Melissa Odabash

20 Feb 19
OBikini.com

Amoena and swimwear designer Melissa Odabash launch their 2019 mastectomy swimwear line for breast cancer survivors, to benefit UK charity Future Dreams. This year’s survivor model is Vera Ora, and we go behind the camera to talk about what the collection means to her. Amoena is always honored to present an exquisite range of pocketed […]

19 Feb 19
The Scottish Sun
RITA Ora is known around the world as a superstar singer, model and actress. But now another member of her family is stepping into the limelight – her mum, Vera. Here’s her story. Meet Rita Ora’s mum Vera Who is Rita Ora’s mum Vera? Vera Sahatçiu, 55, is a psychiatrist who lives in London but is organically from Kosovo. She is married to her husband Nick and has three children – Elena, 30, Rita, 28, and 21-year-old Don. Vera and her family left Kosovo for political reasons, because of the persecution of Albanians initiated with the disintegration of Yugoslavia. They relocated to London in 1991, when Rita was a year old and the family settled in Notting Hill. Rita with her mum as a child When did Vera have breast cancer? Vera underwent a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 aged 39. Speaking about the ordeal she said: “The whole family is still left with the anxieties that cancer ingrains. Rita gets anxious and sometimes has panic attacks.” She added: “(At the time) Rita rebelled a little, bunking off school for a couple of weeks. It was her mental escape.” The pair have a close relationship What is Vera’s new swimwear range? In February 2019, it was revealed that Vera is the face of a post-mastectomy swimwear range. The collection has been designed by Melissa Odabash for the brand Amoena and launched by breast cancer charity Future Dreams. She told Hello! why she chose to front the campaign: “It was difficult to hide my (mastectomy) scars on holiday “I felt self-conscious and would try to cover up or sew fabric into my swimming tops. But then I discovered the Amoena range, which is designed especially for women like me. “It’s so soft and figure-flattering and makes you feel wonderful.” [article-rail-topic title=”latest on rita” term_id=”1697″ posts_number=”6″ /] What has Rita Ora said about her mum? Rita, who is known for her work as a model, is proud of her mum fronting the swimwear campaign. She told Hello!: “My mum inspires me every single day. “I’m so proud of her. She’s the ultimate real role model.” [bc_video video_id=”5994812754001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”Rita Ora stuns in pink dress at Formula E race in hottest ever day in Santiago, Chile “]  
19 Feb 19
The Irish Sun
RITA Ora is known around the world as a superstar singer, model and actress. But now another member of her family is stepping into the limelight – her mum, Vera. Here’s her story. Meet Rita Ora’s mum Vera Who is Rita Ora’s mum Vera? Vera Sahatçiu, 55, is a psychiatrist who lives in London but is organically from Kosovo. She is married to her husband Nick and has three children – Elena, 30, Rita, 28, and 21-year-old Don. Vera and her family left Kosovo for political reasons, because of the persecution of Albanians initiated with the disintegration of Yugoslavia. They relocated to London in 1991, when Rita was a year old and the family settled in Notting Hill. Rita with her mum as a child When did Vera have breast cancer? Vera underwent a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 aged 39. Speaking about the ordeal she said: “The whole family is still left with the anxieties that cancer ingrains. Rita gets anxious and sometimes has panic attacks.” She added: “(At the time) Rita rebelled a little, bunking off school for a couple of weeks. It was her mental escape.” The pair have a close relationship What is Vera’s new swimwear range? In February 2019, it was revealed that Vera is the face of a post-mastectomy swimwear range. The collection has been designed by Melissa Odabash for the brand Amoena and launched by breast cancer charity Future Dreams. She told Hello! why she chose to front the campaign: “It was difficult to hide my (mastectomy) scars on holiday “I felt self-conscious and would try to cover up or sew fabric into my swimming tops. But then I discovered the Amoena range, which is designed especially for women like me. “It’s so soft and figure-flattering and makes you feel wonderful.” [article-rail-topic title=”latest on rita” term_id=”1697″ posts_number=”6″ /] What has Rita Ora said about her mum? Rita, who is known for her work as a model, is proud of her mum fronting the swimwear campaign. She told Hello!: “My mum inspires me every single day. “I’m so proud of her. She’s the ultimate real role model.” [bc_video video_id=”5994812754001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”Rita Ora stuns in pink dress at Formula E race in hottest ever day in Santiago, Chile “]  
19 Feb 19
The Sun
RITA Ora is known around the world as a superstar singer, model and actress. But now another member of her family is stepping into the limelight – her mum, Vera. Here’s her story. Meet Rita Ora’s mum Vera Who is Rita Ora’s mum Vera? Vera Sahatçiu, 55, is a psychiatrist who lives in London but is organically from Kosovo. She is married to her husband Nick and has three children – Elena, 30, Rita, 28, and 21-year-old Don. Vera and her family left Kosovo for political reasons, because of the persecution of Albanians initiated with the disintegration of Yugoslavia. They relocated to London in 1991, when Rita was a year old and the family settled in Notting Hill. Rita with her mum as a child When did Vera have breast cancer? Vera underwent a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 aged 39. Speaking about the ordeal she said: “The whole family is still left with the anxieties that cancer ingrains. Rita gets anxious and sometimes has panic attacks.” She added: “(At the time) Rita rebelled a little, bunking off school for a couple of weeks. It was her mental escape.” The pair have a close relationship What is Vera’s new swimwear range? In February 2019, it was revealed that Vera is the face of a post-mastectomy swimwear range. The collection has been designed by Melissa Odabash for the brand Amoena and launched by breast cancer charity Future Dreams. She told Hello! why she chose to front the campaign: “It was difficult to hide my (mastectomy) scars on holiday “I felt self-conscious and would try to cover up or sew fabric into my swimming tops. But then I discovered the Amoena range, which is designed especially for women like me. “It’s so soft and figure-flattering and makes you feel wonderful.” [article-rail-topic title=”latest on rita” term_id=”1697″ posts_number=”6″ /] What has Rita Ora said about her mum? Rita, who is known for her work as a model, is proud of her mum fronting the swimwear campaign. She told Hello!: “My mum inspires me every single day. “I’m so proud of her. She’s the ultimate real role model.” [bc_video video_id=”5994812754001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”Rita Ora stuns in pink dress at Formula E race in hottest ever day in Santiago, Chile “]  
12 Feb 19
the joy of five

