Shop our daily edit of the best luxury fashion, beauty and interiors buys, including brand new products and must-have limited edition pieces… Updated on: Monday 16 May 2022
Celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s
Platinum Jubilee, world-renowned champagne house Moët & Chandon has released two limited edition cuvée bottles: Moët Impérial and Rosé Imperial. This special edition run of bottle feature labels inscribed with the message, ‘Proud to present this special cuvée to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen’. Moët & Chandon were granted a royal warrant back in 1893 by Queen Victoria, and has been celebration milestones with the royal family ever since. For a celebration fit for royalty, look no further. Moët & Chandon Platinum Jubilee Cuvée x Moët Impérial (75cl), £43, clos19.com
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Moët & Chandon Platinum Jubilee Cuvée x Moët Impérial (75cl), £43, clos19.com
Celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s
Platinum Jubilee, world-renowned champagne house Moët & Chandon has released two limited edition cuvée bottles: Moët Impérial and Rosé Imperial. This special edition run of bottle feature labels inscribed with the message, ‘Proud to present this special cuvée to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen’. Moët & Chandon were granted a royal warrant back in 1893 by Queen Victoria, and has been celebration milestones with the royal family ever since. For a celebration fit for royalty, look no further.
Shrimps Donna Bag in Summer Print, £295, shrimps.com
Shrimps is welcoming the new season with a tropical-inspired collection of clothing and accessories. Exploring a colour palette of soft pink with subtle hints of green, yellow and cream, the collection features a quirky print that acts as an illustrative interpretation of a vintage travel postcard. One of the highlights of the collection is the Donna Bag, which is made from 100 per cent organic cotton twill, with woven raffia handles decorated with glass pearl beads. Let summer begin.
Monica Vinader Peaceful Dove Pendant Charm, £70, monicavinader.com
From Wednesday 11 May to Tuesday 17 May, British jeweller Monica Vinader is hosting a fundraiser in aid of Choose Love’s work to support refugees from Ukraine and around the world. During this time, all profits from sales of the Peaceful Dove Pendant Charm will be donated to Choose Love. Featuring the universal symbol for peace, the pendant charm will help provide crucial humanitarian aid to those in need. As with all of the brands other pieces, the charm has been made sustainably using 100 per cent recycled 18ct. gold vermeil and sterling silver.
R.M.Williams Mallala Bow Neck Dress in cream, £280, rmwilliams.com
Australian brand R.M.Williams has launched its Spring Summer assets collection, featuring a stunning range of clothing, boots and accessories. And this cream dress is both stylish and sophisticated – think Kate Middleton meets
cottagecore. You can dress it up or down, so it’s perfect for both formal occasions and casual dos; pair it with some boots and it’ll be your outfit of the summer.
Soleil Vibrant, £72 for 50ml Eau de Parfum, lalique.com
Promising to give you an summer-day worthy endorphin boost and leave you smelling as sweet as sun-kissed skin, Lalique’s new scent, Soleil Vibrant, is the ultimate summer scent. A sensual sensation, it combines smells of spice, jasmine and saffron, and milky woods.
Ginori 1735 Il Letterato Collection Scenting Totems, £275 each, harrods.com
Italian designer Luca Nichetto has reimagined the classic candelabra for Ginori 1735’s new Il Letterato Collection. Combining art and fragrance, the scenting totems are based on the symbolic character of the scholar, taken from the court and entourage of Caterina di Medici. Split into three totems and fragrances, the candles represent ‘a symbolic sensory journey, between places and traditions, linking Florence and Paris’. Think citrussy orange blossom, floral notes from the Tuscan hills and finally nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon.
Miss Dior Rose Essence, £136, dior.com
Dior is known for its iconic fragrances, and its latest is a limited edition scent that works with yearly harvests to create a unique perfume vintage. Miss Dior Rose Essence was created using the entire May rose harvest from the Domaine de Manon, from which its Centifolia rose water creates a refreshing base. You can also expect notes of vetiver, patchouli and guaiac.
Asprey Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Decanter Set, £15,000, asprey.com
Jubilee ready? To mark 70 years of Her Majesty’s reign, Asprey has created a limited edition of 20 decanter sets inspired by the Queen’s love of horses. Each decanter is handmade and hand-etched, featuring five British horse breeds owned by Her Majesty and kept at the royal residences. The set also comes with two tumblers with hand-painted platinum rims, all of which are presented in a purple display case decorated with the official Jubilee emblem. The first set will be presented to the Queen herself, but you can still bag yourself one of these commemorative pieces via stores and the brand’s website.
