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Sam Newnham

Sam: cactus queen

In case you hadn’t noticed, that easy-care plant from your childhood and grandparents’ conservatory has become this season’s hot (house) accessory. From yer actual plants to cactus fairy lights – hell, even a cactus emoji, this unassuming plant is everywhere.

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Hipster makeover

Matt: hipster makeover

Over a surprisingly-short time Matt’s beard became less Jeremy Corbyn and more Grizzly Adams. It was as conspicuous from the back as the front; sticking out in sideways tufts either side of his head like a lady’s luxuriant pant moustache. When the time came for an overdue trim, he knew where to go.

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Ryde Slide

How to dress: Ryde Slide

If you live on #ThatMainland then you’re probably au fait with how to fit in with the local lumbersexuals, Chap Olympians and penny farthing MAMILS. On the Isle of Wight, we have our own street tribes, including #RedTrews yachties, elastic-waisted BMI bandits, and, err… Captain Panna.

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Fade to grey

Fade to grey

All you young kids, with your ‘washed up mermaid’ locks and Katy Perry-influenced brights, may not remember a time when hitting the hair-dye bottle meant either Bet Lynch-style brassy blonde or Mrs Slocombe’s patchy pastels.

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It was acceptable in the 1960s version of 80s

Space Hair

Back in the day – before a trip beyond the Earth’s atmosphere was in the reach of (wealthy) space tourists – life on the moon was imagined via the programme Space 1999.

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