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UK ELLE Names Damaris Goddrie Model of the Year

April is shaping up to be a decent month for diversity, first with Allure embracing three models of color on its diversity issue and now ELLE UK names Damaris Goddrie “model of the year.” After a string of less than impressive covers this year, UK ELLE regains our attention with the beautiful Dutch native. Photographed by Gilles Bensimon on the idyllic island of Saint Lucia, Damaris looks like a natural wearing yellow Chanel amongst the lush surroundings.

UK Elle April 2017 : Damaris Goddrie by Gilles Bensimon

IMAGE: ELLEUK.COM

Members of our forums were quick to show ELLE‘s latest some love. “Wow, what a summery and vibrant cover for British ELLE. This is a winner for me. Perfect use of art direction and confident attitude,” stated Benn98 the moment the cover dropped.

“I love it, Damaris looks fantastic,” added TeeVanity.

“I like the laid-back feel of the cover, the tropical vibe,” admired tigerrouge.

Also a fan was forum member apple, enthusing, “It looks great! Damaris is so beautiful.”

Katya couldn’t have agreed more. “Stunning cover, she’s insanely pretty,” she complimented.

“This girl is everything, so expressive,” wrote mariemaud.

“She looks really lovely, happy to see her on this cover,” approved 333101.

KissMiss liked what he saw too: “What a beautiful cover… very 90s ELLE!”

“No idea who this girl is, but the cover is gorgeous and her smile is utterly charming,” noted a delighted happycanadian.

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