Annabel’s Deliciously British Set of Four Jams, £17.50, annabelsdeliciouslybritish.co.uk
Picnic season is upon us, and what better load your basket with than jams and chutneys? Annabel’s Deliciously British grows premium strawberries from founder Annabel Makin-Jones’ farm in Yorkshire, supplying retailers and restaurants across the country. The brand has a zero-waste policy, meaning that any imperfect fruits are used to make tasty jams and drinks that are 100 per cent British. Scone, anyone?
Ian Snow Embroidered Roses Pale Blue Cotton & Iron Foot Stool, £85, iansnow.com
Devon based interiors label Ian Snow champions traditional craftsmanship and handmade products. This season, the brand has curated a selection of furniture and decorative pieces that feature vibrant colours, unique patterns and textures – think embroidered bees, tufted bedspreads and, of course, flowers on flowers for spring.
Coachbuilt Whisky, £42, coachbuiltwhisky.com
Launched by whisky expert George Koutsakis and F1 champion Jenson Button, Coachbuilt brings together flavours from all five regions of Scotland to create its signature scotch. A full-bodied drink, expect notes of summer fruits and subtle spice, followed by toffee, chocolate and a touch of citrus. The finish is long and soft, with fruit, toffee and a hint of smoke leading the way. Speaking on the beginnings of Coachbuilt, George Koutsakis commented: ‘
Coachbuilt began from a realization that blended Scotch whisky does not receive the praise it deserves worldwide. With our whisky we cast the spotlight on the immense skill required to takes components from dozens of distilleries across the country, and piece them together, to create a liquid defined by balance and complexity. From sourcing liquid from each region of Scotch Whisky, to the final touch added by the sherry cask finish, craftsmanship is the core of our blend.’
Dora Larsen Mollie Organic Cotton Underwire Bodysuit, £84, doralarsen.com
In celebration of Earth Day 2022, lingerie and sleepwear brand Dora Larsen will be donating all of its profits over the weekend to DIRT. A charity organisation founded by model and activist Arizona Muse, was built on the belief that soil regeneration is one of the most important actions to be taken in the face of climate change. By promoting Biodynamic Farming across its platforms, DIRT hopes to guide moderns farms towards reparative methods of production.
Lefty Out There & Maddox Gallery x Petra’s Place charity T-Shirt, £25, petraecclestonefoundation.com
To commemorate World Autism Month, Maddox Gallery’s current exhibiting artist, Lefty Out There, recently held an art therapy session with children at Petra’s Place nursery and therapy centre. Together, children and artist created an artwork that now hangs proudly in Petra’s Place. The design has also been used to create a series of merchandise, from t-shirts and tote bags to cups and hoodies, to raise awareness of autism and the positive effects of art therapy. Proceeds from the merchandise will support the work done at Petra’s Place.
The Cambridge Satchel Co. The Poppy Backpack in Aloe, £165, cambridgesatchel.com
Spring is well and truly here, and we’re welcoming it with open arms. Keep up with the season’s latest trends with a little wardrobe update, courtesy of The Cambridge Satchel Co.’s SS22 collections. The new collection comes in a myriad of pastel shades, from cream and grape to a Gen Z favourite sage green. The Poppy Backpack sits in the space between chic and functional, with adjustable straps, a reinforced handle and a pop of colour perfect for the warm weather.
Clio Saskia Blue Urchin Pendant, £1,195, cliosaskia.co.uk
Shimmer in the sunshine with London-based jewellery brand Clio Saskia, which makes its pieces using recycled precious metals and fully traceable, Fair-trade gemstones. Our pick? The beautifully delicate Blue Urchin Pendant. A one-of-a-kind piece, the pendant sits on a fine hayseed chain and features a blue sapphire from the Gemfields in Queensland, Australia, which was mined by brand founder Clio Saskia herself in 2016.
Hunter Women’s Killing Eve Tall Chasing Boots, £295, hunterboots.com
Killing Eve fans may have spotted Villanelle wearing the new limited-edition Hunter boots, which were inspired by the bold spirit of the show. There are two new designs in the Hunter x Killing Eve capsule – pictured above is the pair worn by Jodie Comer: The Chasing, a knee-high style in brown, hand-crafted from water-resistant Stetson leather and waterproof natural rubber.
Commando Faux stretch-leather track pants in sand, £140, net-a-porter.com
Seeking chic casuals for your spring wardrobe? Commando’s new faux leather joggers present the perfect all-day staple: where them in the day with a cardigan and white trainers and then dress them up for the evening with a bodysuit and heels. Available in sand (a neutral shade ideal for the warmer weather), these joggers will turn heads for all the right reasons.
