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GLAM SHOTS: Zayn Malik & Amandla Stenberg Star In Elle UK’s Rise Of The Rebel Collection

By Teonny Spears / Published on Friday, 01 Jul 2016 16:00 PM / No Comments

ELLE UK is changing, but don’t think that it’s a bad thing. The fashion publication’s September 2016 issue is braver, bolder, and SMARTER than ever before with a new design, to mark a new era in fashion.

To help kick things off, ELLE has tapped Kristen Stewart, Zayn Mailk, Amandla Stenberg and Hari Nef to star in 4 collectors covers. There is also a fifth cover featuring embroidered art work by Claire Barrett of Hawthorne & Heaney.

Titled the Rise of the Rebel series, Kristen is labeled as The Hollywood Non-Conformist and speaks on her battle with anxiety and how she’s now living a more happy life:

Kristen Stewart Elle UK September 2016 Cover

Zayn is labeled as the The Popstar Refusenik and speaks on his insecurities, his relationship with supermodel Gigi Hadid and his interest in an acting career:

Zayn Malik Elle Uk September 2016 Cover

Amandla Stenberg is listed as a triple threat as she takes the title of The Teen Activist, Artist and Actor. For her cover story she speaks on her campaign to break down the barriers surrounding gender identity and race. In January of this year, she announced that she is bisexual and stated that she was no longer going to fight against her identity:

Amandla Stenberg Elle UK September 2016 Cover

Hari Nef is labeled as The Transgender Fashion Model, and talks to ELLE UK about her gender transition, relationships, and challenges Caitlyn Jenner’s political stance since she identifies as the voice of the young transgender movement:

Hari Nef Elle UK September 2016 Cover

Pre orders are available right now, be sure to pick up your favorite copy when it hits newsstands later this month.

Elle Rise of the REbel


About Teonny Spears

26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk for 8 seasons and over 200 episodes before ending the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year. In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine.After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Celebrity Gossip, fashion, music & introducing readers to new and rising talent. Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.