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 week we’re loving:
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…
Get the iconic Cassette bag in the most brilliant hue of red, which, in our opinion, is quite frankly the perfect as a Chinese New Year gift.
Celebrate Chinese New Year the right way by trying the bespoke menu at Park Chinois packed with signature dumplings, delicious dishes and cocktails. For that real New Year feeling, expect a spectacular abundance of live performances throughout the restaurant for a truly unforgettable evening.
The Chinese New Year menu will be available from 22nd January - 2nd February.
Park Chinois, 17 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8EA
With celebrity fans that include Emma Watson and Meghan Markle, Kimai uses lab-grown diamonds and recycled jewellery to create some truly stunning pieces. Exclusive to to Browns Fashion, we’re already obsessed by Kimai and have our eye on this diamond drop earring.
You’ve probably seen these jumpers all over your IG feed and on one super stylish Mr Styles. We’re into it.
Now you can carry your phone in the iconic Loewe elephant shape.
It’s been 50 years since the iconic Adidas Superstar was created and with countless celebrity fans, from Run DMC to Damon Albarn, Gigi Hadid and Victoria Beckham, the classic and timeless shape that comes in several variations is still as stylish today more than ever.
It’s no secret that we are obsessed with Arket, we’re literally in there every week. So, the arrival of their new running collection with everything from running bra’s to leggings has obviously got us excited.
To celebrate Chinese New Year, Etro have created a capsule collection featuring Jerry of Tom & Jerry fame.
Whilst the Volumising & Moisturising lip gel is *technically* for the boys we will take a product that promises lips looking plumped and firmer, anyday.
We’re quite taken with the classic shape with stylish sole.
Coach’s campaign for Spring 2020 stars award-winning actor, singer, producer and new face of Coach Jennifer Lopez in her first campaign for the house and global face of Coach menswear, actor and producer Michael B. Jordan, the campaign tells the story of authentic self-expression through the lens of its powerful cast.
The gorgeous Lumber collection stays true to the brand’s traditional romantic inspiration whilst taking its personalised storytelling codes to new and mysterious heights.
For SS20, the high street brand is launching a recycled leather handbag collection (available from February). It has been crafted from natural leather fibres from un-used off-cuts and French Connection is the first UK fashion retailer to utilise this recycling process. Prices start at £100.
For SS20, HUGO releases a new ‘HUGO Loves Bowie’ capsule inspired by David Bowie’s Berlin trilogy, for men and women. Think T-shirts featuring iconic album artwork and slogan caps in a signature palette of black, white, and red all while paying tribute to the late singer and his inimitable style.
You can now have breakfast at Tiffany’s IRL thanks to the arrival of the new Tiffany Blue Box Cafe in Harrods. The cafe will be located on the lower ground floor of the iconic London department store and Tiffany's famous shade of blue will be infused throughout, mirroring the Blue Box Cafe in the Tiffany Flagship store on Fifth Avenue, New York. It opens 15th February.
Wardrobe staples from sustainable brand Jean & Temple don’t come much chicer than this roll neck sweater.
Irina Shayk is the face of the Spring Summer 2020 Furla campaign photographed by Giampaolo Sgura.
This super chic pinstripe trench is the missing piece of your wardrobe.
The Colville SS20 collection is full of stand out pieces and we’ve fallen for this layered-bodice dress. The two bodices in differing necklines elevate this dress to future cult classic status. Team with trainers and T-shirt to nail that cool-girl insouciance or heels and statement jewellery for chic cocktail attire.
Head to Zizzi this January to try out the limited edition dishes featuring tasty plates like Vegan Pumpkin & Sage Tortelloni and Molten Chocolate Fudge Pudding.
Say goodbye to hidden booking fees and hello to member points thanks to Safara the clever new travel platform.
Founded by Maya Poulton and Joey Kotkins two entrepreneurs with an extensive knowledge of various sectors including travel and technology, using Safara converts hidden fees into points that can be used to put towards your next booking. You can even earn points on your work travel that enable you to travel for free or upgrade your personal travel plans.
A yearly membership will cost you £175 which you’ll make up in no time to start saving on all your travel. Sign up for a free trial to give it a go…
Replay hosted a party night last for the launch of a new capsule collection in collaboration with Paris Saint Germain and everyone from Joan Smalls to Shanina Shaik was there. The 11 piece collection sees everything from shirts to jackets being re-worked.
Add an element of fun into your wardrobe by way of the new Kipling and Pacman collaboration.
Carlings have just launched the first augmented reality T-shirt featuring 20 statements during the launch phase.
This is the second time the two brands have collaborated on a collection. Think Japanese denim that marries the workwear functionality and forward thinking design of both brands.
Make sure you drop by the Alexander McQueen store on Old Bond Street to check out the rather fabulous installation, Roses. The centrepieces are two finale pieces one designed by Sarah Burton for AW19 and the other by Lee Alexander McQueen for SS07.
Alexander McQueen, 27 Old Bond Street
We’re desperate for a break and its only the second week back at work. Until then, we will be pretending to be the girls of the ACK SS20 campaign.