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- JANUARY 2014
- DECEMBER 2013
JAMES BLAKE WINS MERCURY PRIZE 2013
Hooray to the underdog!
Last night, James Blake left The Roundhouse in Camden victorious after his album Overgrown won him a tidy £20,000 – and the prestigious Mercury Prize.
The electro star – and Elle’s new love interest – was shortlisted along with the likes of icon David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Laura Marling and others, but the underdog managed to bite back and claim the award.
Celebs such as Peaches Geldof, Caroline Flack, Sadie Frost, Will Poulter and Sarah Jane Crawford watched the performances from the balcony (hello, prime view of Alex Turner), as the champagne and canapés flowed.
ELLE’s December guest editor Nick Grimshaw manned the Barclays Unwind Backstage Bar, before our favorite Kaya Scodelario took it on herself to keep the party going until 4am – we like your style, Kaya!
Words: Fiona Gladstone
- NOVEMBER 2013
Photo credit: Kai Z Feng
NATALIE PORTMAN BY TOM HIDDLESTON
What happens when two huge Hollywood stars catch up over a feast of pitta bread an hummus? There's talk of feminism, horse riding, Dirty Dancing, motherhood, work and a memorable face punching incident...
- OCTOBER 2013
ELLE FILM CLUB: FILTH
This month ELLE is offering readers the chance to watch Filth first and for free.
The film is a watch-behind-your-hands adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s visceral book about a bipolar junkie. James McAvoy and Jamie Bell star. Fans of trainspotting will love it.
Screenings will take place at 10 venues across the country on 23 September.
ROSIE; MORE THAN A SUPERMODEL
Britain’s very own fashion supernova Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is back on ELLE’s cover and - sporting a platinum bob - she's undergone something of a transformation. The self proclaimed girl’s girl talks to Editor in Chief Lorraine Candy about hard work, ambition, the importance of women celebrating women and her relationship with actor Jason Statham.
Words: Amy Webb