Elle (magazine)

Elle is an international women's magazine, the German language edition of Hubert Burda Media is issued. The German edition is published monthly with a circulation of 203 279 ( sold circulation IVW 04 /2011). Focus of the magazine are fashion, beauty and lifestyle. The claim is: style - everywhere. The claim is highend with a strong focus on international fashion and beauty trends, stylish staged for sophisticated women.

Worldwide Elle appears with 43 ​​editions in more than 90 countries, including. Including France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Czech Republic, USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, China, South Korea and India

In Germany, in addition published: Elle Decoration and Elle City.

The name of the magazine comes from the French pronoun for " you " from (3rd person, singular, feminine ).

In the issue of the United Kingdom was the first man pictured on the cover of National icon David Beckham in July 2012, photographed by Doug Inglish.


Elle was founded in 1945 in France. In the 60 years the magazine to the target set less to report on fashion trends, but to set fashion trends themselves. Her famous slogan " Si elle lit elle lit Elle " ( If she reads, she reads Elle ). 1981 bought Daniel Filipacchi and Jean -Luc Lagardère, the Hachette magazines. This publishing house was also Elle, which at that time was deep in crisis, here. Elle was then relaunched in the United States. This was followed by the other countries.

Today, Elle is one of the world's biggest fashion magazines. In total there are 27 Elle websites worldwide, over one million visitors and 26 million page views a month exhibit.

Elle is part of the Lagardère Group in France. In the U.S., it appears with Hearst Corporation, in Canada with TC Transcontinental, in Brazil, Editora Abril, in Mexico Grupo Editorial Expansión, in Argentina Grupo Clarín, in Singapore MediaCorp, in Serbia by Adria Media, Turkey Doğan Burda Magazine, Germany Hubert Burda Media, in Romania Ringier. The first UK edition was published in November 1985.

As an international magazine Elle editorial offices in New York City, London, Paris, Toronto, Mexico City, Istanbul, Brussels, Tokyo, Warsaw, Belgrade, Oslo, Helsinki, Bucharest, Athens, Delhi, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Jakarta and other cities.