Is Karen Elson The Coolest Ex-Wife, Ever?

  1. Begin Slideshow
    karen_elson_opener

    33

    SHARES

    0 comments
    See All Slides

    She models, she mothers, she sings, she stays friendly with her ex-husband...is there anything Karen Elson can't do? Probably not. For Harper's Bazaar U.K.'s May cover shoot, the ravishing redhead drapes herself in springtime florals and reveals that her divorce from rocker Jack White isn't such a thorny issue after all.

    “At the end of the day, Jack is always going to be in my life, and I in his," the 34-year-old model says. "Like Meg [White Stripes band member and Jack’s other ex-wife] has always been in Jack’s... I adore Meg. But, of course, being close can create problems for others. It’s not particularly easy for the new people who want to go out with us to know that we are still good friends."

    Ooh, tricky. Even so, Elson's doesn't shy from gushing about White, praising him as the "voice of a generation" as she poses for Alexi Lubomirski in decadent frocks from Chanel, Erdem, and Alexander McQueen. Celebrity exes who don't act like blubbering babies when they split up? We are totally sending a copy of this issue to Katie Price.

    Click through to see more from Elson's romantic shoot, and pick up the May issue, on sale 4th April.

    Photos: Courtesy of Harper's Bazaar U.K.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

5 Rainy-Day 'Dos That Put Your Pony To Shame

I have conflicting feelings when it comes to spring. On one hand, you've got warmer weather, cuter clothes, and a reason to have a beer (or three) outside during the day. On the other hand, you've got every type of rain imaginable. Whether it's pouring, drizzling, misting, or spritzing, this season means one thing for you: read

Shopping

Channeling Our Favorite Fictional Heroines

Searching for the perfect film to unwind with during your next night on the couch? Well, you're in luck. Not only are we dishing on some of our favorite flicks, we're also celebrating the fashionable leading ladies of the classic features ahead. We polled our on-staff cinephiles for 11 unforgettably chic movies that read