Agenda: Giles Deacon; Willy Moon; Shuggie Otis; Alfred Hitchcock; Comica Festival
Sunday 11 November 2012
Giles Deacon's sketch show
Designer Giles Deacon's show during London Fashion Week is one of the most understated but brilliant events of the season – each dress is a piece of demi-couture, inspired by a painting, a cigarette burn and latterly, smashed mirrors. This month see him translating that fastidious craftsmanship for the high-street boutique Matches, with a one-off capsule collection of graffiti and sketch-print garments, which arrive in store this week.
From £200, matchesfashion.com
Face to watch: Willy Moon
the 22-Year-old Kiwi is having a good month. Not only is his hip-hop-meets-1960s rock'n'roll song "Yeah Yeah" on the new Apple ad, but he's currently supporting Jack White on his UK tour. And just check out those cheekbones…
Lexpionage: Briterature *.
A genre of written prose, inspired by the news that Britney Spears is in talks with Harper Collins to pen her debut work of fiction, aka the next Great American Novel. Cf: Snooki, Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks
Match the tweet to the star
1. Are there bonfire's in Los Angeles?
2. Lizard in a tin!
3. I think it's impossible to see a chair as it is...
4. You're too good for you
App watch: Shatoetry
Ever wanted to express yourself, but felt William Shatner could do it so much better? This official app from the Star Trek legend has him recording various words, which you can string together to create your own "Shat-isms". If only someone had told him the connotations of that word. Happy Shatoetising! £1.99, iTunes store
Music: Shuggie Otis
The veteran singer-songwriter is playing two rare live shows at the Jazz Café this month – his first ever performances in London. Insert exclamation marks here. 20-21 November, shuggieotisofficial.net
Film: Hitchcock: The Master Collection
Hitch is having a moment, with BBC's The Girl airing next month and Hitchcock the movie out in Febuary. Catch up now with this limited-edition DVD collection of his greatest films. Out tomorrow
Art: Comica Festival
Comic Book Guys (and gals) will want to catch this celebration of the graphic novel, with workshops and events from big-name artists such as Posy Simmonds and Oliver Frey. Comicafestival.com
Match the tweet: 1. Karen GI llan; 2. Simon Le Bon; 3. Yoko Ono; 4. Rihanna
Life & Style blogs
Who is Teresa Fidalgo? Debunking the fake ghost story that's got Instagram spooked
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
Hershey's angers US chocolate purists by forcing company to stop importing 'yummy' Cadbury bars
SAG Awards 2015: Best and worst gowns on the red carpet
Nike Back to the Future style self-lacing shoes 'will arrive in 2015'
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
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