The marches are taking place against a backdrop of polit...

After a year of testing on its own employees, Amazon wil...

With another Senate vote scheduled at 1 a.m. on Monday, ...

5 minutes with February 2018 cover model Ellie Giffen


We sat down with February 2018 cover model Ellie Giffen to chat about all things health, fitness and lifestyle. 



There isn’t much I won’t eat. I love food and have mastered a happy medium between my love for gourmet ingredients and clean eating. For example, I love eating fresh fish but I season it with freshly squeezed lemon, coriander, ripe cherry tomatoes, ginger and cracked pepper. Instead of having it with plain steamed vegies, I might throw together a salad with some sweet mango, mint and fresh chilli. My nutrition needs to excite me and be ever changing.


A typical week of training includes a variety of workouts. I typically only spend two days in a gym and the other days are either spent in a Pilates studio (KX Pilates in Adelaide is incredible), on the beach (running or walking) or on a yoga mat at home (I invested in a TRX, which is amazing for bodyweight workouts and is responsible for my strong core).


My short-term goals are simple: I’ve accepted that life does not need to be extravagant all the time for it to be fulfilling. If we are constantly striving for the next big thing we will miss what is right in front of us. I aim to continue with the little things that bring me joy such as painting, eating good food, swimming in the ocean, camping and spending my time with people who make me feel good.

Long term, I see myself working as a social worker in women’s mental health. At the risk of sounding cliché, I really do want to help others or at the very least let women know that they are not alone and have an important place in this world.


To de-stress I hug my dog, put on a good playlist or watch an epic make-up tutorial on YouTube. I also enjoy shopping, reading a novel until 3am and running through sand dunes. I used to believe that every waking second of my day had to be productive, but I’ve learnt that the more relaxed I am, the more productive I become!

Model: Ellie Giffen // @miss_elliesue

Photographer: Dannielle McPherson //@danniellemcphersonphotography

HMU: Sophie Williams // @sophiewilliamsmakeupartistry

Grab the February 2018 edition for her full cover story and more!





Read More

SHINee’s Jonghyun Posthumous Album ‘Poet Artist’ to Be Released One Month After His Death

All proceeds from the effort will go to the late singer’s mother and be used to start a foundation to help those living in difficult circumstances.
Read More

Watch COM3T’s Bella Thorne-Directed Music Video for ‘Habits’

One of the scenes of the nearly-four-minute visuals finds the 25-year-old songstress dressing up as a glittery monster while belting out the song.
Read More

50 Cent and Ja Rule Reignite Infamous Feud After 15 Years

The two rappers reignite their infamous beef after Cent says during a recent interview that he will put Rule ‘to bed’ if he ever sees him again.
Read More

Mexican hotel keeping Hotel California name after Eagles settlement

(Reuters) – A hotel in Mexico named Hotel California plans to continue using the name in that country after settling a lawsuit brought by the Eagles over rights related to the country-rock band’s…

Read More

Report: K-Pop Girl Group T-ara Disbands After Nine Years

Multiple news reports claim that the four-piece girl group decides to part ways as their individual opinions’ are too different.
Read More

Listen to Bella Thorne’s ‘Midnight Sun’ Soundtrack ‘Burn So Bright’

The uplifting anthem, which is one of the five songs that the former Disney star contributes for the tearjerker movie, finds her rhyming over acoustic instrument.
Read More

Justin Timberlake Tackles Racism, Donald Trump and MeToo Movement in ‘Supplies’ Music Video

The dystopian-themed visuals begins with the former boybander watching a wall of multiple TV screens showing news coverage of various political events, including police brutality and racism.
Read More

In sign of times, luxury watchmaker Audemars embraces second-hand

GENEVA (Reuters) – Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet said it would launch a second-hand business this year, becoming the first big brand to announce plans to tap into a fast-growing market for…

Read More

U2 Brings the KKK to Donald Trump’s White House in Animated ‘Get Out of Your Own Way’ Music Video

Broken Fingas Crew, the director of the stop-motion music video, states in a press release that the visuals ‘addresses the current political situation’ around the world.
Read More