Agenda: Little Nikki; Ugg ear-muffs-cum-headphones; Domingo Milella; Jo Malone crackers; Claire Danes crying

 

Face to watch: Little Nikki

No, not the terrible Adam Sandler film, but 16-year-old Brit Nikki Shortland. Her debut single "Intro Intro" (out on 5 December) features Azealia-esque attitude, grime synths and even a rave siren. Watch your back, Rihanna.

Fashion: Go to work on an Ugg

You might have had your fill of their boots but let it not be said that Ugg is a one-trick pony. Or should that be sheep? These cosy, sheepskin ear-muffs-cum-headphones are just the ticket given the current temperatures, whether you're investing for yourself or as a Christmas present for that extra-tricky special someone. Stay warm, look cool – and do it all to the soundtrack of your choosing. £75, Ugg, my-wardrobe.co.uk

Lexpionage: Slow-vember *.

An alternative name for the 11th month of the year that comes into use as it drags on and on. In part due to your upper-lip hair, which after three weeks' growth is still more 13-year-old bum fluff than Victorian curly handlebar. Cf: Movember

Match the tweet to the star

1. I fart for a long time when I walk slow thru first class on my way to economy

2. I don't know how I'll cope if Union 3 go out. Or District J

3. On this day 54 years ago I was BAR MITZVAHED here in NEW YORK

4. Donald Trump is one slip into a vat of toxic waste away from becoming an ACTUAL comic book super villain

App watch: Blink Booking

Forget Booking your holiday last minute; the savviest jet-setters do things last second. Blink Booking offers the four best unsold hotel rooms in your chosen city that night, 40 per cent cheaper than online. See, contrary to Tom Hodgkinson's experience (page 3), being disorganised can pay dividends. Free, iTunes store

Photography: Domingo Milella

The Italian snapper's first solo exhibition explores memory and landscape from Mesopotamia to Mexico City through eerie caves and deserted cities. Friday to 26 January, Brancolini Grimaldi gallery, London W1

Beauty: Jo Malone crackers

Forget novelty screwdrivers and degrading paper hats, and treat the ladies at your Christmas table to a mini selection of Jo Malone products. Lame gags not included. £28 each, jomalone.com

Web: Claire Danes crying

Who's got the best "crying face" in Hollywood? This video montage of the Homeland star's weepy scenes settles that debate once and for all. And the Oscar for best chin wobble goes to…

bit.ly/RGCqFs

Match the tweet: 1. Diplo; 2. David Baddiel; 3. Henry Winkler; 4. Adam Levine

Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebooks
ebookA delicious collection of 50 meaty main courses
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
SPONSORED FEATURES
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs Fashion

    Recruitment Genius: Interactive / Mobile Developer

    £40000 - £45000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This digital production agency ...

    Recruitment Genius: PHP Developer - Midweight

    £40000 - £45000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This digital production agency ...

    Recruitment Genius: Junior Front End Developer

    £20000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This digital production agency ...

    Recruitment Genius: Front End Developer - Midweight / Senior

    £35000 - £40000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This digital production agency ...

    Day In a Page

    Giants Club: After wholesale butchery of Idi Amin's regime, Uganda’s giants flourish once again

    Uganda's giants are flourishing once again

    After the wholesale butchery of Idi Amin's regime, elephant populations are finally recovering
    The London: After 350 years, the riddle of Britain's exploding fleet is finally solved

    After 350 years, the riddle of Britain's exploding fleet is finally solved

    Archaeologists will recover a crucial item from the wreck of the London which could help shed more light on what happened in the vessel's final seconds
    Airbus has patented a jet that could fly from London to New York in one hour

    Airbus has patented a jet that could fly from London to New York in one hour

    The invention involves turbojets and ramjets - a type of jet engine - and a rocket motor
    Tate Sensorium: New exhibition at Tate Britain invites art lovers to taste, smell and hear art

    Tate Sensorium

    New exhibition at Tate Britain invites art lovers to taste, smell and hear art
    10 best sun creams for kids

    10 best sun creams for kids

    Protect delicate and sensitive skin with products specially formulated for little ones
    Ashes 2015: Nice guy Steven Finn is making up for lost time – and quickly

    Nice guy Finn is making up for lost time – and quickly

    He was man-of-the-match in the third Test following his recall to the England side
    Ashes 2015: Remember Ashton Agar? The No 11 that nearly toppled England

    Remember Ashton Agar?

    The No 11 that nearly toppled England
    Turkey-Kurdish conflict: Obama's deal with Ankara is a betrayal of Syrian Kurds and may not even weaken Isis

    US betrayal of old ally brings limited reward

    Since the accord, the Turks have only waged war on Kurds while no US bomber has used Incirlik airbase, says Patrick Cockburn
    VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal - but doubts linger over security

    'A gift from Egypt to the rest of the world'

    VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal - but is it really needed?
    Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

    Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

    Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, applauds a man who clearly has more important things on his mind
    The male menopause and intimations of mortality

    Aches, pains and an inkling of mortality

    So the male menopause is real, they say, but what would the Victorians, 'old' at 30, think of that, asks DJ Taylor
    Man Booker Prize 2015: Anna Smaill - How can I possibly be on the list with these writers I have idolised?

    'How can I possibly be on the list with these writers I have idolised?'

    Man Booker Prize nominee Anna Smaill on the rise of Kiwi lit
    Bettany Hughes interview: The historian on how Socrates would have solved Greece's problems

    Bettany Hughes interview

    The historian on how Socrates would have solved Greece's problems
    Art of the state: Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China

    Art of the state

    Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China
    Mildreds and Vanilla Black have given vegetarian food a makeover in new cookbooks

    Vegetarian food gets a makeover

    Long-time vegetarian Holly Williams tries to recreate some of the inventive recipes in Mildreds and Vanilla Black's new cookbooks