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…
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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…
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
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.
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.
The puffball sleeve detailing keep the silhouette fresh and modern. We’re into it.
Irina Shayk is the face of the Spring Summer 2020 Furla campaign photographed by Giampaolo Sgura.
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.
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.
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.
This super chic pinstripe trench is the missing piece of your wardrobe.
Wardrobe staples from sustainable brand Jean & Temple don’t come much chicer than this roll neck sweater.
Harvey Nichols has launched a luxury re-commerce site, Re-SEE, offering a mix of rare vintage clothing and accessories available exclusively at the Knightsbridge flagship. Key pieces at the Re-SEE x Harvey Nichols corner include a selection of vintage Hermès bags and scarves, beautiful ‘70s Saint Laurent peasant blouses and ensembles, ‘90s Alaïa bodycon dresses, Gucci by Tom Ford, iconic vintage Dior Logo bags, Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière and Céline by Phoebe Philo. Prices start from £220.
Back by popular demand, this STAUD dress, which the Duchess wore on her royal tour of Africa is perfect for summer.
The objective of Browzzin is to help anyone who loves fashion to earn an income through social commerce. The more you post your IG images and allow the app to use them, the higher your earning potential. Every uploaded shot becomes a shop-able billboard, making the consumer and the user the content maker.
As a user you don't have to do anything, you simply allow the app to use your IG imagery, the AI technology finds and tags the product.
Launching this Sunday, Parisian brand Sézane’s new denim collection is a completely re-imagined and eco-friendly on their first pair of jeans (which was so popular it sold over 7,500 pairs a day). The new production process uses 83% fewer chemicals than traditional methods and every pair is composed of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, or green, synthetic alternatives.
Sandra Hagelstam has relaunched her website as a one stop digital platform and resource for designer shoes.
STEE has launched its iconic Neo ring bag in a host of new colour ways, exclusively at Selfridges, in-store and online. We’re backing this gorgeous orange style.