Monthly Archives: June 2013

Stay trending with verti-cool Stripes

The Spring/Summer 2013 catwalks were full of monochrome prints, from checks and diamond shapes through to stripes. With difficult colour contrasting rearing its ugly head as a trend for the past few summers, it was surprisingly refreshing to see the colour sucked back out this year – after all, is …

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Check mate. Do you dare?

Game, set and match. Not quite the rules of chess, but who needs rules? This seasons designers clearly don’t. Spring/Summer 13 collections this year contained many a chequered print. Using simple clean, structured lines and contrasting with big bold square prints. It definitely has that clean 60’s vibe. Designers like Louis …

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Fast & Furious 6 (Cert. 12A)

Fast & Furious 6 (2013) Dir.: Justin Lin Cast: Vin Diesel; Paul Walker; Dwayne Johnson As the sixth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise is released in cinemas it instantly achieved financial success in the first weekend taking more than £8.7M, double that of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. Taiwan born director, …

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Seal an email with a kiss? Thank Burberry

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, the great British brand Burberry has launched an app in partnership with Google called ‘Burberry Kisses’. You pretty much use the camera on your laptop or phone and it takes an image of your lips/kiss via the screen. Having tried it myself, which I really …

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Microsoft perform U-Turn on DRM plans

It seems the decision makers at Microsoft have finally stopped watching TV to notice the memo that arrived months ago when speculation that their DRM plans (Digital Rights Management) would see a restriction on the resale and exchange of games. Microsoft has recently announced that their Xbox One will come …

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