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The new Urban Decay Wild West Naked palette gives 2010 vibes in the best possible way

Just when you thought Urban Decay couldn’t possibly launch another Naked palette, they go and drop possibly the best one since the original launched in 2010.

In case you missed it, there’s been Naked, Naked 2, Naked 3, Naked Smoky, Naked Heat, Naked Cherry, Naked Reloaded, Naked Honey and most recently, Naked Ultraviolet.

And don’t get me started on the mini versions or we’ll be here all day.

For what is effectively the tenth Naked palette, Urban Decay were going to have to do something pretty special to catch my attention and boy did they do just that.

There I was scrolling through my phone when a post from Instagram account @Trendmood1 popped up with a palette that threw me back to 2010 in the best way possible.

Naked Wild West is the palette I never knew I wanted, or needed, until now.

Starting with the oil slick snakeskin packaging

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Pendry West Hollywood Hotel Sets Fashion Collaboration

Los Angeles designer Heidi Merrick is lending her signature minimalist beach aesthetic to the Pendry Hotel and Resort in West Hollywood.

Merrick has designed uniforms for the hotel, which is slated to open April 2, including blazer jumpsuits for front desk associates and poet-sleeve dresses for hostesses at Wolfgang Puck’s Merois restaurant.

The daughter of renowned surfboard shaper Al Merrick has also created a custom “SRF Pendry” sweatshirt for the hotel inspired by her “SRF” collection. All of the looks will be sold in her web store.

“The space is in West Hollywood where House of Blues used to be, and when I was young and worked for MTV, I used to go there all the time to see Ben Harper and other acts, so I was interested to see the space and get the vibe,” said Merrick of her first hotel project, which brought back memories of the

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Why new quarantine rules are ‘disastrous’ for the West End

With nonessential retailers now given the green light by the Government to reopen on Monday June 15, one of the UK’s most famous shopping destinations is on the final countdown to getting back to business. In the West End – which incorporates Oxford Street, Regent Street, Bond Street – around 90 per cent of shops are expected to open their doors for the first time since mid-March on Monday morning. 

‘We’re so desperate now to start getting back to some kind of normality,’ says Katie Thomas, Associate Director at New West End Company, which manages London’s biggest shopping district. ‘I completely understand the underlying fears of health and safety. We’ve spent so much time in the lockdown looking at this, which actually is not that long really for bringing in entirely unheard-of measures.’  

Thomas is realistic in acknowledging that next Monday won’t spark a swift return to normality. ‘I think

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