Agenda: Prada; Stefan Golaszewski; The Pitchfork Disney; The Dark Knight Rises; Perfume Genius
Sunday 01 January 2012
Fashion: Piste perfect
If you're hitting the slopes this season, you’ll need to be decked out in the only skiwear that counts, Prada’s Montagna capsule collection. It features toasty alpaca knitwear, luxuriantly fur-timmed coats and oversized ski sunglasses. Trust us: the mountains simply won’t know what’s hit them. Below, faux fur pocket ski jacket, £990, prada.com
Face to watch: Stefan Golaszewski
The 30-year-old playwright pulled off a coup in creating a decent BBC3 comedy with bed-sitcom Him & Her. Now returning to the stage, his latest play Sex with a Stranger is premiering on 1 February at London's Trafalgar Studios
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Juliette Lewis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Ollie Locke, Jessica Alba
1 Hello Alan. Is it you lovely
2 Conversation started again... Seemingly the genders are confused, to clear it up.. Girls DON'T Wee when the Poo, and guys ALWAYS do!!! x
3 Yin and yang... Discuss.
4 there's nothing quite like the melodic buzzing of an electric saw to gently wake you up
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: iPlayer
May the great and the goggle-eyed rejoice as the BBC's indispensable catch-up TV service finally makes its way on to the iPhone. Never again shall you have to converse with acquaintances on journeys, bus or car, long or short. Well, trusting the dratted 3G signal holds out, of course. Free from iTunes store
Lexpionage: New Year's resolution, n.
A commitment made to a personal goal or reforming of a habit, often allied to a sapping of all joy. You will likely need to be reminded of this in February. Or about 7pm this evening
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Theatre: The Pitchfork Disney
Steel yourself for this early 2012 hot ticket, a revival of Philip Ridley's shocking fantasy featuring Misfits' Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. 25 January to 17 March, Arcola Theatre, London E8, arcolatheatre.com
Film: The Dark Knight Rises
The trailer for the final part in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is out – and it's predictably intriguing. Rioting? Catwoman as anti- capitalist avenger? Tom Conti? bit.ly/s1lV7K
Music: Perfume Genius
We're predicting big things for this tremulous Seattle singer-songwriter and his achingly beautiful second album Put Your Back N 2 It. Check out taster track "All Waters" before its 20 February release: bit.ly/tTwljV
MATCH THE TWEET: 1. RUPERT PENRY-JONES; 2. OLLIE LOCKE; 3. JULIETTE LEWIS; 4. JESSICA ALBA
Culinary experts in The Netherlands thought it was 'fresh' and 'tasty'
Of all the computers Apple has ever made there’s only one that Steve Jobs had to sell his car to finance
Life & Style blogs
Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
A cup of tea is every worker's right
Fake goats’ cheese found in supermarkets
Handy hacks that make life easier: New book reveals how to rid your inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone
St Bees in Cumbria is named the best place to raise a family in the UK
- 1 As an ex prostitute, I urge all the political parties to commit to the Sex Buyer Law
- 2 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 3 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years
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