COMPILED BY REBECCA BOYCE FASHION London Lite Thursday, 10 September 2009 21 in bugs, and a tight black leather frock that I wore to Tuesdays GQ Awards. I shoe- horned myself into it with talc and the help of a close friend. Leather is not a girls best friend, let me tell you. Anyway, the party was awesome. Standing at the bar at the beginning of the night, not even one cocktail down my neck, I noticed Mickey Rourke was next to me. Is that leather? he asked. Uh- oh. Before I even got to reply yes, he walloped me on the bottom so hard I its Designer Takeover, where a secret list of famous designers are playing shop assistant inside the store, and to Selfridges for the opening of 3rd Central, an area recreating designers studios -- Im hoping Giles might install the guinea pigs. Im off on hols to Ibiza tonight so Im missing the fun, but will be back just in time for Tuesdays Cowshed concept store opening in Carnaby Street. The first 10 customers get a free facial worth 65. Doors open at 10am, race you there. Up close: Louise gets to grips with a touchy-feely Mickey Rourke Waxworkers unite MONDAY sees the London launch of Ministry Of Waxing, the salon chain that has already taken Asia by storm. Treatments are quick and painless, though stress balls are on hand for beginners. Its South Molton Street outpost uses top-quality scented waxes and a fab range of own-label aftercare products. We love the dramatic modern decor, too. Lite readers get 15 per cent off from 14-21 September. Ministry Of Waxing, 17 South Molton Street, W1; 020 7409 7343, ministryofwaxing.com Front-row fashion WITH London Fashion Weekend almost upon us, sponsor Chambord is giving one lucky Lite reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to the VIP launch on 24 September. You get access to the Platinum Club Lounge, complimentary champagne cocktails, front-row catwalk seats, a personal shopper and an Eley Kishimoto show goodie bag. Five runners-up will each win pairs of standard tickets. To be in with a chance of winning, email londonfashionweekend@eulogy. co.uk before 16 September Tea with Lulu G THE Metropolitan Hotel has teamed up with Lulu Guinness for a stylish version of its Afternoon De-Light tea. Low-fat cakes are decorated to resemble the designers bags, while low-calorie cookies come in the shape of her red snakeskin Lips clutch. Each guest will also be treated to fruit infusions and an iced tea cocktail, plus a 15 per cent discount card for the Ellis Street boutique. From Monday to 26 September. 24 pp, call 020 7447 4757 Cream of the crop WE LOVE it when beauty products are kept simple, and nothing could be simpler than Steamcream. An all-purpose moisturiser for hands, body and face it is easily absorbed and made from all-natural vegan ingredients that smell delicious. Our favourite part, though, is the packaging -- limited-edition, eco- friendly tins that are constantly changing. Choose from leopard print, floral motifs and even a Union Jack. 9.95. Available from Selfridges, John Lewis and steamcream.co.uk from October. stumbled over! Tonights the night for retail therapy, though, as Vogue hosts Fashions Night Out, a global celebration of fashion, across the capital. Most original event goes to Browns for Fashion mouse...theinternet shoppingspot MAMAMIS baby bags are a far cry from the usual pastel plastic offerings. Styled like a high-end designer must-have, they are both stylish enough to carry with pride, and roomy enough for all the baby kit. Mothers or not, we love them for the simple reason that they will fit a decent make-up bag and a spare pair of heels. 289, Mamami. co.uk tAMARA ABRAHAM Fromstyleguineapigstoatouching experiencewithMickeyRourke Miya Song, 21, student from Taiwan. Lace tights, 13, H&M; T-shirt, 25, boots, 60, both from shops in Taiwan Valerie Bakare, 20, student from London. Lace tights, 12.50, shoes, 7, both Primark; dress, gift from friend; bag, 15, Avon Victoria Bray, 21, law student from Australia. Lace tights, 20, Mimco; jumper, 45, gloves, 5, both shops in Australia Sophie Zacharia, 16, student from London. Lace tights, 9, Accessorize; dress, 29, American Apparel Freya Rose, 17, musician from Brighton. Lace leggings, 13, H&M; dress, 20p, charity shop in South Africa; jacket, 30, H&M Cat Gordon, 24, picture librarian from Hampstead. Lace tights, 5.99, H&M; dress, 24, American Apparel; jacket, 5, internet Francesca Porter, 22, law student from London. Lace leggings, 13, H&M; top, 30, vest, 15, shops in Italy; boots, 70, Topshop Stylefile Fashionnews index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html