Bride Asks Her Bridal Party and Female Guests to Wear Their Wedding Dresses to Her Own Nuptials

What do a bridal party in wedding gowns, groomsmen in sweatshirts, 18 cakes, arcade games, and Elsa from Frozen all have in common? They were all aspects of Audrey Moore‘s big day — and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

Moore, who works as an actress and starred in Better Call Saul, knew that when the time came to marry her producer/writer boyfriend of nine years, Jesse Lumen, she wanted an untraditional wedding.

Instead of having her bridal party and female guests — most of whom were already married — wear the usual formal attire to her special day in December, Moore decided that she wanted them to all re-wear their wedding gowns.

The unique idea came to her as she reflected on the relationships she had with the “remarkable” women in her life.

“I was inspired by all the beautiful women in my life,” she told PEOPLE. “I truly have the most remarkable friends — beautiful inside and out. We’ve seen each other at our best and our worst.”

“On my wedding day, I couldn’t think of any better way to celebrate all of our uniqueness and beauty than to inspire each other with our individual gowns!” she added.

She also explained that while she had no hesitations about the decision, some of her friends were a bit skeptical at first.

“A few of my friends were a bit worried I was playing a practice joke on them so they reached out to each other to make sure they weren’t going to be the only other person at the wedding besides me in a wedding dress!” she explained.

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Though many have wondered if Moore was worried about her friends and family stealing her spotlight in their white gowns, Moore said it was actually on the contrary, as she found it to be empowering and supportive.

“I felt that it made the whole day more magical!” she said of her decision. “When women encourage each other to shine brightly, we are unstoppable!”

For her big day, she passed on a traditional white and instead, opted to wear an icy blue lace gown with beaded embellishments and a matching tulle cape that was inspired by the dress worn by Elsa in Frozen.

But she didn’t stop there: in lieu of tuxedos or suits, the groomsmen all wore white tuxedo-print sweatshirts with black pants.

“I met him in a white hoodie and I somehow always pictured him in a white hoodie when we got married. In fact, my favorite thing for him to wear is a hoodie,” she explained to Today. “So when we discovered that they made tux-print hoodies in white, it seemed perfect.”

Even the bride and groom’s mothers were involved with the untraditional fun and served as the wedding’s flower girls, walking down the aisle side-by-side in their black and white gowns.

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After saying their “I Do’s,” the couple and their party guests did a quick change into costumes, featuring everything from a Mickey Mouse and Spiderpig to a burrito.

To go along with their fun outfits, Moore and Lumen provided arcade games, a movie-theater themed “sugar bar,” a French fry bar, and 18 different wedding cakes for guests to eat.

The multiple cakes were inspired by Lumen’s family tradition of decorating cakes every summer, Today reported. At the rehearsal dinner, the bride and groom had their guests decorate the cakes to eat during the ceremony.

Their unique day proved to have a lasting effect on the couple who said they hoped that it would encourage others to follow suit.

“We’re lucky to have an incredible group of creative friends who helped us put this whole thing together, including all of my groomsmen who showed up at the crack of dawn to help me design and construct a ceremony that would be fitting for a dozen brides,” Lumen told Today.

“It’s hard to stand out when everyone is wearing a wedding dress, but when I saw Audrey’s dress I was blown away,” he continued. “I can’t wait for her to find an occasion to wear it again, and I hope this inspires other brides to do the same!”

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Sadie Sink Shares New Details About Stranger Things's "Very Different" Third Season

At just 16, the actress Sadie Sink is already also practically a model: In addition to making her on-screen debut as the enviably cool skater girl Max in Stranger Things, the past couple of years have also seen her walk the runway for Undercover and Miu Miu—alongside Naomi Campbell, no less—as well as star in a Miu Miu campaign and attend shows like Chanel, which has been dressing her since before the show even premiered. It wasn't until this Friday, though, that Sink attended her first-ever New York Fashion Week. It wasn't, as her track record shows, because Sink previously lacked the pedigree, but rather that she spending three-quarters of the year filming with Millie Bobby Brown and co. in Atlanta didn't allow room for much flexibility in her schedule.

