Interview: 13 Minutes with Blossom Caldarone

From Bestival to Jane Birkin, we talked all things style and music with the emerging artist Blossom Caldarone  In a basement flat in Crystal Palace sits singer songwriter and millennial mogul Blossom Caldarone – and yes, that’s her real name. Arriving at the end of 2017 with her debut release ‘Fairytale Lullaby’, Caldarone has strolled…

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Fifteen Minutes with Anastasia Garcia

  From body positivity to plus sized success stories, we were lucky enough to have a candid conversation with the photographer helping to break down the barriers of the fashion industry When did you first know you wanted to be a photographer? I’ve been into photography my entire life since I was a child, but…

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Things Women Who Wear Hijabs Are Sick of Hearing

We met with ELVI’s very own retoucher, Razina Patel, for a candid chat about what it’s really like to be a young Muslim woman in London today Boris Johnson recently thought it was a good decision to compare Muslim women who wear burkas and headscarves to, “bank robbers” and, “letter boxes” in one of his…

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Have You Heard About #ELVIinclusive?

Exclusively inclusive… We are excited to introduce you with our fresh and innovative ethos   Inclusive (adverb): Not excluding any section of society or any party involved in something.   We at ELVI have always been advocates for diversity in every sense of the word. Beginning as solely a plus-sized clothing range, over the last…

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Meet the Models Putting Equality into Action

  Meet Oksana and Natalia, the girls working to break down the barriers of the industry, one casting at a time   On the hottest day London’s seen for years, or so it felt, we shot the transitional collection for ELVI. Standing side by side in the same dress were Oksana and Natalia, both really,…

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Christmas in the City

It’s certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas – Oxford Street is lit up, the smell of mulled wine is in the air and it’s totally acceptable to wear your favourite party dress any day of the week. If you’re spending the festive period in our home city of London this year, we’ve put…

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The Essential Summer Cocktail Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you like Pina Coladas’ you’ll love our Summer Cocktail Guide! To celebrate National Pina Colada Day, team ELVI enjoyed a cocktail night at popular East London bar The Culpeper (all in the name of research, of course!) to bring you the ultimate guide to our top pick of summertime cocktails that you really must…

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Meet The Model | Iza Igzerman

Say hello to the ELVI girls! Stay tuned as we meet the models behind our campaign shoots and ask them everything! From fashion icons to future plans, we delve behind the scenes with our super-stunners.. This week, we’re talking dream dinner parties, personal style and future goals with our transitional campaign girl, Iza! I would…

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Hair By Sam McKnight – A Must-See Exhibition

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”3812″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]For anyone who’s ever picked up a copy of Vogue over the last 40 years, it’s likely that you’ve come across Sam McKnight’s work without even realising it. With over 180 covers under his belt, McKnight is responsible for many of the iconic hairstyles to grace the glossy pages of…

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Red Lipstick for Every Occasion: the ELVI Top Picks
Beauty, Lifestyle

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] ELVI’S TOP TEN The right red lipstick is confidence in a tube. Finding the perfect red lipstick can often seem like an impossible task in a market saturated with options. Every week there seems to be another version of the classic shade released, with each one promising different benefits whether that’s long wear, moisturising…

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