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DECEMBER COVER EXPLAINED

Every month ELLE hits the shelves, and a brand, spanking new issue beckons you from the rack. But, have you ever wondered what it takes to put one together? We ask our editor Emilie Gambade how an ELLE cover...
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WIN A ROYALE WKD AWAY WORTH R100,000!

Win a ROYALE weekend in the heart of Cape Town worth R100 000. Yes, one lucky reader and five friends could win a two-night stay at the luxurious Cape Royale Luxury Hotel and Spa worth R100 000! Are you...
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LUPITA NYONG’O BY NUMBERS

She is the Academy-award winning actress whose smile lights up the room and whose fashion choices inspire a conversation. Lupita Nyong’o may be new onto the scene, but she is inspiring young girls and women...
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MEET ABAI SCHULZE

Ethiopian born and American raised handbag designer Abai Schulze is making headways with her young brand ZAAF. Drawing on her Ethiopian roots, ZAAF is a celebration of local culture and craftsmanship....
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10 REASONS TO BUY ELLE DECEMBER

It's bold, it's brilliant and oh-my it is beautiful (well, we think so). Our DECEMBER issue hit the shelves today, and - with a bumper crop of of the best in this year's beauty, fashion and style in one...
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GET THE LOOK: BEACH CHIC

Since you’ll probably be spending most of your time on the beach this month, take a few tips from Jessica Alba and look good while doing it with these great Summer buys chosen by the Elle fashion...
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LA MER #REVITALISINGDESTINATIONS: JAPAN

SAIHO-JI Kyoto, Japan A living, breathing mystery, the Moss Temple sits in wooded hills an hour west of downtown Kyoto. The ancient Saiho-ji temple would be quite unremarkable if not for its...
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DECEMBER ISSUE TEASER

It’s just three more sleeps until the DECEMBER issue of ELLE hits the shelves – and we’re welcoming our luxe edition! On our cover? That’s for you to find out, but for now we’ll just tell you that...
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#PRETTYPOWERFUL: ZAKEEYA PATEL

This month, Bobbi Brown cosmetics is presenting The #PrettyPowerful Content Series – a global project raising funds for women and girls’ upliftment in developing countries through the sale of a limited...
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HOROSCOPES: 18–25 NOVEMBER

The Moon cycle this week? New Moon in the sign of Sagittarius. And what does it mean for us? It’s about expanding our knowledge and looking deeper than the obvious, discovering and experiencing more than...