Agenda: John Smedley; Umbro; Ben Spalding; Grease 2; Gelupo Coppa; Beth Orton
Sunday 22 July 2012
Fashion: Rediscover the spirit of 1948
The team GB kit may be a little clingy for some tastes, but you can also get patriotic with the link-up between knitwear brand John Smedley and classic British sportswear label Umbro. Reconstructing two pieces from Umbro's 1948 Olympic kit, the reissued Field sweater and Tangeru shirt have been given a luxe once-over in fine gauge wool and cotton, adding a dash of debonair for those indulging in casual calisthenics. From £125, johnsmedley.com, umbro.com
Face to watch: Ben Spalding
ThIs 25 -year-old chef wowed critics at Roganic and is now channelling his cutting-edge creativity into low-fi dining with Stripped Back, a weekly pop-up at London Fields where you can sample four dishes for £15 @_strippedback
Lexpionage: Clockbuster, n
A mega-bucks Hollywood production whose extreme sense of self-importance is channelled into a truly butt-numbing running time. See 'The Dark Knight Rises' (160 minutes), 'Avatar' (162 Minutes), 'Titanic' (194 minutes)
Match the tweet to the star
Nile Rodgers, Albert Brooks, MC Hammer, Graham Coxon
2 | today i am having my last stripe tattooed on my body.. so tomorrow i wont have to wear a teeshirt.
3 | July 10, 2012 Naked but not ashamed. This Adam isn't hiding. #Nakedbutnotashamed
4 | My God you're right. That's not my foot.
App watch: Alike
Are you petite and blonde? Then chances are you’re the spitting image of Tom Hanks from the perspective of this celeb lookalike app, no less addictive for its unique eye. (Agenda apparently looks like you, Neighbours star-cum- C-lister Radha Mitchell, should you want to get your laywers on to it.) Free from iTunes store
Social network: Because some things are still worth getting excited about…
Theatre: Grease 2
Yes, compose yourself: the film that just edges it over The Godfather Part II to the title of greatest sequel ever made is being adapted for the stage. All we can say thus far is Rock-A-Hula Luau! grease2live.com
Food: Gelupo Coppa
This new range of frozen dessert cups from Soho's gelateria extraordinaire Gelupo was always going to be a good idea - and, lo, we are still recovering from the rich joy of their Zuppa Inglese. £3.95 each, from Selfridges, selfridges.com
Music: Beth Orton
Hurrah for the return of The Comedown Queen (even if most of her audience is more likely to be having a Horlicks these days), who is returning with a new album in October. Listen to a taster track here: bit.ly/LF4zfo
Match the tweet: 1. Nile Rodgers; 2. Graham Coxon; 3. MC Hammer; 4. Albert Brooks.
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