Top stories: 'Crazy Rich Asians' starts filming in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian DJ Patricia Knudsen shares new mother tips, Britney Spears is coming near our shores and we have Jared Leto's beauty secrets

By Lydia Chan | Published: 29 Apr 2017

Top stories 28Apr17
Photo: patriciaknudsen/Instagram;; courtesy of Gucci

This weekend might be time for you to go celebrity spotting as the book-to-movie adaptation Crazy Rich Asians has begun filming in our city and we've broken down the entire cast for you. In other celebrity news, we have an exclusive interview with musician and Gucci Guilty face, Jared Leto on his hard-to-believe beauty routine, while DJ and new mum Patricia K gives you some friendly parenting advice.

This week was also a happy time for celebrities. Local favourite Lisa Surihani gave birth to a new baby boy while Korean stars, Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk officially announced their relationship. Actress Amber Heard also possibly confirmed her relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Time to start saving up cause so much good music is coming our way – well, sort of. Come June, pop princess Britney Spears and K-pop heartthrob G-Dragon will be taking the stage in Singapore and Bangkok. Rockers Foo Fighters will also be making their grand return to Thailand sometime later this year.

The world of high fashion experienced a shake-up as luxury empire LVMH announced its bid to buy Christian Dior Couture. If you want to own some designer goods yourself, shop these curated vintage Comme des Garçons pieces or check out which of these luxury fashion trends you should invest in.

We have so much beauty and fashion inspiration to share with you. Our beauty editor, Grace shows you how to work lip gloss in four different ways and perhaps you could try the sheet-mask look that actress Fan Bingbing rocked – we already have! If you're looking for some style ideas, browse through our celebrity Coachella gallery or skim through our pick of best dressed celebs.

It's never too early to start shopping for Mother's Day, so we've rounded up the best jewellery to get you in her good books. Alternatively, book a classy lunch for the two of you. Don't forget to treat yourself too – we suggest the Rizalman for Zalora Raya collection or have a look at what the ELLE team is buying.

The long weekend is perfect for catching up on some television and you can do so with our recap of episode 4 of Asia's Next Top Model season 5. You can also start marking your calendars for what to watch next month. For a good read, be inspired by these badass women or grab a copy of the May issue of ELLE Malaysia starring actress-of-the-moment Emma Watson from newsstands now. You can also download the digital edition here.


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