Here’s what’s new in your favourite stores and online this week
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.
Calvin Klein, Bra talk
Calvin Klein has launched #CKunfiltered: Bra Talk, a YouTube mini-series and has everything you need to know about bras from how to measure your bra size to signs of an ill-fitting bra.
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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…
With the second lockdown in full swing MADE.COM have created a virtual Amsterdam Apartment beautifully furnished with the brands latest and most coveted collections. You can take a tour of the space, viewing the three key trends The New Soft (lounge), Luxe Maximalist (bedroom) and Nordic Move On (living and dining rooms). With an augmented reality filter on Instagram you can, using selfie mode, place yourself into the rooms.
Apply code 'BF40' at the checkout to save up-to 40% on selected full priced items. Offer ends at midnight on the 30th November.
Save 15% across all beauty at Harvey Nichols with code 'HNBEAUTY15' until midnight on the 16th November. Think Charlotte Tilbury sets, beauty advent calendars and Hourglass' vegan brushes.
French actor and Louis Vuitton ambassador Léa Seydoux embodies this new collection and jumps into a fantasy illusion where clubs bloom, spades pierce, diamonds sparkle, and the almighty heart reigns.
Through a transversal collection, Game On plays its ace on the House’s most iconic pieces including leather goods, ready-to-wear, shoes and accessories.
Game On Canvas sees the Monogram reinterpreted on a black or white background with contrasting colours of bright blue and poppy red - a tiny heart replaces the House’s signature blossom.
Get into the festive spirit with MATCHESFASHION's beautifully curated gift guide. Whether you're looking to treat a loved one, or yourself, there's something for everyone. From, 'feel-good-fashion' and 'rich comforts' to 'iconic pieces.'
Designed by Laura, the limited edition capsule is inspired by her love of vintage fashion, photography and film. The capsule evokes a feeling of nostalgia, taking inspiration from across the decades. The edit of five dresses, a jumpsuit and a velvet pant suit are crafted in luxurious and contemporary fabrics and styles and very much emulate Laura’s signature style. And most importantly, The Outnet will be donating a percentage of retail proceeds to Save the Children from the sales of the capsule, with Laura being a long standing ambassador.
Get into the holiday mood with Fendi’s new collection, dedicated to the most sparkling and wonderful time of the year. The brand’s iconic FENDI Roma logo becomes the protagonist of a collection, including women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories, designed to bring a touch of urban sophistication to the winter wardrobe.
LOEWE presents a seasonal collection inspired by the late American artist Ken Price, known for his brightly coloured ceramic sculptures. Motifs from the La Palme, Easter Island, LA Series and Happy ́s Curios are featured in the LOEWE collection, interpreted as prints, allover prints, intarsia and leather marquetry, unfolding on pieces of clothing as well as leather accessories.
Skechers have dropped their latest collection in time for the holidays and they’re the perfect statement trainers.
Virtualtrips is a dedicated live-streaming platform that offers raw, human-centric tours of interesting places, broadcast in real time by expert local guides. With more than 80 tours across 15 locations and counting, people can ‘travel’ together to Venice, explore Yellowstone National Park, and make it back in time to see the street art in Melbourne – all in the same day. The best bit? All the tours are FREE.
Filmed with real-life families and a socially distanced crew during lockdown, the Christmas campaign focuses on festive, family-focused photography and video to showcase the best of Boden’s ranges.
To mark what would have been the renowned photographer’s 100th birthday at the end of October, Wolford has released three limited-edition t-shirts printed with archive Helmut Newton photographs featuring Wolford products that have graced billboards and art galleries around the world.
Introducing the Holiday 2020 Collection by ANINE BING, designed in collaboration with Danish supermodel and photographer Helena Christensen. Inspired by Christensen’s iconic ’90s style, the collection embodies an edgy feel with a touch of festive allure perfectly suited for holiday. Day-to-night pieces are elevated with novelty details inspired by the decade, while remaining timeless and wearable enough to return to season after season.
Seasonless, long-lasting, design-led denim made using recycled materials and circular production methods define seventy + mochi. The label is a tribute to family and community, to traditional craftsmanship and working women and is dedicated to championing marginalised communities by providing unbiased, equal employment and collaborating with female entrepreneurs and social enterprises to uplift each other in the united goal to do kinder business.
Smythson have collaborated with the Rare Tea Company on a luxury tea set that’s the perfect Christmas present.
Designed to highlight the plight of our oceans. Vivienne Westwood x Eastpak’s debut collaboration is crafted solely from the very plastic bottles which pollute our oceans. Entirely sustainably made, the spacious five-style collection is adorned with playful marine life with ‘SAVE OUR OCEANS’ screen-printed (in an eco-friendly fashion that uses no water) across the front.
