• Ellie Goulding on Rihanna's 'skank' wardrobe

    Handbag.com - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 11:53 GMT

    Despite wearing similarly risque clothing Ellie made the bold statement that she has "nothing against being sexy" but doesn't need to dress like a "skank" to sell records. Speaking to Hunger Magazine she also explained that the reactions to these outfits is geographical. More »Ellie Goulding on Rihanna's 'skank' wardrobe

  • How to wear a bomber jacket like Beyonce

    Handbag.com - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 11:26 GMT

    © Getty - Handbag Bow down bomber jackets, you have a new queen in Beyoncé. The singer has got us questioning our allegiance to the leather biker jacket by constantly looking so fly in her bombers.After the Brits, Bey sent Twitter crazy by wearing her Black Boy Place Picasso Baby jacket over her evening dress and sneakers. More »How to wear a bomber jacket like Beyonce

  • Is Benedict Cumberbatch too sexy for new Sherlock series?

    Handbag.com - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 11:07 GMT

    Benedict Cumberbatch can apparently thank his "Byronic" looks for being declared the "first sexy Sherlock" by the BBC drama's co-creator Mark Gatiss. The fandom of Benedict is ever rising and after that epic photobomb at The Oscars, not to mention his dance off with Michael Fassbender at the Golden Globes, we think perhaps if he was less attractive, he'd be able to film new scenes. Speaking to The Metro, Mark Gatiss said, "Everyone wants to carry on doing Sherlock. It's a simple matter of schedules – particularly Benedict and Martin. More »Is Benedict Cumberbatch too sexy for new Sherlock series?

  • Pregnant Sam Bailey announces tour delay

    Handbag.com - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 10:58 GMT

    The soulful diva and winner of X Factor, Sam Bailey was papped yesterday leaving BBC studios yesterday, after the news she is expecting baby numero 3. Looking positively radiant and very happy, the singer wore a swirly, galaxy top, black skinnies and a brown Michael Kors bag which helped to dress up her day look seamlessly. We love this carry-all tote. Sam recently Instagrammed this image to announce the baby news: More »Pregnant Sam Bailey announces tour delay

  • Pixie Lott and Caroline Flack show how to wear pigtails as an adult

    Handbag.com - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 10:43 GMT

    Here at Handbag HQ, we like to think of ourselves on the cutting edge of important fashion and beauty debates and Pixie Lott's bunches hairstyle managed to knock 'is it ok to wear a bum bag?' off the conversational top spot. Attending the 40th anniversary of the London Lesbian and Gay switchboard in just a red silk bra and rainbow leather jacket (it is a strong look) - Pixie tuned to one of her favourite hairstyles for long hair - pigtails. It was more of a cute, behind the ears, lazy Sunday kind of hairstyle. While Pixie is working the look, we remain unconvinced that as adults who aren't in the entertainment biz we can pull off such a bold hairstyle. More »Pixie Lott and Caroline Flack show how to wear pigtails as an adult

  • Miu Miu bags have gone simple and small for AW14

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 17:39 GMT

    When it comes to handbags, we were understandably excited about Miu Miu at Paris Fashion Week, and this year for Autumn/Winter 2014, they kept things simple.Shapes were old fashioned, with both vintage ladylike styles and 90s rectangles.Colourful leather and silver hardware kept things looking more 21st Century - that and the new way they were slung over shoulder like a backpack.Purple ladylike handbagClip fastening will forever have old fashion connotations, but the purple leather keeps this looking fresh. More »Miu Miu bags have gone simple and small for AW14

  • 1 minute meal: Quick eggs en cocotte or eggs in a pot recipe

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 17:20 GMT

    For those mornings when only eggs and coffee will appease your hangover, you need a quick and non taxing recipe. Our super simple recipe for oeufs en cocette (or eggs in a pot if you will) is just the job. No need for exact measurements, just whack it in the dish, pop it in the oven and enjoy. 1 minute meal eggs cocette recipe Oh look an instructional video...For more #1minutemeals, follow us on Instagram @handbagcom22 EASY BRUNCH RECIPESMORE RECIPES TO TRYMORE LIFE NEWSTHE LATEST FROM HANDBAG.COM More »1 minute meal: Quick eggs en cocotte or eggs in a pot recipe

  • Cash ER: Is your relationship ready for a joint bank account?

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 16:29 GMT

    Opening a joint account with your other half is a big deal. Even bigger than when you tried eel sushi for the first time or cut that fringe. Rules of opening a joint account Remember that if your relationship turns sour or if your other half is bad with money, you can not claim back what they spend out of your joint account without your permission. A joint account makes shared expenses easier. Agree up front what will and will not be paid out of the account. More »Cash ER: Is your relationship ready for a joint bank account?