Commando Butter + Lace Bralette in Wisteria, £55.01, wearcommando.com & Butter + Lace Hipster in Wisteria, £35.15, wearcommando.com
big day? With wedding bells ringing, the spring sun shining and Covid restrictions relaxed, now’s the time to get all of your wedding preparations underway. You may have already picked out the perfect dress, but do you have something just as dreamy to go under it? Commando’s Butter + Lace lingerie set, which comes in shades of purple, white and black, features a sheer, geometric lace that is both sexy and delicate. Ultra-soft and stylish, this is a set you’ll want to wear through the day (and night). If you’re looking for more lingerie inspiration, see our roundup here.
Marina Raphael x Caroline Constas Cabana Bag in White Printed Napa, €525, marinaraphael.com
Have you stepped into the world of
Regencycore yet? Inspired by the regal patterns, elegant silhouettes and pastel hues of the Regency era, made popular by Netflix’s , this style aesthetic is dominating the world right now. Joining the trend are Marina Raphael and Caroline Constas, whose recent summer collaboration brings together classical Grecian influences and patterns to create a Mediterrean-infused collection that would look right at home in the nineteenth century. With this on your arm, you’ll surely be the talk of the ton. Bridgerton
Dainty London Margaux’s Grand Astrid Necklace, £570
Things are feeling decidedly royal this year. A Jubilee in the offing and plenty of
and The Crown for binge-watching. Is it any wonder we’re craving jewellery fit for a queen? Our pick of the bunch is Dainty London’s huge 23×18 striking sky blue Topaz gemstone on a 18ct gold vermeil snake chain. ‘Margaux’s Grand Astrid Necklace’? Not any more, it’s ours. Bridgerton
Cornelia James Jubilation Sueded Cotton Dress Gloves, £195, corneliajames.com
Are you feeling Jubilee ready? Get into the swing of things with royal glovemaker Cornelia James, which has created a limited edition made-to-order glove in celebration of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. Crafted from pure English navy sueded cotton and red leather fourchettes, the gloves were inspired by the colours worn by the Queen’s Brigade of Guards. Beautifully elegant and timeless in design, these gloves not only provide a commemorative keepsake but will also leave you feeling rather royal too.
Lucia Hall Jewellery Gold Engravable Heart Charm Necklace, £295, lucia-hall.com
If you’re looking to treat someone special in your life (or even just yourself), look no further than Lucia Hall Jewellery. The brand creates beautiful pieces that can be personalised with initials and messages, making it unique to its wearer. All pieces are made to order in the UK using recycled metals, with engravings carried out by master hand engravers in London. Made from 9ct gold, the heart necklace makes the perfect special occasion gift or keepsake, with a classic design that will remain popular for years to come.
Farmacy Honey Potion Plus Ceramide Hydration Mask, £36
Honey honey, sugar sugar, we’re obsessed with Farmacy’s new Honey range, most especially this rich Honey Potion Plus Ceramide Hydration Mask. Packed with moisture and antioxidants plus the brand’s own special honey blend, the balm melts into a rich white cream for an at-home spa experience. One for busy bees: treat your skin tonight.
Cave Things Happy Tea Set, £190, cavethings.com
As Brits, we have a propensity for a good cup of tea. A daily ritual for many (when is it a bad time for a cuppa?), the
art of tea drinking can only be made all the better with a beautiful tea set. Add a little bit of fun to your next tea party with Cave Things, a lifestyle brand created by international musician Nick Cave. The Happy Tea Set features sunny yellow flowers hand-painted by Nick, decorating the white ceramic with a splash of colour. Ideal for those who don’t take themselves too seriously, but love a bit of flamboyancy.
Susannah King London Tourmaline Multiset Ring, £1,050, susannahkinglondon.com
Want something completely unique for your next statement jewellery piece? Fourth generation goldsmith Susannah King creates one-of-a-kind art jewellery pieces that play with colour and shape for a beautiful finish. Our pick of the bunch is the tourmaline multiset ring, a 9ct yellow gold ring with blue, green and pink tourmalines arranged in a row. Ideal for the approaching spring, this ring will carry you throughout the warmer months with a pop of eye-catching colour.
LSA International Tier Lantern/Vase, £60, lsa-international.com
As part of its SS22 line, LSA International has introduced a new collection of lanterns and vases inspired by postmodern architecture. The Tier collection, which prioritises asymmetrically stacked, geometric shapes, is created from moth-blown glass in three colour ways: clear, cased slate grey and chased chalk white. Adding a bit of character to your
WFH desk space, these vases can hold anything from flowers and candles to pens and brushes.
