Agenda: Toast; Will Poulter; Bigkids; the Bon Bon bar; Game Of Thrones
Sunday 04 March 2012
Fashion: Toast of the town
Toast has excelled at bringing cosy country pieces and homespun cool to city folks – and now the opening of a pop-up store on Marylebone High Street means it will now be doing so right in the middle of things. The label's first central London space opens this week and will hang around for a month, selling womenswear, menswear and home ranges in a specially created and curated temporary space. toast.co.uk
Face to watch: Will Poulter
The charismatic, once-child actor from 2008's "Son of Rambow" is proving his staying power with strong early notices for his role in British crime drama "Wild Bill". It's out on 23 March, and you can see the trailer here: bit.ly/AqxaGf
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Tim Minchin, Rihanna, Will Young, Katy B
1 God I need a shag
2 If you dislike somebody's music, listen to something else. The existence of stuff you don't enjoy is not a personal insult. Be nice.
3 I know what you like, I am your prescription, I'm your physician, I'm your addiction!
4 Brick lane.... No more bricks :(
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Oxfam Shelflife
Rummaging is made all the more rewarding by this new app for Oxfam's charity shops, which lets you find out the first-rate stories behind its second-hand goods by scanning tags attached to each item by their donors. The scheme is initially being piloted at 10 Manchester stores, with the hope to roll it out across the UK. Free from iTunes store
Lexpionage: Memeories, n.
The listing of favourite online phenomena – from YouTube clips to Twitter trends – by men of a certain age. Now the default option for those who would once recall cartoon characters of their youth
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Roll back the years with this perky boy-girl duo and their everything-but-the-kitchen-sink sound. Funk-ska-house stormer "Drum in Your Chest" is released today, and you can see the DIY video here: bit.ly/oV97tk
Drinks: The Bon Bon bar
Everything's fine and candy at this new sweet-themed speakeasy at cabaret club Volupté, with cocktails including the "Miss Marshmallow"and the "Gummi Worm". 9 Norwich Street, London EC4, volupte-lounge.com
TV: Game Of Thrones
It may be March, but truly "Winter is coming" thanks to tomorrow's DVD release of this fantasy epic's first series – giving you the chance to play catch-up before the second begins on Sky Atlantic in April.
MATCH THE TWEET: 1.WILL YOUNG; 2. TIM MINCHIN; 3. RIHANNA; 4. KATY B
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Life & Style blogs
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