  • Purple Hair: Celebs jump on the pastel trend, and you can too

    Yahoo Lifestyle - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 15:56 GMT

    My dream of purple hair all started with Kelly Osbourne’s lilac hair makeover. Gone were her grunge days, behind her was boring blonde, suddenly purple rinse had never seemed so chic. And hot on her heels was a host of celebs from Little Mix’s pinks and purples to Rita Ora’s shocking blue to Helen Mirren’s bubblegum More »Purple Hair: Celebs jump on the pastel trend, and you can too

  • Rihanna and Paloma Faith start matching lipstick to your coat trend

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 11:41 GMT

    If stylish singers Paloma Faith, Rihanna and Jessie J are all doing something, you know it has got to be a beauty trend. Paloma Faith laughed in the face of lipstick matching rules as she arrived at London Fashion Week's Burberry show, co-ordinating her berry lip with her coat and hat. While celebrating her 26th birthday in Aspen, Rihanna then matched a purple lip to her winter coat, and hat, and is that a gilet too? Meanwhile Jessie J was papped matching her purple lip to her Stella McCartney coat. More »Rihanna and Paloma Faith start matching lipstick to your coat trend

  • 10 pudding recipes that don't care about cutting sugar

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 11:35 GMT

    New findings have suggested that sugar is worse for our health than fat and even tobacco. Not good news for cake fans. For those that fancy sticking it to the sugar police (only in moderation of course), we've got some ridiculously indulgent recipes for you...Click on the recipes below to find the step-by-steps...ERIC LANLARD RECIPE: SALTED BUTTER CARAMEL CAKE RECIPE (above)It's cake, but not as you know it. CLASSIC TREACLE TART RECIPEJust like your Nan used to make. Serve warm with ice cream. More »10 pudding recipes that don't care about cutting sugar

  • Easy ways to cut sugar and reduce your junk food cravings

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 11:19 GMT

    In fact, new findings by the World Health Organisation is urging people to cut their sugar intake to only six teaspoons a day, after suggesting sugar could do more damage to our bodies than fat and tobacco. If you're determined to beat your sugar addiction, take a look at the top tips for cutting back in the gallery below... More »Easy ways to cut sugar and reduce your junk food cravings

  • 10 books to read before seeing the Hollywood film

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 11:10 GMT

    We've all heard the saying 'the book is better than the film', so now's the perfect time to read these best-sellers before you see the big budget Hollywood blockbusters. From em>The Wolf of Wall Street starring Leonardo Dicaprio to Carrie starring Chloe Mortez; there are loads of great stories that you need to read before the actor's face is permanently imprinted in your mind. 10 books to read before seeing the filmsTweet us your suggestions @handbagcom6 AUTHORS WHO'VE USED PSEUDONYMS LIKE JK ROWLINGTHE WOLF OF WALL STREET SHOWS A LOT OF BOOBMORE FILM FEATURESTHE LATEST FROM HANDBAG.COM More »10 books to read before seeing the Hollywood film

  • Nicki Minaj and Jessie J make naked washing selfies happen

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 10:51 GMT

    Nicki Minaj and Jessie J have taken no makeup selfies to a new level with their new naked bathing Instagram pics. Pretty sure there is going to be water blummin' everywhere after Minaj posted a series of snaps of her doing her hair in the bathroom:And then Jessie J got in on the action with this bubble bath pic (nice white nail polish by the way Jess):So there you have it, in the bathroom selfies are now a thing. Hopefully this will not extend to other bathroom activities.Thoughts? Tweet us @handbagcom and follow us on Instagram (we promise no shower pics. Maybe. ... More »Nicki Minaj and Jessie J make naked washing selfies happen

  • Strictly Come Dancing to star Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan?

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 10:49 GMT

    The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright and his girlfriend, Coronation Street actor Michelle Keegan, are both being approached to compete against one another on the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.Strictly Come Dancing had an epic year last year with Abbey Clancy taking home the glitter ball, and the BBC taking the ratings from The X Factor.While Simon Cowell is trying to find a replacement judge for Nicole Scherzinger - ahem, Cheryl Cole - Strictly is trying to get it's lineup sorted. ... More »Strictly Come Dancing to star Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan?

  • America claims Kate Middleton is pregnant again with twins

    Handbag.com - Thu, Mar 6, 2014 10:15 GMT

    A mere matter of weeks ago, tabloids in America claimed Kate Middleton was pregnant again with a baby girl, named Diana. With all the boys in his family, he really wants to even up the balance." Because he is Prince William - what he wants, he gets and so lo and behold, Kate is having twin girls. More »America claims Kate Middleton is pregnant again with twins

