• All the details of the Queen's Coronation catwalk show

    In a rare chance for the world to see the fashion labels that have the royal seal of approval, some of the Queen's favourite clothes brands will go on show on a catwalk at the gardens of Buckingham Palace. The fashion show, which will form part of a four-day programme for the Coronation Festival to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Monarch's coronation, will showcase the wares of royal warrant holders and quintessentially British brands. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Just some of those brands include Savile Row tailors Gieves & Gawkes, Dege & Skinne and Henry Poole &

  • Get the look: Sarah Jessica Parker

    Style queen Sarah Jessica Parker stepped out recently looking lovely in a black chiffon polka-dot dress and clashing checked cardigan. The Sex and the City star teamed the girly ensemble with a pair of pink pointy heels that added a pop of colour. Tousled glossy locks and smoky eye make-up completed the look.   The mum-of-three is tapping into a trend that has swpet the fashion world - monochrome. It is fast becoming a wardrobe staple and to help you take a leaf out of Sarah Jessica's book, HELLO! Online has scoured the high street for a similar look at a snip of the price.  1.

  • Bring on spring: Floral bridal gowns inspired by Zooey Deschanel

    When Zooey Deschanel stepped out at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty, all eyes turned to her flawless and fashionable dress, not only a perfect pick for the red carpet but that has the wow factor as a bridal gown. Branching out from the cool, quirky concoctions she is so famed for, the New Girl actress stunned in a sophisticated Valentino creation with Dana Rebecca diamond jewellery for a look inspired by the designer's bridal haute couture.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Although her sartorial statement was surprisingly out of character, the star looked as stylish as ever in the nude and floral embroidered creation

  • Pregnant Lara Stone steals the show at star-studded Comic Relief event

    Lara Stone's husband David Walliams might be 'tying the knot' with Simon Cowell on Friday in a special skit for Comic Relief. But she completely stole the show as the trio attended a star-studded theatre event on Wednesday. The beautiful blonde showcased her blossoming baby bump as she joined her husband and Simon for a gala performance of The Book Of Mormon in aid of Comic Relief. Dressed in a thigh-skimming white dress and with her long hair tied back from her face, radiant Lara, 29, was in high spirits at the theatre event, posing up a storm wearing a

  • Tamara Ecclestone unwinds on a sunshine break as summer wedding draws closer

    Tamara Ecclestone has put her recent courtroom dramas well and truly behind her. After bravely giving evidence in the trial against her former boyfriend Derek Rose last month, the heiress is unwinding in Miami alongside her fiancé Jay Rutland. The happy couple have been pictured relaxing and soaking up the sun at Casa Tua in Miami Beach, looking very much in love as they laughed and talked while gazing out to sea.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY No doubt the hot topic of conversation was the couple's impending nuptials, which are due to take place this summer in the south of

  • Lucila Sola, 33, supports boyfriend Al Pacino, 72, at his latest premiere

    Al Pacino and Lucila Sola (born Lucila Polak), his girlfriend of nearly two years, stepped out together at the premiere of Al's new film Phil Spector. The Godfather actor, 72 and Lucila, 33 smiled and laughed from the red carpet as Al prepared to debut his controversial new acting venture. The Argentinian actress wore a white lace dress and silver heels as she accompanied Al in his all-black ensemble at the Time Warner Center in New York.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The controversial new film, which also stars Dame Helen Mirren, tells the story of music producer Phil Spector's relationship with Linda

  • 'Loved it!': Geri Halliwell gives green light to first tube journey in 17 years

    The last time Geri Halliwell rode the London Underground was in 1996, neatly coinciding with her meteoric rise to fame as a Spice Girl. But on Wednesday Geri, 40, dusted off her pass and became reacquainted with the benefits of public transport. The mum-of-one also documented her odyssey on Twitter – and seemed suitably impressed.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY   Her first comment, a tentative "not so bad!!", soon gave way to glowing reviews, with Geri telling fans: "Loved it!! I'm a Londoner! I'm liberated!!. "Forgive me for being a brat:-after 17 years & yesterday's 2 hrs of traffic-lets save

