Elle Magazine is one of the most famous women's fashion magazines.The U.S. edition by itself reaches an audience of close to 5 million women. Elle Magazine was created in France in the 1940's (and is still owned by the Lagardere Group of France, but is being published by Hachette Filipacchi Media US to this day. The popular magazine has thirty-six editions on six continents throughout the world. Elle has been "a fashion go to" for women for years. The magazine also has offshoot companies includinga Elle DÉCOR, Elle girl, Elle Cuisine, elle.com (including sixteen websites) and high quality products such as eyeware, books, footwear, and other fashion related accessories.