Lea Seydoux joins Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton SS16 Travel Campaign, starring Lea Seydoux.

French actress Lea Seydoux is the latest star to spruik fashion label Louis Vuitton.

Slimmed Serena riles up fans

The image Serena Williams originally shared, left, before she replaced it with less-edited version, right.

Tennis champ was named one of People's "most beautiful"... so why the need to Photoshop her waist into oblivion?

Squad's beauty demand blasted

The adverts for the University of Washington cheerleader squad tryouts.

If you want to join these cheerleaders, it's all about tiny shorts, false lashes, and "girl about town" lippie.

Are tatts OK in the workplace?

The US Navy have just widened their tattoo policy to attract more applicants. What about the New Zealand Defence Force?

Kiwis are covered in inkings, but they might be putting themselves out of the running with some notable employers.

Marriage lessons after 5 years

Prince William and wife Catherine are celebrating their five-year wedding anniversary.

As the Cambridges celebrate half a decade of wedding bliss, here are some things they may have learned so far.

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love & sex

'Conscious uncoupling' a struggle

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have agreed to put their children first.

Gwyneth Paltrow says it hasn't been easy getting over her divorce from Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.

'I haven't felt a man's touch in a while'

Jennifer Lawrence has lamented her single status in an interview.

What you know after 5 years of marriage

'I miss being sexually attractive'

food & wine

How to turn feijoas into wine

Homemade feijoa wine.

Are you at peak crumble and chutney? Here's a remarkably easy and different way to use up your bumper crop.

It's impossible to be a veggie video

It's strange to view food as "meat" and "not meat" – especially when plants eat animals, and vice versa.

Roast winter vegetable pasta with herb & lemon dressing & sourdough crumb.

Roast winter vegetable pasta

This medley of great flavours, colours and textures can be enjoyed as a veggie main course or a side dish.

beauty

Slimmed-down Serena riles up fans

The image Serena Williams originally shared, left, before she replaced it with less-edited version, right.

Tennis champ was named one of People's "most beautiful"... so why the need to Photoshop her waist into oblivion?

A week without... makeup video

Could you go seven days without foundation, mascara and lipstick? \Would anyone even notice?

The adverts for the University of Washington cheerleader squad tryouts.

Cheerleaders under fire for list of demands

If you want to join this squad, it's all about tiny shorts, false lashes, and "girl about town" lippie, rather than fitness levels.

fashion

Lea Seydoux joins Louis Vuitton's campaign

Louis Vuitton SS16 Travel Campaign, starring Lea Seydoux.

French actress Lea Seydoux is the latest star to spruik fashion label Louis Vuitton.

'I want to change the world'

Jillian Mercado's rapid ascent in the modelling industry is seen as a victory for fellow people who are disabled.

Brooke Bath (second from left) believed she had  booked a VIP table at the Canterbury Fashion Week show, only to find ...

Fashion show's 'faux pas'

The group of mums expected a VIP experience. Instead, they say they got third-row seats and a goodie bag full of "spam"

well & good

Brace yourself for a big bill

Abbey Meiritz-Reid, 15, says she never used to like smiling because she was embarrassed about her teeth.

''I didn't smile a lot because I didn't really feel comfortable with it.''

Socialite's mastectomy for her son

"I wasn't comfortable walking around every day thinking 'when is this breast cancer going to come?"

Millennial's moment of clarity

Why you should stop caring

life

Mortality on the menu video

Death Cafe facilitator Aralyn Doiron says the gatherings are "a huge movement happening for communities all around the ...

Death Cafes allow patrons to discuss something that will happen to all of us in the end - dying.

My favourite Auckland: wet weather activities

Wet weather doesn't have to ruin your weekend - check out our list of the places to go when the sky opens.

Plan now for a spectacular spring

'Should she use the men's bathroom?'

home & property

Living in caravan to help kids

"I still want to help my kids out, and this means I can do that a bit," says Rose Holmes of her caravan home.

Mum sold up her home to help out her kids. Now, she lives right outside.

Dare to make cardboard house?

Company has created a waterproof home made of recycled cardboard that it says will last for 50 years.

Herne Bay renovation by Gerrad Hall Architects NZIA Ak winner 29.4.16

Reno for modern families gallery

This stunning award-winning renovation in Auckland combines the best of the old with the new.

luxury

NZ's richest feel the pinch

Graeme Hart is New Zealand's wealthiest individual, with an estimated fortune of $10.4 billion.

The wealthiest Kiwis are losing money but never fear, their fortunes are likely to pick up again.

Elderly Audi still pretty special

Extreme performance overrules any concerns about the age of the S8 Plus.

Henrik Fisker has teamed with top-drawer Italian boat maker, Benetti, to create the Fisker 50

Designer's next supercar is a boat

Acclaimed automotive designer is getting wet with his newest multi-million dollar project.

weddings

Introducing Jolene & Seamus gallery

Jolene and Seamus

It was an unconventional wedding but this couple wouldn't have had it any other way.

Where to buy ethical wedding dresses

Because every bride should go through her day looking and feeling gorgeous while keeping a clear conscience.

Same-sex weddings, such as the one shown in this file photo, have become a commonplace sign of incremental progress.

Gay wedding a sign of progress

OPINION: Surely love and family are two of the most special things in this world worth fighting for.

Video

Foodies taste show's gourmet offerings

Ashley Stewart's food show mission was simple - taste everything.

Parenting

Capturing the joy of adoption

"Why Superman? Superman was adopted."

Children in foster care can have uncertainty disappear the day they meet their "forever family".

Baby back treatment 'in NZ'

There's no evidence of chiropractic benefits for infants, but Kiwi clinics are still advertising treatment.

Former MP Holly Walker felt strongly that women should be able to combine parenting with politics.

Holly Walker: Losing my voice

The former Green MP thought she could juggle parenting and politics, but she was wrong. This is her story.

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