Two big names in affordable fashion—the Biersdorf-owned skin care brand Nivea and the British fashion designer Giles Deacon—have teamed up for London Fashion Week to make the skin of young females «fashion-ready» with a limited-edition collection of 3 NIVEA Soft pots featuring signature «girly» designer’s illustrations.

A couple of things collided last week that started me noodling: a Met Office warning, and the eventual winner of The Apprentice. First came the news that the UK was experiencing a heatwave. For those of you in sunnier climes, hitting 32 degrees for a couple of days running might not seem a big deal, but here, it’s worthy of a level 3 warning.