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two new shades are available: ‘Glasgow' and ‘Buchanan Street'.

The company also offers a mobile manicure service. which works out very economical for groups (celebrity fans who've taken advantage of the service include Cerys Matthews. Kylie Minogue and Jennifer Lopez). In a few years time. going for a lunchtime manicure could be as normal in Glasgow as it is in New York.

(Louisa Pearson) I Nails Inc, House of Fraser, 27—45 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, 0147 221 3880.

New Yorkers do it all the time without giving it a second thought. We're talking ab0ut manicures. In Scotland it's always been a serappy DIY affair or. at the other end of the scale. an expensive luxury. Either way. taking care of your nails has not topped the nation's list of grooming activities. But that cOuId be about to change. Over the last couple of years several 'nail bars' have popped up and now one of London's success stories is coming to Glasgow.

The brainchild of former fashion editor Thea Callan and advertising director MT. Carney. Nails Inc was intended to fill a gap in the .3 market for busy people who wanted ' 1 professional manicures without the time and expense that usually entails. One of the most popular services is the Nails Inc Special ($12.50) which. in fifteen minutes. takes you through nail shaping. conditioning and hand massage as well as the polish of your choice. Gents aren‘t left out either, the Men's Special is only 539. and you don't have to worry about ending up With a coat of hot pink polish.

As well as the basic services. Nails Inc offers nail art and extensions. pedicwes to get your feet ready for summer exposme and it sells a full range of polishes and other products. ‘Polish is as important to your hands. as moisturiser is to your face.’ say the founders. and to celebrate the Scottish store.

‘Pollsh Is as Impor- tant to your hands, as moisturiser is to your faoo’.


Spend, spend, spend

COMING UP SOON AT Phillips auctioneers in Edinburgh is its Sale of Decorative Arts and Modern DeSIgn. Featuring design classcs like Robin Day 's Forum chairs from the 50s and a

l larry Bertoia bird chair with Wire frame and

original orange upholstery.

this could be your chance to own a cl; ssic. The sale begins at 1 1am on Friday 27 April. but vreWing Will be boss‘ible from Sunday 22 April. More details from Phillips. 65 George Street. Edinburgh. 0131 225 2266.

THE BEST OF SCOTTISH design will be on show at the Lighthouse as the Scottish Design Awards get underway. The judging panel will be chaired by Javier Marischal (best known for creating the Barcelona Olympic’s mascot, ‘Cobi’) and members of the public will be able to vote for their favourite design. The exhibition runs from Wednesday 18 April-Thursday 24 May, The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, 0141 221 6362.

CALVIN KLEIN IN Glasgow's Princes Sduare is Currently giving away a free T-shirt when you purchase any three items of underwear or


sleepwear Iwhile stocks lastI. Look out for offers in Jenners in Edinburgh this month too: \arrous promotions are underway to celebrate the complete redeSign of two of its ladies fashion areas.

A CHARITY FASHION event to raise funds for Scottish charity Phab, which supports people with disabilities, is happening on Friday 20 April at Ego nightclub, Picardy Place in Edinburgh. With music by the Soul Collective, and fashions donated from leading high street names, the models will include several school-children fighting a variety of disabilities. Tickets are £7 (£5), available from the Assembly Rooms, George Street, 0131 220 4349.

ANNA SUI COSMETICS are available for the first time in Scotland. exclusively in Debenhams. Glasgow. Described as ‘street cosmetics‘. the range is inspired by pop Culture. glam rock and old movies. Prices start at £8 for the lip gel, and the. most unusual item is the ‘Ring Rouge‘ a black ring opening to reveal a moisturising lip colour inside.

DESIGNER ITEMS FOR the home are available from Concrete Butterfly in Edinburgh’s Cowgate, as it launches its new Spring Collection on Thursday 19 April. Among the items for sale are lighting from Sweden’s Snowcrash Concrete Butterfly is at 317 Cowgate, 0131 558 7130.

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