Gwen Stefani graces the cover of Elle UK’s October issue.

Matt Irwin captures the singer wearing Fall 2012 looks by London-based designers Peter Pilotto and Alexander McQueen, mixing edgy digital prints with colourful florals for an interesting mash up, which typifies Gwen’s style.

With No Doubt’s sixth album ‘Push and Shove’ set for release on September 18, Gwen talks to the mag about finding motherhood difficult, saying that ‘being a mom is hard’, and that she finds herself being overwhelmed trying to find balance as she strives to ‘do it all’.

Be sure to pick up this issue when it hits newsstands on September 5.

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