Instructor, ELLE Cardio Body
Jade Alexis is a health and wellness professional practicing as a private trainer, boxing instructor and group exercise instructor in New York City. Jade’s philosophy is to maintain balance and keep exercise fun, functional, and fierce!
Instructor, ELLE Workout Yoga
Tara is the founder of New York-based yoga studio Strala, where her teaching centers on building strength while helping people live healthy and feel good. Her work is an honest, unapologetic dose of approachable yoga techniques and philosophy in areas including health, diet, sex, style, and politics.
Instructor, BEAUTy Sculpt
Sara is a Global Fitness Instructor for Reebok International. In addition to developing innovative new workouts and traveling the world as a Reebok representative, Sara also teaches group fitness classes at gyms throughout Manhattan.
ELLE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Joe was appointed ELLE’s Creative Director in January 2007. The move to ELLE followed many successful years as Fashion Director at W and as Contributing Fashion Editor at Details and House & Garden. He was also Editor-in-Chief of both the men’s and women’s editions of Vitals.
Joe Zee has worked with many of the world’s leading fashion photographers, including Bruce Weber, Carter Smith, Alexei Hay, Juergen Teller, and Patrick Demarchelier, to name only a few.
He is also the talent behind TV and print advertising campaigns for DKNY, Kenneth Cole, Banana Republic, H&M, Estée Lauder, M.A.C. Cosmetics, and Chanel, among many others. Zee has styled notable campaigns for GAP including “(PROJECT) RED”, the unforgettable pairing of Madonna and Missy Elliot, and the 35th anniversary campaign with Sara Jessica Parker.
Emily has covered the beauty industry as a writer and editor for more than fifteen years. She has been a Deputy Editor of Nylon, Senior Editor at Harper’s Bazaar and held the position of Senior Editor at ELLE before being promoted to Beauty/Fitness Director in 2003.
Her mission is to balance style and service in a cohesive package that delivers the latest trends, products, and procedures before—and better than—the competition. A beauty aficionado from a young age, Dougherty still owns the first lipstick she ever bought—Estee Lauder Frosted Apricot (circa 1980) and is on the eternal quest for the perfect undereye concealer.
Make better hair expert:
As a premiere stylist at the renowned Sally Hershberger Downtown Salon in New York City, Tommy is known for creating stylish looks ranging from fun, croppy styles to chic, bountiful curls. Recently awarded "Best Curly Cut," by The New York Times Style Magazine, Buckett is an emerging leader in the beauty and fashion world.
He is a strong presence in the fashion industry and has collaborated with some of the most celebrated photographers, including Annie Leibovitz. Tommy's extensive body of work thus far has made its mark in Hollywood. With A-list clients, including Ashley Olsen, Mandy Moore, Diane Kruger and Rachel McAdams to name a few, Tommy is rightly emerging as one of today’s most coveted celebrity and editorial stylists.
MAKE BETTER makeup EXPERT:
Makeup artist Jeannia Robinette’s signature style has gained her major recognition in the entertainment and fashion industries. She has worked with just about every celebrity, including Cameron Diaz, Sienna Miller, Penelope Cruz, Julianne Moore, Kirsten Dunst, Sofia Coppola, Jennifer Connelly, Alicia Keyes and Uma Thurman.
Jeannia lives in New York City and has collaborated with some of the greatest photographers of our time, including Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Patrick Demarchelier, Annie Leibovitz, Terry Richardson, and Herb Ritts. Her work has graced the pages of publications of the top fashion pblications. Her advertising clients include Chanel, Aveda, Givenchy, Gap, J.Crew, Revlon and Clinique.