So when Kate Spade invited Sink to its Fall 2019 show on Friday, a couple of months after they wrapped shooting season three, Sink, didn't hesitate. "I live in New Jersey, so I kind of just go to New York whenever," she said casually at the NoMad Hotel that morning, where she was getting ready to unite with fellow actresses KiKi Layne and Julia Garner, whom she starred alongside in Kate Spade's spring/summer 2019 campaign.

Photographed by Tim Walker, the campaign served to herald in a new era for the brand after the sudden death of its founding designer last year at age 55. Having paid tribute to Spade last season, which was creative director Nicola Glass's first, this time around, the brand riffed off of Spade's enthusiastically colorful legacy, photographing the three actresses against a cacophony of patterned wallpaper and upholstery. (Though Sink won't soon forget that the shoot actually took place in the "freezing cold" of snowy upstate New York.)

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For Sink, there's even more significance to working with the brand beyond the poignant campaign. "I remember when I was little—well, I guess that would be like three years ago—I was looking at the clothes and campaigns on their site," she recalled. "So it's crazy that when I go to the site now, it’s my picture and my campaign." In case you couldn't tell, for a teen, Sink is surprisingly aware of her age: "I’ve always loved fashion but I think that right now, it’s hit its peak—I’m just so obsessed with clothes and paying attention to brands and collections," she said. "I guess 16 is kind of the age when you start to develop opinions on all that and knowing what suits your style."

Sink really began experimenting with her style last year, when she started showing up to high school wearing items that brands had sent her, like a glittery bejeweled Miu Miu sweater, much to her classmates' amusement. "Everyone made fun of me, like, 'Sadie, what are you wearing?' And I was like, 'It’s Miu Miu, just don’t worry about it. It’s fashion!'" she recalled with a laugh. This year, however, she hasn't had to deal with any more jeers in the hallways; now that she's a junior, she's finally given in to taking online classes. "It was hard to keep up with the work when I'd sometimes have one to three hours of school a day, but everyone else had eight hours. I didn’t want to do that again for season three. I stuck it out for as long as I could, and then I was just so unhappy and stressed. Then I switched to online school, and I’m still stressed," she said, pausing to laugh before adding, "but it’s better."

It's also much more comfortable, seeing as Sink can now spend her days lounging in pajamas. "So when I do go out, it's like an event," Sink said. "I have a lot of fun with it and get excited about wearing my new clothes." Her latest addition to her wardrobe is a long blue dress by Kate Spade, which she plans to either wear with heels and makeup or a pair of white sneakers. "A lot of their clothes are things I would actually wear, because they're very versatile—you can dress them up or down," she said. (Naturally, she chose to do the former for her NYFW debut, which ended up doubling as a debut of Kate Spade's new fall 2019 collection; Glass picked out Sink's ensemble of a purple cheetah-print dress and matching coat, pink platforms, and glittery tights herself.)

Sadie Sink getting ready before attending the Kate Spade FW19 show in New York City on February 8th, 2019. Photograph by Tess Mayer for W Magazine.

Sadie Sink getting ready before attending the Kate Spade FW19 show in New York City on February 8th, 2019. Photograph by Tess Mayer for W Magazine.

Like a true teen, Sink didn't end sit with her mom, who she arrived with, at the show that afternoon; instead, she could be found in the front row, sandwiched between Garner, Layne, and a new addition to their crew: Maggie Gyllenhaal. Still, Sink doesn't deny that, like most high schoolers, she definitely still relies on her parents, especially when her schedule gets jam-packed—like when she's trying to juggle shooting a hit TV show in Atlanta and preparing for the ACT and SAT back in New Jersey. "There was one time during my busiest month when I went into school and they were like, 'Sadie, where's your calculator? The PSAT is today,'" Sink recalled. "I was like, 'The what?' Luckily it was the practice one, but I still had to text my dad and get him to bring me my graphing calculator."

Besides the real SAT, there's another turning point coming up on Sink's agenda: the release of Stranger Things season three, which will roll out on Netflix on July 4. Sink, of course, can't reveal too much about what's to come, but she did promise that season three will be "very different from the others—but in a good way." Rather than the realm of demagorgons, most of the action takes place during the summer—as well as in the characters' personal lives. "Forget about sci-fi—it’s just about what’s going on with them and being teenagers in the summer, going to the mall, doing normal teenager stuff. You really dive deep into who the characters are and their backstories this season, and then as the season goes on, it gets into the stranger things." (Strange enough, apparently, that Sink said her character, the mysterious and infatuating skater girl Max, barely has time to hop on her skateboard this season.)

