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  • The Week’s Top Celeb Goss

    Hi VIPs. Happy Friday! Have you had a good week? Now it’s time to make an even better weekend for yourself. Go out and do something that makes you happy!

    Catching up on the celeb goss makes the Live Like a VIP team happy, so let’s have a look at some of the exciting things that went on this week:

    Jack Reacher and co-star Cobie Smulders attend the European premiere of Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

     

    Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire make a gorgeous couple at the Tatler Little Black Book party

     

    Meanwhile Millie Mackintosh and Hugo Taylor also make a stunning couple at the same party

    Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender attended the premiere of The Light Between The Oceans

     

    Naomie Harris looked stunning at a private screening of Moonlight in London

     

    The Accountant had it’s UK premiere and Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick showed their support

     

    Now have a great weekend and we’ll be back on Monday with a round-up of the weekend’s celeb goss!

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  • Tuesday Trends: Glastonbury Festival Fashion

    Hi VIPs! Tuesday is traditionally the day that the LLAVIP team look at trends and we’ve tried to look for one thing the celebs have in common but the only thing that stands out is that lots went to Glastonbury. However, it’s pretty timely as there are lots of other festivals coming up so we can look to the Glastonbury stars for inspiration.

    These are theLLAVIP team’s  fave festival looks:

    Ellie Goulding

    Laura Whitmore

    Millie Mackintosh

    Alexa Chung

    Daisy Lowe

     

    Rita Ora

    Cara Delevingne

    Who do you think looked best?

    Now have a great day and we’ll be back tomorrow with a round-up of music and entertainment news.

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  • The Week’s Top Showbiz Goss

    Hi VIPs! We hope you had a good week? It’s been a busy one for us as we had an all-day photoshoot on Thursday, which I can’t wait to share with you soon. I won’t tell you what it’s for, but its super exciting!

    Talking of exciting, lets have a look at what cool things the celebs did. If you want inspiration for what to do and where to go this weekend, let’s see at what the celebs have done:

    Taylor Swift starts dating Tom Hiddleston – below – (and takes him on a private jet)

    Ok, we can dream of being able to do something like this, and in the meantime we can dance to Taylor Swift / rewatch The Night Manager.

    The Tate Modern had a party and Jenna Coleman wore a gorgeous outfit

    We can all go to the Tate Modern – it’s fabulous!

    Fearne Cotton channeled florals at Matthew Williamson’s summer party

    All we need to know is that florals are in…

    Millie Mackintosh wore them too and looked lovely

    But sadly, she’s having love life issues as her guy Hugo Taylor hasn’t been out with her for ages

    And finally some happy news for Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis – they’re expecting their second child

    Awww, we love a baby story now that our Zoe’s a mum.

    Now have a great weekend and we’ll be back on Monday with a round-up of everything that went on over the weekend.

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  • The Week’s Hottest Gossip

    Hi VIPs! How’s your week been? We’ve made it to the weekend so sit back, relax and let’s have a recap on the week.

    London came alive on Thursday night with the premiere of Zoolander 2, which was star-studded. It was THE event of the week so we want to focus on that. Look at who attended:

    Owen Wilson

    Penelope Cruz

    Millie Mackintosh

    Ben Stiller

    Lara Stone

    Myleene Klass

    Natalie Dormer

    Kirsten Wiig

     

    The film’s out on 12 February – put the date in your diary now!

    Now enjoy the rest of your weekend. We’ll be back on Monday with a round-up of the best celeb goss of the weekend.

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  • Monday’s Hot Showbiz Gossip

    We are currently experiencing technical difficulties. You may notice this blog post appeared on Friday. Bear with us while we upload Monday’s gossip and in the meantime have a recap of what celebs looked hot last week.

    We hope to be back to normal soon!

     

    Miss You Already Premiere

    Drew Barrymore

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    Paloma Faith

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    Cosmo’s #FashFest 2015

    Michelle Wright

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    Millie Mackintosh

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    Binky Felstead

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    Lucy Watson

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    Jameela Jamil

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    Who do you think looked best? Will you take inspiration from anyone?

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  • The Week’s Hot Showbiz Stories

    Hi VIPs! I hope you’ve had a good week? Congratulations on making it to the weekend!

    This week there’s been a proposal, a break-up and a celeb putting on a ton of weight. These are our fave stories of the week, so you’re up to date with the best stories in VIP land.

    (1) Alijaz Skorjanec (who won Strictly Come Dancing with Abbey Clancy) proposes to pro dancer Janette Manara

    2B577C9400000578-0-image-m-86_1439495623616She said yes…

    (2) Caroline Street had the worst break up with ex Jack Street for the 2nd time.


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    She dumped him over Twitter only a few weeks after taking him back for a second chance. Awkward.

    (3) A celeb gets a tattoo of the year they were born – can you guess who?

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    It’s Rihanna? Is she worried she’ll forget her D.O.B.

    (4) What happened to Shia LaBoeuf?

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    He used to be sooo cute, now he looks homeless

    (5) Millie Mackintosh looks stunning at NYX Face Awards, ahead of her new book launch

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    Millie’s book called MADE contains all of her tips for a healthy lifestyle and its out on 10 September. We really want it if it gives us a glow like she has.

    Now have a great weekend and we’ll be back on Monday with a roundup of the weekend’s juiciest showbiz news.

     

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    VIP Workout: Paola’s Body Barre

    On a Saturday morning at 9am, Paola’s Body Barre class is completely full. This isn’t even the first class of the morning. Paola had been doing something to another class before I arrived, which left them revitalised and chatty. There were people walking out of her Fulham studio looking like they had the winning lottery tickets / snogged David Beckham / been told that chocolate was calorie free.

