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…
For autumn 2019 Weekday has collaborated with Lee to create a 22 piece collection. Weekday delved into Lee's 130 year old archive finding inspiration from the brands workwear heritage.
Bored of endless scrolling looking for the clothing cornerstones of your wardrobe? TBC (To Be Created) is a new styling service that has curated the ultimate wardrobe in 27 pieces only and all shoppable online now. From the dream leather jacket to the work pant that will work as hard as you do.
Eyeko's new Define It Brow Pencil makes light work of sparse-looking brows. Available in three shades with a super-precise tip, the dual-ended pencil also comes with that all-important spoolie, so you can brush through and shape your arches to perfection.
If a seriously high-shine lip look is your thing, grab hold of Illamasqua's recent launch. Unsurprisingly loaded with pigment, think mirror shine that finishes off any look.
The ultimate in noise cancelling technology, this month we’ll be wearing our’s to drown out the commotion as we travel in between fashion shows.
Keep your travel game fresh with the latest collaboration between Away and FLOUR SHOP.
Want. Want. want.
With this rich chocolate heritage, Thorntons brings you a celebration of British tastes. Recipes created with selected ingredients and proudly crafted in the UK.
You can now get Botanic Lab straight to your door thanks to Deliveroo.
Channel your inner Mary Quant and get into these coloured tights by way of Heist.
Gin lovers, this one is for you. As part of The London Design Festival, ‘The Ginprint’ is an exclusive event celebrating the worlds best gin. Expect a gin masterclass led by some of London’s top bartenders and to learn everything gin related. Oh, and No.3 will be free flowing.
A lightweight serum that packs a big punch. We’ll be slathering Teoxane’s RHA serum to benefit from its hydrating and antioxidant properties.
You’ve got to head to the new Celine 103 Mount Street store for a lesson in polished Brutalist finery. Expect to see walls of mirror, sharp angles and super stylish furniture and new additions to the Celine Art Project. And of course the rather fabulous ready-to-wear and accessories including the new Triomphe Canvas collection featuring the iconic Celine monograph.
Celine, 103 Mount Street, Mayfair, W1K 2TJ
The iconic poppy gets the Jo Malone London treatment. Notes of blackcurrant add a crisp edge to the fresh poppy heart. We’ll be wearing ours layered with Lime, Basil and Mandarin for summer but will be switching things up with Dark Amber and Gingerlily for Autumn.
Shalom Harlow not only modelled by also creatively directed the new Equipment campaign and has pulled the looks (which will fit seamlessly into your wardrobe btw) off with aplomb.
VIU, the super cool Swiss brand, has opened doors to their first ever flagship London store. We’re obsessed with their glasses and will be heading straight there this weekend to pick up a pair (or two).
5 Upper James Street, W1F 9DG
Irina Shayk is the star of the new Calvin Klein UNLOCKED IN #MYCALVINS campaign.
The first ever sustainable shoe collection from ALDO includes a pair of recycled knit upper and algae foam outsole trainers. We’re into it.
The ultimate prairie dress.
That’s one way to make us want to hit the gym.
Learn to draw and colour in animals such as foxes, flamingoes and donkeys or even plants and flowers, with artist Melody Travers, who creates fun and vibrant artworks in simple shapes and bright colours. The event will take place on 1st October at London's Drink, Shop & Do near King's Cross Station. Tickets cost £25.
Your home will be left smelling elegant and fresh with this Ashley & Co diffuser. As well as Blossom & Gilt, there are 5 other beautifully-smelling scents to choose from. A 250ml bottle will diffuse for a significant amount of time, 4-6 months to be exact.
Happy X Nature, Kate Hudson’s clothing label, has launched within the Denim Studio on 3 at Selfridges. The sustainable label has over 35 options available to exclusively shop at Selfridges, from boho dresses to chic suits, with 50% of the collection using recycled materials. You can also shop the collection online.
Fragrance fans, this one is for you. It has been announced that Celine will be launching fragrance this year - a first for the brand. And, it seems we’re being spoiled as we can expect not one but 11 fragrances, all developed by Hedi Slimane and inspired by ‘personal interpretations of culture, memory and experience’.
Now, we’re yet to know about exact notes or what kind of scents to expect apart from that they are all imprints of ‘a powdery note’ and that there will be no distinction between traditional masculine and feminine notes, but we can almost guarantee we will be obsessed.
Quite frankly, we can't wait.
Fragrances will drop from Fall 2019 so stay tuned for all the updates.
There’s a reason this is their bestseller. If you’re after a radiant glow and protection in the form of antioxidants slather this oil over your face after cleansing.
We’re obsessed with the Arket AW19 denim campaign and particularly enamoured with these cropped white jeans which we’ll be wearing all the time.
Here’s another one to add to your Scandi Wishlist. Tekla, Copenhagen’s favourite home brand creates beautifully designed home fabric products, from bedding to towels. We’ll proudly be displaying this yellow ochre Octopus on every beach this summer.
The new Calvin Klein campaign has been shot by Theo Wenner and features IRL couples like Patrick Schwarzenegger and Abbey Champion and Iris Law and Jyrrel Roberts as well as key pieces with the iconic Calvin Klein logo.
We’ll most likely be wearing the Fritz sunglasses from Moscot, pictured here in their new AW campaign lensed by Richard Choi for the entire weekend, preferably in Butterscotch.
We’re into the new ellesse campaign featuring a host of big names of Raleigh Ritchie, Princess Nokia and Margaret Zhang.
Audible is launching a unique interactive exhibition bringing to life short stories from the likes of Liv Little, Daisy Johnson and Eimear McBride. Expect to see Insta-worthy art alongside sound and interactive displays.
The exhibition is open on Friday 30th August and Saturday 31st August.
A blend of pants (Rosemary, hops, ginseng and centella asiatica) leave skin feeling revitalised and hydrates. And, the bottle decorated by artist Elzbieta Radziwill is a real stunner too.
The premium range of skin care from Aesop is here. The Skin Care+ products are designed to deliver generous doses of vitamins C, E, B3 and B5. We’re using the Perfect Facial Hydrating Cream which leaves skin feeling replenished and smooth.