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Elle Macpherson's Beach Essentials

The model, entrepreneur, breast cancer activist, and television host of NBC's Fashion Star lets us peek inside her beach bag.

Elle Macpherson
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What's in Her Bag?

With a record five Sports Illustrated Swimsuit covers, Elle Macpherson has a name that's synonymous with sexy swimwear. But even before the lights and cameras, Elle was a beach lover. "I grew up in Australia, so it's in my DNA," she says.

Elle has added entrepreneur (she designs a lingerie line), breast cancer activist and television host of NBC's Fashion Star to her résumé, keeping the mom of two busy. But when she has a chance to get away, you'll find her back in uniform, hanging ten on a beach in the land Down Under. "I love to surf," she says. "One of my favorite memories is surfing longboard with dolphins at Byron Bay while the sun was setting on New Year's Eve."

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