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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas make engagement official with Roka ceremony

Confirming weeks of rumours, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas finally confirmed their engagement today, sharing a series of romantic pictures on Instagram. The couple made their intent to marry official by having a traditional Roka ceremony with the actress' family in Mumbai.<p>"Taken... With all my …

Priyanka Chopra

Blake Lively steps out in head-to-toe neon green

Blake Lively has never been one to be shy with her fashion choices and the actress fully embraced bold colour while out in New York this weekend.<p>The 31-year-old stepped out in a neon green Versace suit while promoting new film <i>A Simple Favor.</i> She paired the two-piece with a matching neon jumper and …

New York Style

Princess Eugenie's wedding will reportedly cost taxpayers $2.5 million

A new report from the <i>Mirror</i> reveals that Princess Eugenie's royal wedding to Jack Brooksbank could cost British taxpayers £2 million ($2.5 million), which will only cover security for the ceremony.<p>The security charges are often the most expensive aspect of royal weddings. Harry and Meghan's …

These are the 7 best lip balms, according to Reddit users

Bid farewell to chapped, dry lips

Makeup

Meghan Markle's once shared useful advice in a post-divorce blog

If you've recently endured heartbreak, disappointment, or have been upset by something a colleague, friend or relative said, Meghan Markle has a message for you.<p>In a post uploaded to her now defunct website <i>The Tig</i> in 2013, the 37-year-old shared a passage written by Portuguese self-help author Jose …

Family

Princess Diana had a second wedding dress

Princess Diana wore one of the most iconic wedding dresses of all time when she married Prince Charles in 1981. The gown, designed by former husband-and-wife duo David and Elizabeth Emanuel, was a frothy number featuring 10,000 pearls, detailed lace, and an epic 25-foot train. But there was also a …

Weddings

21 classic fashion pieces that go way beyond trends

The investment cost-per-wear pieces that never lose their allure

Celebrate art season in the capital this October with Bazaar Art Week

Each October, luminaries from the worlds of culture and fashion descend on the capital for some of the busiest weeks in the British art calendar. This year, <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> will be at the heart of the celebrations with the launch of <i>Bazaar Art Week</i>, a cultural festival featuring an exciting line-up …

Art

#TheBrand | She Made Me

Each week, we look into an exciting and innovative label that is taking the fashion world by storm in our regular feature #TheBrand. This time, we’re turning the spotlight on Australian swim and holiday label, She Made Me.<p>Known best for creating crochet pieces that are perfect for getaways, the …

Kourtney Kardashian

Wes Anderson is making a musical set in rural France

Straying away from soft pastels and whimsical dollhouse sets - but not too far from dysfunctional families and the winning formula of Bill Murray and Frances McDormand - Wes Anderson's 2018 film <i>Isle of Dogs</i> saw the director change gear and create a stop-motion masterpiece.<p>According to French …

Isle of Dogs

The top 10 happiest views in the UK have been revealed

Broadsands beach in Devon has been crowned the top in a new survey of the nation's happiest views. Conducted by Best Western Great Britain, 2,000 people were asked to name their five favourite UK vistas. We present the results below.

Top 10

Scarlett Johansson named the highest-paid actress of the past year

Scarlett Johansson has been named the highest-paid actress of the past 12 months, according to <i>Forbes</i>. The <i>Avengers</i> star knocked Emma Stone off the top spot, who led the list last year due to her Oscar-winning performance in the musical <i>La La Land</i>.<p><i>Forbes</i> ranked the earnings of Hollywood's highest-paid …

Scarlett Johansson

Aretha Franklin had the best response to a columnist who described her as "too bosomy"

Aretha Franklin was a straight-talking woman who didn't suffer fools, as proven with an old letter that resurfaced after news of the singer's death yesterday.<p>After a writer criticised Franklin for being "too bosomy" to wear a bustier, she issued a furious response. <i>New York Post</i> columnist Liz Smith …

Aretha Franklin

Low-carb diets could actually shorten your life

Over the past few decades, low-carb diets are becoming more and more popular as people adopt the likes of the Atkins or the ketogenic diet in order to lose weight. However, a newly published study suggests that cutting carbohydrates in this way may actually lead to a lower life expectancy.<p>A study …