Sadie Sink getting ready before attending the Kate Spade FW19 show in New York City on February 8th, 2019. Photograph by Tess Mayer for W Magazine.

Sadie Sink getting ready before attending the Kate Spade FW19 show in New York City on February 8th, 2019. Photograph by Tess Mayer for W Magazine.

Since shooting wrapped in November, Sink is now actually less up to date on the actual personal lives of her cast mates than those of their characters. "It's really hard to keep in touch when we're all so busy," she lamented—an issue she said is exacerbated by the fact that she's not exactly fond of social media. (Even though she has nearly four-and-a-half million Instagram followers, she looks at the app so rarely that she often deletes it off her phone.)

Increasingly, then, the actress has come to rely on her friends at home to keep her up to date with those that she recently spent every single day with for eight months straight: "They’ll be like, 'Oh, Millie is in this country!' Or 'Noah [Schnapp] is doing this right now!'"

Sadie Sink getting ready before attending the Kate Spade FW19 show in New York City on February 8th, 2019. Photograph by Tess Mayer for W Magazine.

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Brock Launches the Chicest Mommy and Me Collection

A quick perusal through your Instagram feed is convincing enough—it’s a mommy and me world and we’re just living in it. As stylish girls become women, and then become mothers, it just makes sense that they would outfit their mini me’s in fashions befitting their well-honed aesthetics. Children’s e-commerce site Maisonette built their foundation on the concept. Now, they’re getting into the high fashion mommy and me business with the second launch of their collaboration with Brock Collection, launching on the site today and showing on the brand’s New York Fashion Week show this morning.

“Laura and Kris are old friends, and we have been champions of theirs since our Vogue days. We’re such fans of the Brock aesthetic, which lends itself so beautifully to kids’ clothing,” Sylvana Ward Durrett, founder of Maisonette tells BAZAAR.com, “From launching our first collection last Spring to debuting our Fall assortment today, our collaboration is so special and has brought us so much joy, especially as we see the overwhelming response from our collective customer.”

The collection consists of a pencil skirt and cropped blouse and cocktail dress for women, in a matching blush floral print with a tiered dress for the little ones.

“We work very collaboratively, and came up with the designs together,” co-founder Luisana Mendoza says, “We wanted to launch this collaboration alongside a runway show so mothers can have various dressing options to match with her little. It’s our favorite children’s dress yet.” Brock’s designers and founders weigh in on the feminine, and very cute collection below.


What is the inspiration behind the assortment?

Laura Brock: The Children’s dress was done in a floral pink embossed jacquard, an antique floral we found in one of our favorite mills outside of Paris. It is actually an interior fabric that we fell in love with in the archives. You will see it in our Fall Runway collection, and we thought it would be the perfect floral for a little girl. The Brock Woman is a working mother, and while she would love to match her daughter, she may not necessarily want the exact same shape of dress as her daughter – so we made the woman dress more pretty- and the child’s dress more girly!

Why did you want to include a little girls look for your fall collection?

Kristopher Brock: Maisonette is the perfect partner for Brock—we work very collaboratively together and always come up with our collections and ideas as a team. Fall was the perfect time to launch this little girls dress because all the florals in the ready-to-wear collection compliment this one quite nicely. Mommas can choose any dress of this collection, and pair it back to our Maisonette little girls dress, and they will work perfectly together!

What has made Maisonette a great fit to partner with?

Laura Brock: We’ve had lots of requests from customers for matching children’s clothes, and when Maisonette approached us with the idea, we were thrilled! We work very collaboratively, and came up with the designs together.

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An Enduring Legacy From an Editor’s Closet

“No sooner said than done,” is a poor rendering into English of the excellent Italian phrase “Detto fatto,” with its declarative immediacy and percussive consonants. Yet it’s as good a window as one is likely to get into the workings of Franca Sozzani’s mind.

During her decades-long career as the editor of Vogue Italia, Ms. Sozzani remained in many ways an elusive figure. Demure and ladylike in appearance, she was a steely iconoclast in print and in life. “Detto fatto” was a favorite phrase of hers, and one that conveys something of the pragmatism and decisiveness that were defining traits, her intimates say.

