The new season bag everyone’s talking about, the luxury face cream there’s a wait list (to get on the wait list) for, the limited edition lamp from the new interiors brand you just have to know about…
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Updated on: Tuesday 14th July
Stop what you’re doing; flamboyant interiors brand Susi Bellamy has released its AW2020 collection, and it’s the stuff of dreams. Vibrant colours and patterns swirling over the plush surface of these cushions are inspired by the opulence of gemstones, crystals and the rich patterns of fabrics in Gustav Klimt paintings. The designs were also inspired by the Belle Epoque and Art Nouveau periods. With marbled swathes of swirling colour: The Amethyst Galactic silk oblong cushion is truly out of this world.
Amethyst Galactic cushion, £95. susi-bellamy.com
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Susi Bellamy Amethyst Galactic cushion, £95. susi-bellamy.com
Stop what you’re doing; flamboyant interiors brand Susi Bellamy has released its AW2020 collection, and it’s the stuff dreams are made of. Vibrant colours and patterns swirling over the plush surface of these cushions are inspired by the opulence of gemstones, crystals and the rich patterns of fabrics in Gustav Klimt paintings. The designs were also inspired by the Belle Epoque and Art Nouveau periods. With marbled swathes of swirling colour: The Amethyst Galactic silk oblong cushion is truly out of this world.
18ct gold Georgian seal, Lot 133 at Fellows Fine Jewellery Auction, fellows.co.uk
Whether you’re a budding antiquarian or a seasoned collector, don’t pass up a chance to own this elegant model of Georgian craftsmanship – and a slice of European history. Made of 18ct gold, the seal is fitted with a carved bloodstone featuring the coat of arms of Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1724-1767), who was the father of Maximilian I Joseph, the King of Bavaria. Estimated at £1,000 – £1,500, the seal is part of Fellows’ Fine Jewellery catalogue, which on Thursday 23rd July will be the first public auction in four months.
Polo Ralph Lauren Wimbledon Custom Slim Polo, £119, ralphlauren.co.uk
Missing Wimbledon this year? You’re not alone – to many, July feels incomplete without the tennis. Luckily, Polo Ralph Lauren’s Wimbledon capsule collection invokes some of the tournament’s spirit, especially with its delightfully preppy take on that most versatile of summer classics, the polo shirt. 100 percent of proceeds will go towards The Wimbledon Foundation, creating opportunities for young people through community tennis initiatives.
Gu_de Luxy Crocodile-Effect Cross-Body Bag, £440, farfetch.com
We love Gu_de’s vintage designs made modern with minimalist fixings and playful colourways. This croc effect green clutch with detachable strap is the perfect bag to update your wardrobe with this season (and it’s got money off at the moment, if you’re quick…).
Marni interiors woven chaise lounge, from £990. farfetch.com
It’s been a while since we’ve been as excited for a collaboration as this one. Italian label Marni (known for their bold prints and colours) have teamed up with Farfetch for a line of homewares that take interior couture to a new level. The Zooterico collection features stools, baskets, sculptures, and these handmade chaise lounges. Woven in vibrant fabrics, with a colour-block panelled design; they’re perfect for high fashion sun-worshippers.
Aesop Citrus Melange body cleanser, £33, aesop.com
A summery new offering from cult-favourite Aussie skincare brand Aesop, this gentle cleanser uses extracts of petitgrain, jasmine, lemon rind and grapefruit to leave skin squeaky-clean and refreshed. It even comes in a dinky 100ml size, to take along on mini-breaks and weekends away.
Caravane Un Jardin Rêve bench, £1,250. caravane.co.uk
Caravane may be better-known for its exquisite tableware, cushions and bed linen, but recently it’s the 25th anniversary Morocco collection that’s turning heads. Entitled
Jardin de Rohuna, many of the pieces this collection have been created in collaboration with local Moroccan artists, combining artisanal skill with a respect for the irregular. Branches of trees sawn by hand to respect the local flora of the hills of Rohuna were used to make this Jardin Rêve bench, which is crafted over four days from arbutus wood. Working from the back garden has never been more appealing.
LOVE BRAND & Co Staniel Swim Short in Constant Coral, £120, lovebrand.com
July is here and with it comes the promise of holidays – and the question of correct pool and beach attire. Deftly eschewing the perils of men’s swimwear, this pair from luxury men’s swimwear label Love Brand comes with the added benefit of not harming any real corals. Crafted from a quick-drying fabric woven from recycled plastics, the shorts are tailored for the perfect fit, making them equally great with a linen shirt for when you’re out of the water.
