The Weekend Guide: April 22-24
SEE: The Night Manager on AMC and online
Travel the world on an epic espionage assignment crafted by legendary spy novelist John le Carré. Tom Hiddleston stars as Jonathan Pine, a hotel manager recruited to thwart an international arms dealer played by the suavely villainous Hugh Laurie. Visually, the six-part series is stunning, whisking viewers off to exotic locales. But the cast and plot of this adaptation will be the true cause of your binge-watching.
READ: Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much by Faith Salie
A kind of self-help book that reads like a comedic monologue, Approval Junkie explores the hilarious lengths one woman will go to gain admiration and affection. Salie’s book isn’t a sad sack’s memoir but a humorous and vulnerable work by an accomplished TV (CBS News) and radio host (NPR), one plagued by perfectionism and a relatable if sometimes perverse need for validation.
GET: Miu Miusic at the App Store
Miu Miu’s app is an image-driven music service curated by DJ Frédéric Sanchez that takes listeners through kaleidoscopic graphics of fashion. Select a song and design theme, then perfect your runway walk to pics of Miu Miu styles.
SHOP: Giorgio Armani Sepia highlighting palette
If you go in for Hollywood’s Golden Age glamour, this demure compact in skin-softening hues will get you camera ready. Armani’s highlighting and contouring powder puts a silky finish on skin, while drawing out your features. Emphasize your best angle and smooth your problem areas all with this one product. It’s like a photo filter in your makeup bag.
For Him Bleu Noir by Narciso Rodriguez
Subtly rugged notes of blue cedar form the base of this clean but enigmatic scent by the modern designer. Like Rodriguez’s crisp clothing, Bleu Noir will prove to be a timeless and wearable essential.