Monday, December 31, 2012

Merry Christmas And Happy New 2013 Year!

It has been an incredible first year of this blog and I would like to thank everyone of you reading, supporting, checking and just passing by - THANK YOU!

I wish you all the blessings, joy, happiness, laughter, health and love for each and every one of you and your families. This is a new page in our lives, a new year, new beginnings and opportunities, so may this year leave only best memories for you!

Happy New Year and holidays!

xo K

Saturday, December 29, 2012

The Spice Girls Story Is Viva Forever! (Full Documentary 2012)

Watch a special FULL Spice Girls Documentary, Viva Forever!
It was broadcasted on Christmas Eve at 8.30 p.m. on ITV1.

Happy Holidays!

xo K

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Kylie Minogue Visits Alan Carr And Treats With Come Into My World Performance

Kylie Minogue visited the Chatty Man, Alan Carr and performed her 2002 hit, Come Into My World re-worked in The Abbey Road Sessions style.

Kylie also performed Better The Devil You Know, but that will be shown on January 4th (details coming soon) :)



xo K

Especially For You, Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan REUNITED After 23 Years At Hit Factory Christmas Cracker!

 "How long have you been waiting for it?"

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan have reunited for the first time in 23 years. The Australian duo performed their 1988 hit Especially For You LIVE for the first time to an audience at the Hit Factory Christmas Cracker, held at London's O2 arena.

"Twenty five years ago I had a dream that we would still be singing songs 25 years later. And one song in particular," said Pete Waterman. "Ladies and gentlemen, Jason and Kylie."
And the crowd went crazy!

It looked like Kylie and Jason wanted to recreate almost exactly what is in the original video for the single, originally released on 28 November 1988.
At first, singers kept distance, but then came the moment we all have been waiting for, as Jason scooped Kylie up and the couple "span repeatedly".

By the end of the song, the whole audience was singing the chorus instead of Kylie and Jason, who were left speechless and (by the looks on them) felt ecstatic to finally make this happen!

The duet ended a three hour concert which included performances by Bananarama, Rick Astley, Steps, Dead or Alive, and Sinitta.
The event celebrated the work of songwriting and production team Stock Aitken Waterman, which wrote the hits including Especially For You.

For the video special THANKS to "Heldom" from SayHey!
 and another one:

FULL Setlist:

2 Unlimited
Tribal Dance
No Limit
Lonnie Gordon
Happenin' All Over Again
Pat & Mick
(Medley) Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet / Ole, Ole, Ole / Use It Up (Wear It Out) / Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet
Hazell Dean
Who's Leaving Who
Whatever I Do (Wherever I Go)
Brother Beyond
The Harder I Try
(Medley) Can't Forget You / Counting Every Minute / Listen To Your Heart
You'll Never Stop Me Loving You
Pepsi and Shirlie
Cross My Broken Heart
Right Back Where We Started From
Toy Boy
James Graham
Love's About To Change My Heart
After The Love Has Gone
Say I'm Your Number One
Dead or Alive
My Heart Goes Bang
Lover Come Back To Me
Brand New Lover
Something In My House
You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
Rick Astley
Together Forever
She Wants To Dance With Me
When I Fall In Love
Whenever You Need Somebody
Never Gonna Give You Up
Nathan Jones
I Heard A Rumour
I Want You Back
Love In The First Degree
Jason Donovan
When You Come Back To Me
Everyday (I Love You More)
Nothing Can Divide Us
Too Many Broken Hearts
Deeper Shade Of Blue
Last Thing On My Mind
One For Sorrow
Kylie and Jason
Especially For You
Merry Christmas Everybody
(THANKS to Kane from SayHey)

ENJOY!! :)

xo K

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Kylie Minogue Joins Ein Herz Für Kinder - Charity Gala 2012

Kylie Minogue appeared on this year's Ein Herz für Kinder gala (German version of Children In Need) Live on ZDF on December 15th, 2012. The superstar performed two songs: The Locomotion (The Abbey Road Sessions version), wearing a sparkling top and a mini skirt, finished with the "Get Outta My Way" Louboutin shoes; and closed the show with the stunning performance of Let It Snow, shining in a beautiful Antony Price couture dress and PeepToe jewels.

Before going on stage, Kylie, as usual, shared the backstage pictures of her with fans:

And then the show began!
 Kylie looked stunning and delivered the Locomotion with the mighty-Aphrodite style:

And again, fans were the first ones to look at the next outfit, Miss Minogue performed her warming version of Let It Snow in:

This year, the charity event gathered almost 14.5 million euro.