“We became instant friends,” said Federico Marchetti, the Italian founder of the online retailer Yoox Net a Porter and a longtime friend of Ms. Sozzani’s. “She was strong and quite direct and, at the same time, had a lot of irony and a sense of humor about life.”

The strength Mr. Marchetti referred to became especially clear during the yearlong illness that claimed Ms. Sozzani’s life in 2016, a period during which she concealed her condition from all but a few.

“She had a strength I have never seen in my whole life,” Mr. Marchetti said, noting that just weeks before her death, Ms. Sozzani traveled to London to receive an award from the British Fashion Council for her humanitarian work on the causes of hunger, cancer and AIDS.

That award recognized “individuals who promote the welfare of others by the generous donation of their resources in order to achieve change and positive impact” — something that, in a sense, Ms. Sozzani continues to do posthumously.

Starting Feb. 11, the one million shoppers that visit Yoox daily will be given an opportunity to bid on nearly 600 pieces of clothing from Ms. Sozzani’s personal collection. Proceeds from the sale will go to the creation of a Franca Sozzani Fund for Preventive Genomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard.

The idea of selling Ms. Sozzani’s Valentino, Balenciaga and Giambattista Valli dresses was the brainchild of her son, the filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini, whose 2016 documentary about his mother, “Franca: Chaos and Creation,” eventually yielded a book of that title, which will be released this week. While he was closing his mother’s Milan apartment, he began to think about a sale.

“We gifted some of her things and donated others,” Mr. Carrozzini said. “But I had the idea of this fund. I thought, ‘I am not just going to go out and ask for money.’ So I called Federico and, based on his relationship with my mother, asked, ‘What do you think about this idea?’”

Mr. Marchetti agreed without hesitation. “I told him, ‘We’re at your disposal,’” he said. “Detto fatto. Simple as that.”

The task of choosing which clothes to sell from the collection of an editor known for a confident but restrained style fell mainly to Mr. Carrozzini, with the help of his aunt, the influential fashion retailer Carla Sozzani, and her daughter, his cousin Sara.

“The beautiful stuff, although it paints a portrait of her stylistic choices, is less emotional for me,” Mr. Carrozzini said, adding that the process of making the movie and then a book about his mother eased any attachment he may have had to material things, though he did retain a favorite handkerchief of hers and a cashmere sweater. “My mom lives on vividly in my memory and in everything I do.”

Considering the pioneering work Ms. Sozzani did in promoting the careers of designers and photographers, it is surprising to learn that, toward the end, she expressed a desire to be remembered for more than her work in that field.

“My mom was always about bigger things,” Mr. Carrozzini said. “She felt the failure of not having had a meaningful relationship, and thought that everything in fashion was superfun but very transitory.”

In one scene from her son’s bittersweet cinematic portrait, Ms. Sozzani, alternately wry and impious, mirthful or scoldingly dismissive, suddenly turns somber. Though her illness had yet to be diagnosed, there is a prophetic quality to her insistence on wanting to leave behind her something more enduring than a selection of glossy back pages.

“It is important,” she says, “to leave a trace.”

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What Time Is The 2019 Grammys Red Carpet? You Don’t Want To Miss A Minute Of These Looks

Get ready red carpet lovers because music’s biggest night is almost here, and the fashions are going to be everything. You definitely don’t want to miss a second of the Grammy show, but what time is the 2019 Grammys red carpet? Sure, the performances are great, but those red carpet looks are equally as part of the show as they are. Hello, remember Lady Gaga’s iconic egg entrance? That was a performance unto itself.

This year at the Grammys, some of your favorite — and most fashion forward — artists will be attending. Alicia Keys is hosting, and you know she’ll definitely give fans a serious lewk. Of course, who could forget that Janelle Monae is set to perform, and if there’s someone who knows how to make a statement on a red carpet, it’s her. Did you see her Golden Globes look? Don’t forget that Cardi B is both nominated and performing. She’ll undoubtedly walk the carpet. Here’s hoping for a repeat of how gorgeous she looked last year. Finally, but certainly not least important, with multiple nominations for her song "Shallow," Lady Gaga is also more than likely to make a red carpet appearance.

