Agenda: Miu Miu; Lana Del Rey; London restaurant festival; Scala Forever; East2east
Sunday 14 August 2011
Fashion: Miu Miu looks to the fuchsia
currently being hailed for its fabulous autumn/winter collection, Miuccia Prada's Miu Miu label is riding higher than ever in the fashion charts. The 1940s sport-luxe look of the range is echoed in this racy but ladylike pocketbook bag – of which there are only five, created especially to celebrate the opening of the new Miu Miu corner in Harrods. The concession will stock a selection of bags and accessories in a quirkily decorated 40sq ft section of the ritzy London department store.
Bag: £1,190, harrods.com
Face to watch: Lana Del Rey
This pillow-lipped NYC chanteuse describes herself as a "gangsta Nancy Sinatra" and, so far, her music lives up to the billing: YouTube smash ballad "Video Games" is a thing of exquisitely hazy eroticism. ind.pn/pNLuce
Lexpionage: Cher and Cher-alike, idiom.
Pillaging another's style (thus "jacking their swag") to write an apparently unironic song about how others "jag" (so it rhymes better) your "swag" in order to top the charts
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Amanda Holden, Phillip Schofield, Alan Carr, Andrea McLean
1 Tonight I will mostly be BBQ'ing Bass. I purposely didn't say Sea Bass because ALL Bass comes from the sea. Except the beer... I'm rambling!
3 At Westfield talking about Quality solicitors if you need one! Just walk into your local WH Smith!
2 Just had the biggest bag of Wotsits EVER #yum
4 No more daytime telly. I must do something constructive today. I must. I must. Must I?
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Banksy
Get a clearer picture of the ever-enigmatic graffitist with this new virtual tour guide, which will direct you to his nearest artwork based on your current location. Away from the streets, meanwhile, you can take a look at videos by and about the artist, as well as a gallery of all his pictures and installations. £1.49 from iTunes store
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Food: London restaurant festival
Gastronomes, go forth and goggle at the line-up for this culinary jamboree which will include a restaurant crawl and a London Eye pop-up. 3-17 October, london
Film: Scala Forever
Ease multiplex ennui with this cross-capital series of cult film screenings in honour of long-defunct but fondly remembered fleapit Scala. Tonight, that includes The Goonies in Dulwich Park. Until 2 October, scalaforever.co.uk
Raise the roof for the East African famine-relief effort with this musical fundraiser featuring "tag-teaming" DJs including New Young Pony Club. Thursday, 18 Hewett Street, London EC2, 18hewettstreet.co.uk
MATCH THE TWEET: 1. PHILLIP SCHOFIELD; 2. ANDREA MCLEAN; 3. AMANDA HOLDEN; 4. ALAN CARR
Look beyond the usual shows for the best festive telly
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In pictures: Christmas in London through the ages
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
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