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Marie Claire Australia November 2018

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editor’s letter

Jesinta Franklin joins a powerful line-up of women who share their personal struggles with anxiety, Australia’s most common mental health condition (from page 44). Glamorous racing headwear hits new heights, page 116.When women come together, magic happens. This well-known adage was proved with punch a year ago this month when the #MeToo movement engulfed the world. It laid bare one clear, powerful message: when women collectively speak out, they can change the world. And if those voices belong to the high-profile – accomplished women who have seemingly perfect lives yet harbour deep secrets – the impact can be seismic. Because of a few brave celebrities, millions of others felt confident to tell their own stories, and let out a united sigh of relief knowing they weren’t alone and shouldn’t feel…

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this month on marieclaire.com.au

ACCESS ALL AREASGo BTS at our country cover shoot with Asher Keddie (and a herd of Highland cows), shot at the beautiful Warramba homestead (warramba.com.au).OUTBACK BEAUTYOur team travelled on The Ghan train to shoot this month’s Red Earth fashion story. Watch extra footage of the breathtaking Alice Springs landscape online.BEACH BABEGo behind the scenes of marie claire’s retro fashion shoot with beauty entrepreneur Lianna Perdis. Shot on location at Sydney’s Palm Beach with makeup created by her father, Napoleon Perdis (pictured at work, above); visit maireclaire.com.au to find out how to re-create these stunning beauty looks.(PHOTOGRAPHY BY CORRIE BOND.)MOODY BLUESHost and model Jesinta Franklin gets candid about her anxiety battles on the set of our awareness campaign; go to marieclaire.com.au for her interview.MARIE CLAIRE & FIAT 500’S FASHION FILESGet to…

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the lust list

Chanel BAG, approx $6470, 1300 242 635; Christian Louboutin SHOES, $1695, 02-8355 5282. (PHOTOGRAPHY BY EDWARD URRUTIA.)1 PASTELRosy nude splashes the season’s most alluring accessories, but the look is far from saccharine. Think ballet slippers adorned with razor-sharp spikes for a gritty-in-pink finish.Karen Walker SUNGLASSES, $290, karenwalker.com; Chanel CUFFS, approx $1615 each, 1300 242 635; Bulgari BAG, $3370, bulgari.com.2 MONOCHROME“I have said that black has it all. White too,” Coco Chanel once mused. “Their beauty is absolute.” Today the classic combination lives on, best realised with a hint of ritz and glitz reminiscent of the roaring ’20s.CHANEL RESORT 2019RED VALENTINO RESORT 2019COSTUME JEWELS TO COVETOSCAR DE LA RENTA A/W 2019RED VALENTINO RESORT 2019JOSEPH RESORT 20191 Attico DRESS, approx $2400, at net-a-porter.com. 2 Michael Kors Collection SHOES, POA, 03-9639 0943. 3…

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about time

Bethan Grayand her material mood boardMade to last forever, the timepiecereflects the designer’s tactile tables available in Australia at Living Edge.“It was a challenge for me to work on a different scale,” says Bethan Gray. (PHOTOGRAPHY BY JULIAN ABRAMS. TEXT BY KATHRYN MADDEN.)The Rado True Thinline Studs, $2350, is Gray’s first foray into fashion. “I wanted to create a watch for the cool, confident women I know,” she says.Buying a “forever” piece of furniture is not just a financial investment, but a highly personal one, too. It’s a philosophy Welsh designer Bethan Gray brought to the table when asked to collaborate with Rado on its True Thinline collection.The paper-thin ceramic watch was first created in 2011, but presented an opportunity for Gray to fuse furniture and fashion. Her design features…

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the edit

Polo Ralph Lauren jumper, $449, 02-9410 2038PONY CLUBFirst dreamt up in 2000, Ralph Lauren’s famed Pink Pony collection returns with an assortment of feel-good fashion – 25 per cent of profits will be donated to a global network of cancer charities.Swarovski Crystal Lake watch, $649 (left), and $499 (right), swarovski.comMore than just a pretty face: these sparkling Swarovski timepieces meld sapphire crystal dials with leather and rose gold.MIX TAPE Here’s a trend primed for Instagram: make like the sartorial set in a carefree combination of spots, checks and florals, all fused together in one high-fashion mash-up.FUTURE SHAPINGFrench lingerie favourite Chantelle is shaking up stereotypes with its new ethos #OverthrowUnderwear. Super soft and seamless, the latest line comes in just one size that moulds to any body.Moschino [tv] H&M slides, $119,…

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behind the veil

WOMEN LIVING FEARLESSLY AROUND THE GLOBE“I started this photography project thinking I only had my personal story to share,” says Saudi single mother and photographer Tasneem Alsultan, who was married at 17. As an educated woman with the support of progressive and connected parents, Alsultan managed to divorce the father of her two daughters after 10 years of an unhappy marriage. Following the gruelling and lengthy process of divorce, she was driven to document other women’s experiences of love, loss and male privilege. Her project, Saudi Tales of Love, which includes widows as well as happily married and divorced women, seeks to capture the reality of Saudi women living in a country governed by male guardianship laws. “Despite the fact that things are changing, with women able to drive and…