Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

London Live; Helping You Make the Most of Your City Today

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

London Live; Helping You Make the Most of Your City Today

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The short list ONE THING YOU REALLY SHOULD KNOW

OXFAM DESIGNER TRAVEL WALLETS www.oxfam.org.uk

Oxfam has jumped on the travelcard train, and is to sell arty wallets by top designers including Katherine Hamnett, Maharishi and Sadie Frost's fashion label, FrostFrench (above).

Costing just [pounds sterling]4.99, the wallets will raise funds for Oxfam's "I'm in" campaign to fight global poverty, which kills 50,000 people a day. If you sign up to the campaign via the website, you'll receive a wallet free. But you'll have to be quick there are only 5,000. Available from Oxfam in Notting Hill (144 Notting Hill Gate, W11, 020 7792 0037), Westbourne Grove (245 Westbourne Grove, W11, 020 7229 5000) or Oxfam's eBay store.

MELANIE SMITH

WWW.LOOKFANTASTIC.COM Foranyone who is fussy about their hair and beauty care, this is a fast-track to nothing but the best. Lookfantastic sells highend products from Dermalogica to Kerastase and Aveda usually only available in salons. Orders are dispatched the same day and there's even an online forum where you can glean all the latest tips and techniques.

Take me out tonight ONE CHILD BENEFIT SHOW The Comedy Store, 1a Oxendon Street, SW1.

Tonight, from 8pm. Tickets [pounds sterling]15 (0870 060 2340, www.thecomedystore.co.uk) Reginald D Hunter (above), Richard Herring and Lucy Porter have been lined-up for this one-off gig in aid of children's charity One Child.

Money raised will provide education and medical aid to children in developing countries.

Breakfast notes THE ECLIPSE 57 Elderfield Road, E5 (020 8986 1591) This Clapton boozer recently underwent a refurb. The result is a gorgeously wood-clad pub and breakfast is less than a fiver. Add piles of toast, tea in pots, lots of papers and breakfast soon turns into a thoroughly pleasant afternoon.

HASHLEY BROWN www. …

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