Meghan Markle: Every outfit the Duchess of Sussex wore on Africa royal tour in pictures

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry travelled to Africa at the end of September this year on a royal tour. The visit saw the pair go to South Africa while the Duke of Sussex also travelled to Botswana, Angola and Malawi alone. Tonight, ITV is airing a more behind the scenes insight into the royal tour in Harry & Meghan: An African Journey which sees ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby join the royal pair. Meghan looked as stylish as ever throughout the African trip – here are all the outfits she wore.

Meghan Markle: Africa royal tour outfits revealed

Day One

Meghan Markle wore a black and white print dress on her first royal engagement with Prince Harry in South Africa. 

The £69 tea dress was cheaper than Meghan’s usual garb and is from an ethical and sustainable fashion label from Malawi called Mayamiko.

Her second outfit of the day was the Veronica Beard “Cary” dress which cost $595 (£464) – an item last seen when she was in Tonga. The relaxed fit of the dress is perfect for warmer weather, with the large belt providing definition to the loose fabric.

Day Two

On day two Meghan and Harry visited the charity, Waves for Change at Monwabisi Beach in Cape Town and the Duchess opted for a casual look with a denim jacket, costing £111, and a pair of black skinny jeans. 

Meghan then changed into a military-style shirt dress ahead of her visit to South Africa’s oldest Mosque and was spotted wearing a headscarf for the first time out in public. Her khaki dress had short capped sleeves and a shirt-style top with brown buttons down the front. 

In the evening, Meghan stepped out in a Martin Grant dress, which cost £1080. Meghan teamed the green and orange stripe dress with casual styling, wearing her hair loose over her shoulders. The dress skimmed the floor, meaning her choice of shoe wasn’t possible to see. 

Day Three

Meghan sported a navy and white dress- a Dremah Silk Dress from Club Monaco on sale for £368.52 to visit the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation with Prince Harry and son Archie. 

The Duchess then chose a black Everlane jumpsuit, £100 to visit Woodstock Exchange, a women founders/social entrepreneurs event in South Africa. he mum-of-one wore her hair slicked back in a low bun, allowing the earrings to take centre-stage. The jumpsuit, meanwhile, was cropped at the ankle, showing off her simple black Manolo Blahnik court shoes. 

Day Five

On the fifth day of the Africa tour, the Duchess of Sussex met with women leaders for a private breakfast meeting. She wore a striped knitted midi skirt by J. Crew selling for £145. It featured a high waist and fellow to mid-calf length, displaying the Duchess’s shapely bare ankles. Meghan paired the bold skirt with a plain sleeveless black top to let the stripy skirt do the talking. 

Day Eight

Meghan wore a navy midi-length Wilfred By Aritzia shirt dress, which costs 120.34 to Victoria Yards. On her feet, the actress wore red slingback flats by Everlane, which cost £148. 

Day Nine

Prince Harry’s wife stepped out looking smart in a belted beige dress as she headed for a meeting with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) in Johannesburg. The Double-Breasted Trench Dress was selling for just £95 from Banana Republic. 

The sleeveless dress had a wrap style top which is held in place by a three sets of buttons down the front. The tailored outfit was pulled in at the waist by a tan belt which had a large black buckle.

Later that day, Meghan welcomed with warmth by children at Action Aid wearing a green shirt dress with sleeves, featuring a matching belt and white buttons. 

Day Ten

The Duchess of Sussex kept cool in a loose cream shirt and gave the outfit a pop of colour with a pair of red earrings as they went to the township of Tembisa. She completed the look with a pair of statement brown suede high heel shoes.

She wore a blush-coloured House of Nonie trench dress to meet with Nelson Mandela’s widow, humanitarian Graça Machel. She had worn that same dress to a Nelson Mandela memorial event in London back in 2018. 

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Grandma, 73, loses four stone and gets ripped in one year after her daughter teaches her how to use her iPhone – The Sun

A PENSIONER lost four stone and got ripped in just one year after her daughter taught her to use an iPhone to help her lose weight.

