This week in Hello! Canada magazine, watch for these stories and much more…
COVER: Happy birthday, PRINCE GEORGE!
As Kensington Palace marks the little royal’s sixth birthday with new portraits taken by the DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE herself, Hello! looks back on memorable moments from George’s life over the years – including his very first steps at the age of one and his multiple stints as a royal page boy!
AT HOME WITH... Celebrity shoe designer RON WHITE
Inviting Hello! into his tranquil Toronto home, the designer – whose shoes have been worn by everyone from CÉLINE DION to CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL – opens up about style, turning 50 and what he loves most about his better half, BRAD WILSON. “The small town, kindness and sweetness about him is what drew me to him and still does,” he tells us. “There’s this exceptionally big-hearted person wrapped around a little bulldog on the outside”
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: A candid chat with LEONARDO DICAPRIO
The Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood star talks to Hello! about his early acting dreams and what it was like to act alongside BRAD PITT for the first time. Plus, he shares his secret to life: “Keep it simple,” he says. “I don’t overcomplicate life too much”
WHAT’S ON:IDRIS ELBA on his latest film, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbes & Shaw
The Hollywood heartthrob chats with Hello! about working with seasoned action stars DWAYNE JOHNSON and JASON STATHAM in the new action flick. Plus, he opens up about his picture-perfect wedding to wife SABRINA DHOWRE and how he got over his pre-proposal jitters. “That ring was burning a hole in my pocket!” jokes the star, who put off popping the question for a year
ROYAL FASHION:KATE’s style secret!
Fashion experts weigh in on the DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE’s fresh new style, which has been winning her praise from fashionistas all over the world. “There’s a polished maturity and sophistication to her choices now,” says Canadian journalist and fashion authority JEANNIE BEKER
TRAVELLING: Your royal guide to Britain
Get a taste of royal life on your next trip across the pond as Hello! puts the spotlight on England, Scotland and Wales – and preferred hotspots (think hotels, restaurants and spas!) of princes, duchesses and more
PLUS: Turn to our Entertaining section – we’re serving up some classic English recipes, including beer-battered fish and chips, of course!
LAST WORD... With singer PAULA ABDUL
Chatting with Hello! about her upcoming Las Vegas residency – “it is going to be a visual feast,” she tells us – the “Straight Up” singer also opens up about her biggest influences, her secret to staying fit and what life is like at 57: “I try to maintain not only a healthy lifestyle, but attitude”
Issue 672/673 of Hello! reaches newsstands across Canada on July 25; look for it on tablets and iPhones, too!