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Updated on: Thursday 1st October
Is it October already? A noticeable dip in temperature and the arrival of flurries of autumn leaves calls for a treat to see you through the colder months, and
Caravane has just the thing with its 25th anniversary Badoo wash bag. Part of the Iconics collection, these hand block-printed cotton wash bags come in three shades of a pretty paisley print, and three different sizes. Bright enough to cheer any autumnal day, and roomy enough to hold all of your lotions and potions. Caravane Badoo wash bag, from €24. caravane.co.uk The Luxury List
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Caravane Badoo wash bag, from €24. caravane.co.uk
Is it October already? A noticeable dip in temperature and the arrival of flurries of autumn leaves calls for a treat to see you through the colder months, and
Caravane has just the thing with its 25th anniversary Badoo wash bag. Part of the Iconics collection, these hand block-printed cotton wash bags come in three shades of a pretty paisley print, and three different sizes. Bright enough to cheer any autumnal day, and roomy enough to hold all of your lotions and potions.
As the summer melts and autumn dawns, bring a splash of the Savanna into your home with a Francesca Sanders limited edition print. Francesca’s work drips with authenticity as all her subjects are drawn directly from life in the bush, bringing you closer to the action. Combining artistry with a conscience, Francesca is a member of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy focusing on British and African wildlife prints.
Bumblebee print, £115, francescasanders.com
Everhot electric stove, £1,095. everhot.co.uk
Everhot’s dinky new electric stove has ignited our yearning for an autumn camping weekend, complete with tartan blankets, marshmallows and tramping through fallen leaves. In enamelled steel with a cast-iron heater and even a tiny oven built in, this portable wonder is the perfect companion for a rove off the beaten track.
London Velvet x Ocean Bottle The Bottle Bag, £85, londonvelvet.com
Look stylish while staying hydrated with the newest collaboration from London Velvet and Ocean Bottle, who clear up 1,000 plastic bottles for every reusable water bottle purchase. The new leather bottle bag is available in three striking colours and made lugging around your water bottle that much simpler.
Smeg x Dolce & Gabbana, from £499, www.smeguk.com
Bring a touch of glamour to your home with Sicilian-inspired kitchen appliances from Smeg’s recent collaboration ‘Sicily is My Love’ with fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana. The new collection includes a toaster, kettle, juicer and many more – featuring bright splashes of colour mixed with bold citrus fruits and intricate flowers. Perfect for adding a personal touch to any kitchen.
Owl + Lark mattress, from £1,150. owllark.com
There’s no better place to snooze away your troubles than on this 4000 spring mattress from Owl + Lark. A princely 40cm deep, it has layers of downy-soft cashmere, delicate wool and high-performance memory foam, with finishing detail in cashmere and Italian leather. