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Beauty isn’t just skin deep, according to Glasgow-based fashion designer Jeanne Tan. Maureen Ellis
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‘FASHION DESIGNERS DON'T JUST COME IN ONE DAY AND DECIDE TO MAKE A PRETTY DRESS'
f.apothecary is at Glasgow School of Art until Sat 11 Oct.
FIVE PERFECT WINTER PlCK-ME-UPS
With the dark nights drawmg in and an undeniable chill in the air. it's time to seek Out some fresh ideas to make
remote control cars
I Danbar lnternational’s
Micros. stunt-vehicles. trucks
I Portable heated eyelash curlers For the diva who has altriost
I Acupressure eye massager If SAD starts to get you down. this massager
Snacks, Dualit style
the coming months more bearable. If you thought the Ideal Home Show was all douhle-glzmng displays and chint‘z'y furniture. then think again. It has oodles of unttStial items to whet yOtir retail appetite.
and boats are perfect tor livening tip a once dull |l\."lllg
I Toastabag Simply put your sandivich. fish fingers or waffles into the heat- reSistant. reusable Dag and pop it into a standard toaster to create an instant snack.
from Shakti Chakra can gently soothe away eye strain and headaches.
I be Maniss ladies’ clothing Get five minutes extra kip ‘.‘i/liil tops and
Crinkle fabric which never needs ironing. A godsend.
dresses made from a speCiaI
evecything. SB Promotions; Curl-on-the-move gizmos can turn dowdy into (lax/ling in a flash.
I 5500, Glasgow, Fri 10-Sun 19 Oct. See Glasgow Life for daily times. £7 (£5). Call 0870 120 7020 for tickets.
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