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Penguin brooch

E. Wolfe & Co Enamel and Gem-Set Penguin Brooch (2021), valued around £2,000-£3,000, bonhams.com

International auction house Bonhams is launching an exciting new sale on 1 December, titled London Jewels. Featuring 230 lots from luxury jewellers – including bracelets, brooches, rings and even vintage tiaras – the auction is hotly anticipated by collectors and fine jewellery enthusiasts alike. Lots are now open for bidding, so make sure to check out the catalogue to see if anything catches your eye.

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Lylie Electra Target Ring, £8,950, lylies.com

Thinking of popping the questions sometime soon? If your soon-to-be-fiance has a flair for big trends, then a target ring may just be the perfect ring to say ‘yes’ to. As the name implies, a target ring resembles a target, featuring a circular appearance with radiating concentric circles – and it’s shaping up to be one of the trendiest rings of 2023. As Eliza Walter, founder of female-run jewellery company Lylie, notes in our engagement ring trend forecast: ‘The craftsmanship involved in creating a target ring with hand cut coloured gemstones alongside beautiful ethical diamonds is so intricate; our clients really cherish the process of seeing their rings come together.’

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Woman at table building a Christmas wreath

Lucy Vail Floristry DIY Christmas Wreath Kit, £125, lucyvailfloristry.com

Want to stand out from the crowd when it comes to your Christmas decorating this year? Leave your own unique stamp by building your  Christmas wreath, with the help of Lucy Vail Floristry. Lucy’s DIY Christmas Wreath Kits are packed with dried British flowers from her very own flower farm, Floriston Flower Farm, and come with an easy to follow guide and how-to video where you can pick up the skills needed to build this year’s wreath (as well as next year’s). Speaking on her new range of wreaths, Lucy commented: ‘At Lucy Vail Floristry we pride ourselves in using as many British flowers as possible through the year and Christmas is no exception. All our wreaths feature surplus flowers from our flower farm in Suffolk which we have dried especially for the festive season.’

Green bottle with black pump

HEATH Men’s Shower Mask, £16, johnbellcroyden.co.uk

Men’s skincare brand HEATH takes a no-fuss, natural approach to grooming and wellbeing. The brand’s fast-acting shower mask, for example, promises a brighter complexion in under five minutes using a formula of azelaic acid, aloe vera and five AHAs from fruit acids. The gel-based face mask is activated by steam, and be used during your daily routine in the shower (meaning less faffing around at the sink in the morning).

Black slippers with zebras on the toes

Olivia von Halle Contessa Zebedee Velvet Slippers, £860, oliviavonhalle.com

Craving a casual vibe this Christmas? Then ditch the formalwear for something a little more comfortable this year. Rather than wriggle into tight dresses and glittery stilettos, we’re donning our favourite pyjamas (bonus points if festive-themed) and stepping into a luxe pair of slippers. Our pick for the celebrations is Olivia von Halle’s charming black velvet slippers, which feature the brand’s iconic zebra motif in understated sequins. Think fancy, but without any faffing about.

Giovanni Raspini ring

Giovanni Raspini Japan Cherry Blossom Ring, £680, giovanniraspini.com

Tuscan jeweller Giovanni Raspini has released a limited-edition collection of five opulent rings, all of which pay tribute to some of the planet’s most spectacular natural locations. This delicate Japan Cherry Blossom ring features two different silver finishes and is partly gilded in rose gold, as well as featuring no fewer than 13 gemstones: two pink natural pearls, five siamite stones in shades of pink, three black onyxes, and two quartz and pink mother-of-pearl doublets. The intensely pink centrepiece is a large navette-cut corundum.

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NEOM Christmas Wish Scented Candle, £48, neomorganics.com

Moody weather getting you down? Bring some warmth back into your home with a richly-scented Christmas candle, sure to give you a festive spring in your step and ignite some excitement for the upcoming celebrations. Our pick is NEOM’s Christmas Wish candle, which boasts a blend of madarin, cinnamon and tonka bean (alongside 10 other essential oils). This sweet-smelling candle will help create a calm and cosy space during the busy winter season.

Gold handbag

Tusting Hettie Handbag in Gold, £340, tusting.co.uk

This party season, the theme for any and all social occasion is standing out. Bring a little sparkle to your next soirée with Tusting’s gold Hettie handbag, made for nights out on the town. Following in the footsteps of the growing metallic partywear trend, the handbag is made from gold suede and can be worn as a glamorous party clutch, a hand-held mini bag or a snazzy shoulder-bag. This is a statement piece you’ll want to wear again and again. You can even it the perfect Christmas gift with Tusting’s personalisation services, which allow you to add a name, initial and even your own little message.