Nutrition

No, Thomas Markle is not releasing a clothing line

Thomas Markle is not launching his own clothing line, despite numerous reports saying otherwise.<p>The Duchess of Sussex's half-sister, Samantha, sparked rumours after she tweeted that her father was in the process of designing a menswear fashion collection. Although Markle's tweets are protected …

Thomas Markle

The one exercise that will trim down your thigh fat

How <i>do</i> you lose fat from your thighs? Most people have parts of their body they'd most like to trim down, and thighs are a particularly common target area.<p>As it's, sadly, not possible to self-select an area for fat to shed via a healthy diet and generally keeping fit, the most effective thing we can …

Weight Loss

Would you like to work for the Queen and live at Buckingham Palace?

If you are a fan of the royal family, then your dream job may have just become available. Buckingham Palace has just posted a job listing for a full-time staffer with the added bonus that you will have the opportunity to live at the royal residence.<p>The role is as a kitchen porter at Buckingham …

Family

Life lessons from Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul has never held back

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's most unforgettable performances

Aretha Franklin was the undisputed Queen of Soul. Throughout her 60-year career, she won 18 Grammy Awards and sold over 75 million records worldwide. Her live performances are legendary and she has performed in front of millions at the Grammy awards and at occasions both solemn (Martin Luther King …

Music

What Katy Does: The benefits of mesotherapy

The one thing I tell everyone putting their hopes and prayers into a pot of skin cream is that it can only do so much, because it only penetrates so far. The catch-22 of creams being that if they really <i>did</i> delve into the depths of our skin’s dermis and cause physiological change, then it would be …

Skin Care

Barack and Michelle Obama pay tribute to Aretha Franklin with moving messages

Barack Obama, who has been a longtime fan and friend of Aretha Franklin, released a statement in honour of the Queen of Soul, who died on Thursday aged 76.<p>"Aretha helped define the American experience," he wrote on Twitter. "In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade—our …

Aretha Franklin

The royal-approved styling tip to stop your skirt blowing up in the wind

While no woman wants to have her skirt blown up thanks to a gust of wind, this is particularly true for A-listers and members of the royal family who often have photographers nearby to capture their every move. Thankfully though, the female members of the royal family have come up with a nifty …

Royal Family

Aretha Franklin dies, aged 76

Aretha Franklin has died in Detroit, aged 76. The singer was diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and retired from music last year.<p>Known as the 'Queen of Soul' and one of the greatest singers of all time, her countless hits include <i>Respect</i> and <i>Think</i>. Her career spanned seven decades with over 20 US number …

Aretha Franklin

15 fun dresses to change into at your wedding reception

From sparkly minis to simple slips, here are our favourite frocks for the party portion of the evening

Weddings

The beauty director’s buy of the week: BBB London’s Brow Build Gel

You may have noticed that Blink Brow Bars underwent a recent revamp. Now known as BBB London, the brow brand (with the <i>best</i> threading bars) redesigned their products inside and out as well as increasing their shade offerings.<p>During my last brow shape appointment, at their boutique within The Shop at …

Makeup

How rum became the drink of 2018

Rum is on the rise. Hot on the heels of the ginaissance, rum sales reached £1 billion for the first time ever this year cementing its increasing popularity. All categories apart from gin are growing slower than rum, with Jamaican Rum taking the lead above all others, according to a new study by …

Rum

What will Princess Eugenie's wedding dress look like?

On Friday 12 October, we will witness our second royal wedding of the year when Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle. And, much like with most celebrity weddings, the majority of the speculation surrounding the nuptials centres around what the bride will wear.<p>Although we are …

Weddings

Madonna's most iconic fashion moments through the years

Big bows, red lips and plenty of Jean Paul Gaultier

Lips

Where to eat, sleep and relax in Miami

Globally, Miami is synonymous with music and escapism. It's the beach city in which to let your hair down, party at the best clubs, and sip cocktails by the pool. But for those who want to experience a little more beyond the famous nightlife, here’s our guide to the best alternative hotspots the …

South Beach

#BeautyBestSellers | Feelunique

Feelunique, Europe's largest online beauty retailer, is one of our favourite destinations to shop and sample cosmetics. Stocking over 400 brands, they boast a blend of staples and cult classics with new and niche beauty. Plus, they do a killer sale. Right now Feelunique’s ‘Beauty Haul’ is back, …

Makeup