Friday, 6 May 2016

Golden girl Melanie Sykes shimmers in floor-length dress as she heads-up Miss Manchester's judging panel

Golden girl Melanie Sykes shimmers in floor-length dress as she heads-up Miss Manchester's judging panel

She's hardly the shy and retiring type.
So it's perhaps fitting that Melanie Sykes poured her assets into a dramatic, floor-length dress for the Miss Manchester awards on Friday.   
The brunette, 45, commanded attention as she arrived at the city's Palace Hotel in a no-nonsense number.
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Golden girl: Melanie Sykes poured her assets into a dramatic, floor-length dress for the Miss Manchester awards on Friday
Golden girl: Melanie Sykes poured her assets into a dramatic, floor-length dress for the Miss Manchester awards on Friday
Looking fabulous in her choice of attire, the native northerner sported a lengthy dress with shimmer detail for a glitzy effect.
She matched the look with a pair of open-toed sandals and a rigid clutch bag, also in gold.  
Wearing her hair down in a glossy side-parting, she was clearly dressed to impress. 
Glam: Looking fabulous in her choice of attire, the native northerner sported a lengthy dress with shimmer detail for a glitzy effect
Glam: Looking fabulous in her choice of attire, the native northerner sported a lengthy dress with shimmer detail for a glitzy effect
Looking good: She matched the look with a pair of open-toed sandals and a rigid clutch bag, also in gold
Looking good: She matched the look with a pair of open-toed sandals and a rigid clutch bag, also in gold
Posing up a storm on the red carpet, she certainly smouldered and was justified in judging the contestants of the annual beauty pageant.
In fact, it was probably one of her better sartorial offerings. 
However, her look was quite a transformation from when she was spotted just a few hours earlier.  
Posing up a storm on the red carpet, she certainly smouldered and was justified in judging the contestants of the annual beauty pageant
Posing up a storm on the red carpet, she certainly smouldered and was justified in judging the contestants of the annual beauty pageant
However, her look was quite a transformation from when she was spotted just a few hours earlier...
However, her look was quite a transformation from when she was spotted just a few hours earlier...
Strutting her stuff at Piccadilly Train Station, the mother-of-two ensured she turned heads in a khaki summer dress which left little room for imagination.
She capped the look with a stonewash denim jacket - which added some modesty-preserving cleavage cover-up.
She also sported a pair of designer sunglasses for the occasion, which saw her hair scraped up into a fashionably messy bun.
Looking good: Melanie Sykes was gearing herself up for the warm weather when she was spotted out in Manchester on Friday afternoon
Looking good: Melanie Sykes was gearing herself up for the warm weather when she was spotted out in Manchester on Friday afternoon
Strutting her stuff at Piccadilly Train Station, the mother-of-two, 45 ensured she turned heads in a khaki summer dress which left little room for imagination.
Strutting her stuff at Piccadilly Train Station, the mother-of-two, 45 ensured she turned heads in a khaki summer dress which left little room for imagination.
Strutting her stuff at Piccadilly Train Station, the mother-of-two, 45 ensured she turned heads in a khaki summer dress which left little room for imagination
Good pals: Mel was seen out and about with her make up artist Gary Cockerill, no doubt looking forward to some weekend down-time
Good pals: Mel was seen out and about with her make up artist Gary Cockerill, no doubt looking forward to some weekend down-time
Mel was seen out and about with her make up artist Gary Cockerill, no doubt looking forward to some weekend down-time.
Moments before the former I'm A Celebrity contestant took to Twitter to share an image of herself in the sexy ensemble.
She captioned it with: 'All packed & ready to get the rattler with Gary to judge Miss Manchester. Quiet before the storm.'
She's certainly not shy! Moments before the former I'm A Celebrity contestant took to Twitter to share an image of herself in the sexy ensemble
She's certainly not shy! Moments before the former I'm A Celebrity contestant took to Twitter to share an image of herself in the sexy ensemble
She capped the look with a stonewash denim jacket - which added some modesty-preserving cover-up
She capped the look with a stonewash denim jacket - which added some modesty-preserving cover-up
She capped the look with a stonewash denim jacket which added some modesty-preserving cover
Smug: She tried to inspire her followers with her Monday morning workout as she posed on a Reformer Machine
Smug: She tried to inspire her followers with her Monday morning workout as she posed on a Reformer Machine
Naturally, Melanie is well-qualified to assess to hopefuls in the beauty pageant.
The presenter works on reformer pilates a couple of times a week and trains twice a week, a workout which features one hour of cardio and one of weights.
Melanie recently revealed that she is 'softer' than she used to be because she changed her training with a different body shape in mind. 
Speaking to The Mirror, Mel said: 'I have got body confidence, yeah. I know how I look. I’m fit. I changed my training and I’m softer now.  
Glamorous: She was make-up free beneath large shades and cleverly matched her coat to her workout gear
Glamorous: She was make-up free beneath large shades and cleverly matched her coat to her workout gear
Just add coffee: The duo grabbed coffee after starting the week off in the best way
Just add coffee: The duo grabbed coffee after starting the week off in the best way
'I’m much longer and leaner. I’m not as ripped as I was even six months ago. And I think I look better for it.
'Now I’m getting older it’s nicer to be softer. That’s just my thoughts on my body. I mean Madonna is ripped to sh*t and she looks unbelievable.'  
The superfit mum, who also practises Barre, was even named the new ambassador for Manuka Life Yoga exercise gear this week and models their AW16 collection.
Sporty star: The television personality does Pilates a couple of times a week and cardio twice
Sporty star: The television personality does Pilates a couple of times a week and cardio twice
Melanie Sykes reveals intense workout routine on Instagram
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Rob and Blac Chyna announce pregnancy news with emoji after four month romance

