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J Brand x Elsa Hosk - launch party

Thursday 18 July 2019

Victoria’s Secret angel Elsa Hosk opted to wear a pair of jeans from her new collection as she launched her sustainable denim collaboration with J Brand, welcoming fellow models Justine Skye, Maya Henry and Gizele Oliveira to the exclusive party. Held at London's Selfridges, Made in Chelsea star Rosie Fortescue, Roxy Horner and influencers Sophia Hadjipanteli and the Bloom Twins were among other VIPs celebrating the launch.

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Vogue August Issue Live Signing with Karlie Kloss

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Fans queued up around the corner of Vogue House for a chance to meet former Victoria's Secret angel and British Vogue's August 2019 cover star Karlie Kloss. Hosted by the magazine's editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, the pair posed for photos and spoke to fans at the one-off signing.

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The Edge - world film premiere

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Greg James hosted a Q&A with The Edge director Barney Douglas as cricketers Sir Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann, Jonathan Trott, James Anderson and Andrew Strauss celebrated the world premiere of the documentary about the England cricket team. The screening, which took place at Picturehouse Central in aid of Heads Together and the Ruth Strauss Foundation, also saw Paul Collingwood, Monty Panesar, Dom Joly and Damon Hill among guests.

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England Cricket World Cup Champions - Downing Street reception

Monday 15 July 2019

Theresa May welcomed England cricket captain Eoin Morgan and his teammates at Downing Street to celebrate their epic World Cup win against New Zealand. Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Liam Dawson, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jofra Archer and Jonny Bairstow smiled for photos with the Prime Minister to mark their first ever World Cup win and enjoyed a Champagne reception in the garden.

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Equus - press night

Monday 15 July 2019

Ellie Kendrick, Derren Brown, Kimberly Wyatt, Max Rogers, Joel Fry and Jeremy Vine were in the audience at Trafalgar Studios for the VIP press night of Equus, directed by Ned Bennett. Other celebrities in the audience included Kathy Lette, Simon Callow, Floella Benjamin, Lady Colin Campbell and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

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The Lion King - UK film premiere & reception

Sunday 14 July 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were greeted by Lion King star Beyoncé Knowles and her husband Jay Z on the red carpet at the film’s UK premiere, along with A-listers Pharrell Williams, Sir Elton John, Guy Ritchie, Hans Zimmer and Vin Diesel. Cast members Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Afre Woodard and John Oliver joined Knowles and director Jon Favreau for photos before the screening at Cineworld Leicester Square, which was followed by a reception at the nearby Odeon cinema, and a private afterparty at Harry's Bar.

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Wimbledon 2019

Sunday 14 July 2019

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in this year's Wimbledon final which lasted nearly five hours. Guests at the final day of the annual tournament included The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kendall Jenner, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brooklyn Beckham, Woody Harrelson, Claire Foy, David Luiz, Marcus Alonso, Jeff Bezos, Katherine Jenkins, Olivier Giroud, Tom Hiddleston, Edward Norton, Gemma Arterton and Letitia Wright. Following his win on centre court, Djokovic celebrated at the Championship Dinner and was joined by Tim Henman and women's champion Simona Halep.

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Formula 1: Rolex British Grand Prix - main race

Sunday 14 July 2019

George LucasJosé Mourinho, Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones were among celebrities who attended the main race at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton won a record sixth trophy. Tom HollandDaniel CraigGareth SouthgateStormzywill.i.am and Spice Girls Geri Horner and Mel B were also cheering Hamilton on at Silverstone.

 

 

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OMEGA: The Eagle Has Landed - party

Thursday 11 July 2019

Pixie Geldof, Douglas Booth, Lara Stone, Riz Ahmed and Alfie Allen were all seen heading into Television Centre to attend Swiss watchmaker OMEGA’s exclusive dinner celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. All wearing the luxury brand’s timepieces on their wrists, others at the dinner included Laurence Fox, Anna Brewster, Jack Fox and George Barnett.

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Georgia Hardinge - store launch party

Thursday 11 July 2019

Georgia Hardinge hosted the launch of her London based fashion brand's new store, with Peaky Blinders star Annabelle Wallis acting as her co-host. Nicola Roberts, Katherine Needles, Sabrina Percy and Hannah Teare were among guests in W1 celebrating Hardinge's latest venture.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - press night

Thursday 11 July 2019

Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden stepped out for the Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat press night, alongside Shirley Ballas, Adam GarciaArlene PhillipsVanessa FeltzBeverley KnightChristopher Biggins, Charlie Stemp and Claire Sweeney. Jason Donovan is back treading the boards again, this time in the role of the Pharaoh, in the musical which rocketed him to international fame in 1991. Sheridan Smith stars as the Narrator in the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's much-loved musical at The London Palladium, which introduces newcomer Jac Yarrow to the West End in the titular role.