NET-A-PORTER is excited to announce a new virtual experience within Animal Crossing: New Horizons, allowing guests to explore the new NET-A-PORTER island from the comfort of their home. Teaming up with local visual artist, Kara Chung and creative agency, WeSuperseed, NET-A-PORTER will be celebrating the launch with five pieces of avatar outfits inspired by the exclusive Isabel Marant FW20 capsule collection which will be available for guests to purchase at NET-A-PORTER.
On visiting the NET-A-PORTER island, guests will be able to experience attractions that echo the contemporary feel of the real-life NET-A-PORTER Headquarter in London, UK, such as the monochromatic palette, white bespoke furnishings in the spacious reception area, the photography studio, an editorial room featuring some of the most memorable PORTER covers.
COS who have recently partnered with the Aid by Trade Foundation to launch a new cashmere collection certified by The Good Cashmere Standard. The Good Cashmere Standard signifies sustainably certified cashmere from farms where goats are treated responsibly, the environment is protected and the social, ecological, and economic living conditions of farmers and their families are respected. As the increase in popularity of cashmere has led to issues with overgrazing and an increased risk of desertification, the Good Cashmere Standard focuses on the production of cashmere which is 100% traceable to inner Mongolia, China.
The new collaboration between fashion favourite Jacquemus and ceramicist queen Daphne Leon is high on our Christmas wish list.
Cult New Zealand label Paris Georgia has launched at Browns and we couldn’t be more excited. The two empowering young designers create womenswear that is inspired by the women who wear it, creating pieces that celebrate the female form. Two of their main inspirations behind the brand, their mothers, Paris and Georgia have transformed the staple, creating striking and eternal pieces.
Developed by ghd’s leading UK Research and Development lab in Cambridge in conjunction with top physicists, engineers and styling professionals, the new ghd helios hairdryer is lighter and faster for ultra-powerful drying and ultimate styling control.
This holiday season, CHANEL invites you to discover 5 essentials for a perfuming ritual revolving around its most iconic fragrance, N°5. CHANEL has elevated the abstract scent of N°5 with 5 new textures for the body, 5 ways to wear fragrance to intensify your trail and 5 ways to leave your mark.
Manchester-based sustainable and social activism brand; TOMORROW, introduce their latest 'Movement For Black Lives' collection, which sees them team up with two US-based artists for a capsule where 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Black Lives Fund.
Taking utility surplus clothing as it’s starting point - the uniform of choice of renegades and rebels and now part of our daily life - the Zara SRPLS Fall collection takes a sharp, more tailored approach, with a strong focus on perfecting the design of each piece and a neutrality that serves as a canvas for the wearer’s character.
Created by Hedi Slimane, author of the private collection of perfumes Maison Christian Dior in 2004, the new collection draws its know-how from French high perfumery, in keeping with the tradition of the ‘couturier parfumeur’. The Celine Haure Parfumerie collection is comprised of 11 perfumes, nine are available now. This coffret miniature is a lovely introduction to them.
With a sleek and stylish design, it easily and securely attaches to the air vent to enhance every journey. Choose from three Refills to use with the Car Diffuser. Available separately, they effortlessly slide in to utilise the natural air flow in the vehicle and release fragrance. For more active diffusion, the Car Diffuser can also be used in conjunction with the air conditioning system. Available scents include lime basil & mandating and wood sage & sea salt.
Lacoste and National Geographic have together created a capsule collection dedicated to and in celebration of the natural world. The collection spotlights four key animals and these prints are featured across a wide range of product categories from padded jackets and polo shirts to bags, trainers and underwear. The collection is also fully certified as sustainable and eco-responsible.
Two luxurious coffrets inspired by the Dior art of living have been released in time for Christmas, available in the scents Ambre Nuit (musky amber and Turkish rose) and Lucky (lily of the valley). Each coffret includes a fragrance, candle, soap and body cream.
Produced as part of the collection and 'Call me anything but Ordinary' campaign are limited edition APOTHEM x The Connor Brothers 10% CBD DAY DROPS. 30% of the profits go to CALM, funding more than 8 potentially life-saving calls.
Modern European restaurant Bluebird has introduced a new seasonal menu for the colder months, under new Executive Chef, Henrik Ritzén. 'Expect the well rooted Bluebird classics to remain in one form or another whilst also adding an array of my own flare and personality to the menu’.
New Cheshire-based candle company Cutch has launched a range of natural soy wax, hand poured, luxury scented candles, with their Self Embrace candle (Eucalyptus, Bergamot, Rosemary, Lavender and Patchouli among other notes) carrying an original Cutch Embrace illustration and representing the power of healing and self-care.
Ultra-feminine contemporary womenswear brand Needle & Thread has officially launched a knitwear collection, including jumpers, capes and cardigans in luxe yarns and merino wool. Expect classic frill and scallop details!
Hollywood actor and life-long traveller Rashida Jones has teamed up with global lifestyle brand AWAY to launch a new collaboration. The Away by Rashida Jones collection is inspired by her unique experience with the outdoor environment, coming as belted bags, duffles and luggage.