  • Best pictures of Francis I's first moments as new Pope

    White smoke billowed from the roof of the Sistine Chapel and shortly after the world's new Pope, Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was announced on Wednesday evening. After just two days of deliberations, 115 cardinals voted for the first Latin American Pope and the first Jesuit to reach the pontiff, a much shorter conclave duration than many imagined after the surprise abdication of Benedict XVI. The new Pope, 76, emerged onto the balcony of St Peter's Basilica just after 7pm to address the world's media, avid tourists and tens of thousands of devout Catholics who were all waiting eagerly to see which

  • Prince Albert celebrates his 55th birthday during visit to Palau

    Prince Albert of Monaco turns 55 on 14 March – and celebrations should go down as some of the Monegasque royal's best. Albert and his South African-born wife Princess Charlene will be spending the landmark birthday in the Republic of Palau.     The royals arrived on Monday to begin an official tour of the tiny island country, located in the western Pacific Ocean. Images released show the casually-dressed couple at their most relaxed, wearing garland wreaths as they toured a local school and met young students. Albert and Charlene have travelled to promote preservation and biodiversity in the area. The Monegasque

  • A new season of ready-to-wear winter wedding designs

    If you fall short of finding your perfect dress amongst the runway's main bridal collections then never fear. This autumn/winter 2013 the ready-to-wear runways of London, Paris, New York and Milan have offered up an impressive selection of gowns to inspire your big day decision. And the new winter designs are packed full of ivory lace and silks in cream, champagne and porcelain making them the perfect wedding find. From Jenny Packham's soft silk creations in sugared almond colours to Marchesa's regal taffeta designs, you'll be sure to find a collection to inspire you. Dolce & Gabbana kept their look cool this season with sharp pencil skirts and sweet

  • Prince Charles reveals he is taking Arabic lessons as tour continues in Qatar

    Prince Charles isn't taking his diplomatic trip to the Middle East lightly. The royal, who is travelling with the Duchess of Cornwall, revealed he has been taking private Arabic lessons but that the language "goes in one ear and out the other".  The Prince's aides later confirmed his passion for Arabic and said the future King was "enormously interested in the region".   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   Charles's anecdote came as he attended a reception in Qatar where the royals are currently on the second leg of a nine-day tour covering Oman, Saudi Arabia and Jordan – where trip began. The

  • Kim Kardashian's hairstylist reveals Kanye West plays a 'huge part' in her style decisions

    Getting a fringe put in might not sound like a big deal - unless of course you are Kim Kardashian, one of the most photographed women in the world. The reality star got the Twitterverse talking on Wednesday when she debuted new bangs on the networking site. It was a brave decision for the pregnant socialite, who was "definitely nervous" when she arrived at the salon to have her hair cut. "She even said jokingly, 'What if I cry'," her hairstylist Philip Wolff told US Weekly.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE While Kim had run the decision to change her hairstyle by

  • Stylish Princess Mary concludes Chilean tour with Frederik

    Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark and his wife Mary are now wrapping up their five-day tour of Chile. Since the couple landed on Sunday, there's been no shortage of glamour as they carried out a cultural and diplomatic itinerary full of receptions, dinners – and even enjoyed a trek in the mountains.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY South America is a long way from home, but the thousands of miles clocked up on the long-haul flight did nothing to dampen the charisma the royals, Mary in particular, always bring to their foreign engagements. Mary, 41, showcased her elegant style at

  • Prince Hisahito graduates from kindergarten

    Dressed smartly in a shirt, tie and navy blue blazer Prince Hisahito of Japan, 6, attended his kindergarten's graduation ceremony. Accompanied by his father Prince Akishino and mother Princess Kiko, the youngster arrived at Ochanomizu University, which is affiliated with the nursery, for his big day. Hisahito's proud parents posed with their son as he showed off his scroll from the Tokyo-based school he attended for three years. Having now finished at the kindergarten the young royal is now moving on to Ochanomizu University Elementary School, located in Tokyo's educational Bunkyo district.     After attending the school, little Hisahito has become the first Imperial family member in the postwar period to break with the tradition

