• A designer palette: Cookbook reveals Christian Dior's favourite foods

    How do you fancy sitting down to the ultimate designer dinner? Thanks to Christian Dior you can do just that. Fans of fashion and food can now get their hands on all the French designer's favourite recipes in a very special cookbook created by the man himself.   The iconic couturier released his book La Cuisine Cousu-Main back in 1972, making only 4,000 copies. But foodie fashionistas can now get their hands on this hard-to-get-hold-of book, thanks to Asprey who have released a first edition for £485. Giving a tantalising insight into the palette of the master creator, it includes recipes

  • Janet Jackson reveals secret wedding to Wissam Al Mana

    Janet Jackson put rumours that she was going to marry her boyfriend Wissam Al Mana in an 'extravagant' wedding to rest by revealing that they actually tied the knot in 2012. "The rumours regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true," the couple told ETOnline in a surprise statement. "Last year we were married in a quiet, private, and beautiful ceremony. Our wedding gifts to one another were contributions to our respective favourite children's charities.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "We would appreciate that our privacy is respected and that we are allowed this time for celebration and joy," the couple added. Previous

  • Beyonce to top the bill at this summer's V Festival

    Beyonce has been announced as one of the headlining acts at this summer's V Festival. The US singer - famed for hits such as Crazy In Love and Single Ladies - will perform at the twin-site event in August, along with chart-toppers Kings Of Leon and double Brit-winner Emeli Sande. Beyonce's performance will be her only European festival appearance of the year. The event - staged at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, and Weston Park in Staffordshire - is taking place over the weekend of August 17 and 18.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The Script, Jessie J, Rita Ora and X Factor winner James

  • Lord Freddie Windsor and his wife Sophie Winkleman expecting their first baby

    Prince William and Kate aren't the only British royals welcoming a baby this summer. Prince and Princess Michael of Kent are to become grandparents for the first time following the news that their son Lord Frederick Windsor and his wife Sophie Winkleman are expecting. The 31-year-old actress is reportedly four months pregnant, and due to give birth in August.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE She and her husband, who wed in 2009, are said to be delighted by the news. "Sophie and Freddie are expecting their first child in August and both are overjoyed, as are the whole family," a

  • Exclusive: Melanie Sykes tells HELLO! about her second chance at love

    At 42, TV presenter Melanie Sykes has never felt more confident or comfortable in her own skin – and it shows. "I love being this age" says Melanie, who is set to marry her fiancé Jack Cockings this year. "My life just seems to get better. I don't know whether that's because I make better decisions now because I'm older, wiser and have learnt from a million mistakes. But I don't hanker after anything that's gone before; not my youth, my history, nothing at all."   For the full gallery of photos, download HELLO!'s iPad edition, out now   Melanie's positive outlook

  • Fit for a princess: Charlene is front row for stunning Armani show

    Since joining the royal family, Princess Charlene of Monaco has been highly praised for her elegant style, easy demeanour and dreamy designer wardrobe. So it's no wonder that the royal fashionista descended on the Italian capital to admire Giorgio Armani's latest offerings – an exquisite finale to Milan Fashion Week fit for a princess. In keeping with Armani's simple yet immaculately tailored collection, she kept her look sleek and sophisticated, looking pretty in pink in an blush blazer from the brand, statement bag and black trousers combo which were perfectly offset by simple make-up and swept back hair.  CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • Oscars-inspired bridal gowns: Walking down the red carpet aisle

    Flooded in chiffon and silk, each year's Academy Awards brings a wealth of red carpet gowns that would make any bride-to-be blush with envy. Amongst the glitz and the glamour of this year's Oscars 2013 sequined embossed dresses featured an array of delicate pinks, dove grey and ivory white gowns sported by Hollywood's most stylish women. Providing some simply exquisite inspiration for wedding-day-wear, Jennifer Lawrence led the way with her strapless haute couture gown from Dior.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Silver Linings Playbook actress, 22, may not have dressed in mind for a wedding but it was, without

  • Christina Applegate weds Martyn LeNoble in intimate LA ceremony

    Up All Night actress Christina Applegate wed her musician fiancé Martyn LeNoble in a secret ceremony in LA on Saturday. Amid the hype of the Oscars, their intimate family ceremony quietly took place at their home. The only clue of the goings on was when Dutch bassist Martyn tweeted, "What a glorious day." The bride wore a Maria Lucia Hohan dress and their wedding rings were designed by Neil Lane.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The Emmy-winning actress had been engaged to Martyn since Valentine's Day 2010. They have a two-year-old daughter together, Sadie Grace. The performers had been friends

