Agenda: Sophie Hulme; Cocknbullkid; Another Earth; Rock Lobsta
Sunday 01 May 2011
Fashion: Hulme delivery
Sophie Hulme has gone from strength to strength since graduating as Student of the Year in 2007 from Kingston University. With her collections now stocked in b Store and Opening Ceremony, the designer has had a vote of confidence from the industry and shoppers alike. And why not? Her masculine-informed tailoring and severe cuts are perfect for now, while you should start saving for the sleek and boxy leather handbags from the autumn/winter 2011 range. sophiehulme.com
Face to watch: Cocknbullkid
It's been three years since this DIY diva, aka Anita Blay, first caught our ear but debut album Adulthood (out 23 May) is an assured coming of age. Wedding electro-pop litheness to Motown sass, it's primed for lazy days rotation
Lexpionage: Gagic, n.
The art of maintaining an illusory public image via invisible legal rulings. Invisible, that is, except to a few thousand media professionals and their assorted buddies
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Rio Ferdinand, Duncan Bannatyne, Steven Moffat, Reece Shearsmith
1 Most common kiddies burp technique shouts are wax on wax off + rub rub pat, rub rub pat!!!
2 "is it bedtime?" "No." "Are you telling me off?" "No." "Then why are you here?" #asmychildrenseeme
3 Have they ever done a large size cadbury's creme egg?
4 Why do some tweeters sent tweets saying "I am going to unfollow you". Why don't they just unfollow. Saddo's or what?
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch #16: MaSheen
It was only a matter of time before arch publicity stuntman Charlie Sheen set upon the digital market, and so here we have this decidedly un-winning money-spinner giving access to his vast repertoire of logic-bending quotes as well as some fortune-teller-style words of "wisdom". Available from iTunes, £1.79
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Shopping: Mid-century modern
Break your interior-design duck – and enjoy a pavilion tea while you're at it – when this much-loved mid-century furniture fair takes up residence at Lord's cricket ground on 15 May. modernshows.com
Film: Another Earth
A hit at Sundance back in January, this low-budget tale of a drunk-driver seeking redemption on a parallel planet is this year's little sci-fi film that could. Check out the trailer at anotherearth.com
Food: Rock Lobsta
This pop-up east London bar serving New York-style lobster rolls is set to be the latest street-food sensation when it opens at the end of next month. Follow twitter/RockLobsta52 for further information
Match the tweet: 1. Rio Ferdinand; 2. Steven Moffat; 3. Reece Shearsmith; 4. Duncan Bannatyne
And why are 'southern' ways of speaking spreading north?
Life & Style blogs
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Nelson Mandela life story: An unconquerable spirit
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 From 'terrorist' to tea with the Queen
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