Elle (India)

Anushka Sharma on the March 2013 cover of Elle
Acting Editor Malini Banerji
Former editors Nonita Kalra
Categories Fashion
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 85,000[1]
Publisher Amrit Rai
First issue December 1996 (1996-12)
Company Ogaan Publications Pvt. Ltd. (1998-present)
Country India
Based in Mumbai[2]
Language English
Website .comEllenow
OCLC number 44005789

Elle is the Indian edition of the worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin called Elle. It is published by Ogaan Publications Pvt. Ltd. Ogaan is based in Mumbai and has offices in New Delhi and Bangalore.[3] The first issue of the Indian edition of Elle was the December 1996 issue.


The following have served as Editor-in-Chief of Elle:

S. No. Name From To
2 Nonita Kalra[4] June 2000 20 December 2012
3 Malini Banerji (Acting Editor)[5] 2012 present

List of Elle cover models

Elle Boutique

France-based Lagardère Active Group, owners of the lifestyle brand Elle, began selling their products in India on 11 April 2012, with Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. as license holder. The Elle collection includes clothing, shoes, and handbags. The products, which are made in India, are sold through Elle Boutique stores and in kiosks.[6][7] The company also plans to sell bottled water and open other facilities such as cafés and spas.[7] As of March 2013, Elle Boutique stores are present in Bangalore, Chandigarh, Jaipur Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Noida. In addition, Elle brand products are sold in Hyderabad and Ludhiana through licensed retailers.[8]


  1. ^ "EFM Exclusive Story - ELLE India Editor-in-Chief Nonita Kalra". Exclusivelyfashionmag.com. 2009-04-20. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  2. ^ "ELLE July 07". Ellenow.com. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  3. ^ "Elle Masthead". Ellenow.com. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  4. ^ "Nonita Kalra quits Elle". Afaqs.com. 2012-12-19. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  5. ^ "Elle February 2013 issue editor preview". Ellenow.com. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  6. ^ "Arvind Lifestyle to bring Elle brand in India". Business Standard. 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  7. ^ a b "French brand Elle opens shops in India with Arvind Brands". Articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com. 2012-04-11. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  8. ^ "Elle Store Locator". Ellefashionwear.in. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 

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