News of the day:
1) Drapers Magazine Footwear & Accessories shortlist announced - The full shortlist has been unveiled for the 2013 Drapers Footwear and Accessories Awards. Office, Schuh, Aldo and Clarks are among the nominees in the Multiple Footwear Retailer of the Year category, while high street names including Primark, Matalan and Debenhams are shortlisted for the Best Footwear Offer in a High Street Fashion Retailer. New Look. The ceremony will take place on 24 April.
2) Benefit Cosmetics to launch Fake Up hydrating concealer -
Benefit Cosmetics has unveiled Fake Up, a new hydrating concealer cover up. Planned to be the biggest launch for the brand this year, the cover-up houses a concealing core and hydrating ring around the product, and instantly hides dark circles and diffuses fine lines for silky smooth coverage. Proven to keep skin hydrated for six hours, key ingredients include vitamin E and apple seed extract for immediate moisturisation. Fake Up is priced at £18.50 and will be available in three shades and from April.
3) Soho bar Archer Street collaborates with Guerlain for Valentine's Day -
Archer Street is launching a limited edition cocktail in collaboration with Guerlain. Archer Street will be offering every customer ordering the cocktail, which is named after Guerlains EDT, a complimentary sample bottle of the scent. Archer Street’s limited edition cocktail contains cucumber notes from the Hendrick’s Gin paired with elderflower, blackcurrant and Billecart Brut Reserve Champagne. La Petite Robe Noire Cocktail is available at Archer Street from 14-17 February at 3-4 Archer Street, London W1D 7AP. La Petite Robe Noire Eau de Toilette will be available at Boots from 1 February and nationwide from 1 March priced at £70 for 100ml, £50 for 50ml, £36 for 30ml. A Body Milk and Shower Gel will also be available, priced at £37 and £31 for 200ml respectively.