Forget the child-star past, style icons Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are critically acclaimed designers building an enviable business. Their ambition now? To carve a career path that rivals Tom Ford’s. Avril Mair discovers fashion’s strongest partnership.
ELLE Style Awards 2012
It’s the biggest night of the British fashion year. Meet the stars of the ELLE Style awards and discover the secrets we charmed out of them backstage.
When the wind changes
Ready for a mood swing? Spring’s feminine elegance is best embodied in a skirt. How to wear it? Herewith, your inspiration on length, texture and the knits to make it work
Holding out for a hero
Never meet your idols. Admire them from afar to avoid disappointment, says Mark Ellen
Welcome to middle school
ELLE’s beauty extremist Avril Mair embarks on a quest to discover the secret to a model-worthy flat stomach
Mad about the man
Women want Don Draper, Mad Men’s emotionally distant sex hound. But the man who plays him, Jon Hamm, is far more appealing, as ELLE discovers