Agenda: H&M; Karla Crome; Game of Thrones; Yeah Yeah Yeahs; The Contemporary Body
Sunday 03 March 2013
Fashion: What's your story?
The scandi takeover continues on Friday with the opening of a London flagship store of H&M's latest venture. Inscrutably named & Other Stories, the range offers everything from beauty via fashion to accessories according to four aesthetics: sporty, preppy, industrial and sleek. Shoes and bags to die for, at prices that won't make you wince. 256-258 Regent Street, London W1, stories.com
Face to watch: Karla Crome
The 24-year-old actress (super)-powered her way to recognition in E4's Misfits and is set to have a mad March thanks to roles in two concurrently running primetime dramas: ITV's Lightfields and BBC's Prisoners' Wives
Lexpionage: Pippiedom, n
A philosophy opposing and rejecting many of the conventional standards involved in acquiring gainful employment − knowledge, experience − in favour of trading off one's name for book deals/cookery columns
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Louis Smith, Ronnie Wood, Calvin Harris, Louise Mensch
1. Met a monkey and it sat on my head ok no big deal
2. Watching Spiral season 4 ~ brushing up on my French. Been painting all day. You?
3. Just had a blocked phone call that woke me up...... #punks
4. Just discovered kettlebells. Get in.
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Twickets
Usurp those dreaded touts and re-sale sites with this ethical fan-to-fan ticket exchange, enabling you to buy and sell spare tickets to UK events at face value. You can filter searches by event category, location, date and name, and info on all available tickets is posted to Twickets' Twitter and Facebook accounts. Free from iTunes Store
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about…
TV: Game of Thrones
Prepare to be gore-struck by the bloodiest show on the box once more: Series 3 of the fantasy saga begins on 1 April on Sky Atlantic, while Season 2 is out on DVD tomorrow. Watch the new trailer here: bit.ly/QPnt5r
Music: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The supremely spunky NYC art-rockers have mixed things up once more for new single "Sacrilege": a Stonesian rocker with a full gospel choir, no less, it has left us suitably fired up for their new album. bit.ly/XUsUji
Events: The Contemporary Body
Think physical at this one-day symposium on modern body image, including talks, panel events and a screening of classic fashion-industry documentary "Model". Saturday, ica.org.uk
Match the tweet: 1. Calvin Harris; 2. Ronnie Wood; 3. Louis Sm ith; 4. Louise Mensch
Life & Style blogs
Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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