Prada sells $542 paperclip

Yep, that's a Prada paperclip.

10:55 AM  You can buy a $254 Prada paperclip, if you want

How much for a mob watch?

Several artifacts belonging to US mob boss Al Capone were auctioned - including a handwritten musical composition called ...

Al Capone's blingy timepiece, "So Long" letter from Bonnie and Clyde among gangster artifacts auctioned in the US.

My man had emotional affairs

'He said he didn't do anything other than talk and hold hands.'

He didn't do anything with the one he met, other than talk and hold hands.

85 years of fashion photography

A Monty Adams' photograph of supermodel Rachel Hunter.

New exhibition showcases the country's rich history of fashion photography,

Lomu's widow starts company

Nadene Lomu with her late husband Jonah, in 2011.

Nadene Lomu starts cosmetics company as a way of "expressing the creativity she had shared with Jonah".

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At my place: Sophie Hambleton

Sophie Hambleton, actor on TV's Westside, pictured at her home in Morningside, Auckland with a few of her favourite things.

Step inside the flat that belongs to Outrageous Fortune's Carol.

At home with a Maori healer

Gabrielle Sexton-McDevitt works as a nurse and Maori healer. She lives with with her husband John, three dogs, a cat, a mini horse and 22 chooks.

The Drents: Part 20

Why renting is right for us stuff nation

love & sex

My man had emotional affairs

'He said he didn't do anything other than talk and hold hands.'

He didn't do anything with the one he met, other than talk and hold hands.

I fell for my friend with benefits

OPINION: I don't need to be in love to have good sex, but being truthful with myself and my sexual partners is important.

Having made a cameo in Django Unchained, Franco Nero says he would love to make another movie with Quentin Tarantino.

Nero having the time of his life

One veteran actor reveals why as he gets older, he likes calmer women.

food & wine

In defence of mince

Mince -- you can't beat it.

OPINION: We may be buying more and more chicken these days, but foodies still love their mince.

Irish people taste Kiwi snacks

"What is it?!" Tasting them for the first time, Kiwi iconic treats are "like a happy accident" - but leave the pineapples alone.

Karl Hogarth of Hogarth Craft Chocolate holds a handful of cocoa nibs.

Kiwi craft chocolate wins gold

Nelson chocolatiers Hogarth won top prize at the global chocolate awards in London.

beauty

My Sunday routine: Hady Wenham

Hady Wenham is the managing director of Forme Spa & Wellbeing.

Spa treatments, long soaks and an episode or two of Suits.

Maybelline makes it happen for cancer survivor

Six rounds of chemo haven't held back Katie Rose Clausen's artistic talent.

Nadene Lomu with her late husband Jonah, in 2011.

Lomu's widow launches company

Nadene Lomu starts cosmetics company as a way of "expressing the creativity she had shared with Jonah".

fashion

Prada sells $542 paperclip

Yep, that's a Prada paperclip.

10:55 AM  You can buy a $254 Prada paperclip, if you want

85 years of NZ fashion photography

New exhibition showcases the country's rich history of fashion photography,

Hady Wenham is the managing director of Forme Spa & Wellbeing.

My Sunday routine: Hady Wenham

Spa treatments, long soaks and an episode or two of Suits.

well & good

Mad science of human lab rats

Scientist Kyong-Sup Yoon needed head lice for his research - so he attached a plastic container to his leg, seeded it ...

True stories of scientists who took their research to extremes are stranger - and bloodier - than fiction.

Which rice is better for you?

White long grain, basmati or brown? We put three popular rice varieties to the test.

Cynic trials gratitude diary

Play to your strengths

life

How about a little respect?

Why stand back and ignore sexual harassment of either sex?

Sexual harassment happens all the time and is confronting when it happens to you. But the rest of us shouldn’t stand back and ignore it.

Outback fantasy, carpark reality

Opinion: Why are so many SUVs, once back-country workhorses, now show ponies that seldom leave the suburbs?

What I learned from my nudie

Coppola's Beguiled facing backlash

luxury

Botox is sooo last year, sweetie

The 24 carat gold facial luxury facial is growing in demand.

Golf is out, and 24-carat gold facials and McLarens are in for our local super-rich.

BMW lifts back covers on 6-Series video

German brand unveils new luxury liftback ahead of official Frankfurt motor show debut.

Mansory Gronos Black Desert adds off-road function to the feral performance and body addenda.

Wild non AMG Mercedes-Benz tuners

Think Mercedes-AMG makes wild cars? That's nothing: check out these.

weddings

Introducing Kylie and Matty

Sharing a kiss while walking on the beach.

They met after Kylie's dog had puppies - Matty came to pick up one for his niece and sparks flew between them.

Rough Night's 3 hen's night truths

True, most hen's nights don't involve a dead body, but the new raunch-com does get a few things right.

For a man, it can be hard to know what to wear to a wedding.

Why weddings are tougher for men

Women have it easy. Dressing for a wedding is far more difficult for the fellas.

Video

Fidget spinner with your cup of tea?

A creative Wainuiomata bakery has turned the latest school yard fad into something delicious.

Parenting

Mummy wars mask funding lack

A shocking lack of early childhood funding makes it harder for everyone.

OPINION: A shocking lack of early childhood funding makes it harder for everyone.

When grown ups are naughty

Todd Barclay tells porkies, Donald Trump bullies, Ali Williams is caught with cocaine... what kids make of high-profile bad behaviour.

Amie Durham was touched by the kindness a staffer at the Rolleston Warehouse showed her and her baby.

'You can breastfeed here'

Worried she'd be hassled for breastfeeding in a store, a new mum was blown away by a worker's kindness.

Win a gastronomic dining experience at Merediths, including flights, accommodation and transfers.

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Furry Friday: Heat seekers

The body language is coolish, but the temperatures are toasty for Archie and Gizmo.

Pets love a fire. Logs, coal, gas flame - it's a magic source of luxury.

Why are there less pets?

There are deep joys in pet ownership that help improve society.

In our crowded lives, are we losing the time and space to have a cat or dog?

Furry Friday: Two of a kind

Kylo (left) and Chloe match their human's expression. Uncanny!

Every once in a while, pets and their owners are on the same wavelength.

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