14/08/2014 16:46 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Kate Upton Wows On Elle's September Cover

Who better to front Elle's September issue than model of the moment Kate Upton? Photographed by Matt Jones, she flaunts her infamous pins and poses in top-to-toe Prada for the cover shot.

September's fashion issue is all about showcasing the Autumn/Winter 2014 trends and Kate models pieces from all the big names including Christopher Kane, Dior, Alaïa, Chloé and Burberry collections. Think total bombshell.

"When I first started modelling, I was a normal catalogue model," Kate tells the magazine when discussing body image.

"Then, I became a woman, and I was really excited about becoming a woman. Because I'm from Florida, it's all about being in bathing suits. It's a different view of beauty there. You are ugly if you don't have a curvy body. And I didn't have one, and then I got one, and thought, "Yessss!"'

"And then people say: "Oh, wow, you're healthy" and you're like, "Wait – what? I've been begging for this body my whole life!"'

Yes, Upton has a killer figure and while she's all about modelling the latest in beachwear for those Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues, the 22-year-old model can definitely do A/W high fashion too.

See the full photo shoot and interview in the September issue of Elle which goes on sale 1 August 2014.

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