Venus Williams — Wearing a pre-Fall 'Ralph Lauren Black Label' Platinum Satin Tuxedo Silk Dress Serena Williams — Wearing Spring 09 'Ralph Lauren Collection' Gold Sequin Harem Pants with White Tank Top Vera Zvonareva — Wearing pre-Fall 'Ralph Lauren Collection' Platinum Satin Silk Dress Anne Keothavong — Wearing a Spring 09 'Ralph Lauren Collection' Gold Lace Embroidered Dress Elena Dimentieva — Wearing 'Ralph Lauren Black Label' Cowl Neck Dress  Picture by: Carter Berg
Ralph Lauren's stylish Icons of Grass
Kensington Roof Gardens, in London, was the venue for American luxury designer Ralph Lauren and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour pre-Wimbledon party.

The event heralded the start of the Wimbledon tennis season and saw a diverse selection of guests attend, like: Princess Beatrice of York, Princess Eugenie of York, Sarah Ferguson, Sir Richard Branson, Sam Branson, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, Imogen Lloyd-Webber, Jason Isaacs, Martine McCutcheon, Meg Matthews, Heidi Range and Caprice; all of whom enjoyed a summer barbeque accompanied by Seared Tuna, Poached Salmon and Summer Bean Salad, followed with Strawberries & Cream.    
Polo Ralph Lauren is linked to the prestigious tennis championship, through its exclusive deal that sees it as the Official Outfitter of Wimbledon — the first Designer in Wimbledon’s 129 year history to create an outfit for all on-court officials including chair umpires, line umpires and ball persons. The signature navy blue and cream collection has since become synonymous with English tennis and established Polo Ralph Lauren as a key partner of the Wimbledon tournament.

Pictured above:
Venus Williams — Wearing a pre-Fall 'Ralph Lauren Black Label' Platinum Satin Tuxedo Silk Dress
Serena Williams — Wearing Spring 09 'Ralph Lauren Collection' Gold Sequin Harem Pants with White Tank Top
Vera Zvonareva — Wearing pre-Fall 'Ralph Lauren Collection' Platinum Satin Silk Dress
Anne Keothavong — Wearing a Spring 09 'Ralph Lauren Collection' Gold Lace Embroidered Dress
Elena Dimentieva — Wearing 'Ralph Lauren Black Label' Cowl Neck Dress

Picture by: Carter Berg

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Lost actress Evangeline Lilly featured in Baume & Mercier & Me's latest advertising campaign

Pictured above: Lost actress Evangeline Lilly and right, X-Files actor David Duchovny in Baume & Mercier & Me


Three's the Magic Number . . .
The number three has often been recognised as having significant qualities. Luxury Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier have combined three elements: talent, superb craftsmanship and charity, to embody their latest advertising campaign featuring internationally recognised actors Evangeline Lilly (Lost) and David Duchovny (X-Files).

X-Files actor David Duchovny featured in Baume & Mercier & Me's latest advertising campaignEntitled Baume & Mercier & Me, the two new personalities share many similarities while remaining totally loyal to their humanitarian efforts which will see all their royalties — as well as those of photographers Michael O’Neill and Markus Klinko & Indrani (who shot their portraits) — donated to charities selected in cooperation with Evangeline Lilly and David Duchovny.

The causes supported include: cancer research, child education, helping underprivileged women and the struggle against poverty.

Baume & Mercier & Me featuring Evangeline Lilly and David Duchovny, marks the fourth edition of the campaign representing the Geneva-based brand.

Visit: Baume & Mercier


Amanda Holden's Got Talent for Ralph & Russo Designs . A picture of Amanda Holden wearing one of Ralph & Russo Dresses

Pictured above: Amanda Holden in one of Ralph & Russo Dresses


Amanda Holden's Got Talent for Ralph & Russo Designs
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star . . . Amanda Holden dazzled just as brightly as the budding stars on ITV's Britain's Got Talent series, in an array of stunning designs, by luxury couture brand Ralph & Russo.