  • Buy your designer handbag from a cheap food joint

    Handbag.com - Wed, Mar 5, 2014 16:48 GMT

    Designer handbags may feel like the sign of true fashion luxury, but they've taken a cheap twist with the fast food trend that was taking over designers like Chanel, Moschino, Kate Spade and Anya Hindmarch.When the looks appeared at New York, London, Milan and Paris fashion week, you know it's going to catch on.From takeaway boxes to fast food chains, is this one step to kitsch?Shopping baskets at ChanelKarl Largerfeld created the supermarket of dreams at Chanel's Paris Fashion Week this year. There were shopping baskets, quilted trollies and of course, Rihanna with a bum bag. More »Buy your designer handbag from a cheap food joint

  • DANNIJO launches debut handbag collection

    Handbag.com - Wed, Mar 5, 2014 16:47 GMT

    Danielle Snyder and Jodie Snyder Morel are celebrating the fifth anniversary of their celebrity-approved accessories label DANNIJO, by launching their first-ever handbag line for the brand. More »DANNIJO launches debut handbag collection

  • 5 best brunches in London for all you can drink booze

    Handbag.com - Wed, Mar 5, 2014 16:15 GMT

    Boozy brunches were recently under threat of being banned in NYC but in London, the trend is still alive and kicking - thanks to our fellow weekend-worshipers. Phew. Here are some of best set priced brunches on offer:Bunga Bunga, Battersea More »5 best brunches in London for all you can drink booze

  • Buy It On Your Break: Lupita Nyong'o's Clarins lip balm

    Handbag.com - Wed, Mar 5, 2014 10:54 GMT

    Why we love itWe basically love everything Lupita Nyong'o does or wears. We'll admit it - we're superfans. She's the new Jennifer Lawrence don't you know.In addition to that, it's also actually a great lip balm - intensely hydrating for super chapped lips. Probably why it sold out overnight in the US.How to wearThis is an ideal addition to your beauty bag in the cold weather and provides the perfect care programme for lips that want to try out statement orange lipstick.Or, you can just stick to a slick of the Clarins balm to balance out something like the blue eye makeup trend. ... More »Buy It On Your Break: Lupita Nyong'o's Clarins lip balm

  • Cameron Diaz says your hungry vagina needs feeding

    Handbag.com - Wed, Mar 5, 2014 10:54 GMT

    Cameron Diaz has turned women's health crusader and is on a mission to get ladies more familiar with their lady bits. After releasing her Body Book this year, the now best selling author has already warned against permanently pruning your lady gardens (elderly vaginas require a bushy coat), and now the actress says we all need to get more acquainted with our bits.Speaking on the Chelsea Lately chat show, the actress said, "We think the vagina is on the outside. I say grab a mirror and play along. Get in there." "Learn about it. ... More »Cameron Diaz says your hungry vagina needs feeding

  • Made In Chelsea: Jamie Laing and Lucy Watson are together

    Handbag.com - Wed, Mar 5, 2014 10:20 GMT

    We don't want to alarm anyone but Jamie Laing and Lucy Watson may have finally answered our Made In Chelsea prayers by finally getting together. Now, we understand people are allowed to wake up, however, this was an especially early time of 5am and we had a look and it doesn't look like Stevie Johnson, Lucy's flatmate was up at the same time. More »Made In Chelsea: Jamie Laing and Lucy Watson are together

  • Nigella Lawson goes (nearly) make-up free on the cover of Vogue

    Yahoo Lifestyle - Tue, Mar 4, 2014 14:38 GMT

    The Taste judge graces the iconic magazine cover as she admits she was 'terrified' to go bare faced More »Nigella Lawson goes (nearly) make-up free on the cover of Vogue

  • Rihanna embraces the bum bag at Chanel PFW

    Handbag.com - Tue, Mar 4, 2014 10:29 GMT

    Rihanna has been all over Paris Fashion Week - from boob exposing mesh to this purple tweed number, the Diamonds singer isn't scared of mixing things up.Having already made Chris Brown jealous by sparking further rumours about a Drake romance, Rihanna moved on to making us fashion girls green with envy.Appearing at the Chanel show (which was set in a branded supermarket!) RiRi took a demure approach with full lilac tweed with a matching bum bag.Now, the bum bag has been a debate that rages on for us, on a near weekly basis - yes, we'll get to world peace shortly. ... More »Rihanna embraces the bum bag at Chanel PFW

  • Justin Bieber crashes Instagram trying to win Selena Gomez back

    Handbag.com - Tue, Mar 4, 2014 10:22 GMT

    Justin Bieber crashed Instagram over the weekend by posting a picture of Selena Gomez at the Vanity Fair Oscars party with the caption 'Most elegant princess in the world.'Run Selena, run like the wind. The singer's hamburger-short-of-a-happy-meal fans went into crazy overdrive as 1.22 million people liked the pic and crashed Instagram for about 20 minutes. Praying that their Jelena reunited prayers had finally been answered, they also took to Twitter to write in shouty capitals about their joy that this meant the pair were definitely (but obviously not) back together. More »Justin Bieber crashes Instagram trying to win Selena Gomez back

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