  • Damian Lewis stars in 'Vicar of Dibley' Comic Relief special

    Multi-award winning sitcom, The Vicar of Dibley, will return to TV screens on Friday with an unmissable one-off sketch for Comic Relief. Featuring the talents of Homeland star Damian Lewis, the sketch commemorates the crew's reunion with a bang. Back together for the first time in seven years the cast are reunited for a 10 minute special, written by Richard Curtis, which will be shown on Comic Relief - Funny for Money.   London-bound and on a mission, the Vicar and her parishioners have an important decision to make which could have a significant impact on the future of the

  • The 'American Idol' show goes on without Nicki Minaj

    American Idol judge Nicki Minaj turned up late for the show's live episode, missing the first contestant's performance. The show opened with just Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson sitting at the judge's table. Nicki gave some warning beforehand, tweeting "Stuck in traffic *sighs*". With one judge down, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest ironically opened with, "We are coming to you live and on time."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Ryan got the audience cheering and told them to "keep that energy going for three of your four judges who are here tonight." "I hear she's seven minutes out and

  • Rachel Allen's Irish Stout and Chocolate Melting Middles

    Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 8 minutes / Serves 4 Approximate cost per portion: £0.56p Calories per serving 357 / Fat per serving 28g Ingredients: • 75g (3oz) Kerrygold butter, now softer plus extra for greasing • 100g (4oz) plain chocolate, broken into pieces • 2 egg yolks • 2 whole eggs • 45g (1 1/2oz) dark brown sugar • 45ml (3 tbsp) Irish stout • 45g (1 1/2oz) plain flour • Icing sugar, for dusting Method: 1. Use a little Kerrygold butter, now softer to grease 4 individual pudding basins or large ramekin dishes. 2. Put the Kerrygold butter and chocolate into a large

  • Braised beef and champ pies

    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 2 ½ - 3 hours Nutrition: 487 calories per serving Ingredients 75g (3oz) Kerrygold butter, now softer 500g (1lb 2oz) beef shin or stewing steak, trimmed and cut into chunks 2 tbsp plain flour 50g (2oz) pancetta lardons or streaky bacon, snipped into pieces 300ml (1/2 pint) Irish stout 400ml (14fl oz) beef stock 2 sprigs thyme 1 bay leaf 2 carrots, chopped 2 sticks celery, chopped 6 shallots, sliced 500g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 90ml (3fl oz) whole milk 6 spring onions, thinly sliced Salt and ground black pepper Method Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan oven 160°C, Gas Mark 4. Heat a large flameproof casserole dish and add one

  • Irish Soda Bread recipe

    Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Makes 1 loaf Approximate cost of total ingredients (without salmon & dill): £2.28 Calories per serving (1/10th of loaf, spread with 10g butter) 254 / Fat per serving (1/10th of loaf, spread with butter) 9.3g Ingredients: • A little Kerrygold butter, now softer for greasing • 200g (7oz) plain white flour, plus extra, for sprinkling • 300g (11oz) plain wholemeal flour • 1 ½ tsp sea salt • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda • 500ml (16fl oz) buttermilk • Kerrygold butter, for spreading To serve (optional) • Smoked salmon • Dill sprigs, to

  • Pippa Middleton takes style tips from older sister Kate

    Pippa Middleton stepped out at Cheltenham races on Wednesday in an outfit that was very similar to the one that her pregnant sister Kate Middleton had worn to the same event in 2006. The stylish brunette wore a mustard yellow Katherine Hooker London coat, accessorising with a fur Cossack hat. Seven years previously, the Duchess had dressed up in a beige coat by the same designer and an identical hat.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Katherine Hooker has long been one of the Middleton sisters' go-to designers, with Kate in particular sporting many of her coats. In 2007, the