Basically, the 2019 Grammy red carpet may just be one of the most exciting in the history of the award show. When can you catch it?

According to the Grammy Award website, the show itself is set to air on CBS Sunday, Jan. 10 at 8pm ET. Of course, this means that the red carpet will be earlier in the evening. The official Grammy live stream is being held at the Grammy website and begins two hours before the official show at 6pm ET. However, it’s not the only way that you can stream all the stars arriving on the red carpet.

The Grammys are one of the biggest awards shows of the season (its nickname is even music’s biggest night), so of course, red carpet coverage will be happening on E! . The network will also begin their coverage of the big event beginning at 4pm ET, so if you’ve got a cable subscription and really love hearing Ryan Seacrest talk about his line of suits, you can get your red carpet fix there.

Of course, given that the show is actually on a major cable network, CBS will be hosting their own pre-Grammy red carpet show at 7pm ET. However, if you want a bit of extra Grammy goodness, CBS will start their livestream of the event at 5pm ET, an hour before everyone else.

Clearly, there’s no shortage of ways to stream the Grammy red carpet or catch it on cable. However, if you want to see everything from start to finish, you need to set your fashion alarm for 4pm ET if you want a bit of extra content and 6pm if you’re ready to catch the arrivals. With so many talented (and stylish AF) nominees, the 2019 Grammy red carpet may just be the best one of all of the 2019 red carpet season.

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Emily Ratajkowski Poses in Sexy Lingerie for Her New Intimates Line

Emily Ratajakowski isn’t afraid to wear her lingerie out while running errands at a local bodega in Brooklyn, NY and she doesn’t want you to be shy about embracing your body and femininity either.

“I think the Inamorata woman is the woman who will wear a bra top out to walk her dog and not even think about it. She is confident and doesn’t care what anyone thinks,” EmRata said on the website for her brand, Inamorata.

Back in 2017 when Emily was just 25 years old, she co-launched Inamorata Swim, a six-piece bathing suit line that was inspired by her childhood in San Diego, California. Yesterday, the top model debuted the launch of the new chapter of Inamorata: BODY, a mix of lingerie staples and bodywear where each garment is named after popular streets in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn.

“A little over a year of @inamoratawoman and I’m so thrilled to finally share what I’ve been working on for you guys,” she captioned her first Instagram from the brand’s debut intimates lookbook. “Introducing BODY, a category that is so much more than lingerie. I hope you guys love it as much as I do.”

EmRata also shared her top three personal favorite pieces from the product launch on IG, which includes the Bleecker: a sheer, charcoal grey, lace bodysuit with scallop trim and criss-cross back, that’s named after a popular shopping street that runs from Greenwich Village to the Bowery. Emily also fancies the classic red ribbed-knit wireless bra and matching panty dubbed the Wythe, named for an avenue facing the East River in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Rounding out her top three is a millennial pink, cropped, scoop neck cami with matching bottoms, called the Stanton, an east-west street in the Lower East Side neighborhood of NYC.

The full 47-piece collection is available online and will begin shipping on February 11. Scroll down to see the full collection, plus watch her nighttime beauty routine below.


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32 Winter Outfits That Will Make You Excited to Break Out Your Tights

32 Winter Outfits That Will Make You Excited to Break Out Your Tights

It’s Winter, it’s cold as heck, and some of us have even been subjected to record-breaking amounts of snow. So if we want to brave the outside world in something other than jeans and a sweater for the next few months, then tights have to factor into our outfits. Make a virtue out of a necessity by making the most of your hosiery, whether that’s by pulling on a colorful pair or putting together a killer outfit — they’ll even keep your shorts in circulation.

Take inspiration from street style stars for new ways to style your tights, from clashing combinations to seamless shoe coordination. These 33 outfits prove that tights needn’t be boring or even just plain practical — even when you’re battling the snow-covered streets of Paris for the Haute Couture 2019 shows. Sheer, patterned, fishnet, or bright, there are so many iterations.

































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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Reveal They Remained Celibate Until Marriage in Vogue Interview

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are now officially official as they make their Vogue cover debut as husband and wife.

For the March issue of the world-renowned fashion magazine, the newlyweds look madly in love in their first photo shoot together as a married couple, which was shot by Annie Leibovitz.

