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PFW (Men's) a/w 2019: Louis Vuitton - catwalk show & afterparty

Thursday 17 January 2019

Naomi Campbell debuted a new hairdo as she sat next to her rumoured former boyfriend, Skepta, on the front row for the Louis Vuitton Paris Fashion Week Men's catwalk show. Designer Virgil Abloh hosted his second presentation of the season, following the star-studded turn-out for his luxury streetwear label Off-White, with Timothee Chalamet, Frank Ocean, Joel EdgertonOffsetKid Cudi and Natalia Vodianova among further celebrity guests on hand to support one of the fashion industry's most exciting designers of the moment.

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Totem by Cirque du Soleil - press night

Wednesday 16 January 2019

The Duchess of Sussex made her second royal appearance of the day, following a visit to animal charity Mayhew, alongside husband The Duke of Sussex for the 10th anniversary premiere of Totem by Cirque du Soleil, joining VIPs Edith Bowman, Amber Le Bon, Chris Moyles, Danny Dyer, Rafferty Law, Beverley Knight, Jeremy Vine and Dougie Poynter at the Royal Albert Hall. The world-renowned circus act drew in an eclectic crowd for its press night, with Anthea Turner, Ella Mills, Jeremy Vine, Claude Littner, Kara Tointon, Esther Rantzen, Kelly Holmes, Rachel Riley and Kelly Brook also spotted in the audience.

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Close - special film screening

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Swedish star Noomi Rapace took to the red carpet with the woman who inspired her new Netflix thriller, Close, at the film's London premiere. Jacquie Davis, the UK's first female bodyguard, provided the inspiration for writer/director Vicky Jewson's film, in which Rapace plays a counter terrorism expert hired to guard the scion of an oil fortune. Actress Sophie Nelisse also attended The Mayfair Hotel premiere.

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Manon - press night

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Line of Duty star Vicky McClure was joined by fellow British actors Iain Glen, Andy Serkis, Bertie Carvel and Sheila Hancock for the Manon opening night. Dame Vivienne Westwood stepped out with her partner Andreas Kronthaler to watch the English National Ballet's latest production, based on Kenneth MacMillan's masterpiece, starring Alina Cojocaru, Begoña Cao, Rupert Pennefather and Erina Takahashi. Nicola Roberts, Claire SweeneyTracey UllmanTamara Rojo, Arlene Phillips and Angela Rippon were among further press night guests at the London Coliseum, who later assembled in the theatre bar to congratulate the cast and creatives and enjoy post-show drinks. 

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The Grand Tour - preview screening

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Jeremy Clarkson arrived arm-in-arm with girlfriend Lisa Hogan as he joined his Grand Tour co-hosts in London for the premiere of the latest season of the motor series. Posing next to several high-end cars, Clarkson joked with long-time collaborators and friends Richard Hammond and James May outside The Brewery, before heading inside to discuss the Amazon Prime series.

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IWC - party

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Bradley Cooper, Adriana Lima, Dev Patel, Rosamund Pike, James Marsden and Karolina Kurkova were among VIPs walking the red carpet for IWC’s annual gala celebrating Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. Held to launch the Swiss watch brand’s new Pilot range, others at Geneva’s Palexpo Exhibition Hall included David Coulthard, Ronan and Storm Keating and Oliver Cheshire.

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Mary, Queen of Scots - Scottish film premiere

Monday 14 January 2019

Saoirse Ronan was joined by First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, at the premiere of Mary Queen of Scots. James McArdle and Jack Lowden, who also star in Josie Rourke's historical drama, were at Edinburgh Castle for the screening as cast and guests celebrated the release of the film.

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Critics' Choice Awards

Sunday 13 January 2019

Lady Gaga celebrated two wins at this year's Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Song and Best Actress which, in a unique twist, she shared with Glenn Close. Christian Bale was awarded Best Actor for his performance in Vice, while Olivia Colman took home Best Actress in a Comedy for The Favourite. Guests at the ceremony, which took place at Barker Hangar, included Amy Adams, Ben Stiller, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Claire Foy, Darren Criss, Emily Blunt, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Willem Dafoe.

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MFW (Men's) a/w 2019: Versace - catwalk show

Saturday 12 January 2019

Despite Versace hosting its most recent show to unveil its latest men's collection, female fashion superstars Bella Hadid, Kaia Gerber, Vittoria Ceretti and Emily Ratajkowski stole the spotlight at the luxury designer brand's catwalk presentation. Donatella Versace explored bondage-inspired garments in the fashion house's latest collection, and the front row hosted VIPs including Luke Evans, Italian rapper Sfera Ebbasta and fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni.

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Gold Movie Awards & afterparty

Thursday 10 January 2019

Billy Zane celebrated winning the Best Actor prize as he joined British screen stars Sadie FrostSean CroninTamzin Merchant, Kacey Ainsworth and Sophie Kennedy Clark at Regent Street Cinema to celebrate the best in independent filmmaking. The Titanic actor was feted for his role in Lucid, which he stars in alongside Frost and Clark, and after the ceremony cast headed to Cuckoo Club for an afterparty.

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Glass - European film premiere & afterparty

Wednesday 09 January 2019

Glass stars Samuel L JacksonBruce WillisSarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy and James McAvoy joined director M Night Shyamalan for the European debut of the film, a follow up to Split and Unbreakable, at Curzon Mayfair. Ranj Singh, Neil Jones, Richard Blackwood, Melody Thornton and Shanie Ryan were among guests at the screening of the superhero film, which was followed by an intimate cast afterparty at Little House.

