First look at September: it’s Rosie!

Say hello to our September 2012 cover star, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley...

The big personalities in ELLE’s pages mean we’ve pretty much seen it all. But Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s office visit in May set a new record for the number of dropped jaws at desks all over the ELLE floor.

Yes, the model/actress is undeniably stunning. What really stopped interviewer Rebecca Lowthorpe in her tracks, however, was Huntington-Whiteley’s raw determination, combined with that legendary beauty.

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Read our cover story to find out why Rosie collects vintage lingerie, how her sisters inspire her and what she found most challenging about her first film role. And take a look at the gorgeous shoot, for inspiring autumn winter 2012 fashion from the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Marios Schwab, Burberry, Jil Sander and Marks and Spencer, for whom Huntington-Whiteley has designed a range of lingerie.

The September issue marks Huntington-Whiteley’s second time on the cover of ELLE, just over a year after her July 2011 debut. Celebrate the evolution of an unmistakeable star by picking up the RHW issue, on newsstands from next Wednesday.

Check the site on Monday morning to watch our behind-the-scenes video from the cover shoot. Follow us on Twitter @ELLEUK to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

See Rosie's best looks here