Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell shares highlights from today’s Viva magazine. Follow her hyperlinks below and be informed and inspired at viva.co.nz.

What does one of Auckland's leading restaurateurs do when she throws a party? Calls in the caterers, of course. Mimi Gilmour, the force behind restaurants Fish Fish, Burger Burger and Mexico shares all the fun of her hen's party with Viva, as well as a selection of recipes.

Plus, we explore the power of Instagram and how the everyday has become art. Read Eva Wiseman's feature about how luxury brands are using the social media platform to sell not just a look, but a whole lifestyle, and learn how to up your own Instagram game with these helpful tips from The Design Chaser.

This week we're also turning our attention to the international catwalks - see highlights from London Fashion Week and go up-close and behind-the-scenes with the best instagrams from the event.

And we have some great prizes to be won: Karen Walker Blunt umbrellas, tickets to a VIP screening of A Bigger Splash and a luxury tent!

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