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EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) - nominations announced

Wednesday 09 January 2019

Fresh from his starring role in Netflix's interactive Black Mirror episode Bandersnatch, Will Poulter joined rising British star Hayley Squires to announce the 2019 BAFTA nominations. The film academy's chair, Pippa Harris, introduced the pair at BAFTA's HQ as they revealed The Favourite had secured the most nominations, 12, including best actress for Olivia Colman and best supporting actress nods for co-stars, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.

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Stan And Ollie - film screening / Q&A

Tuesday 08 January 2019

Comedians Alan Carr, Ed Byrne, Frank Skinner and Les Dennis turned out to watch Steve Coogan and John C Reilly star as one of the most iconic comedy duos of all time, Laurel and Hardy. John ThomsonJon Culshaw and Nigel Planner were also among stars from the British comedy scene at Picturehouse Central to watch Jon S Baird's BAFTA nominated film, which charts the famous American screen and stage stars on a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

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LFW (Men's) a/w 2019: GQ Dinner

Monday 07 January 2019

Following a successful presentation of his co-owned brand Kent & Curwen's latest collection, David Beckham hosted a GQ dinner with its editor Dylan Jones, to close LFW Men's. The former footballer was joined by wife Victoria Beckham and close friends Gordon and Tana Ramsay. David Furnish, Maya Jama, Olly Murs, Tinie Tempah, Clara Amfo, Joe Cole, Pam Hogg, Fat Tony, Nick Rhodes, Jim Chapman and Isaac Carew were among further guests at the VIP closing dinner at Selfridge's Brasserie Of Light.

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The 76th Golden Globe Awards

Sunday 06 January 2019

Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody was the surprise winner at The 76th Golden Globe Awards, collecting two major prizes including Best Film Drama and Best Drama Actor for its star Rami Malek. Green Book was the other big film winner, scooping three awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, while Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw and Richard Madden were among British winners at The Beverly Hilton ceremony co-hosted by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh. Nicole Kidman, Lady GagaDarren Criss, Emma StoneJessica ChastainClaire FoyIdris ElbaRobert Redford and Bradley Cooper were among hopefuls and guests at the annual event, which was followed by afterparties across LA hosted by Fox, Amazon, HBO and Netflix.

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LFW (Men's) a/w 2019: Kent & Curwen - presentation

Sunday 06 January 2019

Victoria Beckham made a rare display of public affection with her husband David as she kissed him on the cheek, during the London Fashion Week Men's presentation for Kent & Curwen, which the former footballer co-owns. The pair were joined by their son Brooklyn and his new girlfriend Hana Cross, friend Gordon Ramsay, Dior Homme Artistic Director Kim Jones and model Laura Bailey. Creative director Daniel Kearns joined David in presenting the sportswear brand's a/w19 collection at Temple Place, featuring a series of flat caps, jumpsuits and peg trousers.

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The Art Of Elysium: Heaven Charity Gala

Saturday 05 January 2019

Jennifer Garner, Kris Jenner, Lily Collins, Courtney Love, Emily Ratajkowski, Winnie Harlow and Usher attended the 12th annual Art of Elysium Gala in Los Angeles ahead of this year’s Golden Globe Awards, celebrating the organisation’s work with the homeless in LA. Held at a private residence in the city’s Koreatown district, guests were treated to performances by Linda Perry and Chuck D, while other VIPs at the fundraiser included Chanel Iman, James Marsden, Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara.

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The Voice - press launch

Thursday 03 January 2019

Fresh from the festive break, host Emma Willis joined Jennifer Hudson, Sir Tom Jones and will.i.am at The Voice press launch. Talking about going head-to-head with Cheryl's latest talent show, The Great Dancer, judge Olly Murs joked there is no competition and the BBC should 'just scrap' the series, before talking about his 'dad dancing' with his fellow co-stars on the red carpet at London's W Hotel.

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Palm Springs International Film Festival - awards gala

Thursday 03 January 2019

Honourees Olivia Colman, Glenn Close, Rami Malek, Alfonso Cuarón, Spike Lee, Melissa McCarthy, Bradley Cooper and Timothée Chalamet were on the red carpet at The Palm Springs Convention Center as awards season kicked off in style. Emma Stone was on hand the present the Desert Palm Achievement Award to her The Favourite co-star Colman at the 30th annual ceremony ahead of this weekend's Golden Globes.

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Nativity! The Musical - gala performance

Thursday 20 December 2018

Father and daughter Danny and Dani Dyer teamed up on stage for the gala performance of Nativity! The Musical, starring alongside Jo Brand and Simon Lipkin. Love Island winner Jack Fincham was in the audience to support his girlfriend, while other VIPs at the Hammersmith Apollo included Harry Hill, Imogen Thomas, Helen George, Joe McFadden, Candice Brown, Lisa Faulkner, Joanna Scanlan and Jorgie Porter.

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Dancing On Ice - red carpet launch

Tuesday 18 December 2018

Gemma Collins swapped her Louboutin's for ice skates as she posed with her Dancing on Ice pro partner Matt Evers at London's Natural History Museum to celebrate the ITV show's launch. Joining hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, Brian McFadden nearly fell on the ice as he made his big entrance with partner Alex Murphy, while other contestants James Jordan, Wes Nelson, Jane Danson and Richard Blackwood made a more graceful approach to judges Torvill and Dean.