Joan MacDonald, 73, from Ontario, Canada,  said she now gets numerous compliments from younger men and loves the attention.

After using food as a way to escape a difficult time in her marriage, Joan revealed her weight increase until she hit 14st 3Ib and UK size 18.

At the time she was on various medications to help with her health including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and acid reflux.

These health problems, along with progressive arthritis, caused Joan’s daughter, Michelle, 48, to tell her to join her annual transformation programme following her growing concerns.

Through this programme she started in January 2017, Joan began working out at the gym four times a week and completely turned her diet around.


Joan said: “I had been pretty active my whole life, but I had also struggled with my weight, and for many decades I was more often overweight, than at a healthy weight, unfortunately.

“I started out pretty overwhelmed as it was all online, and I had to get an iPhone and learn all about apps. I was in tears at times, ready to throw in the towel, but luckily, I was too darn stubborn.

“My daughter and son-in-law would coach me through again and again, how to use my phone. You could say it took a village.

“I was on a meal plan set up by Michelle with ‘X’ number of calories; primarily protein, carbs and good fats and as the weight and inches came down my intake of food went up.

“I also went to the gym four or five days a week and followed her exercise programme which changed every four weeks and I did daily cardio.”


With the help of her daughter and son-in-law who coached her, Joan’s weight reduced to a healthy 10st 1Ib and UK size 12 in just a year.

To help keep herself accountable throughout her journey, Michelle set up an Instagram account for Joan where she posted regular updates on her fitness journey.

This then prompted compliments from many people including younger men who have been impressed with her physique.

She is no longer on any medications as her health has vastly improved since she lost the weight and she is able to hip thrust over 90kg which is equivalent to her previous weight.

She said: “It has changed the way I feel about myself; people at my gym would approach me and compliment me on the changes they saw in me.

“I feel much better about myself now and getting compliments from younger men and women sure boosts the self-esteem. My husband started remarking about how good I looked, and my family was so proud of my efforts.”

She shared how she had tried Weight Watchers and Counterweight to great success, but the weight always came back.

Joan has now changed her diet and ditched what she was eating before.

She would eat two slices of toast with jam and coffee for breakfast, a sandwich and fruit salad for lunch, meat and vegetables and dessert for dinner and she would snack on sweets, chocolates or nuts.

Now she sticks to a healthier meal plan; egg whites, cheese, meat, vegetables and bread or half a bagel for breakfast, coconut milk, protein powder, fruit and ice blended for a smoothie for lunch and for dinner she now has meat, vegetables and a salad.

She now says that her new look has prompted attention from younger men who give her compliments that have boosted her self-confidence, including her husband who has noticed a change in her.

Joan added: “People are very complimentary and somewhat surprised that I’ve kept it off this long and I’m still changing; I have more muscle definition now than when I first lost the weight.

“For those who truly feel at a loss, I’d say change one thing with your food intake and one exercise to do and each week add something new. Don’t expect miracles right away, take it slow and steady but keep building.

“For those who prefer a challenge, go to a gym and if possible get yourself a legitimate trainer, someone who can help with food as well and you will achieve results faster.”

We shared how working out on an empty tummy helps you burn fat faster.

And a McDonald’s addict lost 11st weight loss thanks to gastric band operation.

 

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Bride is shamed for listing cough drops and PANTY LINERS on her bizarre wedding registry – The Sun

A BRIDE has been shamed for her bizarre wedding registry which features cough drops and panty liners.

Taking to Reddit, user eatapeach18 shared her colleague’s gift wish list which was far from what you might expect from a traditional registry.

Rather than ask for china sets or luxury linen this bride-to-be has registered for some very pedestrian items.

As well as some new towels, the bride has listed a box of Always Dri-liners and an economy pack of Halls honey flavoured cough drops.

Captioning the snap the Redditor wrote: “What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen on someone’s wedding registry?

