We say goodbye to another British high street store.
Keys, wallet, phone … concealer? Until this week, I was safe in the knowledge that my days as a New Romantic "dabbling" with my mum's eyeliner were over.
If Mario Ballotelli's departure for Milan left the Premier League a poorer place for displays of capricious randomness and daft haircuts, then Norwich's new striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel has filled that void with his Sonic the Hedgehog inspired sticky-up style (let's not let the brilliant name pass without mention, either).
The look: all about a good-quality pair of jeans, a just-jolly-enough knit and something with an outdoorsy detail (hiking boot, backpack).
Dig out your stetson: Topman Design, the catwalk collection of the high-street brand, showed a western-themed spring/summer 2014 collection on Sunday as part of London Collections: Men, the flourishing men's fashion week.
The other night I went to a dinner party, because that's what people my age are supposed to do.
The return of the short back and sides as the must-have hairstyle for fashion-conscious teens and twentysomethings is having a helpful impact on the country's beleaguered high streets: more barber shops sprang up last year than any kind of business other than charity shops.
As I write, there is a hint of sunshine outside, heralded as ever by British wags on Twitter saying funny things like: "What's that ball of fire in the sky? We're all going to die.
First clue: this is not awful combat trousers with pointless pockets.