Agenda: Warehouse; Aiden Grimshaw; Revenge; Gray and Turner; Shrimpy's
Sunday 27 May 2012
Fashion: Pencil in the celebrations
Kill two trends with one skirt in this lemon-yellow broderie number (pictured above) from Warehouse. You'll score points for your on-trend pastels and your ultra-feminine laciness, while also fitting in a treat for Jubilee weekend – this citrus hue is one of Her Majesty's favourites, while the pencil shape is suitably 1950s too. It won't clash with your Union Jack hat either. £60, warehouse.co.uk
Face to watch: Aiden Grimshaw
You may remember Grimshaw as the scary facial contortionist from 2010's X Factor, but bear with us: out next Sunday, single "Is This Love" is a gorgeous, fluttering piece of trip-pop that bodes well for August's debut album
Lexpionage: Poke & mirrors, phr.
The insubstantiality of buying shares in a high-performing dotcom brand, then seeing the share price immediately slide 12 per cent the next day. See also: bubble, burst. Cf Boo.com, Pets.com
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Joan Bakewell, Jeremy Clarkson, Nick Frost, Michael Caine
1 Just read another story about me being locked in attick, completely false.
2 It's just as maddening when Ocado come early as when they come late. Why is that?
3 Misery loves Kompany.
4 I've just finished work. And have nothing to do. I may watch the television.
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Tom Daley Dive
Go for gold with the Olympic wunderkind's new simulation app, which challenges you to copy a range of his dives via the method of touchscreen finger-tapping and, should you prove skilled enough, take the leap at championships in Olympic venues such as London, Barcelona and Beijing. Free from iTunes store
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
One per centers getting their just deserts? Botoxed bitchery and fab soft furnishings? Madeleine Stowe?! Trust us when we say this Hamptons-set melodrama is the guilty pleasure of the season. Begins tomorrow, 9pm, E4
Interiors: Gray and Turner
This leather-topped Brogue side-table is among the impressive first offerings from this new collaboration between designer Bethan Gray and furniture developer Thomas Turner. grayandturner.com
The team behind east London's trendy Bistrotheque has gone west with this Americana hotspot, taking over an old petrol station in King's Cross and serving Californian-Mexican cuisine. shrimpys.co.uk
Match the tweet: 1. Michael Caine; 2. Joan Bakewell; 3. Nick Frost; 4. Jeremy Clarkson
Life & Style blogs
- 1 'Natural' energy drink banned for containing erectile dysfunction drug
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Dylan Tombides: West Ham confirm 20-year-old striker has died after battle with cancer
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 Angus Steakhouse: How does tourist staple continue to thrive in today's gourmet market?
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