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…
MM6 Maison Margiela has recreated their iconic AIDS charity T-shirt (as a T-shirt but also reimagined as a bag) to support the renown French association aides, which features the text from the original T-shirt ‘THERE IS MORE ACTION TO BE DONE TO FIGHT AIDS THAN WEAR THIS T-SHIRT BUT IT’S A GOOD START’.
A contender for ‘The best hand cream in the world’ - no seriously, the original ointment has been re-worked to include an anti-bacterial component (Tea Tree, Manuka and Lemongrass oil).
We love the raw cut hem on this denim jacket by way of L’Agence.
Here’s another reason to hit the shops, Alexander McQueen has just unveiled its new flagship store on Old Bond Street. Set over three floors, expect to see all the beautiful pieces from current season to archive and ever-changing store detailing that is inspired by each collection all curated by the brands creative director Sarah Burton in collaboration with the architect Smiljan Radic.
27 Old Bond Street, London
It’s officially bath season and these luxurious bath salts which include palo santo are the perfect way de-stress, smooth skin and to seriously up your soak game.
The perfect way to add a pop of colour to your January wardrobe.
Planning a staycation? Head to Dunsley Hall, a haven on the North Yorkshire Coast near Whitby built as s shipbuilders retreat. Think cosy rooms with four poster beds and sprawling lawns and grounds with views of Sandsend beach with Brunswick bay onto a short stroll away.
Dunsley Hall, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Y021 3TL
Bath has a new beauty destination. Aesop has just opened its first signature store in Bath, which was designed in collaboration with artists JamesPlumb. As you can probably expect, it's a super smart and sophisticated retail space full of the best and most covetable products. Make sure you check out the dreamy (and instaworthy) sink basins; they were sculpted from stone found in the basement of the building.
Aesop Bath, 16 New Bond Street, Bath, BA1 1BA.
(Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 18:00. Sunday 11:00 - 17:00)
Invited to a New Year’s Eve party but not sure what to wear? Swarovski have all the statement party pieces you need, perfect for jazzing up an LBD.
We’ve found the perfect NYE’s dress, courtesy of Gigi Hadid’s favourite brand.
Arket has just launched an impressive cookbook which includes tonnes of brilliant recipes by chef Martin Berg. Super cool and covetable - it’s definitely one for the Christmas list.