    Naively, I assumed this meant the class would be simple. I’ve been to Barry’s Bootcamp before and nobody speaks before the class as they want to conserve their breath. With the gorgeous studio, which feels feminine and homely, and the happy class who didn’t look like they were about to suffer I thought that I would point my toes and stretch and  then get to the Kings Road for when the shops open.


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    I think it was five minutes before I realised the class I had signed up for was called Paola’s Body Barre BURN. With lunges, jumps and side steps, your heart rate rises before you know it. Although, perhaps the cardio is the easy part as I soon found myself stretching muscles that I didn’t know existed. It was my lungs that started burning first, but this was nothing compared to the burn I felt in my thighs, followed by my bottom and abs.

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    Paola's Body Barre - studio shoot

    The class is divided into three parts. After a warm-up on the mat, the class moves to the bar where we used a variety of weights and balls to isolate and work muscles. The final section is all for the abs, which is ideal if, like me, you need to get into a bikini for a holiday anytime soon.

    I can guarantee that you won’t get a workout like this anywhere else as it’s not a traditional barre class – it’s a barre class with extras. The founder Paola di Lanza is a dynamic pilates expert and her classes have elements of this and of core fitness movements as well as the barre work. This reaches more muscles and improves strength as well as flexibility. The muscles you need to walk tall and elegant, the muscles you need to stay stable when you run and those troublesome bingo wings – they all get targeted.

    If you don’t believe my word for it then the list of celebrities and VIPs that work out at Paola’s Body Barre are endless  – Amber Le Bon, Millie Mackintosh, Madeline Shaw, Zara Martin and Lilah Parsons. All the gorgeous bodies I see so regularly on the red carpet were sculpted at PBB. Next time I see these people I’ll look at them with new admiration as I know how hard the workout is.

    Will I be going back? Absolutely – I got a 10 class pack after the class. Here’s me smiling afterwards with Paola herself.

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    Visit PaoloasBodyBarre.com for more details about the trainers and to purchase class packs;. The more you buy, the better value it becomes.

    Also, check out my article on post-workout skincare here.

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  • Thursday’s Hot Celeb News

    Hi VIPs! London Fashion Week starts tomorrow. The capital is about to come alive and showcase the best of the UK’s creative talents. We cannot wait to report back on what’s going on and what the new trends are!

    In the meantime, we’re taking inspiration from what the celebs have been wearing to do their day to day business. Thursday is our trends day at Live Like a VIP when we look at the celeb news and pick our top 5 stories based on the outfits the stars involved wore. So lets get on with it:

    (1) Millie Mackintosh at the NME awards in rock chick mode

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    (2) Donna Air at the Lei Lou mirror collection launch in boho beauty.

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    (3) Charlie XCX at the NME awads in full on glam

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    (4) Made in Chelsea’s Lucy Watson (right) in an adorable skirt

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    (5) Stacey Solomon at the launch of her new erotic book. She’s written a book???! 

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    What was your fave look?

    Have a lovely day and we’ll see you tomorrow for another roundup of the stories everyone should be talking about.

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  • Tuesday Trends: Hot Celeb Looks

    Hi VIPs! How’s February treating you so far? Now we’re well into the swing of 2015 it’s time to reassess our new year’s resolutions. Are we sticking to them? If not then why not?

    If you want to look more stylish this year and feel more confident about your looks then why not look to the celebs for example. Here are our top 5 hottest women of the week so far:

    Naomi Campbell at the BAFTA Rising Stars party – we love her leather mesh!

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    Millie Mackintosh at the BAFTA Rising Stars party – talk about a thigh split!

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    Ellie Goulding on a NIKE photoshoot – kicks ass, literally!

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    Sarah Jane Crawford at the Radio 1 studios – pretty in pink!

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    Kate Beckinsale at LAX airport – she’s clearly travelled in 1st class, you could never get your hair like that in ‘economy’

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    Now have a great day. Find us on Twitter and Instagram – livelikeavip – and see you tomorrow for more celebrity gossip!

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  • Celebrity Fashion Roundup

    Hi VIPS! London Fashion Week is starting tomorrow, which means it’s probably about time the LLAVIP team start planning what we’re going to wear. We’ll be at some of the shows, taking photos and reporting back on what’s going to be hot next season.

    But what should we be wearing right now? Let’s look at some of the celebs for inspiration.

    Jennifer Lopez

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    We’re in lust with what JLo wore to the Fashion Rocks gig. In fact, we think Jen dresses better in her 40s than she did in her 20s. What do you think?

    Rita Ora

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    For some reason, Rita looked like she’d forgotten to get dressed at the same Fashion Rocks event. And she clearly hadn’t bothered to put much effort into her hair either. Did her dressing room burn down before stage time or something? What was she thinking?

    Millie Mackintosh

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    The former Made In Chelsea star launched her own clothing line yesterday. You can check it out now on Millie’s website.

    Binky Felstead

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    Hot on Millie’s heels, the current Made in Chelsea star has a new range of clothes out for online retailer Lipstick Boutique. We love Binky’s boho style and the collection is based around that with items like the gorgeous kimono above. Check it out at Lipstick Boutique now!

    Lauren Pope

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    At first glance I thought this was a glam LA star like Lauren Conrad. Pope’s got a lot more classy (and maybe had her cheeks done?) If you like the look as much as we do you can shop it on the In The Style website.

    I think we’re fashion week ready now! Watch this space for all our updates and follow us on Twitter @livelikeavip for all the most recent news.

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