The 22-year-old top model glowed in a classic, cream-colored Prada dress with beaded design work, boasting a bare face, stud earrings by Tiffany & Co. and hair flowing down her back — with her engagement ring front and center.

And the 24-year-old pop star stripped down and dressed in nothing but a pair of dark Dior shorts and white sneakers, showing off the tattoos covering his body.

This shoot comes with a long-awaited interview, where the couple finally gives fans what they’ve been wanting: an exclusive scoop on their love, what their marriage is like and what they hope for the future.

While the two have not yet wed in a traditional wedding ceremony, they did legally tie the knot back in September 2018 in a New York City courthouse after a two-month engagement.

And part of the reason (though not the only reason) they chose that route is because they waited until marriage to have sex, Bieber tells Vogue, citing religious commitment.

“[God] doesn’t ask us not to have sex for him because he wants rules and stuff,” says the singer. “He’s like, ‘I’m trying to protect you from hurt and pain.’ I think sex can cause a lot of pain. Sometimes people have sex because they don’t feel good enough. Because they lack self-worth. Women do that, and guys do that.”

“I wanted to rededicate myself to God in that way because I really felt it was better for the condition of my soul,” Bieber adds. “And I believe that God blessed me with Hailey as a result. There are perks. You get rewarded for good behavior.”

In early December, the pair were spotted posing for photos together and a source confirmed to PEOPLE that they were for the legendary fashion and lifestyle publication.

“The shoot was all day. Both Justin and Hailey were super into taking the pictures. They did multiple outfit changes. Hailey looked so gorgeous, and Justin looked very happy. It was a fun and playful shoot. She was doing cartwheels, and they were both laughing a lot,” an insider at the shoot shared with PEOPLE.

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Ariana Grande Has Convinced Us to Embrace This Spring Jewelry Trend

Dainty necklaces and classic hoops have been ruling the accessory scene for quite some time. But this spring, it’s time to have some fun with your jewelry. From dripping, blinged out crystals to ’80s hearts and seashells galore, this season’s hottest jewelry trends are playful and unapologetically bold. Give your wardrobe an instant update with the help of these standout pieces to start shopping now.

Dripping crystal jewelry first made an appearance on the Spring 2019 runways and quickly took over Instagram thanks to Alessandra Rich’s over-the-top earrings (which Ariana Grande later wore in her “7 Rings” video). From party-ready earrings to blinged out bracelets and necklaces, this nostalgic trend is all about being extra.

From top left: Alexandre Vauthier Couture, Miu Miu, Chanel, and Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” video.

Embrace your inner extra with these bold drop earrings that will look just as good with jeans and t-shirt as they do with a glam night-out look. 

Bring on the color with Miu Miu’s rainbow crystal drop earrings. 

Ariana Grande’s Alessandra Rich earrings from the “7 Rings” video unsurprisingly sold out, but this ’80s-inspired pair is just as good. 

Pearls are back, but this season’s are nothing like your grandmother’s pearls. From delicate pearl hoops to ear cuffs and sculptural bracelets, the classic piece is getting a modern, reimagined update for spring.

From top left: Chanel, @Mizuki, Prabal Gurung, Oscar de la Renta

A playful pair of pearl hoops you’ll want to wear every day.  

It’s hard to choose from Mizuki’s range of various pearl pieces, but these sculptural earrings feel fresh and unique. 

Try your pearls in an unexpected form: with a dainty, stacking-friendly ring.  

Featuring removable pearl charms, these hoop earrings are basically like two-in-one. 

Show some love in the form of chunky, oversized heart earrings. From the runways of Balenciaga and Escada to the cool girls of Instagram like Alyssa Coscarelli, the ’80s-inspired trend is already proving to be one of the season’s most fun.

From top left: Balenciaga, @alyssainthecity, Escada

It only takes one of these Balenciaga earrings to make a full-on lewk

Mix and match your heart earrings with this playful Bauble Bar set.  

An affordable take on the oversized heart trend. 

Go bold or go home with these oversized pearl and rainbow beaded heart earrings.  

The shell jewelry craze isn’t slowing down anytime soon. From the runways at Altuzarra and Anna Sui to our Instagram feeds, this nostalgic jewelry trend is here to stay for the warm weather.

