If spring’s long-awaited arrival doesn’t make you want to bring out your colours and paint it bright, nothing will. And if the super-gorgeous Frida Gustavsson, donning the prettiest of all-pink makeup looks doesn’t succeed in awaking your inner-girliness, again, nothing will. Photographed for Elle Sweden March 2016, the blonde muse & cover star signs for the beauty inspiration of the day with her candyfloss pink…
You already know Adriana, Lily, Alessandra, Behati and Candice. But when the next big Victoria’s Secret show rolls around, the roster is going to include a much bigger cast of officially-winged Angels. “Joining already established Angels Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, and Candice Swanepoel are models Kate Grigorieva (Russia), Taylor Hill (Colorado), Elsa Hosk (Sweden), Martha Hunt (North Carolina), Jac Jagaciak (Poland),…
The 1970s is back, and with it some decidedly gorgeous hairstyles. Keep them retro-inspired yet modern for an ultimate spring take.
Elsa Hosk poses along the beautiful shores of Miami Beach for the July 2013 cover story of Elle Sweden as photographed by Eric Josjö. The top model is wearing a nice Ralph Lauren paisley print bikini topped with a sheer cover up as styled by Lisa Lindqwister.
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Though personally I think it could have done without the red leather jacket, a wall of giant paper flowers was always going to make this Elle Sweden cover look good. Swedish model Frida Gustavsson fittingly stars as photographed by Carl Bengtsson.
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The September issues are generally considered to be of particular significance, and Elle Sweden patriotically chose a Swedish national for theirs. Frida Gustavsson features, wearing the season’s trend towards baroque inspired embroidery.
As well as meatballs, the Swedes are rather famous for their Scandinavian design aesthetic. It’s one that favours function and form over bells and whistles, and one they do particularly well. At this week’s Pitti Uomo in Florence, watch brand South Lane stood out for the pared-back simplicity of design and uncluttered set of options.
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When Rizzo in Grease sings ‘Look at me, I’m Sandra Dee’ she’s mocking the good girl image of the musical’s leading lady. But as 2012’s fashions go, it’s not just the Greasers and the rebels serving as inspiration for a ’50s revival, but the good girls too. As this shoot from Elle Sweden shows, the key now is to mix it up. Soft retro hair,…
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They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. Yet as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo hits cinema screens around the world, many a viewer will judge Rooney Mara's performance as Lisbeth Salander not just by her acting, but by her visual transformation. And that's a transformation that comes down to more than how Mara carries herself, but how fashion is used to project the character's inner workings. Instead of a traditional review, we give a fashioniser's view of costume design and its impact upon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. And don't worry: there are no spoilers.