Brown tie with square pattern

Turnbull & Asser Tomorrow Never Dies Square Silk Tie as Seen on James Bond, £165, turnbullandasser.co.uk

In case you hadn’t heard, James Bond is celebrating a massive milestone this year, marking 60 years since the release of Dr No in cinemas. British shirt-maker Turnbull & Asser, known for kitting out 007 on his many big screen adventures, has launched a special limited edition collection in honour of the anniversary. The collection features a range of shirts, ties and pocket squares, many of which have been brought to life from the brand’s archives to recreate James Bond’s wardrobe. The tie we’ve picked out here, for example, is a recreation of the one worn by Bond in the 1997 film Tomorrow Never Dies, and uses the original patterns and receipts from the first design. A true piece of cinema costume history to be worn for special occasions.

White sunglasses

Moncler Lunettes Visseur Shield Sunglasses, £255, moncler.com

Jetting off for ski season soon? Feel like the most stylish speedster on the slopes with Moncler Lunette’s shield sunglasses, a gender neutral design featuring a white frame and mirrored lenses. Ideal for when you’re not speeding down the slopes (or traipsing back up them), these are the statement sunnies you’ll want to wear throughout winter (and long after the season ends).

Black shoes in dark room with 007 printed on the soles

Crockett & Jones 007 60th Anniversary Hamilton Black Calf Boot, £895, crockettandjones.com

This year marks 60 years since cinema-goers first saw Dr No, and were introduced to their soon-to-be favourite onscreen spy, James Bond. The 007 films have a huge legacy that goes well beyond the UK, with 25 films making it the longest running franchise in film history. To commemorate the anniversary, British shoe brand Crockett & Jones – one of the official partners of the franchise, having supplied boots for multiple Bond films – has dived into its 1962 catalogue to revive an classic Chelsea boot. The new boot features the 007 logo stamped on the soles, and comes in black and antique brown calf leather.

Grey sunglasses with crystal lining

Swarovski Statement Sunglasses in Grey, £400, swarovski.com

Hot off the back of its Christmas campaign with Bella Hadid, Swarovski has unveiled an exciting line of eyewear that will no doubt leave you feeling fabulous wherever you go. The new statement sunglasses are a Y2K, Gen Z dream, with new coloured lenses (the three colour ways are grey, pink and green) and matching crystal linings for a fresh, luxurious aesthetic.

Purple drop earrings

Humphrey Butler Antique Pair of Pink Topaz Tear-drop Ear-Pendants, £4,750, humphreybutler.com

Thinking about Christmas yet? Whether you’re planning gifts for family, friends or that special someone, shopping for others can be tricky. If it’s a show-stopping impact you want to make though, then why not go for a classic crowd-pleaser: jewellery. We’ve got our eye on these antique topaz earrings from Humphrey Butler, which are set in a pinched collet mount with a single pink topaz collet top in 9ct yellow gold. The perfect amount of sparkle for festive celebrations.

Illustrated Black History colourful book cover

Illustrated Black History by George McCalman (HarperCollins Publishers Inc), £27.60, whsmith.co.uk

While Black History Month may be coming to a close, it’s more imperative than ever that we continue to learn about and celebrate brilliant Black figures from the past –  and artist, graphic designer and author George McCalman has just released a book that can help you do just that. A collection of vibrant portraits and biographies spanning 145 Black heroes, Illustrated Black History is a gorgeous tribute to those who have shaped history through activism, science, politics, medicine and the arts. From singer Aretha Franklin and literary luminary James Baldwin to medical practitioner Vivien Thomas and documentarian Madeline Anderson, there’s plenty of histories inside that will leave you feeling inspired.

Man in orange corduroy trousers

New & Lingwood Rust Flat Front Corduroy Trousers, £245, newandlingwood.com

British menswear brand New & Lingwood has just dropped its AW22 collection (just in time for any Christmas gift plans you may be mulling over). A highlight of the new line is the brand’s range of corduroy trousers, which come in four shades: pink, blue, green and rust. Settle in to the autumnal weather with the latter, a gorgeous mix of rich reds and zesty oranges, that will add a little pop of colour on those rainy London days.

Tan and brown travel bag

Westley Richards Large Sutherland Bag in Safari and Mid Tan, £2,195, westleyrichards.com

Planning on jetting off soon for a little winter sun? Or working on your Christmas list? Either way, make sure you get to you next destination in style with this swish safari bag from Westley Richards. Featuring robust leather saddlery, solid brass fittings and multiple compartments, this is a hardy travel bag that will last a lifetime (and then some).

