Marie Claire's edit of the best things to buy, browse and book
Allow us to introduce: hot list. Whether it’s some much-needed pampering, a quick interiors update, a cool event to book tickets for or a wardrobe refresh, here’s Marie Claire’s edit of the best ways to indulge.
Here at Marie Claire HQ we’re constantly seeking out secret sales, new brands, fun events, exclusive beauty treatments and cool coffee table books. We also love updating our home with a cool new piece of pottery, art or a delicious new candle.
We’ve rounded-up all the coolest things to do, see and buy this week. There are new store openings, new fashion brands, A-list collaborations, grooming updates and generally gorgeous and useful things to know so that your downtime is as stylish as you are.
This is your ultimate shopping list, so check in with us every week so you can hit the shops fully informed on what’s new and cool each week. Click through to see our favourite picks…
Is this the perfect summer scent? Quite possibly. Orange Butterflies by Jo Loves is a crisp (neroli), fresh (orange blossom) and zingy (mandarin) and is the latest addition to our fragrance wardrobe.
These can be worn separately or together for impact, so it’s basically three rings in one which means, you’ve totally saved money here.
If you’re familiar with Launer, you’ll notice this is a mini version of the Traviata and is just divine. Launer has also just launched a customisation service where you can get creative with the colour and material of your choice.
We’re huge fans of the adidas Originals by Alexander Wang collections and always get excited when the new season drops.
The new wireless earphones from B&O Play are super comfy and stylish.
It’s all about collaborations this week and the Onia x We Wore What is just what we need for that poolside style upgrade.
How adorable is the Furla x Hello Kitty collaboration!
Wedding fever has swooped the nation and Cutler and Gross have curated a Wedding selection to celebrate.
Might this be the perfect addition to your holiday wardrobe? We think so…
A sophisticated salon alternative if roughing it at a festival isn’t your thing, the Moet Summer House will be a hive of food, drink and cultural happenings, including a poetry reading with Greta Bellamacina, a Sunday roast from Jason Atherton and a live podcast session with Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes of The High Low. Plus (we assume) lots of champagne.
Starting 8th June – sign up for complimentary membership at www.moetsummerhouse.com
The SIES MARJAN x Net-A-Porter collaboration is to die for, and this blazer is on our shopping list.
Radley has created the London’s Calling collection to celebrate the Royal Wedding. The collection ranges from £14 to £249 and is super cute.
The super clean and Vegan (yes, that’s right) fragrance is actually pretty darn special. Expect fresh, slighty powdery and green floral notes on a musky base – it’s dreamy and the compliments have come in thick and fast.
Is this the perfect summer dress? Probably.
Smythson has recreated a 1920s Smythson wedding card and is inviting customers in to leave a handwritten note to the Royal couple before the cards are specially bound and delivered as a gift.
The cards will be in store until the 20th May and are in the following stores:
New Bond Street, London. Sloane Street, London. Madison Avenue, New York, World Trade Centre, New York.
We swear by Aromatherapy Associates, there’s never a moment that the magical vial of Instant Inner Strength isn’t in our bags, so when we heard about a new body wash range, we had to try it. Our favourite of the bunch is Relax which blends lavender and vetiver essential oils.
Ba&sh founders Barbara and Sharon hosted a summer party in Primrose Hill last night, with the likes of Lucy WilliamsDoina Ciobanu, The Collyer Twins, Alexa Coe, Julia Lundin, Kelly Eastwood, Petro Stofberg partying the night away in the brand’s gorgeous designs, naturally.
Renowned éclair specialist Maître Choux has launched limited edition éclairs inspired by the official Royal Wedding cake – a delicate and smooth cream of lemon and elderflower cream. Now available from both Maître Choux shops at £5.80 each, these éclairs will enable Londoners and all visitors who wish to delve into the regal celebration to get a notch closer to the royals.
Officially holiday ready thanks to these colourful pieces.
Levi’s is celebrating Levi’s® 501® Day with a collaboration with super cool stylist Karla Welch. As if your Levi’s couldn’t get any cooler. Shop it here.
From Thursday-Sunday, the Kurt Geiger flagship store in Covent Garden is celebrating the Royal wedding with a host of daily activities including beauty treatments, and floral workshops with Plantery. Divine.
Running from 21st May to 26th May in collaboration with RHS, the floral festival is back with over 60 shops, restaurants and hotels creating incredible floral installations extending the Chelsea Flower Show out into the local neighbourhood.
This year’s theme is ‘Summer of Love’, inspired by the Royal Wedding and visitors can expect celebratory floral tributes across the area, including major installations from a ‘wedding breakfast’ pop-up on Sloane Square, to a giant floral wedding ring on Pavilion Road, and the opportunity to post your congratulations to the couple in the giant floral love heart on Duke of York Square, which will be delivered to the Palace.
Kate Spade’s Flagship Regent Street store continues its 25th anniversary celebrations by launching a confetti room that is pure Instagram gold. Just in time for the Royal wedding too.
Only VW could make us want to take up yoga this badly. Say hello to the sustainable, bio-degradable yoga mat that’s as stylish as it is ethically conscious.
We’re obsessed with dedicated lingerie brand ELSE’s new designs.
The perfect way to add a pop of colour to your outfit.
Our kind of memorabilia, only available in the London flagship store.
Chic British womenswear label Lisou has finally opened a gorgeous store in London (302 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2PS), and we’re here for it.
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