From left: @svnrshop, Altuzarra, Anna Sui

You’ll want to wear these shell hoops whether it’s summer or not. 

A chic alternative to your ’90s puka shell necklace. 

But for those who still love the puka shell look, Tohum’s bracelets and necklaces make for a modern-take on the trend. 

Get two trends in one with these shell and pearl drop earrings. 

Your vacation wardrobe called and it needs this single statement-making earring. 

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Size six mum-of-three, 34, snapped back into shape after every pregnancy WITHOUT exercise – and her friends are very jealous

The 34-year-old's ability to stay a trim size 6 after having three kids, without stepping foot in the gym and gorging on chocolate every day has left her family and friends bewildered.

Hayley's husband Kev, a plumber, says: "Her eating habits have never been healthy and that’s what has always baffled me."

Her best mates can't contain their envy over Hayley's non-restrictive lifestyle.

Pal Roxy complains: "I feel really jealous of Hayley, I would love to be that slim for no apparent reason especially with what she eats."

Another friend Emma adds: "She has never had to go to the gym, she just doesn’t have to think about it. She is lucky, she’s a lucky cow to be honest."

Teaching assistant Hayley agrees to be examined by doctors and her eating habits dissected as part of Channel 4's new series The Secret Lives of Slim People.

At 5'2" and weighing 8st 3lbs, Hayley is a dress size 6 and has a body mass index (BMI) of 21, which according to the calculator is healthy for her age.

Hayley explains that she never has to worry about what she eats: "I have no idea why I am so slim and I am really interested to find out why. I don’t do anything to make me this slim.

"I was this slim when I got married, which was 12 years ago, I was this slim when I met Kev which was 16 years ago, I’ve always been forever slim."

Hayley has never worried about what she eats because she always stays slim

The mum, who only gains weight when she's pregnant, chows down on a toast or a hot cross bun for breakfast; snacks on chocolate, cake or biscuits in the mid-morning; has a cream cheese bagel or sandwich for lunch; and will cook a homemade meal every evening for her family.

"I probably have chocolate every day, more than once," Hayley says, and tells the programme she hates cooking.

Her husband also notes her constant craving for an unhealthy topping on her food: "She's obsessed with double cream."

Her daily routine barely changes but nutritionist Amanda Ursell notices that when it's time to sit down and eat, Hayley will often take up to 30 minutes to consume her meal.

"Hayley is a petite person and I calculated that she is eating around 2,000-2,200 calories a day and when we worked out what her body needs, it was about the same."

Even with her double cream addiction on top of her chocolate binges, she is balancing her calories because she is constantly burning energy with her daily routine.

The mum is shocked to learn the news: "I didn’t think my normal life would have affected it, because I do eat a lot of rubbish and the calories would have been more and outweighed it."

It's a similar story for single mum-of-two Rinia Rijker, 30, who shares that despite a poor diet of takeaways and constant snacking she maintains a slim size 8.

Her friends can't understand how she stays in shape, as her best mate Kieron muses: "I purely put it down to way her body is programmed. It works, it’s proved because she should be obese to be honest."

“I have no idea how she can still eat cake and have her figure, any other normal person who has her diet would be the size of a house," her friend Ashleigh adds.

Rinia, who likes to start the day off with a McDonald's breakfast, admits she doesn't concern herself with any form of exercise.

"I am so lazy, I don’t do any exercise, if we are going out and I know somewhere has an escalator or lift I am taking it.

"If the escalator isn’t working I am getting on your back to go up those stairs because I am not doing any exercise."

She grazes throughout the day and never finishes a meal she cooks because as soon as she eats a few mouthfuls, Rinia is full.

Doctor Barbara McGowan, who studies hormones and their role in obesity, explains that Rinia's ability to consistenly snack and stop eating without gaining weight, is down to her how her gut responds.

"It is a sensitive gut hormone response that has the ability to switch off very efficiently."

Presenter Sabrina Grant explains to Rinia: "We think you have a very fine-tuned hormone pathway. Basically you feel very hungry but actually you get full up quickly as well."
Rinia agrees: "When I am hungry I am starving, but as soon as I eat something, maybe five or six bites into it I am full."

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