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 watching:
HURT BY PARADISE, a film by Greta Bellamacina.
‘HURT BY PARADISE’, Greta Bellamacina’s directorial debut. Already making waves on the film circuit, Hurt by Paradise was shot with a budget of £75,000 and has been nominated for several awards including Best British Feature Film at Edinburgh and Best UK Feature Film at Raindance.
The story of Celeste, a single mother a aspiring poet struggling to get her first book published has been expertly crafted for the screen. The casting alone is one reason to check it out, everyone from Jaime Winstone to Camilla Rutherford make an appearance and makes the first cinema role for Tanya Burr, a longtime friend of Marie Claire.
This week we’re loving:
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As bars and restaurants re-open and in celebration of Recycle Week, Bombay Sapphire invites gin enthusiasts and art lovers alike to join artist and marbling extraordinaire Zeena Shah at The Hoxton to master the art of marbling on the iconic Bombay Sapphire bottle – why throw your bottle away when you can renew its vigour and give it a new lease of life? The two sessions take place on Weds 23rd and Thurs 24th at 6pm. Book your tickets here.
Amazon Fashion has teamed up with London Fashion Week on a capsule of gorgeous designer pieces such as this Preen dress.
Pair this on-trend shirt with boyfriend jeans and chunky boots.
The latest collaboration by way of J Brand and Halpern is a capsule collection of dreams and can be found firmly on our Wishlist. Think J BRAND washes with a heady dose of glamour a la Halpern.
Flannels have created with David Bailey for the latest in-store exhibition and are displaying over 50 of David Bailey’s unseen oil paintings are on display not only inside but also the wrap-around digital screen on the exterior of the FLANNELS flagship Oxford Street store.
This collection includes handcrafted ceramic mugs, luxurious linen bathrobes, cosy slippers and so much more, all influenced by Tan’s love of interiors, impeccable style, and appreciation of everyday indulgences. Tan’s signature knack for integrating both masculine and feminine elements is reflected across all of the 18 bespoke pieces, brought to life by a curated group of 13 brilliant Etsy sellers based in the United Kingdom, US and Canada.
We're in love with Baukjen's new luxurious silk scarves, available in two digitally printed motifs that will elevate even the simplest of outfits.
Cult jewellery brand Missoma has launched a digital layering lab so you can mix and match its necklaces to create the perfect combination for you. The possibilities are endless.
Another reason to obsess over Loewe - there are now candles. With some seriously divine scents - this one captures the vivacity of coriander perfectly - and a striking design, these are super covetable.
Capturing the quintessential spirit of Giorgio Armani, the New Normal collection is full of luxe fabrics and classic and clean silhouettes. We’re particularly enamoured with this long wool cardigan which would fit seamlessly in our wardrobe - we’re pretty certain of it.
The Bianca bottoms aka the perfect party pants come in several colour ways, our favourites being the Two-Tone (Amber and Ruse) and the Iridescent Jade. Good luck trying to decide on which pair to purchase.
The new go-to online beauty destination for black women and women of colour is here. Expect the very best curation of everything from haircare to spf and skincare.
A chic transitional cover up from Alexa Chung and Barbour.
If you’re heading to Bicester Village, head straight to Soho Home for some serious interior beauty. The first standalone store open to everyone outside of their Soho House locations, this is sure to be your new must-visit store.
Green is everywhere at the moment - including watches.
Kenzo’s first sportswear collection under the direction of Felipe Oliveira Baptista has dropped. The collection features everything from dress to jackets with strong graphic design and technical materials and the unmistakable spirit of Kenzo. We’ll be wearing this sweatshirt dress pretty much as soon as we can get our hands on it.
The perfect hoodie made from innovative fabric - pretty stylish too. Worn with the patching pants makes the perfect combination.
We’re obsessed with the new Furla campaign. The campaign stars Great Ferro and was photographed by Giampaolo Sgura
You can’t go wrong with the classic silhouette.
Channel your inner LA girl, you know, laid back and super cool in this printed dress.
