World record holding freediver, Alice Modolo, changed a consequence of childhood pressure to conform into one of her biggest strengths. A natural bodily response, to hold the breath when facing distress, has helped her gain an edge as she pushes the boundaries of her chosen sport.
Yuichiro Miura rose to fame when he skied down Everest more than half a century ago but the death-defying feat was just the beginning of his story. The lifelong adventurer has seen our planet from the tops of the tallest mountains on all seven continents.
“Some photographers take reality… and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.” – Ansel Adams
In 1944, ten-year-old Jane Goodall was smitten with nature. At home in the trees and lost in the tales of Jane and Tarzan, the woman who would go on to crumble humanity’s long-held beliefs about the animal kingdom, was dreaming of her future.
There’s a moment in Flore Vasseur’s film Bigger Than Us, where the central figure in the story, youth activist Melati Wijsen, is in Lebanon talking to the students at Mohamad’s school for refugees about how change starts.
By her mid 20s Emma Elwin had already become ELLE Sweden’s fashion editor – blazing a career in the fashion industry that was nothing short of impressive. But it’s what the talented Swedish stylist has done in the last decade that will have a ripple effect for years to come.
Kiera Chaplin may have inherited one of the most iconic names in the film industry but her connection to her grandfather doesn’t end with his surname.
There are two kinds of climbers, those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest. Professional climber Liv Sansoz is clearly in the heart singing camp.
Freediving sensation Li Karlsén may plunge to the depths of the ocean, but her eyes were once focused in the opposite direction, toward the sky. While circumstances beyond her control kept her grounded, the Swede’s ambition and determination has and always will remain sky high.
Grasse is a scent paradise, with perfume houses being absolute authorities in the world of fragrances. Our own scent journey began two years ago.
While songs evoke hazy flashbacks and feelings, and photos bring back thoughts of the past, certain scents have always had the strongest power in evoking memories.
“If in doubt, wash your hair.” So advises British fashion designer and entrepreneur, Anya Hindmarch, in her recently released “Manual for Life.”
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