Thursday, August 8, 2013

Kate Upton on the September 2013 Cover of ELLE Magazine

Kate Upton is on the September 2013 cover of ELLE magazine and the supermodel looks gorgeous. On the cover shot by Carter Smith, Kate is wearing a red strapless LANVIN dress styled with DAIVD YURMAN jewelry.

Flawless make-up and side parted wavy locks finished up her glamorous look. In the issue, Kate talks about the fallout from her Sports Illustrator cover, on dating, on people treating her like a dumb blonde & more. Continue below to read some excerpts from her interview or go to for more info. The issue hits newsstand on August 20th. What do you think about Kate's feature?

Cotton blouse, $1,525, embroidered nylon briefs, $1,095, both, Dolce & Gabbana, at select Dolce & Gabbana boutiques nationwide. Heart charm necklaces, Jennifer Fisher, $970–$1,380. Fox wrap, Marni, $3,620. Suede pumps, Manolo Blahnik, $695

On dating (she's rumored to be seeing Dancing With The Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy): 
"I really have never had a serious relationship in the industry. I'm just having fun. Obviously I have a very busy schedule at this time in my life, and I don't put relationships as a priority."

On the fallout from her first Sports Illustrated cover: 
"After my first Sports Illustrated cover, I felt terrible about myself for a solid month. Every single guy I met was either married or about to be married, and I felt like I was their bachelor present or something. I'm not a toy, I'm a human. I'm not here to be used. I am a grown woman, and you need to figure your shit out."

On the tiny tattoo of a cross on the inside of her finger: 
"I was at a photo shoot and I was wearing a cross necklace that my mom bought me, and somebody made a joke like, 'Why are you wearing a cross? Like you would be religious.' And then they took [my necklace] away. I was really affected by that. The whole thing made me realize that I do want [a cross] with me, at all times."
On people treating her like a "dumb blonde:" 
"People deal with models like they are children. They think they can pull one over on you. It's actually funny. I'm always like, I'm about to pull something on you,  and you're so focused on thinking I'm dumb you're not even going to know."

Embroidered tulle net gown with feathers, Gucci, price on request, at select Gucci stores nationwide. Yellow gold cuff with diamonds, white gold and black diamond ring, both, David Yurman, prices on request.

Mohair top, $900, lace-trim silk skirt, $1,800, both, Louis Vuitton, at select Louis Vuitton stores nationwide. Gold pendant necklace, Tiffany & Co., $475. Underwire bra, Fantasie, $78.

Credit: ELLE Magazine

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