More updates are coming, but for now:

xo K

Friday, December 14, 2012

Kylie Minogue: "I'm really quite schizophrenic with fashion" (District MTV Exclusive Interview)

Kylie Minogue's career is one that spans a plethora of reincarnations, a host of style changes and a variety of sounds, all the while maintaining and developing her loyal fan-base. She has been a visionary at the helm of an ever moving ship, guiding it cleverly and consistently emerging with a new yet on-point, contemporary version of herself. The latest of these butterfly-esque reinventions sees her pared back and soulful for her latest album, 'The Abbey Road Sessions', which celebrates her 25 years as an iconic pop princess. Noting the integral use of style and fashion throughout her various evolutions, District MTV caught up with Kylie in the studio to talk about the album, her love of fashion and how important it has been to her over the years.

Exclusive Interview | Kylie Minogue

How do you feel today, looking back at the evolution of your style throughout your career?

I think I've had a taste of almost every basic style there is and being a natural chameleon, that suits me really well. I love to have fun and my style depends on what's happening in fashion at the moment, what's happening in my life, what I have done and what I haven't done.

And then maybe Kylie the Show Girl, do you have a favourite?

It's hard for me to chose a favourite because they are all different facets of my personality and my 'show persona'. It leads me to think there's actually a lot more than that as well. Some days I'm a proper hippy, some days I look like I belong on a motorbike. I'm really quite schizophrenic with fashion. But I have to say I like the story of the gold hotpants.

What's story of the gold hotpants?

My girlfriend bought them for 50p at a market; I think it was North End Road-in Kensington London. They were living in my cupboard for a while; the first time they had a night out I was with my boyfriend of the time, photographer and director Stephane Sednaoui. We went to a Nerds, Tarts and Tourists party and guess which one I went as? After that they loitered in the back of the wardrobe until my stylist, William Baker, was having a snoop around for the Spinning Around video. He pulled out these tiny gleaming things and said "What about these?" I like their very humble beginnings and that they went on to be one of the most iconic things I've ever worn.

Is there an aspect of your style that isn't so well known, but that you personally really like?

The first one that comes to mind is the Balenciaga dress from the 'Slow' video, it was absolutely a work of art. It was such a tight dress, I was lucky I could move my arms around but still preserve modesty. People love that video and that dress, but it's one very much for people in the know. It doesn't have the same status as the John Galliano Show Girl, the vintage hotpants or the Mrs Jones jumpsuit from Cant Get You Outta My Head. I'm not even mentioning Charlene's overalls! They're in their own arena!

Has he (William Baker, Kylie's stylist, friend and "gay husband") ever pushed you or suggested something that you really didn't like?

All the time, but I think you need someone who's going to challenge you. I've felt way too exposed or trussed up in the past, half the outfits I can't breath in and some of them I have to be cut out of. I end up having a panic attack and want to get the damn thing off. The Julien Macdonald dress I wore for the MTV Awards, where I sang with Robbie Williams, was so racy. I had William and a choreographer, 2 gays, in the dressing room with me. They rugby tackled me out the door shouting, "you have to wear that!" They were right. It looked fantastic, but what it feels like to be in something, and how someone sees you wearing it, are two very different things. Sometimes though, I do rebel and just say no. I carry a weapon in my handbag for such occasions and I'm not afraid to use it; a single Christian Louboutin heel, thrown across the room.

What makes up Kylie's style today?

I suppose if I had to give you a simple answer, it's on and off duty. I guarantee you, the second I get home and I'm no longer on duty, it's very basic; flip flops, cut off jeans and a t-shirt. I'm Australian and come from a very simple life, I need that side of me to get some time in.

So what goes into an on duty look?

God-knows-how-many-inch Louboutins, Show Girl costumes, headpieces that are bigger than me and dresses that weigh more than me. I love the drama and the fantasy of wearing those clothes. Fashion like that can't be underestimated, because when you arrive on stage, even before everyone's heard your song, that outfit is sending a direct message.

The new album, 'The Abbey Road Sessions', is very pared back. Does that reflect a change in you musically and stylistically?

I think the elegance of this album is something that is timely, based on where I am in my career and in my life. I've been able to do it confidently, I don't think I could of delivered the songs that way 10 or 15 years ago and it be believable. Talking about fashion and how it relates to music, there's a certain look that works with this type of album and then when I do the next pop album, it's going to be another thing again. I must say though, I'm grateful that my audience, my fans, like to see me try different things and express myself in different ways, it's very liberating.

