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ED’S DIARY: PFW DAY 3

Day Three (Au Revoir Paris!) Today, I am invited to the Chanel studio, rue Duphot (it is a street parallel to Cambon), where the SS 2015 collection will be exposed for the media, for only a few hours. If I...
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ED’S DIARY: PFW DAY 2

Day Two At 8:30am, I am back on avenue Montaigne, in the 8th quarter, this time at the Hotel Plaza Athénée, where ELLE editors-in-chief from all around the globe gather every year for an intimate...
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ED’S DIARY: PARIS FASHION WEEK DAY 1

Last week our editor Emilie Gambade jetted-in to Paris Fashion Week for an exclusive seat at the Chanel SS2015 show. Here, she shares her 3-day diary... Day One When I land in Paris at 5:30am, it is...
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ED’S LETTER OCTOBER ISSUE

Seventeen years ago, I took a plane to South Africa to intern at ELLE magazine. As I walked towards the office, rolling English words in my head like sacred psalms, I remember the deep mélange of fear and...
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ED’S LETTER SEPTEMBER ISSUE

As I write this, my last editor’s note for ELLE, we are ushering in a new fashion season, a season that positively brims with new beginnings and fresh ideas, when change is a given. Our spring edition has...
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#ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE

Earlier this week, the Ice Bucket Challenge hit South Africa, with local celebs Katlego Maboe, Poppy Ntshongwana and Jeannie D joining the wave for a worthy cause. Just in: Societi Bistro has nominated the...
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ED’S LETTER AUGUST 2014

Express Yourself… In her review of the Spring/Summer 2014 trends, ELLE Collections editor Rebecca Lowthorpe remarks that
the standout shows were the ones that radiated female empowerment and where...
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ELLE MEETS AFRICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL AAMITO

ELLEs Maybe Corpaci chats to Ugandan-born Aamito Stacie Lagum about winning Africa’s Next Top Model and what’s next for the 21 year-old rising star. What was your childhood dream? My childhood dream...
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JULY ED’S LETTER

Myriad images, titles and catch phrases greet 
my gaze as I step into the magazine section of the W.H Smith bookstore on Rue de Rivoli, Paris.   I am here for several reasons: it is home to an...
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NEW EDITOR FOR ELLE SA

ISIKO MEDIA (PTY) LTD MEDIA RELEASE 24 JUNE 2014 NEW EDITOR FOR ELLE SA Isiko Media (Pty) Ltd announced today that long-serving editor Jackie Burger will be handing over the reigns of ELLE SOUTH...