Reinvention is one act Elle Macpherson has perfected. So far she has clocked up four decades of cultural relevance under the public’s watchful gaze. For those of us who have been consuming culture long enough, every decade can be defined by a certain version of Macpherson. In the 1980s she was the Tab Cola-sipping Sydney beach babe. Then came the ’90s – her New York model era. She spent the noughties as an entrepreneur, then rode the reality-television wave into the 2010s as the London-based host of Britain’s Next Top Model. These days, though, the 57-year-old exists on a higher plane as founder of wellness brand WelleCo, which she runs from Miami.
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