The October issues are hitting stands around the world (I know, it's only just September) and Elle have pulled out all the stops for theirs. Appearing for a third time fronting the magazine, October's Elle cover star is Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The all Brit model appears on the cover reinvented with blonde wig, sixties make up and Miu Miu body skimming dress.

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Photographed by Mariano Vivanco, Rosie can be seen in the feature editorial wearing new season pieces by Celine, Calvin Klein Collection, Gucci and Chanel. Of her relationshop with Jason Statham, Rosie told the magazine, "'Many models are in long-term relationships for stability,' she tells us. 'Admittedly, not always with great men, but it gives them something to come home to, something grounding. That¹s how I see my relationship. Well, I see it in many ways but one of the most beautiful things is that I feel at home whenever I am in the world because of him'".

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She added, 'I can see why people think models come across as a little cold. When you start out you¹re so young you don¹t have a voice. Every just tells you what to do and you can end up abroad in the middle of nowhere, with no one speaking English. It is very lonely. ....You develop a thick skin to protect yourself. Now I am 26, when I come on a set, I can say what I think and my opinions are noted. I¹ve grafted hard to be here.'

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Elle's October issue hits down on Wednesday - if you can't wait till then head over to elleuk.com here for a backstage video.