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Magnum Pleasure Store - launch party

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Millie MackintoshNick Grimshaw and Maya Jama were among guests enjoying ice creams at the launch party of the Magnum Pleasure Store on Regent Street. BBC Radio 1 presenter Clara Amfo took to the decks as guests, including Anais GallagherJamie WinstoneMabelAshley JamesAmber Le BonJoshua KaneOliver Proudlock and Nicola Roberts, celebrated the opening of the summer store.

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Alexa Chung x Bird in Hand - dinner

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Bird in Hand winery ambassador Alexa Chung wore Erdem as she welcomed friends Pixie Geldof and Daisy Lowe to a private dinner celebrating the brand. The trio were joined inside Harry’s Bar by Rosemary Ferguson, Josephine de la Baume, Amber Anderson and Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie.

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The Illusionists - press night

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Poldark star Eleanor Tomlinson stepped out on the red carpet for The Illusionists press night, with Charlie Brooker, Chris Robshaw and Jake Wood among further audience members. The world's biggest selling magic troupe were on stage at the Shaftesbury Theatre, as they brought their Direct From Broadway production to London's West End.

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Wireless Festival London

Sunday 07 July 2019

Cardi B, Migos, Travis Scott, Tyga and Future topped the bill at this year's Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, with Ella Mai, Rae Sremmurd, Juice WRLD, Gunna, Stefflon Don, Not3s and AJ Tracey also among performers. J Hus and Skepta were the surprise guests, performing in front of VIPs Janet JacksonRaheem Sterling, Chris Eubank Jr, Neelam Gill, Raye, Jack Fowler and Peter Jones. Scott hosted his afterparty at Tape London, following the second day of the festival, while Gunna was joined by Young Thug, Stefflon Don and Swae Lee at Drama Park Lane after final day.

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Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time: Celine Dion

Friday 05 July 2019

Legendary Canadian singer Celine Dion attracted a VIP crowd for her British Summer Time performance, as Sam Smith, Margot Robbie, Adele, Alan Carr, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Caroline Flack and Myleene Klass turned out for the highly anticipated performance. The My Heart Will Go On singer celebrated the end of her 12 year Las Vegas residency by performing her classic 90s ballads and wowed the audience with four costume changes, following performances by her support acts Josh Groban and Claire Richards. David Schwimmer, Kate Beckinsale, Dua Lipa, Anwar Hadid, Perrie Edwards and Vicky McClure were among further celebrity attendees over the weekend at the annual outdoor concert series, with Barbra Streisand, Bryan Ferry, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Corinne Bailey Rae and Lianne La Havas also taking to the stage.

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Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards

Friday 05 July 2019

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, The Black Eyed Peas, Gary Numan, Years and Years, Mabel and The Chemical Brothers were all honoured at this year’s Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards. Held at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House and hosted by Edith Bowman, other VIP guests and speakers included Liam Payne, Laura Whitmore, Dynamo, Peter Andre, Louise Redknapp and Munroe Bergdorf.

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Fendi - catwalk show

Thursday 04 July 2019

BAFTA winning Welsh actress Catherine Zeta Jones had her daughter Carys Zeta Douglas by her side at the Fendi show, enjoying front row seats with Susan SarandonJason Momoa, Lisa Bonet, Zendaya and Dame Anna Wintour. The Haute Couture show paid tribute to the Italian luxury fashion brand's late Creative Director, Karl Lagerfeld, with Kaia Gerber leading a procession of models down the catwalk in front of Rome's iconic Colosseum.

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Syco - summer party

Thursday 04 July 2019

Simon Cowell was joined by his partner Lauren Silverman, Britain's Got Talent winner Colin Thackery and judge Amanda Holden for this year's Syco summer party. Louise Redknapp, Sinitta, Naughty Boy, Katie Piper, Kelly Hoppen, Ola Jordan, Matthew Wright and Bruno Tonioli were also among guests at the Sony Music imprint's annual event, held at The Victoria and Albert Museum.

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CÎROC x Moschino x Jeremy Scott - Pride party

Thursday 04 July 2019

Brooklyn Beckham was accompanied by model girlfriend Hana Cross as he attended the CÎROC x Moschino x Jeremy Scott Pride Party, joining Little Mix stars Jade Thirwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock at MNKY House. Hosted by Jeremy Scott with a DJ set from Jodie Harsh, others at the pre-Pride party included Ella Eyre, Nicola Roberts, Mutya Buena, Tallia Storm and Kyle De’volle.

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PFW (Haute Couture) a/w 2019: Valentino - catwalk show

Wednesday 03 July 2019

Following a trip to London, Gwyneth Paltrow arrived in Paris for the Valentino Haute Couture show, sharing a front row with Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum, Celine DionKristin Scott Thomas, FKA Twigs and Natalia Vodianova. Gigi Hadid and Kaia Gerber walked for the legendary Italian fashion house alongside 1970s icon Lauren Hutton, who took to the runway to big cheers at the Rothschild villa.