Ettinger Spectrum glasses case in red, £95, ettinger.co.uk
Stylish glasses deserve an equally chic home for when you’re not wearing them. This sleek, structured case from luxury leather brand Ettinger is lightweight enough to easily slip into handbags and blazer pockets – and no more frantic searching for your specs.
Girl Power wool cushion cover, £97. iansnow.com
The swinging Sixties are back in a big way this summer, and we’re feeling the love with this groovy cushion from Ian Snow. A Devon-based company, Ian Snow source these handmade cushions from a company in Peru, with an emphasis on ethical production and minimal impact on the planet. A natural dyeing process was used to make this cushion, which is better for both workers and the environment. Go on, add a little love to your sofa.
MULO suede slippers, £145, muloshoes.com
Even loafing around looks stylish in this sophisticated pair of slippers. Made from soft, chocolate-brown Italian suede and lined with shearling, they’ll keep feet cosy come snow or British summer. Pair with a good book and your favourite footstool.
Copacabana dessert plate, £60. dior.com
Dior Maison’s new Copacabana collection goes under the sea with this red star and blue algae plate. Inspired by Christian Dior’s passion for Brazil, the collection fuses colourful marine algae motifs with floral patterns, evoking the vibrancy and joie de vivre of this tropical country. The collection also features woven raffia placemats, and jewel-bright glassware to add a little oceanic flair to your tablescape.
Hunza G Pamela Swim, £130, hunzag.com
The heatwave may have passed, but that doesn’t stop us hankering for a tan. Coral-coloured and high cut, this piece from cult swimwear brand Hunza G’s SS’20 collection is a cross between a ballet leotard and swimsuit, endlessly flattering and so easy to throw on for impromptu trips to the coast (or abroad – fingers crossed).
Lark & Berry Walnut Diamond Stud Earrings, £1995, larkandberry.com
Nothing says understated luxury quite like a pair of classic diamond studs. As versatile as they are timeless, these elegant earrings would look just as stunning with polished daytime outfits as with black tie. Every pair is made to order, and can be customised according to preference of carat, size and metal. Lark & Berry uses cultured stones for their jewellery, a sustainable method that produces stones indistinguishable from mined diamonds.
Going straight to the top of our wish list this month is
Brook + Wilde’s new range of ultra-luxe pillows. There are three to choose from in the all-new range – one, the Everdene, even has cooling properties to see you through the English heatwave; but the real game-changer is the Marlowe goose down pillow. Featuring three goose-feather filled chambers, 100 per cent down proof Egyptian cotton casing, and available in medium and firm it’s a serious upgrade to your shut eye. Marlowe goose down pillow, £229. brookandwilde.com
Range Rover 50, POA, landrover.co.uk.
This June marked 50 years since the conception of the Range Rover, the car of choice for everyone from Daniel Craig to Queen Elizabeth II, who is still frequently spotted behind the wheel of hers. A now-iconic 4×4, today it’s just as luxurious a vehicle as it is functional, the perfect fit for a blend of country and town life. This anniversary model is available in limited numbers – 1,970, in a nod to its first year – in three of the original colour ways from the ’70s, including Tuscan Blue, Bahama Gold and Davos White.
Taking ‘bed candy’ to a whole new level, not only is Naturalmat’s new organic cotton percale bed linen the height of luxury and effortlessly chic, but the brand also just scooped the Queen’s Award
for sustainable development. These 500 thread-count pillowcases are soft, crisp, wholly organic and ethically made in southern India. Plus, they come in environmentally-friendly packaging and compostible corn starch envelopes. Eco-chic at it’s finest. Organic standard pillowcases, £22 for a pair. naturalmat.co.uk
Histoire Olfactive Collective London 11:00 am Vincent Schaller perfume, £295, hocparfum.com
Luxurious and soft as a cashmere jumper, this summery scent evokes the smell of a bright London morning with notes of rose, jasmine and raspberry jam. Artisan perfumery Histoire Olfactive Collective creates sustainable, unisex scents;
London 11:00am was crafted by Vincent Schaller, one of just 150 perfumers in the world.