  • Irish TV chef Rachel Allen's recipes are perfect for St Patrick's Day

    Take the music to the kitchen this St Patrick's Day while you cook delicious, traditional recipes from the Emerald Isle's famous TV chef Rachel Allen. The Irish cooking queen, who has shared three mouthwatering recipes with HELLO! Online especially for the annual celebration of Ireland's patron saint, is also a food writer and mum of two, as well as the author of four bestselling cookery books. Irish Soda Bread Add a touch of Irish flair to your cooking on Sunday by making classic Irish soda bread. It's amazingly quick and simple to make, and it tastes divine straight out of the oven

  • Say HELLO! to James Franco with these five facts

    James Franco is one on Hollywood's most diverse leading men. Whether weaving a web of magic over audiences in Spiderman,  playing an amputee in gritty real-life drama 127 Hours or Harvey Milk's gay lover, James has that certain star quality that keeps us coming back for more.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE But what about the man behind the silver screen personas? Here's five facts you should know about the Oz the Great and Powerful star. 1. James was also a bit of a tearaway in his youth. During his time at junior school, he was arrested along with some friends for shoplifting fragrances

  • Quotes of the week: Soundbites from Jessica Ennis, Prince Charles and more

    They came, they saw-- and then they spoke about it. Whether they're chatting in interviews, talking on chatshows or tweeting their quips, the top celebs have their ways of letting the world know what they're up to. Click on the image below to reveal the best of this week's celebrity revelations, including how Iman spilt the beans about David Bowie's latest tour, why Geri Halliwell decided to break her 17-year absence from the London Underground, and the late Princess Lilian of Sweden's finest words...    CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL QUOTES

  • Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock reveals a new tattoo

    One Direction aren't the only band to have gone tattoo crazy. Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix has jumped on the bandwagon and got herself another inking. She opted for a line of musical notes intertwined with butterflies, a symbol that Harry Styles has also chosen as a tattoo. Leigh-Anne, 21, showed off a picture of the tattoo on her right shoulder blade with a message on Twitter. "Inked again mixers," she wrote. “Designed by my beautiful bestie ‪@hannahlisab‬‬ :) thanks chick i love it! :) x leigh ."     The butterflies could be a nod to Little Mix's song 'Wings', which

  • Twitter giveaway: Win a luxury Easter hamper from Chocolat Lovers

    As Easter approaches are minds are on chocolate and so here at HELLO! Online we have teamed up with luxury chocolate experts Chocolat Lovers to bring you a fantastic twitter giveaway. Chocolat Lovers are offering a superb Easter hamper of chocolates and flowers worth £120 for one lucky winner. How to enter: Follow @hellomag and @chocolatlovers on Twitter and tweet us the hashtag #IamanEasterChocolatLover. (Terms and conditions apply - see below for further details) Chocolat Lovers Twitter giveaway full Terms & Conditions - To enter the Twitter giveaway entrants must follow @hellomag and @chocolatlovers and tweet #IamanEasterChocolatLover during the prize giveaway period. - The prize hamper includes: Emoticon Hen Eggs Set, Mulu

  • Model Miranda Kerr pulls in the votes as the UK's dream woman

    It seems that the perfect woman has Kristen Stewart's sultry eyes, Kate Middleton's glossy hair and Miranda Kerr's long and lengthy legs according to the British public. New research from the UK's leading independent celebrity fashion website polled 1,242 men across the country and found out what their dream woman would look like based on the body parts of various female celebrities.   And topping the charts overall as the British public's leading lady was Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr. Appearing in the top three for cheekbones, hair and legs categories, this Victoria Secrets Angel model appears to have the whole packages as she also was voted for by

  • Marc Jacobs unveils Diet Coke designs

    Fashion maestro Marc Jacobs unveiled the collection of bottles that he designed for Diet Coke on Monday. Flanked by some of his favourite catwalk models, including Ginta Lapina, he took to the stage at the German Gymnasium in London to reveal his designs. With the theme 'J'aime les années 90s' (I like the 90s), the three bottles celebrate the past three decades of fashion's favourite fizzy drink as part of the campaign '30 Years of Sparkling Together'.   ‘I Heart ‘80s’ embodies the rise of the empowered woman in all her 1980s glory. Marc Jacobs captures her in a timeless