We're having a baby Kardashian! Rob and Blac Chyna announce pregnancy news with emoji after four month romance

  • An insider close to the couple told DailyMail.com on Friday that the pair are 'very happy and excited'
  • The source said both families have known about the pregnancy for some time, adding that 'Chyna's family is very supportive'
  • Rob's romance with Kylie Jenner's love rival caused a huge family feud with the Kardashians
  • Khloe kicked Rob out of her home after learning of their romance, noting he'd 'burned his last bridge' 
  • Rob had previously taunted his family about how Chyna would one day give birth to the only baby to carry the Kardashian name
  • Chyna's ex-fiance Tyga posted 'congratulations' on her pregnancy emoji on Friday, while Kim and Kylie are said to have 'liked' Rob's post
Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna have announced they are expecting a baby by posting an emoji. 
The couple have been dating since January and recently announced their engagement. 
The two stars announced the happy news at the same time on Friday by posting an emoji of a pregnant Blac Chyna to Instagram. 
Baby Kardashian on the way! Rob Kardashian posted this emoji on Friday 
Baby Kardashian on the way! Rob Kardashian posted this emoji on Friday 
Expecting: Blac was pictured at Rihanna's LA concert earlier this week
Expecting: Blac was pictured at Rihanna's LA concert earlier this week
Expecting: Chyna was pictured at Rihanna's LA concert earlier this week


