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A New LEAF • From a dazzling jewelry exhibit to a buzzy beauty collab, there’s plenty to get excited about this month.
BROAD STROKES • Few things make a space (or a wardrobe!) feel fresher than a new coat—make that a splatter—of paint.
Haute Take • ELLE’s editor-in-chief, Nina Garcia, rounds up her favorite fabulous moments from a recent trip to the Paris haute couture shows.
THE FIND • Fall style is all about mastering the fine art of layering. With its slouchy shape and handy zip pockets, FP Movement’s fleece button-down will take you seamlessly from the barre to the bar.
THE TALENT • Meet three superstars who worked their magic behind the scenes of our October issue.
1 The RING • Knuckle-dusters have rarely looked more chic. Gucci’s two-finger take, from its Hortus Deliciarum (Garden of Delights) high jewelry range, features mesmerizing green tourmaline and a sprinkling of diamonds.
2 The BAG • Beijing-based artist Huang Yuxing brings his rainbow flair to Louis Vuitton’s Capucines style as part of its latest Artycapucines series.
3 The SHOE • Daniel Lee strikes again. His beaded Bean Stretch heel, with its vibrant emerald hue, has “street-style star” written all over it.
The (Very Low-Key) Return of Eveningwear • A young cohort of designers has reinvented going-out clothes for a NEW REALITY
CHILL Session • Ski style is all over our feeds—and the fall 2021 runways.
Michael Kors❤s New York • On his 40th anniversary, the designer talks to Nina Garcia about celebrating the city where he made his name.
Small Wonder • Tiny though it may be, this bag packs plenty of envy-inducing punch per square inch. In cool mint green, the Micro Lady Dior is the pint-size hit of the season.
SWAN SONG • The Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka held one credo close to her heart: “Do not copy. Create a new style.” The artist, with her insistence on originality, inspired Bulgari’s Diamond Swan necklace, which draws on a common motif that served as a symbol of femininity in the work of de Lempicka and her Art Deco contemporaries. The long-necked creatures are brought to life with pink-diamond eyes and diamond and mother-of-pearl wings that manage, thanks to the Roman house’s ingenious craftsmanship, to appear as light as air.
EXPLORERS’ CLUB • Designers offer an elevated take on adventure gear for the slopes—or even outer space.
Hello, Dalí • Melting-clock pendants? A boot as a bag? It’s all par for the course in a Surrealist season that would make Salvador (and Schiaparelli herself) proud.
TREASURE TROVE • Pomellato’s La Gioia collection fuses the best of past and present.
FASHION, Forward • Don’t let the season’s more audacious trends deter you from trying something new. We’ll show you how it’s done, starting with four front-runners.
Electric LADYLAND • A statement coat or blouse atop neutrals offers the perfect entree to fall’s more daring prints. Want more? Mix patterns for a power-clash effect.
Feminine MYSTIQUE • Body-con silhouettes in leopard and leather are timeless. Punctuate them with the perfect pumps and some choice jewelry for a fresher take on the femme fatale.
Boss LADY • A structured look needn’t mean suiting as we’ve long known it. Deconstructed tailoring and unexpected proportions take the boredom out of the boardroom.
New ROMANTICS • Edgy, abstract florals and tough leather toppers counter the...