"Festival footwear with built-in rock-star cool."
perfect style companion."
"The essential carry-all for outdoor music pursuits."
With a summer of star-studded music festivals stretching ahead of us, this issue celebrates the cool yet romantic aesthetic of the modern rock muse.
Our cover girl, British model turned singer Karen Elson, is the perfect embodiment of the style, mixing ethereal vintage-inspired pieces with tough denim and soft knits for this week's The Edit. She talks to her close friend, the stylist and shoe designer Tabitha Simmons, about escaping to Nashville, juggling modeling and motherhood and the inspirations behind her new album.
We are also proud to feature Debbie Harry, a woman whose independence, unique voice and throwaway glamor set the template for every female frontwoman who has followed her. And whatever your musical
tastes, find the perfect escape with our guide to the world's best festivals. Before you head off to Ibiza Rocks with your VIP pass, however, do read Christa D'Souza's entertaining crash course in how to attain your very own rock-chick style persona.
LUCY YEOMANS, EDITOR-in-CHIEF