“Browsing through my coworker’s registry I saw that not only did she register for panty liners, but someone actually bought them…”

And it seems that fellow Redditors had come across equally unusual gift requests, though many admitted that they had been a mistake.

One wrote: “My husband's cousin registered for wipes in her wedding registry. I bought her some because they are handy to have around the house and it was on her registry.

“It turns out they were just testing out the machine and the wipes were close by.”

Agreeing a second added: “I had a registry through Target, and while someone was buying us a gift, they accidentally also rang up trash bags and bronzer that ended up as ‘purchased’ on our registry.”

“You could show up with a giant pack of Costco toilet paper and you just know they'd be appreciative” joked a third.

The photo was shared on the subreddit r/weddingshaming.

The group has over 40,000 members and is described as a "place to shame wedding themes, brides, grooms, wedding party, in-laws, outlaws, guests, Uncle Bob, vendors… you name it, we shame it!"

In other wedding news, this bride was savaged for her crop top dress by shamers who say she looks like a stripper.

Meanwhile, wedding shamers savage bride for wearing cowboy boots on her big day.

And a couple threw a VERY elaborate Disney-inspired wedding complete with a 10-tier cake which cost over £1,000.

 

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Weight loss – Bride who was so fat her thighs bled when they rubbed together sheds 6st before big day – The Sun

THE idea of walking down the aisle in a size 22 wedding dress made Sara Swallow sick to her stomach.

The mum-of-two, 31, had ballooned to a staggering 17 stone and she was so overweight her thighs would bleed because they rubbed together so much.

Horrified at the prospect of tying the knot to her partner Lee, 35, as a "wide bride", Sara decided it was time to make a change.

The hairdresser, from Brighton, decided to adopt a healthy, balanced meal plan focusing on fresh fruit and veg – and ditched all the fatty food she used to eat.

She has since shed an impressive six stone and managed to walk down the aisle as a size eight bride – after having her wedding dress taken in five times.

Sara said: "I love looking at my wedding photos as they don’t just show how much I love Lee but they show how far I’ve come."


Sara admits she always struggled with her weight and would binge-eat sweets, biscuits and entire tubs of ice-cream on her own as well as fattening takeaways and junk food.

She'd tried yo-yo dieting in a bid to lose weight, see-sawing between binge-eating and starving herself on juice only diets.

Sara said: "I have always had a weight problem and was bullied at school and called ‘fat s**g’ and so growing up I didn’t have any self-esteem.

"It was a vicious circle – I’d eat, then I’d get depressed about my weight, someone would make a comment and then I’d eat to make myself feel better.


"I was greedy and lazy. I ate what I wanted and never went to the gym.

"I only went for a walk if there was cake at the end of it and yet I hated how I looked.

"My thighs were enormous and covered in cellulite and deep dimples. My arms were almost as big as my thighs and I had rolls of back fat."

My feet were so fat and swollen they would only fit into flipflops and then they got stuck to my feet. That was my biggest and it was a nightmare

And Sara's weight had become such a problem she could barely walk and her thighs would bleed.

It also made sex uncomfortable as she always felt she was too big.

She added: "When it was hot or when we went abroad on holiday, I could hardly walk I was so big.

"My thighs were so chunky they’d rub together and bleed.

"I’d have to cover them with talcum powder as they chafed so much.


"My feet were so fat and swollen they would only fit into flipflops and then they got stuck to my feet. That was my biggest and it was a nightmare.

"My boobs were 38E and so I’d wear tent dresses to hide them. Having sex I always felt too big because I weighed more than Lee."

Her painter and decorator partner Lee proposed on holiday in Ibiza during a family holiday to Ibiza with their children, Archie, eight, and Harry, four.

And it was only when Sara spotted a picture of herself bursting out of a size 22 jumpsuit on her 30th birthday that she vowed to slim down.

Sara's diet before and after

BEFORE

Breakfast: Two cups of coffee with full-fat milk and two sugars and three Custard Cream biscuits.