The London based label — designed by Tamara Ralph — will be dressing the judge, in custom fitted and bespoke designed Ralph & Russo dresses, for all six live shows including two separate pieces for the finale. All garments have been custom designed for Amanda by Head Designer Tamara Ralph and handmade at the labels London based studio.

Holden says: “I’m having such a great time this season, the calibre of talent on the show is higher then ever, I wanted to amplify the show with some stunning dresses and Ralph & Russo were a perfect choice. Their dresses are just to die for.”

Since its inception only two years ago, Ralph & Russo has quickly become a favourite amongst many A-List celebrities worldwide. Tamara Ralph, Head Designer of Ralph & Russo commented: “Our label is not for everyone — our women are successful, empowered and stylish. Amanda is naturally gorgeous and reflects our brand perfectly.”

Each of Amanda’s dresses are reflective of Ralph & Russo’s signature style, incorporating a perfect balance of Swarovski crystal detailing and exclusive silks.

Amanda’s gorgeous Britain’s Got Talent finale dress, is a floor length, red corseted fish tail Dupion gown with Swarovski crystal embellishment.

E-mail: Enquiries Ralph & Russo | Tel: 0208 878 5399

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Cheryl Cole Voted No. Sexiest Women by FHM
Pictured Above: X Factor Judge and Girls Aloud Singer Cheryl Cole

FHM Names Cheryl Cole World’s Sexiest Woman 2009
There you have it ladies. Now we know what kind of women today's men really go for. According to the UK's biggest men's magazine FHM, home-grown superstar Cheryl Cole has been announced as the winner of FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the world 2009 poll. The Girls Aloud and X Factor star left band mates standing as she flew into the top spot, knocking last years winner Megan Fox down to second place, after the biggest and most exciting race for the number one spot in the history of FHM.  

FHM 100 Sexiest Women 2009:
Top Ten
1. Cheryl Cole (last year 7)
2. Megan Fox (1)
3. Jessica Alba (2)
4. Britney Spears (31)
5. Keeley Hazell (3)
6. Adriana Lima (21)
7. Elisha Cuthbert (4)
8. Kristin Kreuk (48)
9. Anna Friel (re-entry)
10. Freida Pinto (new entry)

Cheryl’s victory is the first for a Brit in three years. Previously, the only British lady to come close was 22-year-old model Keeley Hazell, who this year secured 5th place behind Californian beauty Jessica Alba (3rd) and comeback queen of the poll Britney Spears.

Actresses once again seem to have caught the eye of the discerning voter. After wowing the States Anna Friel (9th) is back to her finest form and has secured a place in the coveted Top Ten. Adding to an already amazingly successful 2009, since her stunning performance in film of the year Slumdog Millionaire, Frieda Pinto is a new entry at number ten. Green aliens seem to be a popular too with newcomer, model and Star Trek star, Diora Baird, in at number 33.

Now in its 15th year, FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll is the original and biggest search for the sexiest women in the world. This year nearly ten million votes were cast by FHM readers worldwide.

Visit: FHM 100 Sexiest | X Factor   

Pictured above: Daisy McGrath and Tara Palmer Tomkinson
Pictured above: Daisy McGrath &
Tara Palmer Tomkinson
Tara Palmer Tomkinson and Olympian Mark Foster are fronting a new campaign which urges people to donate unwanted goods to stock-starved Cancer Research UK shops.
The celebrity duo have taken part in an unconventional photo shoot alongside a young cancer survivor, to help launch the charity’s new Wrong For You, Right For Us stock appeal.
As more and more credit crunched Brits snap up charity shop bargains, store managers are struggling to stock their shelves. But by posing in kids’ staples like jeans and trainers beside flamboyantly dressed Jack McGrath, 10, and little sister Daisy, six, Tara and Mark are hoping to encourage UK shoppers to donate unwanted items to Cancer Research UK’s 600 high street shops.
Tara said: “I’ve got lots of things in my wardrobe that no longer suit me but may suit others.                                    
“So supporting Cancer Research UK’s Wrong For You, Right For Us campaign is certainly an easy way for me to do my bit and help beat cancer.”
Swimmer and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ hunk Mark Foster has pledged to empty his wardrobe of unused clothes after being introduced to the inspirational Jack and Daisy.
Mark said: "Meeting Jack and Daisy, who have gone through so much at such a young age, has certainly motivated me to do whatever I can to help my local Cancer Research UK shop.”
Seven out of ten children with cancer are now successfully treated and with each bag of shop donations worth as much as £30 for Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work, many more lives could be saved with every wardrobe that’s cleared out.

