HELLO! magazine 1712

Renowned for its superb photo-features, and its ability to secure exclusive access to the social elite, HELLO! has been capturing key moments in celebrities lives ever since it was launched more than 20 years. Each issue is rich mix of articles and interviews from around the world balanced by a series of regular practical features designed to appeal to every type of reader.

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heiress to one of portugal’s most successful dynasties francisca amorim welcomes us into her family home in the heart of the alentejo

‘This place holds all my happiest memories. It’s our paradise’ Teenage heiress Francisca Amorim describes her family’s home in the heart of Portugal’s Alentejo region as a “paradise” – and few could argue with that. It’s a sprawling, whitewashed villa nestled amid olive groves, thriving vines and cork oak woodlands (known in Portugal as montados), with deer and wild boar roaming the vast grounds, which sit beside a vast man-made lake that glistens in the sunshine. The place holds many treasured memories for 19-year-old Francisca, whose pride in her family roots shines through. FAMILY PRIDE The granddaughter of billionaire Américo Amorim – known as the King of Cork – Francisca hails from a long line of dynamic entrepreneurs. And now, she’s poised to follow suit. It was Francisca’s great-great-grandfather who first ventured into the cork industry…

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dazzling on the social circuit amelia and eliza the spencer twins shine bright at jewellery awards

They have been lighting up London’s social scene since they moved to the UK from South Africa in June, and last week, Lady Amelia and Lady Eliza Spencer brought their sparkle to the Leopard Awards. Radiant in shimmering silver sequins, the nieces of Diana, Princess of Wales were on a glittering guest list, which also included former Strictly Come Dancing contestant and Olympic boxer Nicola Adams and model Yasmin Le Bon, who gathered to celebrate the best of British jewellery design at the historic Goldsmiths’ Hall. SARTORIAL SIBLINGS The twins, 29, often attend fashionable events, from Milan Fashion Week to the Venice Film Festival, as a glamorous double act. And last week was no exception as Eliza dazzled in a floor-length gown, while Amelia looked equally stylish in silver, wearing a chic mini…

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as he’s tipped to lift the ‘strictly’ glitterball tom fletcher tells us how his three young sons are inspiring him to waltz up the bestseller lists

‘I’d love to take home the Glitterball not only for my kids, but also for Amy. Strictly is her dream’ His wife Giovanna was crowned queen of the castle in last year’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and now Tom Fletcher is a hot contender to become king of the dancefloor. Both the judges and Strictly Come Dancing’s millions of viewers have been impressed with the McFly frontman’s hip swings, sassy swivels and impressive lifts with his professional partner Amy Dowden. In fact, according to leaked voting figures for the show, Tom has won the TV audience’s heart so much he’s regularly topped the public phone-in vote and is now being tipped to win. Today, though, HELLO! is also celebrating the magic he brings to children’s lives with his best-selling books…

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after a family trip to disneyland paris eva longoria baston praises her son’s kindness as she joins french stars for the return of the global gift gala

‘To be in a room full of people all wanting to make a difference is very special’ Eva Longoria Bastón’s three-year-old son Santiago is her greatest gift, so when the Hollywood actress, producer and activist exclusively catches up with HELLO! after attending the Global Gift Gala in Paris, it’s no surprise that “Santi” isn’t far from her mind. “He is such a kind boy,” says Eva, who co-hosts the charity event with the Global Gift Foundation’s founder, her friend María Bravo. “I know he will embrace all the wonderful work that María – who is his godmother – and the Global Gift does [when he’s older].” The sweet toddler – introduced to the world by Eva and her husband José “Pepe” Bastón in HELLO!’s sister publication HOLA! USA in June 2018 – previously…

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naomi campbell helps fashion the next generation of designers

Whether she’s on or off the catwalk, Naomi Campbell is a role model for the worlds of fashion and philanthropy. So it was fitting that the supermodel (left) helped Qatar mark its second annual #QatarCreates, a celebration of art, fashion and design aimed at encouraging and supporting emerging talent. Accompanying Naomi on the trip was her cousin Bianca Saunders, whose career as a fashion designer is itself just starting to take off. “Bet you didn’t know we had a designer in the family. PROUD,” Naomi told her fans on Instagram. The fortnight-long initiative features a diverse programme of events in the capital city Doha, including exhibitions and talks. However, the highlight was the Fashion Trust Arabia awards at the National Museum of Qatar. Guests at the glitzy gala included judges Alexa Chung and designer…