Top stories: haute couture season kicks off

Catch up on what celebs have been up to. And let's not forget about the It bag you probably missed out on

By Andrea Tim | Published: 4 Feb 2015

Top stories Feb 4 2015
Photo: Alessandro Lucioni/

Let's get the one bit of bad news out of the way early: Timberland broke up with A.P.C. and the split was definitely not amicable.

On to the good news! Haute couture season is here, and you know what that means: very well-dressed attendees and beautiful, stunning, dreamy (add more synonyms here) collections from these amazing designers. We spotted a lot of gowns with pockets; do we smell a trend? FYI, Chanel had hot flower boys at the show.

Congratulations to those of you who were quick enough to grab Fashion Valet's Sofina 3 bags, which sold out just hours after launching. To everyone else, better luck next time, but if you're still scratching a shopping itch, let this quirky Anya Hindmarch sticker bag and our still-growing Chinese New Year gallery provide some relief. Better yet, we'll let Georgia May Jagger add to your bag dreams (watch the new Mulberry spring campaign and you'll see why we're entranced).

In other super distracting news, it turns out that Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's previously unknown brother Toby is pretty hot. And so is the final line-up for Future Music Festival Asia, which includes Avicii, Afrojack and Fat Boy Slim.

In the celeb world, Malaysia's TV darling Lisa Surihani is pregnant, Taylor Swift got hacked (better change your passwords more frequently, celeb or not), and Emma Watson is going to be Belle in Beauty and the Beast. As yet another person gets to be a princess and you don't, you can still dress like one thanks to Repetto's Cinderella collection.

Kanye and North West in the Only One music video

It's a four-day weekend for those affected by the Federal Territory and Thaipusam holidays (yay!), so in case you're looking for something to do, you could work on those makeup skills with these simple steps. Or for a bit of musical entertainment, watch the new music video for Only One, which stars father and daughter Kanye and North West. Altogether now: aww...


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