Agenda: Yves Saint Laurent; Polly Findlay; David Sedaris; Jimmy's iced coffee; Smash
Sunday 12 February 2012
Fashion: Make this Valentine's a ruby Tuesday
Yves Saint Laurent's gloopily gorgeous, molten-looking "arty" ring has become something of a design classic in recent years, adorning the fingers of the fabulous wherever you look. This month, the Parisian house reissues it as a limited- edition Valentine's version, with "love" engraved on the back and all the glitz and glamour of the original with a ruby-red semi-precious stone. Fall in love the French way, why not? £165, ysl.com
Face to watch: Polly Findlay
This young theatre director's promising career is set to move up a stage with her latest gig at the helm of the new National Theatre production of Sophocles' Antigone. Starring Jodie Whittaker, it will launch this year's Travelex season in May
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Kelly Brook, Alison Moyet, Anne Kirkbride, Juliette Lewis
1 Everything smells like bacon today
2 Asked my old man what "peng a leng" meant. He says it's much like Fandabby-double-dozy. #Crankiesupdated #shitkidsspeak
3 Oopsie Daisy!! Who first uttered this phrase?
4 Lana Del Rey is Genius on the cover of Vogue who gives a shit what her album sounds like. With those lips who's listening
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Foodspotting
prepare to salivate at this visually focused restaurant guide, which allows gastronomes to post photos of their favourite dishes while eating out, which can then be rated by fellow users to make the hunt for the perfect steak, shish kebab or sauerkraut that much easier. Free from iTunes store and Android Marketplace
Lexpionage: Dacreage, n.
A short statement whose sinisterly terse and quietly aggressive delivery camouflages any questionable conclusion, e.g. 'There isn't a homophobic bone in Jan Moir's body'
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Comedy: David Sedaris
Get in early as the blissfully intelligent humorist brings his anecdotes back to the UK with another run of his hit soirée An Evening with David Sedaris. 28 to 29 September, Cadogan Hall, London SW1
Drinks: Jimmy's iced coffee
Our caffeine addiction just grew another head thanks to these eminently slurpable new cartons, available in Original and Skinny varieties. Stockists include Waitrose, Ocado and Selfridges. jimmysicedcoffee.com
Jazz hands ahoy for this glossy Broadway musical drama, currently winning raves in the US and set to relegate the strained Glee to the televisual chorus line. Coming to Sky Atlantic next month. bit.ly/s9xcvX
MATCH THE TWEET: 1. ANNE KIRKBRIDE; 2. ALISON MOYET; 3. JULIETTE LEWIS; 4. KELLY BROOK
Life & Style blogs
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- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 'We're not heroes, just tourists': Swedish police officers on holiday stop vicious assault on New York subway
- 5 Buckingham Palace guard who attacked passers-by in 'most most violent piece of CCTV footage' police officer had seen walks free
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