ELLE May issue: buy it now

Here’s why

Why not curl up at home with a copy of ELLE this weekend?

Hollywood royalty Kate Hudson talks marriage, love and vegetable plots in our cover interview and channels her inner silver screen siren in looks by Nina Ricci, Miu Miu, Gucci, Dior, Balenciaga and Roland Mouret, shot by photographer Benny Horne.

Speaking of labels, there’s a whole lot of fashion to love – not least the exclusive clutch bag that ELLE’s senior fashion editor Natalie Wansbrough-Jones has created for Next - get yours now! Street Style-wise, we seek out Manchester’s best dressed, take a peek inside the offices of MiH Jeans and show you what ELLE wore to London Fashion Week.

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Vivienne Westwood leads the industry figures musing upon the re-emergence of a certain super-trend in Punk: It’s Back, while we grab five minutes with Amanda Seyfried and Chloe Moretz provides us with some Instagratification, opening up her photo album for Snapshot.

The beauty-minded among you will love ELLE’s definitive guide to summer hair, an exclusive peek inside Scarlett Johansson’s beauty bag and our staffers’ Matte V Gloss challenge. Plus, we introduce CK One’s new Shine lipstick – and tell you how you can get your hands on one for free before it goes on-sale.

Elsewhere, the Twitterverse is abuzz about Helen Lewis’ comment piece, Womanhood Now – read what she has to say, then join the debate.

And, if we really want to talk escape, how does a trip to Japan sound? Hannah Swerling takes us to Tokyo and beyond...

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