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elle kate upton1 Kate Upton is Red Hot on Elle US September 2013 Cover

The Upton FactorKate Upton sizzles on the September cover of Elle US, wearing a red dress from Lanvin’s fall 2013 collection. Inside the magazine, the American model poses for Carter Smith in bombshell looks from the likes of Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Louis Vuitton styled by Joe Zee. Kate also talks to Elle about being stereotyped as a dumb blonde saying, “People deal with models like they are children. They think they can pull one over on you. It’s actually funny. I’m always like, I’m about to pull something on you, and you’re so focused on thinking I’m dumb you’re not even going to know.” Check out for the new issue of Elle on August 20th in the US.

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amanda elle cover1 Amanda Seyfried Shines on Elle US August 2013 Cover in Dolce & Gabbana

Lovely Amanda – Star of the upcoming “Lovelace” film Amanda Seyfried graces the August cover of Elle US, wearing a red look from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall collection. Carter Smith photographs the actress for the new issue which hits shelves on July 23rd. In an interview with Elle, Amanda shares the risk in taking on the role of porn star Linda Lovelace. ““I read the script and I was like, ‘Wow, this is the riskiest thing that’s happening [in Hollywood] right now.’ The first thing you think about is that it could have ruined my career. At the same time, I was like, ‘This is my chance to show them, to show the industry, to be recognized.’”

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ELLE July cover Shakira Shakira Covers ELLE US July 2013

Shakira on Elle – Colombian songstress and “The Voice” judge Shakira covers the July 2013 edition of Elle US, which hits newsstands on June 25th. Photographed by Carter Smith, Shakira looks rocker chic on the new issue wearing a Versace top and Diane von Furstenberg shorts. Inside the magazine, the blonde beauty opens up about motherhood, “I’m still trying to figure it out…Some people put it like it’s very idyllic, some people put it like it’s a torturing experience, but it’s not quite one thing or the other. It’s like life – it comes with everything.”

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ELLE March 13 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Covers Elle US March 2013 Issue in Louis Vuitton
LV BeautyTaylor Swift graces the March issue of Elle US, wearing a yellow checkered dress from Louis Vuitton’s spring-summer 2013 collection. Inside the magazine, the blonde beauty poses for Carter Smith with styling by Joe Zee showcasing looks from the new season. Taylor also opens up about her song-writing process to Elle, “To me it’s just writing songs the way I always have. It’s me sitting on my bed feeling pain I didn’t understand, writing a song, and understanding it better. If people want to dissect the lyrics, that’s their right, but it’s all coming from the exact same place as where I started. It’s just something I do to feel better.”

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ClaireElle4 Claire Danes Graces the February 2013 Cover of Elle US
Crazy for Claire – “Homeland” star Claire Danes covers the February issue of Elle US, glowing in an embellished Just Cavalli top. Photographed by Carter Smith with styling by Joe Zee, the blonde wows 8 months into her pregnancy. “I’ve always wanted to have kids, but I’m glad I didn’t until now. When I was thinking about [working and being a mother] originally, I was really nervous about it…I think I would make a lousy stay-at-home mom. It just wouldn’t suit me,” Danes tells the magazine. The February issue of Elle hits newsstands on January 15th.

jennifercover1 Jennifer Lawrence is White Hot in Balenciaga for Elle US December 2012 Cover

Game Changer – Actress Jennifer Lawrence graces the December issue of Elle US, looking divine in a white-hot number from Balenciaga’s resort 2013 collection. Photographed by Carter Smith with styling by Joe Zee, the accompanying images (preview below) features Jennifer in sizzling looks. The new issue of Elle hits newsstands on November 13th.

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