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I’m a print girl. In fact, I’ve always been drawn to prints and patterns that create a bold fashion statement. Prints are timeless, add edge to a wardrobe, and appeal to a diverse age group (great style knows no age after all). While some people love print, others won't go near it, but I’ve had an affinity towards patterns and they have been a part of my personal fashion history.
It all starts with the Hamptons. Twelve years ago, I launched Little Joe Woman in New York's seaside villages known as the Hamptons. Our first collection consisted solely of a few key pieces--six slips and camisoles-- but now has grown to a global brand that includes dresses, tops, handbags and accessories, and yes even a Hamptons tote. And so I’m thrilled to announce that Little Joe Woman by Gail Elliott will be a part of a collection of items curated for the new Hamptons boutique, Knockout Beauty, opening this Friday in time for the Memorial Day holiday.
I was first discovered working at a McDonald's when I was 15 years old. Just kidding, you tend to hear stories about how girls were discovered working in a fast food restaurant or at an airport but my story isn’t as serendipitous.
I’m taking you on a trip back to the 80s and 90s, before Instagram, before social media, before cell phones! There were no Kardashians, the red carpet wasn’t the fashion show it is today, and MTV was new (and played videos, usually my friends Duran Duran). The only information you could access about fashion was through the fashion bibles of the time: British, Italian and U.S. Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Elle.
I’m still in London celebrating with family for my father’s birthday and seeing my besties. Since we're in Europe, it only makes sense to make a quick stop in beautiful Paris, this time to celebrate Valentine's Day with my other bestie, Joe. So what to wear on one of the most romantic days of the year in one of the most romantic and fashionable cities in the world is on my mind..
We go to extreme lengths these days to feel sexy – spending hundreds on dresses that accentuate curves, lengthen our limbs and barely cover our bodies. Gone is the vogue of an elegant sex appeal. Sex appeal is embraced, not acquired, and comes from a feeling within yourself.
Where to shop for clothes: I like Sabia for beautiful, simple beach clothing and accessories. We’ve just opened a Little Joe Woman by Gail Elliott boutique on Jl. Petitenget in Seminyak (above) which is very exciting for us. The store carries our Endless Summer collection of all my favourite resort pieces, as well as our new accessories line of handbags, beach bags, beach towels, wide-brimmed Panama straw hats, sandals, swimwear and jewellery – perfect for every vacation.
Elliawear.com - We sit down with the Creative Director and Designer of Little Joe Woman, Gail Elliott, to chat about her beginnings, inspirations and what’s next for the stand out label.
The Honeycombers Bali - Yes, we all dream of moving our life to a tropical island like Bali, but what does it take to make it happen and live - and run a business - remotely in paradise? We ask an all-in-one supermodel, fashion designer and entrepreneur.
BEAUTICATE - the celebrated online destination for beauty tips and makeup ideas from the biggest leaders in style, models, bloggers, and makeup artists - this month interviewed our Co Founder & Creative Director Gail Elliott.
Gail Elliott’s career in fashion was always inevitable for the former supermodel and now fashion designer and owner and creative director behind the fabulous clothing boutique Little Joe Woman. The now Bali based designer is our first guest in our “At Home with… series”.
We love how the people at FAUVE in Bali led by their go-getting Julhenry adopt a holistic approach to our business. These guys first and foremost operate a leading model agency. But FAUVE don't stop there! They are also leaders in the field of hair and make-up. Then, just to complete the circle they produce a magazine FAUVE.
At the end of last month, my husband Joe Coffey (CEO of Little Joe Woman by Gail Elliott) and I, set off for London for our good friend Yasmin Le Bon's surprise 50th Birthday party. The celebration was hosted by Yasmin’s husband Simon Le Bon and members of Duran Duran at One Lombard Street in London’s EC1. The evening was a complete surprise to Yasmin, she thought she and Simon were going for dinner to celebrate his birthday which was two days later.
From her 24-year career as a top model (alongside the likes of Cindy Crawford and Yasmin Le Bon), to her own label, Little Joe Woman by Gail Elliot, Gail Elliot has experienced the world of high fashion from every angle. We sat down with Gail Elliot to find out what modern glamour means to her, and where she finds her inspiration.
Ladies, for fashion inspiration look no further! Gail Elliott is a fashion extraordinaire, style icon and the brains behind the Little Joe Woman brand.
This post features the second half of Gail’s In Style Magazine Fashion Diary.
Our beautiful Creative Director, Gail Elliott, shows off her wardrobe shrewdness in the November issue of In Style Magazine’s Fashion Diary. Gail Elliott is one of those women who always looks chic and confident in whatever she wears. Her glamorous and subtly sexy disposition radiates through her fashion sense.
Meet Model & Blogger Tanja G the Croatian raised, Kiwi-Australian who lives in Sydney and is the new face of Serpentine Little Joe Woman by Gail Elliott’s Spring / Summer 2013 Collection.
She’s obsessed about fabulous fashion, photography, writing, eating, cooking, her daughter, people and all the good things in life – we sat down with Tanja to find out more about this beauty.
We were mesmerised at the canteen Bondi by Cheyenne Tozzi, the bare foot beach babe who fronts the rock n roll blues band, Van Hoorn.
Thank you to Michelle from Net-A-Shopper for featuring our Creative Director, Gail Elliott, in her ‘Designer Spotlight’ section. Here is what Michelle had to say about Gail and Little Joe Woman.
To a recent shoot Cindy Crawford arrived wearing our 'soldier on blouse' and took a few cheeky pics for me to share with you! besties from our early modelling days, the thing I admire most about Cindy is her effortless sexy style.