The days are getting shorter, the sun's summer strength is waning, and the leaves on the trees are beginning to take on a whole host of colours from the earth-tone palette: flaming yellow and vermilion, coppery red, rusty orange, gold, ochre, sienna, and all the shades in between. Autumn is undoubtedly here and Nature has a treat in store for us in the glorious arboreal art of the over 14 million hectares of forests and woods across Spain. The season is full of romance and dreams; noiselessly, the leaves begin to fall, a soft wind whispers, encouraging us to
It was a day that will no doubt go down in the school's history.
There were screams of delight at the Meridian Primary School in Greenwich as Johnny Depp arrived in his full pirate costume – and in character as Captain Jack Sparrow - to pay a surprise visit.
The actor dropped in after nine-year-old pupil Beatrice Delap wrote him a letter asking for help to stage a mutiny.
He is currently in South-East London filming the fourth Pirates Of The Caribbean film and was completing scenes at the 18th century Old Naval College, close to the school.
It's that time of the year again. This weekend the X Factor live finals begin – and the hopefuls have been primped and preened ahead of their big debut.
Posing for a glamorous photo shoot, the contestants certainly look ready to conquer the pop world, each transformed into a potential chart topper.
First up, the girls. Cheryl Cole's controversial choices Cher Lloyd and Katie Waissel, and Rebecca Ferguson have each received a make over, all three dressed in the type of super-fashionable outfits their mentor loves.
Playing it very cool are Dannii Minogue's boys, Nicolo Festa, Aiden Grimshaw and Matt
Royal golden girl Charlotte Casiraghi joined fashion superstars in delving into the world of fantasy as Vogue Paris celebrated its 90th anniversary with a masquerade ball recently.
The gala was inspired by Stanley Kubrick's film Eyes Wide Shut.
Models and designers alike took full advantage of the chance to get creative, wearing a variety of extravagant creations.
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There was a chance for fashion fans to get a very special look at Marc Jacobs' latest Paris fashion show for Louis Vuitton.
In a world first, the brand used 360-degree technology that allows web users to adjust their camera angle as they watch the footage, as if they were sitting in the front row at the catwalk presentation.
For more information, visit the fashion house's dedicated facebook page: