Back in the dayswhen Londoners started to look more presentable – a dozen years ago, maybe? – I used to loved writing stories on high-speed grooming that involved, say, having a blow-dry, a manicure and a pedicure all at the same time and within half an hour. It was a bit like going through a beauty-car-wash, but heck, it was effective, swift and looks-enhancing.
It swishes, it shines, it glows with health and it radiates wealth. It even tweets. As Andy Murray’s stature as a master of the game has grown, his girlfriend’s hair has become ever more groomed and glossy, and has acquired such a life of its own that it even developed a spoof Twitter account for last year’s Wimbledon tournament, which kicked back into life again last week. While Murray has been battling away on court, @KimSearsHair has been keeping up a volley of comments from the sidelines at Wimbledon. ‘What’s a bad hair day?’ it asks, disingenuously. Bad hair days are not a problem from which Kim appears to suffer. Read more
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