An insider close to the couple told DailyMail.com on Friday that the pair are ‘very happy and excited’, noting that both families have known about the pregnancy for some time.
‘Chyna’s family is very supportive,’ the source added.
The insider also revealed that the couple are planning a ‘very big wedding’, but are yet to pin down an exact date. 
Chyna's former fiancé Tyga has been dating Rob's half-sister Kylie Jenner since last year, leading to a feud between the model and the Kardashian-Jenner family.
Parents-to-be: Rob and Chyna, pictured here in March, have been dating for just four months
Parents-to-be: Rob and Chyna, pictured here in March, have been dating for just four months
This will be a first child for 29-year-old Rob and a second for Chyna, 27, who has three-year-old son King Cairo with Tyga.
The 26-year-old rapper posted 'congratulations' on Chyna's pregnancy emoji on Friday.
The Kardashians are yet to comment on the news, although Kim is said to have 'liked' both Rob and Chyna's Instagram posts and Kylie apparently 'liked' Rob's. 
Rob and Chyna, real name Angela White, went public with their romance on January 25, and they announced their engagement in early April.
It's complicated: Chyna's former fiancé Tyga (R) has been dating Rob's half-sister Kylie Jenner (L) since last year, leading to a feud between the model and the Kardashian-Jenner family
It's complicated: Chyna's former fiancé Tyga (R) has been dating Rob's half-sister Kylie Jenner (L) since last year, leading to a feud between the model and the Kardashian-Jenner family
It's complicated: Chyna's former fiancé Tyga (R) has been dating Rob's half-sister Kylie Jenner (L) since last year, leading to a feud between the model and the Kardashian-Jenner family
'Congratulations': The rapper, who has three-year-old son King Cairo with Chyna, sent the couple his well-wishes on Instagram
'Congratulations': The rapper, who has three-year-old son King Cairo with Chyna, sent the couple his well-wishes on Instagram
The reality star popped the question with a $325,000 7-carat diamond ring in front of his future wife's whole family. 
After they got engaged, Chyna's rep said she will be taking Rob's name, sharing: 'She's soon to be Angela Kardashian. She's ecstatic.' 
Rob's romance with Kylie Jenner's love rival caused a huge family feud with the Kardashians, and his famous sisters and mother Kris did not publicly congratulate him on his engagement.
Khloe even kicked Rob out of her home after learning of their romance, noting he'd 'burned his last bridge'. 
A good influence: Before going public with his relationship, Rob (seen here last month with Chyna) was reclusive while battling weight gain and depression
A good influence: Before going public with his relationship, Rob (seen here last month with Chyna) was reclusive while battling weight gain and depression
Surprise!: The couple announced their engagement last month after the reality star popped the question with a $325,000 7-carat ring
Surprise!: The couple announced their engagement last month after the reality star popped the question with a $325,000 7-carat ring
A source told People: 'Ever since Khloe found out that Rob is dating Blac Chyna, she felt betrayed. This feeling has never changed. After finding out about the engagement, she is furious at the lack of respect.' 
In a recent episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kris told daughters Kim and Khloe to 'f*** off' after they said she shouldn't be paying for Rob's home.
The momager splashed out $2.3million on a four-bedroom house in Calabasas for her only son in February, according to Entertainment Tonight, which he is now living in with his future wife.
Last month, Kylie and Chyna put their differences aside and called a truce, sharing selfies to Snapchat.
Calling a truce: Kylie and Chyna hung out last month, ending their rivalry by sharing selfies to Snapchat
Calling a truce: Kylie and Chyna hung out last month, ending their rivalry by sharing selfies to Snapchat
And Rob was thrilled, posting one of the photos to his Instagram page with the caption: 'So happy my girls finally got to talk and make peace! #MyFamily #AllLove.'
Meanwhile Kim Kardashian, who is said to have instigated the get-together between Kylie and Chyna, was spotted hanging out with her brother and future sister-in-law last week.
In January, Rob taunted his family by pointing out that Chyna would one day give birth to the only baby to carry the Kardashian name.
The star shared a meme of the model which showed her carrying a car seat, along with the words: 'Blac Chyna probably out shopping rite [sic] now as she plan to give birth to the only next generation of the Kardashian name.'
Chyna's mother Tokyo Toni said in a recent interview that she expected her daughter to get pregnant right after marrying Rob.
Making sure everyone gets along: Meanwhile Kim Kardashian, who is said to have instigated the get-together between Kylie and Chyna, was spotted hanging out with her brother and future sister-in-law last week
Making sure everyone gets along: Meanwhile Kim Kardashian, who is said to have instigated the get-together between Kylie and Chyna, was spotted hanging out with her brother and future sister-in-law last week
'I want another grandchild, for sure. It's very likely to happen after the wedding,' the 45-year-old said, adding that the Kardashians will have to put aside any ill feelings when Chyna has Rob's baby.
'At the end of the day, they're all not going to have a choice if children come into play,' Tokyo, real name Shalana Hunter said. 'At that point, Kris and I will be that child's grandmother.' 
Chyna chose to announce the pregnancy news with an emoji hours after it was revealed that she is launching her own line of emojis, following in the footsteps of Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose.
Her relationship with Rob has clearly had a profoundly positive effect on him.
'They're all not going to have a choice if children come into play': Chyna's mother Tokyo Toni recently said that the Kardashians would have to put any ill-feelings aside if her daughter was having Rob's baby
'They're all not going to have a choice if children come into play': Chyna's mother Tokyo Toni recently said that the Kardashians would have to put any ill-feelings aside if her daughter was having Rob's baby
The other grandma: Kris Jenner (pictured on Monday) is yet to react to the news, although she has been the most supportive family member to Rob and bought him a house in February
The other grandma: Kris Jenner (pictured on Monday) is yet to react to the news, although she has been the most supportive family member to Rob and bought him a house in February
Before going public with their romance, the sock entrepreneur was reclusive while battling depression and weight gain.
Rob has since slimmed down a huge amount, and his bride-to-be has been putting him through his paces with a strict training regime.
While the happy couple have yet to reveal a wedding date, Us Weekly reports that they plan to tie the knot 'at the end of the summer' in a warm climate.
It's unclear if Rob and Chyna will cash in and have a televised wedding, but TMZ has claimed they are considering starring in their own reality series which would see them earn between '$150,000 to $200,000' per episode and $500,000 each for a wedding day special.
Following in Kim Kardashian's footsteps: Chyna has launched her own line of emojis, and used one to announce the pregnancy news
Following in Kim Kardashian's footsteps: Chyna has launched her own line of emojis, and used one to announce the pregnancy news


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