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This is one commercial sure to give sales a boost – David Beckham and his wife Victoria are seen locked in a passionate embrace in an elevator for the new ad for their his-and-hers scents.
The video begins with a tuxedo-wearing Posh strolling into the lift, where David is waiting. They're then seen in a series of clinches, each one more steamy than the last.
Titled Intimately Yours, the fragrances are the fifth joint collection the couple have released.
Strolling through the French capital's Tuileries Gardens, by the River Seine, the actress looked every inch the tourist
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The fashion set are back from their yachts and country homes - and glittering in their midst was the
Sun, sea and sand were all Claire Ketley and Les Marshall needed for their perfect wedding day.
Held on Mauritius at the Heritage Golf and Spa resort, the couple's ceremony took place in private gardens overlooking beautiful golden beaches.
Keeping the wedding intimate and family-orientated, their daughter Laura was bridesmaid and their two sons Chris and Adam took on the important role of looking after the rings.
Four friends completed the set of guests, with Phil Burrows giving the bride away, "Gubby" Pudney acting as best man and Michaila Fisk and Christine Pudney standing in as the two witnesses.