  • Friends throw Chelsy Davy a leaving party as she leaves London 'indefinitely'

    Her ex Prince Harry made headlines last week when he was spotted cosying up to his new flame Cressida Bonas on a romantic skiing holiday. And now that Harry and his socialite girlfriend are back from their Swiss ski break, Chelsy Davy has ensured she won't be bumping into the new couple on the London circuit. The 27-year-old Zimbabwean was thrown a leaving party by her friends this week to mark her departure from the capital in favour of sunnier climes. "Chelsy is moving abroad, indefinitely," a friend told the Telegraph.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Dance student Cressida, 24, seems to be Harry's

  • Madonna tops 2012's highest paid list with earnings of £26.1 million

    Madonna has taken her global superstardom to a new level and topped the Billboard chart's highest earning musicians of 2012 list. The Express Yourself hitmaker has topped the chart for the second time in five years. Her most recent tour, named MDNA, took the box office by storm as the 88 date world tour saw the singer take home staggering profits of £26.1 million.   The 54-year-old was closely followed by Bruce Springsteen. Nicknamed The Boss, the star earned £25.3 million from his sell-out tour on the back of his number one album Wrecking Ball.   Flying the flag for Britain, Pink Floyd

  • Prince Harry touches down in Lesotho to visit his charity

    Prince Harry is preparing for one of the most important engagements of the year after touching down in the African country of Lesotho. The royal is undertaking a three-day tour of the region on behalf of his charity Sentebale, and on Wednesday he will see first-hand how the project has evolved since his last visit in 2010.       Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in 2006 to help vulnerable children in the country. "Every time I spend time with the kids, I get this buzz," he has said. "Spending time with them keeps me grounded."  After completing his tour of

  • The red carpet facial: A-list secrets to healthy glowing skin

    We all want to know what magic goes behind a radiant red carpet complexion. Sourcing the secret back to skincare HELLO! Online speak to Nichola Joss, the celebrity go-to facialist, about why she's been on speed-dial to the A-list beauties this awards season. Her transformative facials aim to lift, tone, firm and nourish the skin and are loved by fashionista Louise Roe and rising Les Miserables star Samantha Barks who both looked stunning at the Oscars on Sunday night.   Like many women, Nichola reflects that the celebrities she has worked with "all want radiant, youthful, luminous skin with lots of tone and firmness" particularly around awards season when her

  • Prince Harry's charity travels in the 'kingdom in the sky'

    Prince Harry is currently visiting Lesotho and South Africa on behalf of his Sentebale charity, a cause that is close to his heart. Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in 2006 to help the country's vulnerable children and means 'forget me not' in Sesotho, the language spoken in Lesotho, and was deliberately chosen in memory of both of the princes' late mother. Known as Southern Africa's 'kingdom in the sky', this beautiful, mountainous country is nestled in the middle of South Africa and makes for a fascinating travel detour from its larger neighbour during the local

  • Backstage beauty with Carolina Herrera and D&G

    Beauty trends never exist solely in the home countries of their presenting fashion weeks. A bold Parisian lip stain looks gorgeous against the pared-back skin sported by London's top fashionistas and, likewise, a transatlantic union of New York and Milan's style is equally covetable. With this in mind, we've sneaked back behind the scenes of fashion shows around the world to bring you the key notes from Carolina Herrera's heavenly hairstyles and Dolce & Gabbana's statement makeup for the perfect look to sum up Autumn/Winter 2013.   Orlando Pita from Orlo Salon is our man behind the hair at New York and

  • Princess Maxima's triumph: from doubts to Dutch queen

    When Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Maxima ascend the throne on 30th April, the Netherlands will erupt in celebrations as the Argentinian princess they've come to see as their own becomes Queen consort. But as Maxima steps out onto the balcony she may shed a few tears as she notes the absence of her parents and the memory of the days when praise didn't come so easily. Needless to say, the two things aren't unrelated.     Since her wedding day in 2002, Maxima has had to choose between a public relationship with her family and the acceptance of  Dutch people who object

  • Spurred on by One Direction's success, Olly Murs hints at heading stateside

    Olly Murs recently hinted that he may not have time to return to his hosting duties on The Xtra Factor, but his time may well be spent in America where his career is taking off. The singer and previous X-Factor winner has recently been promoting his single in Miami. "It seems like Troublemaker is going to be a hit over here, which is exciting," he said.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Last year, Olly supported One Direction on their USA tour and he admires their phenomenal success. "Can you learn from it?" he asks. "I think you just have to