Two slices of white toast with butter and peanut butter.

Mid-morning snack: Cup of Tea with full-fat milk and sugar and a chocolate digestive biscuit.

Lunch: Cheese and ham sandwich made with white bread and lashings of mayonnaise. Cheese and Onion crisps, a Dairy Milk family size chocolate bar and a glass of orange juice.

Mid-afternoon snack: Sweets (Haribos) or packet of Oreo biscuits.

After picking children up from school: Cup of tea and biscuits.

Dinner: Lasagne made with creamy sauce, served with potato wedges, salad coated with mayonnaise and cheese and garlic bread. Most nights would have second helpings of man-size portions followed by small tub Ben & Jerry’s Cookie Dough ice cream.

Fish and chips on Fridays and double cheeseburger large meals washed down with chocolate milkshake.

Late Night Snack: Chocolate bar.

Occasional drink: Prosecco or wine.

AFTER

Breakfast: Greek fat free yoghurt with fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Cup of coffee with semi-skimmed milk and sweetener.

Mid-morning snack: Satsuma. Glass of Water (drinks 2 litres a day)

Lunch: Wholemeal bagel (no butter) with ham, lettuce, cucumber and tomato along with a tiny amount of low fat Mayonnaise. Diet Coke.

Mid-afternoon snack: Apple. Glass of water.

Dinner: Home-made wholemeal spaghetti Bolognese with tomato sauce.

Occasional drink: Gin and slimline tonic.

She signed up to Slimming World and dramatically overhauled her diet.

Sara said: "I was so excited when Lee asked me to marry him.

"But the idea of walking down the aisle – or waddling more like – filled me with horror.

"He always thought I looked good and didn’t care what size I was or how much I weighed, but I wasn’t going to get married in a huge tent-like dress so I decided to change my bad eating habits drastically.


"Out went the fish and chip suppers, double cheeseburger large meal snacks washed down with milkshakes, and constant chocolate bars.

"In came a healthy, balanced meal plan focusing on fresh fruit and veg.

"I wasn’t hungry and the weight fell off.

"I watched a new me – a thin me – emerge in the mirror and couldn’t believe that was me. I looked as good as I felt."


Sara found her diet filling and she used her 'syns' to eat chocolate – but this time it was a small KitKat rather than a family-size chocolate bar.

She said: "I’ve always been a chocoholic – it has always made me feel better and it tastes good – and so I suffered from headaches after I gave it up.

"I was quite moody, but that didn’t last too long.

"I had more energy, and wanted to do exercise for the first time in my life.


"And I was so proud when I could wear a bikini and knew that there were no rolls of fat and that I looked good.

"I bought my dress in a sale off the rack and every time I went for a fitting they had to keep taking it in.

"I was so happy until two days before the wedding the seamstress told me not to lose anymore.

"She took it in one last time and said it would hang off me if I lost any more weight.


"It was beginning to gape at the front as my breasts were so much smaller."

Sara had gone from a size 22 to a size 8 and now weighs 10st 13lbs.

She’s lost seven inches of each arm and now has a thigh gap where once there was cellulite.

Sara said: "I felt amazing walking down the aisle.

"My dress was backless and I didn’t have a veil as I didn’t have any back fat for the first time in my life. I wanted to show off my smooth back.

"It was such a special day and I was so proud of myself. I looked and felt beautiful for the first time."

Sara also had to have her solitaire diamond engagement ring made seven sizes smaller due to her weight loss.

She is now hoping to inspire others to follow in her footsteps, adding: "I was the laziest, greediest person around and so if I can lose weight, anyone can."

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Kate Ferdinand shows off her new Very collection including animal-print loungewear and cosy faux fur coats – The Sun

THE season of chunky knits, longline coats and cosy co-ords is officially upon us and we couldn't BE anymore excited.