Gold medallion with thistle design

Goossens x Barrie Thistle Medal, £480, goossens-paris.com

Chanel Metiers d’Art Houses GOOSSENS and Barrie have teamed up for a capsule collection celebrating the craftsmanship of both brands. The collection, which features a selection of jewellery and knitwear, is described as an ‘exchange of signatures’ where the brands have reimagined each other’s iconic motifs. The result? A line of knitwear from Barrie featuring the 12 signs of the zodiac, and four medallions from GOOSSENS depicting a Scottish thistle, rose, bandana and a lion – a colllection as rich in iconography as it is in style.

Wine pourer and stopper with illustrated designs

Coravin x Keith Haring Timeless Six+ Artist Edition, £359.99, coravin.co.uk

Wine accessories brand Coravin has just unveiled a collaboration with American artist Keith Haring, which sees its Timeless Six+ Wine Preservation System reimagined in Haring’s signature doodle style. The system, which allows you to pull the cork on your favourite bottle now and then come back to it days (or even months) later, is a celebration of both brand and artist – and makes for an ideal piece of kit this party season.

Sunglasses

MaxMara Two-Tone Cat-Eye Sunglasses, £170, farfetch.com

Interested in catching some winter sun this year? Head off to the beach in style (and at the envy of all your friends) with this sleek pair of sunnies from MaxMara. With a classic cat-eye frame and trendy neutral colour palette, you’ll feel just as stylish as Audrey Hepburn as you lounge under the sun.

Gold hoops with blue flowers painted on them

Cece Jewellery 18ct Yellow Gold & Diamond Forget-Me-Not Wildflower Large Hoops, £13,950, cecejewellery.com

Bring a slice of summer with you this winter with Cece Jewellery’s latest drop, The Wildflower Collection, a collection of beautifully hand-enamelled hoop earrings featuring British wildflowers. Inspired by Cece’s childhood memories of growing up in the English countryside, the collection marks the brand’s first line of earrings and encompasses four designs: daisies, sweet-peas, forget-me-nots and wild ivy. Evoking the quintessential English garden, these nature-inspired jewellery pieces are bound to make you feel nostalgic for those warm summer evenings spent outdoors with family and friends.

Bottle of vidka with rocky background

Green Man Wildwood Vodka, £30, silentpooldistillers.com

Happy Friday! Get ready for the weekend with Silent Pool Distillers’ latest addition to its Green Man line. The new vodka comes in a 94% recyclable cardboard bottle, which uses 77% less plastic and has a carbon footprint 83% lower than a glass bottle. With base notes of tangy dandelion and a subtle bitterness from burdock root, the new vodka is best paired with salt-baked fish or fresh hors d’oeuvres.

Colourful baking hamper with bunting

Cath Kidston GBBO Pie Week Hamper, £95, cathkidston.com

Want to feel like a Star Baker? Get into the Bake Off spirit with Cath Kidston’s new baking hamper, which includes all of the equipment you’ll need to make your own Showstopper pie. Inside you’ll find a number of goodies decorated in a colourful hand-painted print depicting sweet treats and classic phrases from the show (as well as the iconic Paul Hollywood handshake), from mugs, apron and tea towels to recipe notebooks and that all-important pie dish. So, what are you waiting for? On your marks, get set, bake!

Bottle of Lallier champagne

Champagne Lallier Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne, £66.75, thewhiskyexchange.com

Have a reason to celebrate? Nothing quite gets the party going like a good glug of champagne, especially when those golden bubbles come from Lallier. This tipple boasts a floral and buttery flavour, made with Chardonnay grapes from Aÿ, France. Expects a heady aromatic mix of hawthorn, acacia, freshly-baked brioche, butter, hazelnut and praline, with undertones of lemon, yuzu, subtle minerals and ripe peaches to cut through the richness. Cheers!

Two pearl bracelets on neutral surface

Astley Clarke Double Chain Pearl Biography Bracelet in Yellow Gold Vermeil, £145, astleyclarke.com

British jewellery brand Astley Clarke has unveiled its new season, with a collection dedicated to the humble pearl. The brand, which is favoured by the likes of Taylor Swift, Lupita Nyong’o and Kate Middleton, has transformed one of its star pieces for the collection: the Biography bracelet. Now decorated with a string of pearls (in your choice of white or black), the bracelet will add a classy touch to any outfit – whether you’re in the office, out on the town or meeting up with friends.