Find the FULL Interview HERE
By William Oliver, District MTV

xo K

Thursday, December 13, 2012

New York City's Secret Waterfalls And Parks (Manhattan)

* 48th STREET & 1st AVE 
The garden features benches, towering trees, lush plants and lots of water features, like the stepped waterfall. Around the corner you can find a bubbly fountain and another rushing waterfall. 

*51st STREET between 2nd & 3rd AVE 
With a 25-foot-high waterfall cascading over the rear wall, skillfully landscaped trees and plantings, an outdoor cafe, and shady arbors, the park was designed to make the most of its small size. It is built in 1971 by the GreenAcre Foundation.

* 46th STREET & 2nd AVE
This quiet little park features a picturesque fountain with freestanding chairs that you can scoot up to the edge.

* 47th STREET & 2nd AVE 
The largest waterfall in the series, featuring wrought iron seating and a flower garden.

* 47th STREET between 1st & 2nd AVE
Downstairs you'll find a stone bridge, pond, and benches under overarching tree branches. Across the street, fountains, gardens and benches decorate the park.

* 43rd STREET & 2nd AVE
The Ford Foundation’s indoor garden. The path ends at a babbling stream and wishing pond

* 42nd STREET between 1st & 2nd AVE
Tudor City Greens has two landmarked parks. They offer a plenty of comfortable benches, gravel paths wind through trees and flower beds.


* 40th STREET & 3rd AVE
Atop you can find a rooftop garden

* 48th STREET between 6th & 7th AVE
This midtown waterfall features a glass tunnel you can walk through.

Special thanks to Business Insider!

Related posts:

Have a great and relaxing time! ;)
xo K

Project Runway All Stars - Kylie Minogue Joins The Judges Panel

The judges panel, Carolyn Murphy, Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman, will be joined by the worldwide superstar, Kylie Minogue, for this week's "unconventional challenge" episode (7) of the show (La La Anthony is also on the panel).

Episode 7 is airing on LifeTimeTV at 9/8c on Thursday, December 13th, 2012.

The seven remaining designers play naughty or nice when the challenge brings them to a Christmas décor emporium:
Uli Herzner (Miami, FL), Season Three, First Runner-up
Emilio Sosa (New York, NY), Season Seven, First Runner-up
Casanova (New York, NY), Season Eight
Ivy Higa (New York, NY), Season Eight
Anthony Ryan Auld (Baton Rouge, LA), Season Nine
Laura Kathleen (St. Louis, MO), Season Nine
Joshua McKinley (New York, NY), Season Nine, First Runner-up

Wendy Pepper (Middleburg, VA), Season One, Second Runner-Up OUT
Andrae Gonzalo (New York, NY), Season Two OUT
Kayne Gillaspie (Nashville, TN), Season Three  OUT
Suede (Barryville, NY), Season Five OUT
Althea Harper (New Haven, CT), Season Six, First Runner-up OUT
Peach Carr (Lake Forest, IL), Season Eight OUT

Season two of the series also includes top name *celebrity guest judges, including: Katie Holmes, Kylie Minogue, Stacy Keibler, Liv Tyler and Gretchen Mol as well as
respected *fashion luminaries such as Diane von Furstenberg, Jason Wu, Margherita Missoni, Charlotte Ronson, Rafe Totengco and Elie Tahari plus
fashion *blogging sensation Tavi Gevinson and
*cameo appearances by Karl Lagerfeld and the House of Valentino.

The winner of season two of "Project Runway All Stars" will have the chance to create a custom-branded capsule collection for Nine West, and will be awarded a cash prize of $150,000, a sewing and embroidery studio provided by Brother Sewing and Embroidery, an all-expenses paid trip around the world to attend fashion weeks in cities such as Paris, London, Milan and Tokyo courtesy of Laura Mercier and a technology suite/office space from HP and Intel to bring the designer’s creativity to life and run his or her business. The winner will also receive a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine and a position with the publication as Contributing Editor for one year.


Thanks a lot to Kane!

Full episode is coming soon - stay tuned!

xo K

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Goddess Magazine - Exclusive K25 Edition

Our friends at Kylie Unlimited have been working on a very special project to once again commemorate the amazing year in Kylie Minogue's career, K25 - The Goddess Magazine. It has been a year full of surprises, events, meetings, releases, competitions, rewards, shows, videos and other exciting things Kylie and Team presented to us through this twelve-month journey together, and this exclusive one-off K25 edition of the magazine is the way to take a look at some of the highlights.
The magazine features the EXCLUSIVE Simon Sheridan interview, the author of the "Complete Kylie" book, The Abbey Road Sessions review, and Moniguescope, it also will take you back to 2000 and the catchy Please Stay and some other things.

