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Look Book

Gilles Bensimon for Elle

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It’s a shame that there are people who only know Gilles Bensimon as the photographer the winner of so many...

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Editor's Letter

Face of the ’80s: Linda Evangelista

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If there is one thing that July means to everyone I know it’s Canada Day. Traditionally a day of barbecues...

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Books

The ’80s, as Featured in Elle

Elle Style: The 1980s Edited by Francois Baudot and Jean Demachy Filipacchi Publishing, 194 pages, 2003 Elle magazine today is...

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Editor's Letter

In the Swim

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If I think about June for too long I’ll just want to head to my bedroom, curl up and sleep,...

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Trend Bazaar

Black, White and Stripey Allover

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Summer, to some, may mean bikinis and cut-off denim short-shorts, but to me the season means stripes — lots and...

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Editor's Letter

Hey, I’d Wear That

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It’s been nearly a year-and-a-half since I started digging out my old ’80s fashion magazines, scanning ads and editorials and...

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Editor's Letter

Prints, Please

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Growing up, April was the month of the great closet swap. Winter-weight sweaters were exchanged with light cardigans, T-shirts replaced...

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Why I Love....

’80s Fashion Humour & Hubris

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I’ve been wondering recently exactly when and why I began to lose interest in the contemporary fashion presentation and press....

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Trend Bazaar

Mad Plaids

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I’m trying, really trying to think spring, but it just keeps snowing and I’ve become one of those boring people...

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Why I Love....

’80s Eyeglasses

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I started wearing prescription eyeglasses when I was 18. It was probably a genetic inevitability (both of my parents wear...

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