[AD] I’m sure I’m not the only one that is longing for a bit of sun now and I for one can’t wait for Mr Sunshine to show his face so that we can make the most of the great outdoors and hit the beach. Over the years my beachwear choices have certainly changed and […]

06 Feb 19
StyleCaster

I write a lot of pieces about bridesmaid dresses in a given color scheme. Because I know all you brides-to-be out there are searching for bridesmaid dresses that fit into your palette (and aesthetic) of choice. Typically, I spend a few minutes fleshing out the value of bridesmaid dresses in the day’s color—because there’s really […]

29 Jan 19
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

Sailor Brinkley Cook has been enjoying some fun in the sun in Australia and has been sharing her swimwear looks on social media. 

The 20-year-old daughter of Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel posted a couple of very cheeky snaps of her sandy bottom while wearing a skimpy leopard print bikini.

She captioned the image with the words: ‘One happy cheeky monkey.’ 

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27 Jan 19
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

She’s a new mum to four-month old Theodore.

And Vogue Williams took to social media to share how a late night left her wishing she had help looking after her baby boy.

The reality star, 33, shared the hilarious picture on her Instagram on Sunday morning with the caption: ‘I had four drinks last night, went to bed at two, send help! There’s never been a time I’ve wished we had a babysitter more’.

Send help: Vogue Williams took to Instagram on Sunday morning to share how a late night left her wishing had help looking after her baby son

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27 Jan 19
Fashion Trends

Yes, waiter? I’ll have whatever she’s having. Salma Hayek has been leaving our jaws on the floor from her sexiness for decades, and the actress is showing no signs of slowing down. Over the holidays, Salma and her family took an envy-inducing vacation, but it’s her leopard one-piece swimsuit that has us slamming the purchase […]

25 Jan 19
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

She’s been working hard on an intense fitness retreat in a bid to start the year at her healthiest. 

And Imogen Thomas looked sensational as she took a break from her stint at Prestige Bootcamp and headed to the beach in Lagos, Portgual on Friday.

The mother-of-two, 36, showed off the results of her hard work in a revealing red bikini as she soaked up the sunshine. 

Life's a beach: Imogen Thomas looked sensational as she took a break from her stint at Prestige Bootcamp and headed to the beach in Lagos, Portgual on Friday 

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24 Jan 19
Yorkshire Wonders

Ok, there may be snow on the ground currently, but before long the days will get longer and warmer and our thoughts will turn to lovely beach holidays.  With that in mind I have been perusing beachwear and accessory websites, in particular the lovely things to be found at Simply Beach.  There are some beautiful […]

24 Jan 19
Fashion Trends

Yes, waiter? I’ll have whatever she’s having. Salma Hayek has been leaving our jaws on the floor from her sexiness for decades, and the actress is showing no signs of slowing down. Over the holidays, Salma and her family took an envy-inducing vacation, but it’s her leopard one-piece swimsuit that has us slamming the purchase […]

21 Jan 19
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

She’s seeing in the new year with a luxury holiday in Mexico after a hectic 2018. 

And Kendall Rae Knight was sharing more sizzling social media pics over the weekend as she enjoyed the break with her little sister. 

The Love Island beauty showed off her bikini wardrobe as well as her incredible figure as she posed in her plush resort. 

<img id="i-1770c1794d3dc082" src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/01/21/08/8784008-6614557-image-a-10_1548059833079.jpg&quot; height="759" width="634" alt="This is the life: Kendall Rae Knight was sharing more sizzling social media pics over the weekend as she enjoyed a break in Mexico with her little