From algae facials to Estonian city breaks, bags to a blue superfood, these are the month’s musts – just be careful on that skateboard!
Blue fizz is the new green juice; skateboarding is cool again, and why we’re all going to Hull
GOOD THINGS COME IN TWOS, from design duo Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley, to Vivienne Westwood working with her husband, Andreas Kronthaler. In Fashion Together (Rizzoli, £55), published on 19 October,
journalist Lou Stoppard documents the fashion world’s most enduring collaborations.
MOVE OVER COPENHAGEN. With an influx of new restaurants, Estonia is
becoming a major player on the Nordic food scene. Head to the medieval city of Tallinn and feast on
smoked fish and native plants such as
STELLA McCARTNEY’S AW17 SHOW was all about the details – prepare to fall in love with what we’re dubbing the duvet bag. Terracotta in colour, and almost inflatable in texture, ease into the day with a handbag that could almost double up as
a pillow. Almost.
SKATEBOARDING is an Olympic sport now, so there’s been no better time to get on board and learn how to ‘tre flip’, ‘pop
shuvit’ and do an ‘ollie’. The Campus Pool in Bristol offers Saturday classes for beginners, while the recently reopened House of Vans, underneath the arches in London Bridge, runs a weekend skate
school – no experience required.
MILLENNIAL rockers Wolf Alice release their second
studio album, Visions Of A Life, on 29 September, along with On The Road,
a part-drama, part-documentary
film about the band’s life on tour.
ALGAE FACIALS HAVE ARRIVED: Algenist is a Silicon Valley brand that uses microalgae – one of the oldest types of algae in the world – for its
anti-ageing, colour-correcting facials. Find it in Genius Liquid Collagen, £95, which has just
dropped at SpaceNK.
COOK YOURSELF HAPPY: The Danish Way (Jacqui Small, £25), by model and presenter Caroline Fleming, is published on 21 September. With Denmark often cited as one of the happiest nations in
the world, these recipes are sure to
make you smile.
AFTER A SELL-OUT RUN at the Almeida, Ink comes to the Duke of York Theatre. Starring Bertie Carvel (Doctor
Foster, Matilda) and Richard Coyle (The Associate), it tells the story of Rupert Murdoch and The Sun newspaper’s inception. Until 6 January 2018.
BLUE IS THE NEW GREEN when it comes to superfoods, so get your hands on some Blue Spirulina Kefir
Water (Purearth, £3.50), a sparkling drink that helps digestion and immunity. Maybe because it contains Magik Spirulina, the best-quality spirulina
money can buy.
HULL IS THIS YEAR’S CITY OF CULTURE,
and what better excuse to visit than the 2017 Turner Prize, which opens on 26 September at the city’s Ferens Art Gallery? The art prize
has had its share of controversies, but this is its first year with no age restriction, and
two of the four nominees are over 50.