ELLE Celebrates Women In Music Issue with Event Featuring Live Performances by Kelis and The Like

Jun 07, 2010, 10:39 ET from ELLE

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ELLE, the No. 1 fashion magazine in the world, is pleased to announce its first-ever Women In Music event, at NYC's Highline Ballroom on June 9, 2010. Along with sponsors Belvedere, Garnier Fructis and Havaianas, ELLE will celebrate the July Women In Music issue with performances by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Kelis, alternative rock band The Like, and iconic New York City DJ Justine D. The event will give attendees an up-close and personal look at the talented female musicians from the issue, bringing the incredible performers from the page to the stage.

Taking headliners from every genre, ELLE has pulled together some of the most accomplished female artists in the industry for its third annual Women In Music portfolio, appearing in the July issue. Photographed everywhere from Nashville to Paris to New York City, the esteemed group includes cover girl Rihanna, VV Brown, La Roux, Ke$ha, Alicia Keys, Paramore's Hailey Williams, Christina Aguilera, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kelis, and The Like.

"ELLE has always been a huge advocate of strong, talented, and powerful women and has consistently covered music throughout all sections of the magazine," says ELLE Editor-In-Chief Robbie Myers. "I am thrilled to finally bring the Women In Music portfolio to life in what is to become a yearly event."

In addition to the July issue and one-of-a-kind concert, ELLE.com will give visitors a backstage pass to the Women In Music portfolio with a behind-the-scenes look at the July issue, with outtakes from the photo shoots and exclusive interviews with ELLE editors. ELLE.com is also launching "Shop Their Style" with which users can shop the many looks featured in ELLE's Women In Music portfolio.

About ELLE:

ELLE is the No. 1 fashion magazine in the world, with 42 editions, 23 million readers, and 6 million copies sold every month worldwide. It is also the foundation of numerous brand extensions, including ELLE Decor (24 editions), ELLE A Table (five editions), and ELLE.com (28 websites with 10 million unique visitors). The U.S. edition reaches an audience of 6.1 million readers, who find in ELLE a rich mix of fashion, beauty and culture that lets the reader discover their personal style and public self.

About BELVEDERE:

Introduced to North America in 1996, Belvedere Vodka was the first to create a new standard for excellence in the vodka category and is credited with creating the luxury vodka segment. Today, Belvedere's distinctive character and uncompromising integrity are recognized internationally by discriminating vodka enthusiasts, who appreciate its all-natural, additive-free character. Made entirely from Dankowskie Gold Rye and blended with water from its own pristine source, Belvedere's taste profile is distinctively soft with a subtle sweetness and smooth, clean finish. Belvedere is available in top nightclubs and restaurants around the world and at all fine wine and spirits retailers.

About GARNIER:

Garnier believes in beauty through nature. Scientifically developed with select natural ingredients, Garnier's products help you look healthy and feel better every day. Established in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century, Garnier is the No. 1 beauty brand in France and a trusted leader throughout Europe, Asia, Canada, and Mexico. Dedicated to providing a new vision for health with high-quality beauty products, Garnier also provides a wide range of hair care, skin care, and sun care products throughout the world. The Garnier family of U.S. products consists of Garnier Fructis, Garnier Fructis Style, Garnier 100% Color, NEW Garnier HerbaShine, and Garnier Nutritioniste skin care. For more information, visit www.garnier.com.

About HAVAIANAS:

Havaianas flip-flops are truly the best rubber flip-flops in the world.  The ultra-high quality of Havaianas is due to a top secret rubber recipe that makes the flip-flops as soft as marshmallows.  While there are many copy-cats in the marketplace, Havaianas fans know there is no substitute for authentic comfort and style.  Havaianas are continuously showcased on fashion show runways around the world and can often be spotted at some of the world's highest caliber events.  An affordable luxury since 1962, every pair is still lovingly designed and manufactured in Brazil – offering hundreds of unique colors and patterns to fit your every style and need! www.us.havaianas.com

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