Well if you're jumper collection is looking worse for wear since last year (guilty as charged), then Kate Ferdinand's new collection for Very is looking right up our street – and prices start at £25.

  • Jacquard Crop Top Co-ord, £25 from Very – buy now
  • Jacquard Wide Leg Trousers Co-ord, £25 from Very – buy now

The star – who married Rio Ferdinand in a stunning ceremony in Turkey last month – teased her 1m Instagram followers with details of her new collection.

Along with some cosy fur coats and a chic pantsuit, the collection also features not one but TWO leopard print co-ords.

The first dreamy option is a £50 crop top and trouser set which is ideal for cosy evenings at home or dressed up with a leather biker.

And for a dressier look, Kate has also brought out a £35 leopard print wraparound blouse and matching midi skirt.

  • Printed Wrap Blouse, £35 from Very – buy now
  • High Waist Leopard Print Skirt, £40 from Very – buy now

  • Longline Faux Fur Coat, £90 from Very – buy now

  • Printed Longline Blazer Co-ord, £60 from Very – buy now

And considering the floaty fit and high-waisted style, it'll come as no surprise that the skirt is already flying off the shelves.

Better still, every item in Kate's new Autumn collection goes up to a size 18.

As well as a snug and stylish faux fur coat, Kate's brought out chic midi dresses as a transitional day-to-night option.

The first is a chic knitted metallic stripe version for £55 as well as a date-night appropriate £80 bandage dress which we can imagine will be a hit for Christmas party season.

  • Metallic Stripe Pleated Skirt Knitted Dress, £55 from Very – buy now

  • Stretch Bandage Midi, £80 from Very – buy now

  • Burnout Patter Pyjama set, £40 from Very – buy now

  • Printed Pyjama Set, £40 from Very – buy now

But if kicking back in your comfies is more your style, then the star's £40 silk printed PJs will be the standout piece in the range.

The blue silk button-top and matching trousers look like they've come straight out of our granddad's collection (in the best possible way) and are the makings of a chic Instagram post on Christmas morning… *adds to basket*

In more celebrity news, Jennifer Aniston broke Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's World Record after hitting one million Instagram followers in just five hours.

And Gwyneth Paltrow has been slammed for giving "leanest liveable weight" diet advice which has been branded "dangerous".

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Libra horoscope – star sign dates, traits, and who are Libra most compatible with?

LIBRAS are the seventh astrological sign in the zodiac and for this air sign, life is all about balance.

Those born under this star sign are a peaceful lot, who enjoy keeping their brains stimulated with books, discussions and fighting for justice.

What are the Libra dates?

If you were born between September 23 and October 22, you're a Libra.

Libra is an air sign and you are ruled by Venus, the planet of love and femininity.

The dates used by Mystic Meg for each sign are below.

  • Scorpio: October 24 – November 22
  • Sagittarius: November 23 – December 21
  • Capricorn: December 22 – January 20
  • Aquarius: January 21 – February 18
  • Pisces: February 19 – March 20
  • Aries: March 21 – April 20
  • Taurus: April 21 – May 21
  • Gemini: May 22 – June 21
  • Cancer:  June 22 – July 22
  • Leo: July 23 – August 23
  • Virgo: August 24 – September 22

Traits of a Libra

Libra's sign is scales – which is fitting as Libras are fascinated by balance and symmetry.

As a general rule, Libras are complete flirts. They possess an air of intelligence, which charms others and makes them enjoyable people to be around.

With their love of balance and order also comes a complete intolerance for chaos and mess – Libras are often perfectionists.

As they are ruled by Venus, they are like magpies and have an eye for expensive and beautiful things.

Librans often self-indulge and have a taste for the finer things in life.

Who are Libras most compatible with?

Libras are most compatible with Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Libras are ruled by air, so the safest bet for a happy relationship is one of the other air signs Gemini or Aquarius. Both signs are big thinkers and share Libra's people focused attitude.

However, fire signs can work well to harmonize Libra's logical thinking.

