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Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford share the latest Vogue Paris cover
Another day, another mega coup for the 14-year-old rising star - fresh off her appearance in Alexander Wang's gritty new Spring '16 campaign, 14-year-old Kaia Gerber has landed the cover of Vogue Paris, with mum Cindy Crawford in tow. The scary part? They practically look the same.

A first look at Sydney's next piece of off-kilter architecture
Surrounded by curved pieces of timber, this is like no library we've ever seen before - and it's coming to Darling Harbour. The pièce de résistance of the new Darling Square precinct currently under construction, the circular building will be a City of Sydney library with an innovation exchange, childcare centre, shops, restaurants and bars. It's the work of Japanese firm Kengo Kuma Architects, who are also designing Tokyo's new stadium for the 2020 Olympics.

Now you can buy little pieces of Prince
95 items of personal Prince memorabilia, including the 40-piece custom wedding china set he received from his first marriage to Mayte Garcia in 1996 and one of his glittering stage costumes, will be auctioned off by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on March 17. They're being sold by Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia and ex-manager Owen Husney. The collection also includes the Scorpio Diamond Necklace worn by Prince when he met Prince Charles and his custom-made amethyst and diamond pin.

The price of cigarettes is set to go up again
The Turnbull government is considering a cigarette tax hike that could see a single packet cost as much as $40. Labor first thought up the plan as a means of making up the difference from income tax cuts. There's never been a better time to quit.

Japan is advertising for ninjas as part of "warlord tourism"
Yes, you read right. The BBC has reported that a district in central Japan is advertising six full-time ninja positions. The successful candidates will be required to perform on stage and screen in a bid to boost "warlord tourism" - whatever that means.

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