Farrah Storr continues to push the British ELLE to new heights and is on a mission to break new ground. Not only did we get a current model as the title star of last month, the magazine sent shock waves through the industry with its triumphant January cover with Aweng and Alexus Ade-Chuol . Now comes another landmark moment in June 2021 when Olly Eley becomes the release's first non-binary cover star and photographer Damon Baker captures the Australian-British model for the cover shot.
ELLE last shared our forum members. "Is it me or did ELLE make her more feminine than Olly Eley usually looks in other shoots?" asked kokobombon .
“I don't feel the fashion on this cover,” added caioherrero .
“Can fashion magazines stop believing they can change the world or how we think and only focus on fashion? It is so offensive and patronizing for the reader to assume what is one of our ideals, ”said Gary89 .
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"I have no idea who this person is, but maybe they are a UK thing?" Anyway, the cover is bad, ”said mepps .
“People who are crazy because a non-binary person appears on the cover of a fashion magazine is why LGBTQ + representation is still important in massive media and fashion. ”Declared JPineapple .
ELLE in a new direction that gives us cover and cover themes that break new ground. The January cover is about to receive an award! “Noted vogue28 .
WAVES was in the same mood: “This kind of cover and topic will always generate all kinds of thinking for everyone … and if so it creates awareness and provides sensitive information that is good for them and the readers are. “
Read more from the June 2021 issue of UK ELLE and share your thoughts here .
The contribution Olly Eley breaks new ground when the first non-binary cover star of the British ELLE appeared for the first time on theFashionSpot .