Agenda: Miu Miu; Willy Moon; At Liberty To Say; The Minotaur
Sunday 02 October 2011
Fashion: Miu Miu courts attention
Fashion: Miu Miu courts attention
All eyes might be on the catwalks in Paris right now, but the true fashion follower knows the place to look for the biggest trends is at the feet of the front row, where some of the world's most lusted-after handbags and shoes are tucked away. This season is all about the trompe l'oeil Miu Miu bootie, with a T-bar sandal drawn on it in glorious glitter. And this week sees the launch of a court-shoe version. Slick, smart and seriously stylish, these are sure to inject autumn with a bit of razzmatazz. £370, tel: 020 7409 0900, miumiu.com
Face to watch: Willy Moon
Slap on the Brylcreem for this bequiffed rockabilly smoothie, a 21-year-old Kiwi who blends 1950s jiving with 21st-century R&B stylings. His debut single "I Wanna Be Your Man" is out on 24 October. bit.ly/mWQaDq
Lexpionage: Jollyannaish, adj.
Unreasonably or illogically optimistic about one's political future. Often caused by a combination of self-congratulation, soundbites and sozzledness – see Party Conference season
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
P Diddy, Jennifer Ehle, Serena Williams, Dane Bowers
1 Why don't people make an effort with what they wear?! So annoying!!
3 I'm assuming it's one pee. #optimistictweets
2 Frustrated I cant write this paper about how interdisciplinary studies can help solve a modern day problem. Wow right??
4 Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual. – Natalie Clifford Barney
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Band of the Day
stay ahead of the critical curve – and save yourself having to endure the purple prose of the NME – with this slickly put-together new music calendar. It highlights 365 fresh and wild acts a year, while providing streamed music, videos, biographies, images and interviews for each daily pick. Free from iTunes store
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Poetry: At Liberty To Say
Poets wax charitably at this Amnesty evening of readings celebrating freedom of expression and featuring author Ben Okri and poet Luke Wright. Thursday, Human Rights Action Centre, London EC2
Shopping: Hello, Lionel Richie 'Ritchie' Teapot
Cuppa feel of this fabulous teatime tribute to the 1980s poodle-permed lothario which comes emblazoned with the words "Hello... Is It Tea You're Looking For?" £21.12, etsy.com
Food: The Minotaur
The underground restaurant gets literal with this tunnel-based pop-up featuring star chefs including Nuno Mendes and cutting-edge artwork from Lazarides Gallery. Old Vic Tunnels, London SE1, Friday to 25 October
MATCH THE TWEET: 1. DANE BOWERS; 2. SERENA WILLIAMS; 3. JENNIFER EHLE 4. P DIDDY
Life & Style blogs
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What is ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge?
Anal sex study reveals climate of 'coercion'
Common antibiotic linked to increased risk of heart disease
Karl Lagerfeld shoots Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst in suspenders for fashion shoot
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
- 4 Kajieme Powell: Missouri police release video footage of second man killed by officers
- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation
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