Passionate Leos and Sagittarius can also provide good matches.

Who are Libras least compatible with?

Partnership is really important for Libras, the idea of being alone scares them.

Libras are the least compatible with Cancer and Capricorn.

Cancers can be too sensitive for this sign, as they are looking for a emotional connection while Libra's are searching for mental stimulation.

Although Libras and Capricorns may initially be drawn to each other's intellect, Capricorn's focus on work does not match with Libra's social nature.

Famous Libras

Kim Kardashian

Zac Efron

Eminem

Carrie Fisher

Kate Winslet

Anthony Joshua

Ryan Reynolds

Gandhi

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These photos of Kate Middleton’s visit to a Pakistani mosque are absolutely breathtaking

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge followed in the late Princess Diana’s footsteps to kick off their fourth day of the royal tour of Pakistan. 

As part of their visit to Lahore on Thursday, the couple toured the iconic Badshahi Mosque and sat in on an interfaith meeting held by some of the community’s leaders about promoting interfaith harmony. The mosque is of particular significance for the couple, as it was the site of one of Princess Diana’s visits in 1991. 

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In keeping with the mosque’s tradition, Duchess Kate wore a stunning turquoise headscarf outlined with intricate gold embroidery with her shalwar kameez designed by Maheen Khan. The couple also removed their shoes before entering the holy site.  

The couple’s visit to the Mosque is documented in some incredibly beautiful pictures, as you can see above.

“You have people who are interested listeners and people who are also empathetic and they were very empathetic,” described Dr. Leghari, a religious scholar, to the Daily Mail about the Cambridges’ visit. “We were really pleased. They were very responsive and very charming.”

The couple also paid a visit to Lahore’s Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center, which the Princess of Wales visited in February 1996 with Imran Khan and his then-wife Jemima Goldsmith. Kate, wearing a toy princess crown, and William sat and played with many of the hospital’s young patients, including Muhammed, 5, who is currently battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and Wafia, 7, who has a kidney tumor. 

For more on their visit, watch the video above.

16 PHOTOSPrincess Diana's visits to PakistanSee GalleryPrincess Diana's visits to PakistanLAHORE, PAKISTAN – FEBRUARY 22:Princess DianaHolding A Crying Baby At Shaukat Khanum Hospital In Lahore, Pakistan.The Princess Is Wearing A Pale Blue Shalwar Kameez.(Photo by Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – MAY 22:Princess Diana (L) and Jemima Khan, who is carrying her son, arrive at Lahore airport to launch a new fund-raising campaign for former cricket hero Imran Khan’s charity cancer hospital here.Diana was to attend a fund-raising lunch at the Shaukat Khanam Memorial Hospital built by Khan at a cost of 20 million dollars. The money was collected from donations from within Pakistan and abroad.(Photo credit should read AZHAR JAFFERY/AFP via Getty Images)PAKISTAN – JUNE 22: Diana, Princess of Wales cradles a sick child as she sits beside Jemima Khan at Imran Khan’s cancer hospital on June 22, 1996 in Lahore, Pakistan(Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)PAKISTAN – JUNE 22:Diana, Princess of Wales with Imran and Jemima Khan at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan(Photo by Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – APRIL 1996:Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, cradles a sick child during her visit to Imran Khan’s cancer hospital on April 1996 in Lahore, Pakistan.(Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage) LAHORE, PAKISTAN – APRIL 1996:Princess Diana holds two young patients on her knees during her visit to Imran Khan’s cancer hospital April 1996 in Lahore, Pakistan.(Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – APRIL 1996: (FILE PHOTO)Diana, Princess of Wales, is welcomed to Lahore by Imran (R) and Jemima Khan at Lahore airport April, 1996 in Lahore, Pakistan.Imran Khan and Jemima Khan have today announced they have divorced after 9 years of marriage, on June 22, 2004. Jemima – the daughter of multimillionaire British businessman James Goldsmith – and Khan have two sons. Khan led Pakistan to victory in the cricket World Cup in 1992 and later formed his own political party in 1996. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – MAY 22:Diana, Princess Of WalesIn Lahore, Pakistan,With Jemima Khan And Her Son Sulaiman(Photo by Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)Princess of Wales Lady Diana feeds a minor cancer effected child during the variety show presented by the children at Khanum memorial cancer hospital on Februray 22, 1996 in Lahore. / AFP PHOTO / -(Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)Princess Diana visits Pakistan in September 1991. Princess Diana is pictured during a visit to the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore Picture taken 25th September 1991. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)Princess Diana visits Pakistan in September 1991. Princess Diana is pictured during a visit to the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore Picture taken 29th September 1991. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – SEPTEMBER 25: Diana, Princess of Wales is kissed on the hand by a patient as she visits a detox centreon September 25, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – SEPTEMBER 25: Diana, Princess of Wales smiles on September 25, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – SEPTEMBER 25: Diana, Princess of Wales walks with bare feet as she visits the Badshai Mosqueon September 25, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN – JUNE 22:Diana Princess Of Wales With Jemima Khan At The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. The Princess Is Wearing A Scarf To Cover Her Hair.(Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)LAHORE, PAKISTAN:(FILES) In this picture taken 23 May 1997, The late Princess of Wales (L) is given a tour of Imran Khan’s charity cancer hospital with Khan (R) and his wife Jemima (C) in Lahore.Khan and his wife Jemima have divorced, family and party officials have indicated 22 June 2004.Jemima, the daughter of multimillionaire British businessman James Goldsmith and Khan have two sons. Khan led Pakistan to victory in the cricket World Cup in 1992 and later formed his own political party in 1996. AFP PHOTO/STR(Photo credit should read STR/AFP via Getty Images)Up Next

