This week’s selection of unmissable stories from news brands includes fashion tributes, insight behind a megastar’s image and everything you need to know about the royal robes.
1. A homage to Lagerfeld
The Met Gala, ‘fashion’s biggest night out’, is a high-profile fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The theme for 2023 was paying honouring the late designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s creative director.
Throughout his global fashion career Lagerfeld worked with landmark brands as diverse as Fendi and Chloé, giving designers and attendees plenty of room for creativity. The Sun took a look at the best dressed of the night.
2. The Sum Of It
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran released a new four-part documentary, streaming on Disney+, showing an insight into Sheeran’s world of music and highs and lows behind the scenes of his global career.
The Daily Express shared with readers what to expect from the series, exploring his life becoming a parent, the death of friend and music producer Jamal Edwards and wife Cherry Seaborn’s health concerns to explore the life behind the popstar image.
3. Ultimate coronation spread
There’s nothing the British like better than to celebrate a special occasion with an outdoor party, despite the unpredictable weather. The Coronation weekend from is set to see street parties and garden parties taking place up and down the country in what could be the biggest community celebrations in history.
The Royal family are encouraging as many people as possible to take part in the Coronation Big Lunch – a regal take on the Eden Project’s Big Lunch initiative, which aims to combat loneliness by inspiring people to share a meal with friends and neighbours. The Telegraph advised readers on how to style the perfect coronation party table.
The Daily Star introduce a new segment on TikTok, ‘Stories to tell your friends down the pub’.
Conversation run dry with your mates down the local? The Daily Star’s new segment on TikTok gives readers a dose of history as well as helping them swot up for the next pub quiz. This week’s video explores how one violent brawl in the 1890s changed the world of snooker for good.
5. Royal robes
The Daily Express shared a video on Twitter of the golden coronation garments revealed ahead of the ceremony.
A moment in history waits for the King as he plans to wear gold robes worn by his late mother, grandfather and great-grandfather at the coronation. The robes are usually on display next to the Crown Jewels inside the Tower of London.
The King will also wear a coronation gauntlet designed by his grandfather George VI in 1937. Caroline de Guitaut, the deputy surveyor of the King’s works of art, explains how the items were created.