Agenda: Diane von Furstenberg; Jessie Ware; Girls; Franciacorta; Downton Abbey paper dolls
Sunday 26 February 2012
Fashion: A warm Current is blowing in
For those looking to brighten up their wardrobe for spring without straying too far into unknown territory, the news of a collaboration between designer Diane von Furstenberg and cult denim label Current/Elliott will come as a relief. DVF's signature vintage-style floral and feminine prints will liven up jackets, jeans and skirts made from the brand's trademark cotton-soft twill to create the perfect accompaniment to the warmer weather everyone has their fingers crossed for. Launches in March
Face to watch: Jessie Ware
We can always find room for another urban-pop diva in our life, particularly one as promising as this south Londoner, a mellifluous crooner preparing to take on the charts with cavernous R&B reverie "Running", out 26 March
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Jedward, Chris Brown, M.I.A, David Walliams
1 fuck i love all of u ! swimming in the rain in the ocean
2 HOW CAN 1 influence the planet TO HELP THEMSELVES?
3 I wipe my own ____
4 Today I was a model for the day for Harper's Bazaar..
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: BBFC
parents can put themselves in the director's chair with this handy guide from the British Board of Film Classification, allowing them to make quick decisions on the suitability of films for their children, with comprehensive info on the content that has led to each decision. Free from iTunes store and Android Marketplace
Lexpionage: Grinace, n.
The smile – half grin, half grimace – that is inevitably pulled by awards nominees who are pipped to the prize, as their fizzogs are plastered across huge screens for all to scrutinise their largesse
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
It's an HBO comedy about four New York women, its star/writer is hot indie property Lena Dunham (above), and judging by the slackerishly amusing trailer, it could be all that Sex and the City was not. bit.ly/xKI75u
With the prosecco love-in losing its fizz, say hello to this superior Italian sparkling wine now making its mark in the UK. We recommend a tasting sesh at fab London W1 bar/restaurant Degò. degowinebar.co.uk
Web: Downton Abbey paper dolls
Who needs drab old Upstairs Downstairs when we have these 2D versions of Matthew, Mary et al to keep us going until autumn? Print out the templates here: bit.ly/xEaoxV
Life & Style blogs
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster
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