Visit: Cancer Research UK to Locate Your Nearest Shop | Cancer Research UK
Lacuna Coil film latest video in Dolce & Gabbana's Swish Restaurant

Lacuna Coil's shallow life
If you haven't already heard of Italian group Lacuna Coil, you soon will. Powered by lead vocalist Cristina Scabbia, Shallow Life, the
eagerly awaited new studio album, was recorded with acclaimed
producer Don Gilmore (of Avril Lavigne, Linkin Park, Pearl Jam fame) at the NRG Studios in Los Angeles.

This compelling muscial collaboration has assisted with the evolution of the bands sound, since their Karmacode album released in 2006.

The new album is well worth the wait, not only for the 12 masterful tracks, but also for the Spellbound video shot in Dolce & Gabbana's Milan restaurant Gold.

Luckily, these guys have friends in both music and fashion circles.

Pictured Left By: Steve Brown

Visit: Lacuna Coil | Lacuna Coil Spellbound Youtube | Myspace | Century Media | Dolce & Gabbana


Erin O'Connor and evian launch daily purity plan
Pictured above: Model Erin O'Connor Walking on Water


Erin O'Connor and evian launch daily purity plan
Supermodel Erin O’Connor was a natural choice to become ambassador for Evian’s Daily Purity Plan.

Acclaimed as “one of the best models in the world” by Karl Lagerfield and having modelled for some of the world’s most renowned haute-couture designers including: Chanel, Versace, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Armani, and Jean-Paul Gaultier, Erin is one of the most successful British supermodels of our time.
Evian has worked with expert nutritionist Nicki Waterman to develop the Evian Daily Purity Plan giving you easy steps to develop a healthy habit.

Nicki Waterman says: “It is so important at this time of year to adopt realistic and simple steps to change your lifestyle.

"Don’t overwhelm yourself with new demanding activities or by cutting out too many things you love at once. Simple steps allow us to create long term habits that benefit our bodies, one of which being to make sure you are drinking enough water — drinking more water each day is a simple habit you can easily stick too.”

Find out more on how you can include Evian into your lifestyle, by visiting their website.

: Detox with Evian


Liz McClarnon designs of a limited edition t-shirt to launch Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2009 series

Pictured above: Liz McClarnon


Race in style for 2009
Liz McClarnon
has already proved herself a talented songstress, television presenter and master chef. Now she is adding another string to her bow, as the designer of a limited edition t-shirt to launch Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2009 series.

A fresh design for S/S '09, McClarnon’s white t-shirt features a feminine print with pretty flower detailing in bright pink, one of the season’s hottest shades as seen at the Matthew Williamson and Alexander Wang catwalk shows.

Channelling the strong, positive messages of Race for Life, the fashionable t-shirt will raise the vital funds for research into beating cancer.

McClarnon said: “I was inspired after I took part in Race for Life last year and I wanted my design to be a celebration of life with a bright, vibrant splash of colour. The florals represent femininity, while the clustered and intertwined flowers symbolise the thousands of women of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds, coming together as one to make a big impact for a fantastic cause."

Race for Life is the UK’s biggest women-only fundraising event and this year 680,000 women are expected to come together to walk, jog or run 5k in more than 230 events taking place across the UK.

Liz’s limited edition Race for Life t-shirt retails at £15.99 and is available to purchase through the Race for Life website,, which opens for entries for the 2009 series on 19th January 2009.



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