new releases from Nile Rodgers & Chic, Chaka Khan and the late Prince – and the Liverpool Disco Festival offers the full experience. From £38.75; liverpooldiscofestival.com 3. FLEX Terrified of the gym? Exorcise your fitness fears with 1Rebel’s series of Halloween events. Sign up to themed classes, body painting, DJs and even a prosecco party at all five of its London venues. Working out is the new going out, right? 1rebel.co.uk 4. WEAR What do Beyoncé, Rihanna and Lady Gaga…

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the november issue

SADIQ KHAN @sadiq For some calm in the capital, mayor of London Sadiq heads back to Tooting, south London, where he was born and raised. ‘Nothing beats a run around the common. I find it a great way to clear my head.’ After his law degree, Sadiq worked as a human rights lawyer before entering the House of Commons in 2005. He is now on a mission to achieve gender equality in London with his #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign. A father to two daughters, he wants to ensure the next generation of women have the best chance in life: ‘It’s unacceptable that some girls and women are still held back because of their gender,’ he says. Amen. On page 125, Sadiq reflects on the women who inspire him. EMILY CHENG @emilychengmakeup Growing up in Vancouver, one of…

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dress for the decades

“ THERE’S a DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REFERENTIAL and LOOKING BACK with NOSTALGIA” 5OS Teddy-girl style via bum-freezer jackets and beehives at Miu Miu 6OS Jackie O doubles with pastel twin-sets at Moschino 7OS Patchwork bohemia and ankle-swinging skirts at Christian Dior 8OS Punkish bovver boots styled with boulder shoulders at Saint Laurent “TO GIVE AUTHENTIC VINTAGE a NEW LEASE of LIFE, KEEP JEWELLERY CLEAN and MINIMAL” 9OS The curved-peak hats and nylon jackets of Burberry’s ‘football casuals’ WHAT’S THE ADAGE ABOUT FINE W I N E A N D A G E ? It’s that the best ones are vintage, isn’t it? Well, fashion is of the same view – the AW18 catwalks were packed with throwback styles. But now you have the choice to stay sober; indulge with your outfit. You only have to look at a…

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the news

MICROTREND BRA–VING THE COLD Layering as an autumn/winter trend is well-trodden ground, so we’ll spare you. However, consider ‘after- thefact’ underwear. Meaning, maybe you forgot to put your bra on first, and decided to fling it on as the finishing touch to your look. Or perhaps you noticed that Loewe, Moschino and Marine Serre are touting underwear as outerwear. Either way, a trailing satin bandeau or brassiere is trending. Be careful, folks, it’s nippy out… MORE THAN WORDS BAD TASTE If Melania Trump left a sour taste in your mouth with her ‘I don’t care’ parka (the modern equivalent of Marie Antoinette’s ‘Let them eat cake’), consider merch (fashion featuring corporate logos) your way of biting back. Maybe you’re into The New York Times, like Frank Ocean, or Chateau Marmont x Gucci. Whatever your tribe,…

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If you long to emulate the style of Bianca Jagger or Charlotte Rampling, look no further than LA-based brand Staud. Both women have influenced its collections at one point, satiating the desire for standout accessories and ready-to-wear at a more affordable price point. ‘We looked at Sixties sitcom Gilligan’s Island for one collection, then the height of the Studio 54 era for another. We want to keep it fresh every time,’ says co-founder Sarah Staudinger. But the designs aren’t throwbacks – that’s the appeal. ‘We focus on contemporary pieces.’ Marrying the kitsch with the heady glamour of Seventies disco, Staud was established in 2O15 as a joint venture between Staudinger, former fashion director of cult brand Reformation, and her partner in life and business, George Augusto. ‘I saw a gap in…