Amy Russell Taylor Spinning Stone charity bracelet, £375, amyrusselltaylor.com
In creating this beautiful, limited edition bracelet and pledging 50 per cent from sales to women’s charities, jeweller Amy Russell Taylor has raised the bar. On a delicate 9ct. gold chain, the bracelet features a spinning stone, which owners can customise with three out of six possible crystals. Stone meanings are helpfully provided alongside; pale-yellow citrine, for example, is said to help with creativity and concentration. Half of the proceeds from sales are split equally between charities Every Mother Counts and Women’s Aid, which provide support to mothers at risk – particularly important in light of the current pandemic.
Get a little garden on your table with Yolke’s foxglove linen napkins, which you can have monogrammed with your initials by Cressida Jamieson (we also love the ‘happily ever after’ embroidered tablecloth). Also pretty as a fairytale is the brand’s ready-to-wear collection, made from
eco-friendly plant-based fabrics and a perfect sustainable addition for your summer wardrobe. Foxglove linen napkins, £64 for a set of four. yolke.co.uk
Teva Midform Universal in Rainbow/White, £50, teva-eu.com
Show your support this Pride month by strapping on a special edition of Teva’s signature platform sandals. Not just a cheerful, quirky take on the summer shoe, the sandals also directly aid members of the LGBTQ+ community. 10 per cent from every sale is donated to the
Albert Kennedy Trust, which provides shelter and safeguards a better future for young people who face or experience life on the streets.
Malin+Goetz Tomato scented candle, £42, libertylondon.com
Inspired by the founder’s Hudson Valley garden, Malin+Goetz’s new limited-edition Tomato
candle is summer in a jar. With zingy mandarin, woodsy petitgrain, earthy cedarwood and green pepper fill your home with a subtle, soothing aroma. You’ll also get hints of aromatic basil, calming lavender and cool mint leaves. Pick up this instant bath time upgrade before they all fly off the shelves.
Noble Macmillan NM Recycled Shopper in red, £60, noblemacmillan.com
When it comes to
summer bags, there’s much in the way of choice, but why not consider switching out your tired wicker basket for a chic, recycled shopper? Handmade using recycled plastic which would have otherwise gone to landfill, this roomy tote – also available in blue and yellow – is the perfect warm-weather accessory. What’s more, Great British Brand Noble Macmillan will be planting a tree for every bag sold – stylish and sustainable.
Bramble & Willow Care for Kenya Bouquet, from £36, brambleandwillow.com
With this beautiful, fresh bouquet, bespoke florists Bramble & Willow are seeking to support Kenyan farmers and raise money for the country’s fight against COVID-19. A harmonious melange of green and soft colours, each bouquet is put together using predominantly Kenya-grown flowers. £5 from every purchase goes to the Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke, an environmental conservation organisation which has joined with local healthcare services to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus – highly important in a region where the virus’ effects could prove disastrous.
The Little White Company x Luxury Family Hotels Pyjamas, from £22, luxuryfamilyhotels.co.uk
Teaming up with Luxury Family Hotels, the Little White Company has created an exclusive children’s pyjama set, in a sweet print dotted with stars and British wildlife mascots like Cornish crabs and Dorset swans. The pyjama set will be available at each of Luxury Family Hotel’s unique properties, which include Fowey Hall, in Cornwall, Suffolk’s The Ickworth and Moonfleet Manor, in Dorset. Pending government guidance, the hotels will start
re-opening on 4 July – which means family staycations are mere weeks away.
Maje white screen print T-shirt, £100, uk.maje.com
Slim Aarons, the American photographer who rose to fame photographing the languid afternoons of the rich and the beautiful from Palm Springs to the French Riviera, was the inspiration for Maje’s latest capsule collection. This ‘Poolside Stories’ tee is printed with one of Aarons’ signature sun-drenched pool scenes, making it an ideal addition to your summer wardrobe.
Graff Lesedi La Rona perfume, £270, harrods.com
The first perfume offering from jeweller Graff is named after an extraordinary, 1,109 carat diamond found in Botswana. An extension of Graff’s craftsmanship and attention to detail, this luxurious floral fragrance opens with a note of bright citrus and spicy pink peppercorn, opening into a heart of Orris flower, rose and Egyptian jasmine. Warm patchouli, leather and cedarwood make up the finishing notes of this sophisticated scent.
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