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Jennifer Aniston broke Meghan & Harry’s World Record after hitting 1million Instagram followers in 5 hours – The Sun

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have been knocked off their Instagram throne after Jennifer Aniston beat their world record to become the fastest ever account to reach one million followers.

On Tuesday, the A-list actress made her best attempt to "break the internet" when she posted a photo of the Friends cast reunited – and needless to say, fans went in to absolute meltdown.

Alongside the snap of herself, Matt LaBlanc, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer, the 50-year-old star wrote: "And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM."

And we're not just speaking for ourselves here when we say that fans couldn't follow Jen's account quick enough.

In just five hours, Jennifer had already hit one million followers – beating Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's record by 45 minutes.

The couple launched their joint Instagram account in April and use it as a platform to highlight their work.


What's more, the former Friends star has gone on to surpass the couple and already boasts an impressive 11.9m in comparison to Sussex Royal's 9.7m.

In the first hour of creating her Instagram account, Jennifer racked up over 116,000 followers and followed her ex-husband Justin Therous, Julia Roberts and former co-stars Courtney Cox and Matt LeBlanc.

And fans were so desperate to follow Jen that her account temporarily crashed.

 

A spokesperson for Instagram told People: "We are aware that some people are having issues following Jen’s page — the volume of interest is incredible!

"We are actively working on a solution and hope to have the page up and running smoothly again shortly."

In more celebrity news, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have apologised for their awkward typo and called it a "hiccup" in a new Instagram post.

And The Queen subtly "shoved" Michael Sheen away after he received his OBE to tell him it was "time to go".

Plus Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have confirmed Archie has ginger hair at the WellChild Awards.

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Olivier Rousteing and Isabelle Huppert Take Manhattan

Olivier Rousteing, the creative director of Balmain, is too busy to be a bad boy.

The enfant respectable of Paris fashion (who was just 25 when he took over the couturier in 2011) was in New York for barely 48 hours last week, to introduce his new BBuzz Bag at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Wearing a scoop-neck top that showed off his signature pectoral cleft, the young designer presided over a sedate cocktail party Friday night at Le Chalet on the store’s ninth floor. “Leaving tomorrow, arrived yesterday,” he said, with no trace of weariness. “I have to go back to Paris to work on my men’s wear prefall collection and my women’s wear.”

