Agenda: Maison Martin Margiela; Kitty Cowell; Monster Swim; 'Gambit'; Do Not Disturb!
Sunday 17 June 2012
Fashion: Margiela takes to the high street
After the recent success of its collaborations with Versace and Marni, H&M this week announced its next partner, the avant-garde label Maison Martin Margiela, the brilliantly bonkers name behind such treats as flat-sleeved jackets and cloven-hooved boots. The range will include both menswear and womenswear, as well as accessories, and launches in November. Get queuing now!
Face to watch: Kitty Cowell
Ed sheeran, Vanessa Saturday, Rita Ora – alumni of the British Academy of New Music all. And the one to watch from this year's crop? Step forward Kitty Cowell, who has, apparently, "got swag". Class dismissed. kittycowell.tumblr.com
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Louise Redknapp, Eric Pickles, Diana Vickers, Simon Blackwell
1 Just had lovely afternoon lunch at bettys. Munchin on some cat tongues now
2 This is like that song It's Raining Men, but with water.
3 aaarghh! I'm HUNGRY!! Must resist temptation, must resist temptation...
4 I claim my ?#bbcdp? Big Lunch Mug cough up
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: iHandy Carpenter
It's been out for a while – but what better time than Father's Day to buy your old man this five-in-one toolbox? Includes surface level, ruler and protractor, meaning pops can spend his special day feeling good about himself by righting your wonky shelves. £1.49 from iTunes Store and Android Market
Lexpionage: Pauseword, n.
The moment of cold terror as you realise you have no idea what combination of sports team/pet name/ child's birthday you hurriedly changed your online passwords to in the wake of the LinkedIn hacking crisis
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Recreation: Monster Swim
If swimming with sharks has started feeling passé, try open-water specialist Swimtrek's upgrade: freestyling with Nessie in Scotland's finest loch as part of a mile or half-mile paddle. 18 August, monsterswim.co.uk
The 1966 original (see link below) was good, but the Coen brothers-scripted remake (out October) will surely be better. How can it fail, with Diaz, Rickman, Firth and Mel Brooks regular Cloris Leachman? tinyurl.com/cugcpfx
Photography: Do Not Disturb!
Not one for the bashful, this: check out what happened when Ellen von Unwerth checked in at the Madonna Inn for a salacious shoot of dominatrices and coquettes. From Thursday, michaelhoppengallery.com
Match the tweet: 1. Diana Vickers; 2. Simon Blackwell; 3. Louise Redknapp; 4. Eric Pickles.
Life & Style blogs
- 1 Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in Camden
- 2 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
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