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‘Always The Brides Maid Never The Bride’ at 2012 Golden Globes

Bridal-inspired dresses were the hot look for celebs at the 2012 Golden Globes last night. For the first ceremony of the awards season the A-listers set out to make unique fashion statements when walking down the aisle… I mean red carpet.   There was a mixture of colours and trends on display at the awards [...]

No More Pretty Please

A good looking man is often forgiven a multitude of sins but rudeness and bad manners definitely aren’t included in this. Surely manners are universal, ageless, sexless… Well, recently it seems hot fellas out there are pushing their luck with rather cold courtesies.   Often you would meet a guy with the killer combination of [...]

Sienna Miller Joins The Celeb Baby Boom

2011 was the year of the shock celebrity pregnancies and it’s already continuing into 2012.   Sienna Miller and boyfriend Tom Sturridge are reportedly expecting their first child.   The 30-year-old actress, who has been dating fellow actor Tom for just over a year, is believed to have broken the news to friends and family [...]

Ghosts of Christmas’ past

Considering myself a bit of Scrooge when it comes to Christmas anyway I seem to have taken the role to a whole new level this year. Just as the man himself was visited by 3 ghosts of Christmas past present and future so was I, well more precisely men.   Stuck in a single rut [...]

Katherine and Gethin Tweet Break-Up

In their final act as couple Katherine Jenkins and Gethin Jones tweeted simultaneously that their four year relationship is over.   The Welsh couple, who have been dating since 2007, said: ‘We are both beyond broken hearted’, after calling off their engagement.   The classical singer, 31, and TV presenter, 33, started dating in late [...]

How You Doin’?

When Friends star Matt LeBlanc recently visited London he was left out in the cold by a hot model after trying out his character’s famous chat up line.   Trainee teacher Jo Spyrou caught the eye of the 44 year old American in the Amika nightclub in Kensington, West London, earlier in the month. The 22 [...]

Golden Balls To Silver Screen

David Beckham could soon be making a substitution off the football pitch and onto the cinema screens.   One of Becks’ closest friends Tom Cruise revealved at Tuesday night’s UK premiere of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol that he is keen to get the LA Galaxy star the perfect role to kick start his acting career. [...]

High Street Crisis

The British high street is in ‘crisis’ and is close to ‘extinction’ according to a report compiled by retail guru Mary Portas.   Prime Minister David Cameron commissioned the report back in May after an increasing number of shops were forced to close their doors following a downturn in trade. According to figures from the [...]

Jolie no-mates

There’s an old saying- friends are the family we choose for ourselves, I don’t know where I’d be without either but if I didn’t have my amazing friends to count on I know the tears would last longer and the laughs wouldn’t be half as often. This is why I was suprised to hear Angelina [...]

Don’t Be Afraid To Look A Little Closer

There’s a line from the straight-talking romantic comedy 500 Days of Summer that, to me, always outshines the rest and has stuck in my mind from the first time I watched it. It’s not when Summer declares that she doesn’t believe in true love, when Tom creates the possibly-cutest-ever greetings card message ‘I love us’ [...]

Mummy to Mommy

It’s the news we’ve all been…well, we already knew; Jessica Simpson has confirmed she is expecting her first child with fiance Eric Johnson.   31-year-old Jessica made the announcement this morning when she posted a link on Twitter to her website where she revealed: “It’s true! I’m going to be a Mummy!”.   The reality [...]

Over Exposure: Who’s To Blame?

The exposure children have to sexualised and explicit images in modern life has been a growing concern for critics and parents for years. This issue has been brought to public attention again in recent months with particular focus on the music industry setting a bad example to young fans. It has previously been suggested that [...]

Do You Know When To Quit?

We all know how hard it is to break a habit. Whether it’s giving up smoking, cutting out alcohol or trying to stop biting your nails; quitting something you enjoy doing or see as a comfort can be the hardest thing in the world.   How similar this problem is when it comes to breaking [...]

Dalai Lama Set To Enlighten Manchester

Breaking news – it has been revealed that His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, will spend three days in Manchester next June, during which he is expected to hold a mass public event at the MEN Arena. The influential leader is also expected to visit London and Edinburgh on his UK tour next year.   He [...]

Nicole Makes It Look Simple

Nicole Richie well deserves her crown of fashion royalty from laid back looks to red carpet glamour she has developed a unique and effortless style over the years, which she harmonises with bold, on trend accessories to create a look that’s oh so simple yet oh so chic.   However, fans weren’t always so lustful [...]

Social Media Making It Harder To Move On?

When moving on from a relationship I’m a firm believer in the concept of ‘out of sight out of mind’. However, in this day and age with social media, networking sites and messenger applications steering clear of an ex is not as simple as avoiding his local. Getting through the day can be hard enough [...]

The MOBOs: Oh So Cool

The annual MOBO Awards is the biggest night on the urban music calendar and last night they were held in Glasgow for the first time. It is perhaps the coolest trophy an artist can be honoured with and the glitterati who adorned the red carpet proved exactly why. Celebs didn’t let the prestigious event down [...]

Fight For This Love

Where has the Chezza we know and love gone? In a bid to reignite her embarrassed career and to reign once more as ‘the nation’s sweetheart’ Cheryl Cole has taken to staging out-of-character publicity stunts and seems to have gone into PR overload. After being (a-hem) let go from the US series of X Factor [...]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

As we relentlessly stumble on the path towards Mr. Right we’re bound to bump into a few Mr. Right-Now’s and the odd Mr. Wrong as we go. Women know instinctively from the first time we meet a man whether he’s the one, because let’s face it, we’re all looking for that love-at-first-sight movie moment. It’s [...]

Going Grunge

Autumn/Winter fashion looks like it’s going to be as grungy as Spring/Summer weather this year. Just as the sun is beginning to show and we’re getting our summer dresses and brights on the streets it seems the catwalks have already moved on with some very determined fashion for Autumn/Winter 11-12.   Last year the colder [...]