Manolo Blahnik has unveiled his collaboration with the British Fashion Council and the Mayfair Hotel, a window full of exclusive designs.
Manolo Blahnik reveals designer windows for Mayfair Hotel
Constance Harris on Juno
Welcome to the world of Juno, warrior and passion living, woman. This stunning new interactive magazine is yours exclusively inside this week’s Sunday Independent.
Day one with Karl Henry: Pullover and Rotations
MONDAY: Karl Henry’s essential five-part beach body plan starts today. In part one, Karl takes you through the exercises – from pilates sit-ups to bench press-ups - you will need to do to get in shape for summer.
Beyonce interview: I'm definitely a goofball!
Beyonce interview: The singer talks about playing Queen Tara in the new animation, being a global role model and her baby.
Taylor Swift scoops eight awards
Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
Timberlake abandons pop for new movie role
Actor and pop singer Justin Timberlake has revealed he had no problem changing his music style for his role in his new film.
Actor Furlong arrested in Hollywood
Actor Edward Furlong has been arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order filed by his ex-girlfriend.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS
Book launch is the Name of the Game
CAIPIRINHAS (Brazilian cocktails, sillies) and Abba classics were the order of the evening when a colourful crowd hit the upstairs bar at the Odeon on Harcourt Street.
Claire's in bloomin' great form
GLOWING: Claire Byrne's baby is due in October
Maybe now Mick has a face to match his shirt
The first rule of book club is you don't talk about book club. Actually, it isn't. The only rule in most book clubs is that, if you haven't read the ruddy thing, then you're better off keeping your mouth shut. If only Mick Wallace had heeded this wise advice.
Smugness overload after Chelsea's Bafta
It was a week of drama and prestige as the summer awards season kicked off; the stars of the most creative work ever committed to celluloid scrubbed up and assembled to be garlanded with praise.
Obama threat to go rogue and speak out
President Obama apparently has his own Hollywood-inspired aspirations. According to a nugget buried in a New York Times story on Thursday, Obama has been telling aides that he is tempted to pull a "Bulworth" – that is to make like Warren Beatty's liberal senator character in the 1998 movie of the same name by going rogue and saying exactly what is on his mind regardless of the political fallout.
Nana's perfect for His Royal Harryness
Boy, the Yanks do love them some royalty don't they? Given the way Americans have fussed over His Royal Harryness on his tour of the US last week, you'd wonder why they ever bothered ridding themselves of the British monarchy in the first place.