An architectural work that has stood the test of time, an eternal symbol of the New Look, the Bar jacket sealed Christian Dior's success in 1947, when it appeared in his first haute couture collection. At the Fall-Winter 2020-2021 show, the opening look was none other than this emblematic piece, revisited by Maria Grazia Chiuri in a new knit version.
Daphine looks to bring a sense of celebration to the newest pieces in the collection with mood lifting jewellery that still champions sustainability, classic pieces and slow fashion. This drop is full of jewels that act as little festivities to add to your outfit, your day and your mood. The Gisele ring in particular is a classic in the making.
It's been 25 years since Ada Masotti first designer her first MAISON pieces for La Perla (and 65 years since the brand was launched). To celebrate, the iconic lingerie label is hosting a digital Villa La Perla experience, and launching a beautifully crafted Maison Rainbow collection that embodies female empowerment. Shop it now.
Anni Lu's AW20 collection is inspired by long walks along the Danish shore, the rolling of waves and the crisp breeze from the sea, as well as the peace of mind that comes to you whilst strolling down the beach searching for treasures.
Avail, the social shopping app that champions over 150 local, independent fashion brands has launched its first remote runway, which is entirely shoppable from the comfort of your living rooms. This includes UK brands such as Rixo, Georgia Hardinge, De La Vali, Belize, Roop, Paper London, Pair of Peaches, and more.
The Avail app also allows you to follow curators for sartorial inspirations. These curators are known within their own local networks and appreciated for their particular sense of style, including Monikh Dale, Lucy Alston, Anna Wink, Nicole Huisman, Milla Loud to name a few.
Della-Vite, meaning ‘of the vine’ is the first joint venture between Chloe, Poppy and Cara Delevingne and was born from many shared happy experiences as sisters - from family get-togethers, long lunches with friends to festivals - that were forged over glasses of Prosecco. A rare combination of sophistication and lightness, each Della Vite wine has a distinct and complex flavour profile, delicate in both colour and taste.
‘I Made This For You’ is a British feature film that tackles mental health, depression and suicide head on. To highlight World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September, the film will be available to watch for free for a month on YouTube until World Mental Health Day on October 10th. Director Cristian Solimeno also created the #imadethisforyou campaign, inviting people to take a moment out from their lives to try and make something for someone who is going through a hard time and share these acts of kindness for the week of World Suicide Prevention Day.
Step into the new season in style with Essen.
Can we just avert your attention to the latest Belstaff campaign featuring none other than James Norton. Photographed by Blair Getz Mezibov, the campaign depicts a brooding Norton wearing Belstaff’s built for life icons, including the New Milford coat and iconic shearling. The partnership is scheduled to continue with a selection of limited edition jackets, co-designed by Norton no less. If there’s ever a time to borrow from the boys then make it a classic by way of Belstaff.
Introducing Emma Willis' Autumn 20 collection for Next, featuring transitional and easy-to-wear pieces, including a gorgeous camel coat, a button-down utility dress and of course, classic co-ords.
New lifestyle brand Arddun Stores has launched its first concession in Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge. After many years working in the luxury sector of the fashion industry, agency founder Joe Petchelco launched Arddun Stores in 2020. Driven by his passion for sourcing new brands, Joe has worked to curate an edit of independent names across lifestyle, fashion and beauty that will seem both familiar yet new, all with a considered design and sustainable credentials. The brands share a soft easy colour palette that allow them to be integrated and mixed to suit individual style.
More than luxury in a box, Cohorted is the UK's number one PPE subscription service. Their Essentials Kit containa a month’s supply of essential items and the premium aftercare you need to keep your skin glowing and feeling healthy. Think, reusable, breathable, dust repellent non-medical face masks, hydrating face masks and hand sanitisers. Subscribe for £9.99 per month (global shipping available)
A new brand, developed by Tom Daxon. This is where fine fragrance meets cosmetics through a sustainable lens, so expect hand wash and hand cream that not only cares for your skin but smells pretty great too.