The ultimate wish list...
What better time is there to explore all the latest stylish launches and new happenings than at the weekend?
So, without further adieu allow us to introduce: hot list. Whether it’s some much-needed pampering, a quick interiors update or a wardrobe refresh, weekends are all about indulging in some ‘me-time’.
Here at Marie Claire HQ we’re constantly seeking out secret sales, new brands, 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.
This is your ultimate weekend shopping list, so check in with us every Friday so that you can hit the shops fully informed on what’s new and cool each week. Click through to see our favourite picks for the Hot List this week…
Meet Acephala, our new favourite brand. Think well constructed separates; everything from statement T-shirts, reworked Japanese denim, slouchy virgin wool knits and the perfect suits-everything-trousers.
Head to Corrigan’s Mayfair, for a traditional Irish menu with a luxurious twist. Think bacon with truffle and cabbage and Guinness tart with whiskey cream. The drinks menu is just as luxe with a bespoke cocktail featuring a mixture of Middleton Very Rare premium Irish Whisky topped up with Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs.
Bodyism and Emilia Wickstead have joined forces to deliver a uniquely feminine, stylish and functional activewear collection, named after celebrity fans such as Sienna Miller and Liv Tyler.
Introducing ESPIE ROCHE, the new leather goods house born in Florence, crafting exquisite bags and accessories. Founded by an Australian-born team of Hermione Espie Underwood and twins Airlie and Alexandra Roche Hamilton, the brand is all about beautifully constructed, functional and timeless bags.
This East London pub is celebrating its Irish roots by teaming up with Teeling to create a selection of special whiskey cocktails including the “revivial” which features Calvados, apple and ginger ale for a refreshing kick. Meanwhile, Oyster Boy will be on hand shucking out complimentary oysters whilst the England vs Ireland rugby match will be on the screens. Plus afterwards, there will be music from Drew McConnell, bass guitarist for Babyshambles and Liam Gallagher.
Visit the pop-up getaway shop, exclusively in Selfridges, which will carry a selection of holiday pieces including the classic Tory Burch tunic which you can customise by adding your initials.
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United Colors of Benetton’s new flagship store has finally been unveiled on Oxford Street in London. Designed entirely by Benetton retail design department and furnished with natural materials such as wood, iron and stone, the 1,500 square meter store goes beyond the traditional shop concept to offer an ultimate brand experience.
Next week on the 20th (the first official day of Spring) London’s St Christopher’s Place will celebrate the new season by showcasing a multi-dimensional, captivating digital film installation by renowned floral designer Flora Starkey. The film, ‘Spring Rites’, will celebrate the magic and beauty of flowers on the equinox and will be displayed on metre screens in the St Christopher’s Place piazza for all to see.
The multi-dimensional masterpiece builds upon the momentum of St Christopher’s garden, which will be the third spring showcase from the destination. The newly concepted film documents the magic and enhancements of flowers from seedlings to bloom and will run from 20-25 March.
Centre:mk in Milton Keynes this weekend is launching Style Fest – 3 days celebrating fashion, beauty and lifestyle – three days of catwalk shows, beauty demonstrations, panel talks, and seminars from an impressive line-up encompassing fashion, beauty and wellbeing, all free of charge. Click below for the full schedule.
Next time you’re in Soho, make sure you head to the new R.M Williams store. We’re loving the new ‘Burnished Collection’ where Italian dye is applied by hand followed by hours or polishing and buffing which results in the most beautiful tonal transition.
43 Berwick St, Soho, London W1F 8SB
The sunglass collaboration you’ve all been waiting for has landed. Say hello to the limited edition Off-White™ x Sunglass Hut collaboration, which offers three extra thick acetate styles, with a clear inspiration from the ’80s. Pre-order your pair now.
Stay connected in style with Kate Spade’s new touchscreen smartwatch.
Introducing the new Mulberry belt bag – a belted tote influenced by the silhouette and attitude of Burberry’s trench coats – as revealed on the runway at the Burberry February 2018 show in London, and as seen on Naomi Watts, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Zendaya Coleman and Kate Mara.
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