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Beauty inspiration of the day: all pink everything

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…

Find out which 10 models just got their Victoria’s Secret Angel wings

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),…

Moa Aberg for Elle Sweden

Fresh faced is model Moa Aberg on the cover of the September issue of Elle Sweden. Moa is clad in a beautiful 60’s inspired gingham look and a tantalizing pair of smokey kohl-lined eyes.

Elsa Hosk for Elle Sweden

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.

Frida Gustavsson covers Elle Sweden

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.

Watch brand to watch: South Lane

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.

Not quite Sandra Dee

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,…
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12
Mona Johannesson: Elle Sweden, March '12

Costume design in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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.

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