Cream jumper

John Smedley Cornwall Jumper, £390, johnsmedley.com

British knitwear brand and Royal Warrant holder John Smedley has released a new, limited edition sweater that pays tribute to England’s farming traditions while utlising more eco-conscious production methods. A chunky fisherman-style knit, the sweater has been made using undyed yarns to highlight the beauty of our country’s natural resources – specifically the wool from Cheviot, Polled Dorset and Dorset Down sheep breeds. The sweater, which has been produced in a limited run of 150, can be tracked from farm to finished product (having travelled just 300 miles total) and has been made completely in the UK. ‘As a result of climate change, every business everywhere is now having to think hard about products and processes they create,’ said Ian Maclean MBE, managing director of John Smedley. ‘In our fashion industry we know that materials need to be developed that have a much lower negative impact on the planet. Radically shortening our supply chain, as we are doing for this project, is one way to experiment and develop new ways of thinking.’

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Naim For Bentley Mu-So Special Edition, £1,799, bentleymotors.com

Naim Audio has teamed up with esteemed car manufacturer Bentley on a new wireless speaker system. Whether you fancy listening to internet radio, streaming new releases or browsing through your own collection of digital singles, this speaker is built to deliver it all in clarity. A special edition version of Naim’s award-winning Mu-so 2nd Generation system, the speaker is as sleek as it is functional. Featuring a number of Bentley design cues, such as copper accents, lacquered Ayous wood and a recurring lattice pattern, the speaker is a blend of Naim’s excellent audio design and Bentley’s iconic visual DNA. Ideal for a stylish music experience like no other.

Face Gym Cheat Mask

FaceGym Cheat Mask, £65, facegym.com

The latest launch from pioneering beauty brand FaceGym (famous for its facial ‘workouts’) is Cheat Mask, a new overnight treatment which will ensure you wake up with visibly clearer and brighter skin. It contains ingredients which will help relieve congestion, reducing redness and blemishes, while keeping the skin barrier functioning at an optimal level. 

Smiley 50th anniversary 12on12 record

Smiley 50th anniversary 12on12 record, £44, available at Bicester Collection’s 11 Villages in Europe and China

The vinyl revival is upon us. Get involved by snapping up this limited edition 12 track, 12-inch vinyl, emblazoned with the original artworks of André Saraiva and his contemporary reimagination of the iconic Smiley. On the disc? A curated selection of upbeat, positive, happy electronica that will get you pumped for party season. Aside from feel-good music, your feel-good-factor comes in the form of 100% of proceeds being donated directly to Bicester Village’s DO GOOD charity partner(s), Brides do Good, IntoUniversity, SmartWorks, and World Connect.

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Champagne Bollinger 007 60th Anniversary Jeroboam Set (Numbered Edition), £7,000, 007store.com

The iconic James Bond films turn 60 this year, and what better way to celebrate than with a tipple? Champagne Bollinger, a long-standing partner of the 007 franchise, has selected a 2007 vintage to mark the occasion. Inspired by the opening sequence of 1962’s Dr. No, the limited edition Cuvée has been decorated with colourful dots and is presented in a special Globe Trotter case. Available in a limited run, each set has been numbered one through 25 in a nod to the 25 James Bond films that have been released over the last six decades. The set was unveiled yesterday at the Sixty Years of James Bond Auction at Christie’s London, and is a real collectors’ item for fans of the legendary spy.

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Barbour x Brompton Reversible Fold Quilted Jacket, £229, barbour.com

As we noted in our recent news piece, ‘Barbour has teamed up once again with the UK’s largest bike manufacturer, Brompton Bicycle, to showcase the best of British via a capsule clothing range. Designed with the joy of the journey in mind, cycling enthusiasts have been treated to a line that consists of jackets, t-shirts, bags and a special edition bike.’ One of our heroes from the collection is this reversible quilted jacket, which can be worn casually during the daytime and then reversed for visibility at nighttime. Take a look inside the full collection here.

Green toi et moi ring

LOEV Toi et Moi Green Enamel Asscher Ring, £4,411, loevjewelry.com

Launched earlier this year, Swiss jewellery brand LOEV is setting out to become a leading sustainable jeweller. Its unisex collections are inspired by vintage designs and bold colours, resulting in collections that blend trend and nostalgia while blurring the line between masculine and feminine features. All of LOEV’s jewellery is made by a certified carbon neutral manufacturer, using recycled 18ct gold and lab grown diamonds that are of D-G colour, VVS1-VS2 clarity, excellent cut and certified from 0.5ct

Black leather ankle boots with low heel

Toteme The Mid Heel 60 Leather Ankle Boots, £570, matchesfashion.com

Looking for a new pair of shoes for the office? With clouds and rain being the norm here in the UK, boots are your best bet for a stylish (yet practical) workwear wardrobe. Our pick for the season are these black leather ankle boots from Toteme, which come in a classic Chelsea style with a thin heel and square toe. Effortlessly sleek, these are an investment pair that can easily see you through a day in the office and an evening diningout with friends.

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