Schöffel Country Sunningdale Shirt Dotty Print, £69.95, schoffelcountry.com
With the warmer weather now picking up, now’s the ideal time to crack out the best of your springtime wardrobe. Add to the buzz of the season with a few new pieces from Schöffel
Country, which creates classic, trendless clothing that is both durable and long-lasting – meaning you can take its pieces through to next spring (and beyond). Our pick? Schöffel Country’s Sunningdale Shirt in a dotty print. Adding a fun – but still minimal – splash of colour, this shirt is ideal for casual get-togethers in the park or pub lunches in the sun.
Edwards 1902 English Potato Vodka (70Cl), £42, harrods.com
Mondays can be a challenge, but give yourself something to look forward to at the weekend with Edwards 1902 vodka. Made and distilled in the UK using King Edwards potatoes, the vodka is described as ‘very smooth, different and inviting’. Edwards 1902 vodka is crafted by a small team based in Elsham Wold Distillery in Lincolnshire (fittingly close to where the first King Edward potato was cultivated in
1902), who share a passion for locally sourced ingredients an flavourful products.
Eden Presley We Stand with Ukraine Peace & Love Necklace, $5,600, edenpresley.com
Fine jeweller Eden Presley has designed a limited edition version of its classic Peace & Love necklace in aid of the crisis in Ukraine. The new necklace, set in either 14k yellow, rose or white gold, features two sides to the peace sign: one showcasing white diamonds and the other yellow and blue sapphires in reference to Ukraine’s flag. All proceeds from the sale of Eden Presley’s limited edition necklace will be donated to
United Help Ukraine, a non-profit volunteer charity providing medical supplies and humanitarian aid.
Natal Active Luxe Maternity & Post-Natal Leggings in Very Berry, £55, natalactive.com
British maternity and post-natal activewear company Natal Active is committed to making activewear that adapts with your changing body through pregnancy and beyond. Created by mum and founder, Claire Gleave, the brand boasts stylish activewear in a vibrant selection of colours designed to instil confidence in the wearer. Our pick? The maternity and post-natal leggings, which come in Very Berry (a gorgeous shade of pink), Soft Cobalt, teal, black and grey. The leggings feature a wide, non-slip, over bump panel that supports your bump, back and hips as your baby grows – you can even fold the panel over itself so that it sits under your bump and provides additional compression support. They also work post-pregnancy as a stylish pair of high-waisted leggings, which can alternatively be folded down at the waistband avoid irritation of c-section scars.
Annoushka 14ct Gold Helping Hands Pendant, £350, annoushka.com
Luxury jeweller Annoushka has stepped forward in aid of those in Ukraine, pledging all proceeds from the sale of its Helping Hands collection to the Red Cross for the month of March. Featuring clasped hands and affirmations of support, the Helping Hands Pendant offers a message of peace, alliance and friendship. As Annoushka notes on its website: ‘We can’t think of a better expression of what we are all feeling for the people of Ukraine than these symbols of help, hope and love’.
Dima’s Vodka Electropolitan Bottled Cocktail, £15, dimasvodka.com
Many brands take the initiative when it comes to responding to some of the world’s toughest crises. In light of the hardships faced by the people of Ukraine, Dima’s Vodka is donating all proceeds from its bottled cocktail range – which includes the Electropolitan, the Dirty Fig Martini, Kyiv’s Coffee and the Pickled Gimlet – to Ukrainian relief charities. When purchasing four of Dima’s Vodka’s bottled cocktails for £50, all of the money (not just profit) will be split between Ukrainian charities, including British-Ukrainian Aid, and Come Back Alive. The initiative follows on from a fundraiser held last month in collaboration with Ukrainian-owned bar Pinch, where over £5000 was raised for British-Ukrainian Aid.
Linde Werdelin Classic 3 Timer Ukraine Edition, £5,500, to purchase please contact [email protected]
Independent watchmaker Linde Werdelin has created a new charity edition of its Classic 3 Timer to raise funds for the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal, to which all proceeds will be directed. The new watch will feature the Ukrainian flag colours in the dial, bezel and strap, and will be made to order in a limited number series of 33 pieces.
PDPAOLA Super Nova Gold Earrings, £84, pdpaola.com
Jewellery brand PDPAOLA recently launched a new collection inspired by alternate realities and idealistic escapes. The Superfuture collection blends retro-futuristic motifs like robots and spheres with geometric shapes and chains, creating a sleek yet playful aesthetic that will pair nicely with any outfit. Our pick? The Super Nova earrings, which balance texture and simplicity through the illusion of stacked hoops.
Wolford has teamed up with Italian designer Alberta Ferretti to create a capsule collection of tights, bodysuits, leggings, tops and dresses that celebrate ‘strength, femininity and sensuality through the eye of tradition, craftsmanship and the excellence of Made in Italy’. Available in three colourways – white, black, and powder pink – the collection offers sleek silhouettes that reveal the intricate geometric patterns interwoven into each garment.
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