He was also preparing for the release of a documentary about his life, “Wonder Boy,” which debuts this week on French premium cable, ahead of a theatrical release.

“It is about looking for my biological parents and my origin,” said Mr. Rousteing, who was adopted as an infant by a couple in Bordeaux, France. Cameras filmed him 24 hours a day for two years, he said. “But I got used to it.”

A model-heavy crowd came dressed in Balmain looks, with black leather Fonzie jackets on the men and their feminine equivalent draped over shoulders on the women. Tasseled BBuzz bags, which cost up to $2,795, hung demurely at their hips.

The guests, including the scene makers Justine Skye, Olivia Palermo, Noah Schnapp, Sophia Hutchins, Victoria Silvstedt, Sean O’Pry and Princess Olympia of Greece, were as well-behaved as their host. Nobody got tipsy on the complimentary gin-and-tonics, and everybody went outside on the terrace to smoke. Even the dancing felt more like a home school prom than a rowdy fashion party.

Does Mr. Rousteing like to do anything to blow off steam when he is visiting the city that never sleeps? “When I’m here, my favorite thing is seeing friends, and watching movies in their house on Netflix,” he said.

D’accord! But anything else, you know, a little edgy?

Mr. Rousteing shrugged. “That’s it.”

Getting Lost in Chinatown

When Isabelle Huppert, the Oscar-nominated French actress, comes to New York, she is a wild woman by comparison. Her favorite thing to do in the city?

“I like to walk in the streets,” she said Monday night at Metrograph on the Lower East Side. Ms. Huppert had come directly from a flight from Paris to attend a Cinema Society screening of her new film, “Frankie,” a family drama set in Sintra, Portugal.

As it happened, Ms. Huppert got plenty of steps in after the screening. She and her guide got lost walking to the nearby after-party at Hotel 50 Bowery. (Apparently they were relying on G.P.S. driving rather than walking directions, which took them on a circuitous route through Chinatown’s labyrinth of one-way streets)

When Ms. Huppert finally arrived at the Crown, a penthouse space atop the hotel that offers panoramic views north to Midtown, she settled onto a mod sofa in a back corner and received well-wishers and trays of fig-and-ricotta canapés.

Fortunately, her collaborators on the film had plans to spice up her walks. Ira Sachs, the director of the film, said he was going to take her to the Met Breuer to see the Vija Celmins exhibit.

And Marisa Tomei, her co-star, said she invited Ms. Huppert to the Tuesday opening of “The Rose Tattoo,” the play in which Ms. Tomei stars on Broadway.

Guests munching on olive-oil-flavored popcorn included Brenda Vaccaro, Donna Karan, Tory Burch, Harry Benson and Sarita Choudhury. Tyne Daly, the television actress and longtime New Yorker, said she had come to see the film “because it’s free.”

And what’s her favorite thing to do in the city?

“Free films,” she said.

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9 Adorable Bags You'll Be Carrying This Season, All From Amazon and Under $100

9 Adorable Bags You’ll Be Carrying This Season, All From Amazon and Under $100

Bags are the accessory we rely on to not only carry all our essentials, but also pull an outfit together. Sometimes, a bright bag adds an extra element to an otherwise basic look, and other times, a neutral style makes a louder look feel more pulled-together. Plus, we’re always into a monochrome look, so a black dress with a black bag gets a thumbs up from us. This season, it’s time to put away the straw bags in favor of baguette styles, belt bags, and big totes that can carry your whole life. Right now, we’ve found some of the season’s cutest styles, and they’re all under $100 on Amazon.

There’s no more convenient place to shop than Amazon, and when we find adorable accessories at prices that make us smile, you know we have to share it! We’re particularly into chain link styles, leopard picks, and simple black belt bags we can use for any occasion. We’ve got some shopping to do!

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