Elle MacPherson

Elle MacPherson


3/29/1963, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Birth Name

Eleanor Nancy Gow



Also Known As

Elle Macpherson, Elanor Nancy Gow
  • Britain's Next Top Model judge Elle MacP...
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One of the models who own the Fashion Cafe in New York City, along with Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell.

She was "discovered" at the age of eighteen while vacationing in Aspen, Colorado, and was promptly signed to the Click modeling agency.

Son, Arpad Flynn Busson born in…more


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    • Elle: I was the first person to pioneer the idea of licensing. It was a very entrepreneurial idea and from day one I was the name, face and creative design force.

    • Elle: I've never spoken about my private life to confirm or deny, I just don't. I respect the people in my life, men and women, and they do not need to have their names mentioned as intimate, or not.

    • Elle: The thing about me being celibate? Strike that. Categorically not true.

    • Elle: (on being celibate for two years) It's crazy but, apart from a brief romantic intermission last summer, I have been single and celibate for two years. How boring is that? I just don't get men hitting on me, but I'm a hopeless flirt. I'll go up to a guy and say, 'I think you are so beautiful'. But it doesn't work.

    • Elle: (on modelling) I'm too old for that!

    • Elle: With the anthology we've taken that concept one step further and we've asked certain people to give their opinion of what's going on. I like that intellectual side.

    • Elle: When I stepped out of the campaigns, we decided we'd focus on the word intimate and capture a model in a moment.

    • Elle: (in 1999) I am at a really good place in my life right now. A really, really good place.

    • Elle: I thank my mother. It's the genes. I don't think too much about it.

    • Elle: If your wearing lingerie that makes you feel glamorous, you're halfway there to turning heads.

    • Elle: I'm very fortunate because we're committed to co-parenting our children together.

    • Elle: I see myself as the consumer. I'm a working mother and I don't get a lot of time to myself. I create products that I need in my life, and which make me feel good.

    • Elle: For 15 years, I've been playing the same character - which is myself - and I'm bored with 'myself'.

    • Elle: It's like the underwear in the sense that they are premium products at competitive prices. I spent a long time researching the products, and the philosophy is the same as the lingerie.

    • Elle: Underwear is such an emotional thing.

    • Elle: A celebrity name is never enough for an intelligent mass market. Truly successful businesses are born of passion and heartfelt interest.

    • Elle: Nudity has never been an issue for me - I'm Australian. It's more of a thing in America. I mean people can buy guns, yet it's against the law to be topless on the beach.

    • Elle: I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu.

    • Elle: G-strings are uncomfortable. Girls want real knickers now.