Liked Cheryl Cole's 1,800 leather dress Get your own for just 150 Cheryl's stretch leather dress is by Olsen twins' brand The RowDebenhams and House of Fraser both stocking lookalike Kaliko dress Cheryl wore the dress for bandmate Kimberley Walsh's birthday dinner at Knightsbridge restaurant Zuma last night | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 22 November 2012 When Cheryl Cole stepped into Japanese restaurant Zuma last night for Kimberley Walsh's birthday party last night wearing a skintight leather dress, it was a wonder one of the sushi chefs didn't chop off his finger in shock. The Girls Aloud singer and former X Factor star looked jaw-dropping in the stretch mustard number, a 1,800 piece from Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's luxury label The Row.
Can't rain on their parade: Prince and Princess Michael of Kent brave wet and windy weather to enjoy dinner at one of Pippa Middleton's favourite haunts | UPDATED: 14:30 GMT, 23 November 2012 Prince and Princess Michael of Kent proved yesterday that torrential rain and high winds won't get in the way of a royal night out. The couple braved the wintry weather to visit Lou Lou's Restaurant in London's Mayfair last night. The private members club is a popular haunt with Pippa Middleton who has visited the restaurant three times in the last month – including choosing the exclusive venue as the place to celebrate the recent launch of her party guide book, Celebrate
Salt the turkey, but don't put garlic in the stuffing: Marilyn Monroe's last-minute recipe for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner | UPDATED: 17:49 GMT, 22 November 2012 For those on the hunt for last-minute Thanksgiving recipe ideas, Marilyn Monroe's handwritten checklist might offer some inspiration. Jotted on a letterhead from an insurance company, the late screen siren explains how she prepares a turkey dinner, with all of the trimmings.
Don't worry if you stuff up the turkey: Britons take 12 years to crack cooking the perfect Christmas dinner The average Brit won’t perfect their Christmas dinner making skills until 36 years of ageBrits will first attempt to cook a festive dinner for friends and family at the age of 24 Almost half (47%) of Christmas dinner cooks use celebrity cook books for inspiration One in ten Brits will never attempt to cook a Christmas dinner | UPDATED: 13:50 GMT, 22 November 2012 If you are afraid of burning the bird or being blamed for soggy sprouts don’t worry, you are not alone. Despite over half of Britons (58 per cent) attempting to cook their first festive meal at 24 years old, they won’t have the annual feast fully mastered for a further 12 years, when they hit 36.
Thought you 'couldn't wait' to get back together Nadine Coyle snubs Kimberley Walsh's 31st birthday celebrations | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 22 November 2012 Just days ago they were waxing lyrical about how they 'couldn't wait' to get back together following their three-year hiatus from the music industry. But Nadine Coyle was notably absent as Kimberley Walsh celebrated her 31st birthday alongside Girls Aloud bandmates Cheryl Cole and Nicola Roberts on Wednesday night. As the trio hit London's exclusive Zuma restaurant for a slap-up meal, Nadine was doing her own thing just a few minutes cab ride down the road
Raise a glass: Port cocktails | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 22 November 2012 Port has been the quintessential English gentleman’s tipple since its creation in the 17th century, by British sailors who added brandy to Portugese wine to prevent it spoiling on the voyage home. The drinking of it is steeped in etiquette — port should be passed to the left; and if anyone dallies with the decanter, you should ask whether he knows the Bishop of Norwich… ‘He’s a terribly good chap, but he always forgets to pass the port.’ Port is no longer just an after dinner drink, it's an essential cocktail component That bibulous Bishop must be turning in his grave — port’s stuffy image is no more. Sales have risen by 50 percent in the last 15 years, to 75m a year, and it increasingly appeals to young drinkers and women.
We knit you a merry Christmas! New crafty books teach you how to make woolly dogs and fluffy reindeer for unique thrifty gifts | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 19 November 2012 Shop-bought Christmas presents are so 2011, darling. This year it's all about DIY gifts – especially if they're as adorable as this. A new series of crafty tomes are here to help you get needle-happy this year, instructing you how to loop and purl little knitted figures including reindeer, skiing peas and breeds of dog including dachshunds, golden retrievers and Yorkshire terriers
Soap stars Catherine Tyldesley, Jorgie Porter and Jennifer Metcalfe glam up for a night in Manchester at the RTS Awards | UPDATED: 01:24 GMT, 18 November 2012 They're usually hard at work on set of their soap series, but on Saturday the famous girls got together to enjoy a glamorous night out in Manchester.
A woman who heals broken hearts She's our Inspirational Woman of the Year. And Shelley's story – like those of her brave and indomitable fellow finalists – will bring a tear to your eye | UPDATED: 13:35 GMT, 15 November 2012 They included a bereaved mother who helps sick children, a tireless environmental campaigner waging a personal fight against cancer and the first person with a double lung transplant to sail across the Atlantic.
That's a bit dressed up for dinner: Lauren Pope heads for a bite to eat in plunging floorlength gown with her assets on FULL display | UPDATED: 12:15 GMT, 15 November 2012 She is a member of the TOWIE cast so she of course dresses up to the max every day. Although even Lauren Pope seemed a bit dolled up just to go for a bite to eat on a Wednesday evening last night, although she had come straight from walking the red carpet at the latest Twilight premiere