In a candid feature, the outspoken creative and Black Panther megastar speaks to being the change she wants to see. “I’m happy to be a light in the world,” she says. “That’s my spirit. I can’t be anything else. And if I am, then something’s wrong.”

Hitting newsstands on November 16, the December 2020/January 2021 issue will help you find THE perfect gift for your friends during this unprecedented holiday season. (Spoiler alert: our super stylish gift guide has loads of treats you’ll want for yourself.) 
Plus, we offer you the best and boldest beauty looks, and the season’s most coveted handbags.

Included in the issue is also a mix of impactful stories about prominent women pointing to systemic sexism in Canada’s political system; a fashion journalist questioning whether a crisis can be a catalyst for the creation of a unique style; and actor Viola Davis’ journey to self-acceptance.

Get your December 2020/January 2021 issue on newsstands across Canada and on Apple News + or read it here. You can also get a subscription (or gift one).

ELLE Canada December 2020 - January 2021

ELLE Canada December 2020 - January 2021Marcin Kempski

Photographer: Marcin Kempski; Stylist: Jenny Kennedy; MUA: Rebekah Lidstone; Hair: Stefan Bertin; Creative Director: Annie Horth