Carving a diverse and purposeful career over the past 30 years Elle ‘The Body’ Macpherson is a prominent figure in business, fashion, film and television.
Beginning her career in 1982 with a TV commercial for TAB cola, Elle quickly became known as the favourite ‘Australian girl next door’ , by 1986 Time Magazine pronounced her as ‘The Big Elle’.
Gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated Annual Swimsuit Edition a record number of 5 times, Elle swiftly moved into fashion editorial shooting with world renown photographers for publications such as Vanity Fair, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Esquire (the list goes on........
Elle didn’t just stick to modelling – she starred in Woody Allen’s ‘Alice Siren’s’ opposite Hugh Grant, ‘Batman’ alongside George Clooney, ‘The Edge’ with Anthony Hopkins and ‘The Mirror Has Two Faces’ with Barbra Streisand. Elle also guess starred in seven episodes of the NBS Hit series ‘Friends’ and the CBS/Paramount television series, ‘The Beautiful Life’.
In 1990 Elle signed a pioneering licensing deal for lingerie and ‘Intimates’ was born. Primary launching was in Australia and New Zealand before expanding globally with huge success.
With the success of 'Intimates' Elle was impassioned to create a fuller body experience and lend a hand to the lingerie line, 2005 saw the launch of Elle Macpherson The Body® Products promoting soft, luxurious skin.
Throughout the years Elle's fashion and business credentials have seen her be honoured with numerous global awards including Glamour Magazine Style Icon Award (UK) 2006; Elle Magazine International Style Icon Award (Spain) 2006; Femmys Lingerie Designer of the Year Award (USA) 2008 and the World Career Award, (Vienna) 2009.
2010 saw Elle back on TV screens as both the host and Executive Producer of the sixth, seventh and eighth series of ‘Britain’s Next Top Model’ before taking the host and Executive Producer format Stateside to launch NBC’s ‘Fashion Star’ in 2012.
Recognized as a global health and fitness icon, Elle launched her wellness business WelleCo in 2014 in celebration of her 50th Birthday. The iconic product ‘The Super Elixir’ - A revolutionary alkalising greens supplement developed by leading nutritionists which has since formed into a full range of goodness. It continues to be a beauty best seller in the world’s leading retailers Selfridges, Net-a-Porter, Space.NK, David Jones and importantly, through it’s own site welleco.com
2016 was a wonderful time for Elle as she partnered up with Simon De Winter launching her beloved passion project 'Elle Macpherson Body'. The anticipation of the new lingerie line had retailers and consumers alike waiting in anticipation for the long missed colourful, well structured, comfortable designs for the modern women. Premium stockists worldwide now carry the seasonal collections, seeing company growth excellerate and elevate.
Today, Elle sits at the helm of two growing Global Businesses as Co-Founder of WelleCo and Founder Elle Macpherson Body.
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