Jemma, Kylie Unlimited admin, shared the "behind the scenes" story with me:
"I started writing the magazine around the half way point of K25, so roughly - June. I initially came up with the idea after viewing some old Kylie fan club “fanzines”and thinking that it would be a really interesting way of celebrating some of the events that have made this year so special".

It took almost 6 month to finish the project and of course, it could not have been done without any kind of support: "Producing the magazine wasn't "easy" but it's been rewarding. Although I have to admit that if it weren't for some very supportive friends from the "Kylie world" such as Iryna (LiveLearnShineOn), Deyse (KylieBrasil) and Laeti (KylieWorld), I probably would have given up a few months back".

We would be happy to be able to create a limited physical run of this Magazine you but this can only happen if enough people are interested in purchasing one. These physical versions would be medium size (209.903 x 296.686 mm) and will cost around £5.9 each.


Because of the high interest in purchasing physical copies of the magazine, it is now AVAILABLE to ORDER HERE! :)

Thank you all for your constant support!
Hope you enjoyed the surprised!
Huge "thank you" to Kylie Minogue for being our inspiration throughout the years! x

xo K

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Rod Stewart, Kylie Minogue, Michael Buble And More Join In The Christmas Special At Stirling Castle

Rod Stewart was joined by celebrity guests at Stirling Castle's great hall for the exclusive Christmas special, which will see him duet with Kylie Minogue, Michael Buble and perform with Nicola Benedetti.
The rocker recorded a series of Christmas songs with the superstar singers and Scottish violinist.

"Christmas comes early for me this year. I'm really looking forward to singing with Kylie and Michael and performing with Nicola." - Rod Stewart said about the special, "The show will be a real seasonal treat."

During the evening, Rod and Kylie duetted on a big band version of Let It Snow while Rod sang a heartfelt rendition of Auld Lang Syne with Edinbugh’s Loud and Proud choir. Michael Buble sang White Chistmas.

 PART 4 


Tickets for the exclusive evening were distributed via an online lottery and the dress code was "dinner jackets, kilts and cocktail dresses".

Thanks to Neil from SayHey

The Christmas special is broadcasted on December 9th, 2012 @ 9.40p.m. UK time on ITV1. 

xo K

Saturday, December 8, 2012

X Factor UK 2012 Final Welcomes Kylie Minogue, Kelly Clarkson, Rihanna And More: Two Nights - Six Superstar Guests

Kylie Minogue, Kelly Clarkson and Rita Ora are special performer-guests on the first night of the xFactor UK Final, on Saturday, December 8th, 2012.Rihanna, One Direction and Emeli Sande are set to perform on the results show on Sunday, December 9th, 2012.
Kylie with the finalist,  Christopher Maloney
None of the guest stars are duetting with the finalists this year, although this time James Arthur, Jahmene Douglas and Christopher Maloney are performing with their mentors: Nicole Scherzinger and Gary Barlow.

The xFactor final is taking place at Manchester's Central Arena in front of 10,000 fans.


Kylie Minogue is wearing couture Antony Price and Garrard jewels for the grand performance (with Christian Vermaak):

X Factor said goodbye to Christopher Maloney on the first part of this weekend's final, leaving James Arthur and Jahmene Douglas to compete for the winner's crown (pic source).
Nicole Scherzinger experienced some inconveniences, when she discovered that her microphone was not working during her duet with Jahmene singing Whitney Houston's "Greatest Love Of All" , so the pair had to share! ;) (*applauds*).

American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson sang her 'Breakaway' while X Factor 2012 highlights appeared in the background - sweet and nice performance by Kelly, but could have been longer ;)

 And Kylie was definitely the highlight performer of the night!! The 10.000 crowd went crazy for the Aussie sunshine in wintery Manchester! Miss Minogue performed her re-mastered hit song, Can't Get You Out Of My Head from the latest orchestral greatest hits album, The Abbey Road Sessions:



(thanks to Suzi)


And the winner is -----> James Arthur!!! "Wow" is the only comment the 24 year old could squeeze :)
The winner's single this year is the cover of Shontelle's "Impossible". You can download James single HERE.

The votes of the Week 10 FINAL:
James Arthur 53.7%
Jahmene Douglas 38.9%
Christopher Maloney (carried over from freeze) 7.4%

Special star guests included "the regular visitor" Rihanna performing a medley of Stay from her new album "Unapologetic" and We Found Love from her previous album "Talk That Talk". Stay is a beautiful lyrical song, but the crowd was craving something more, so it was a great choice to end it with a bang of We Found Love. Emeli Sandé performed her new single Clown from her debut album "Our Version of Events".


xo K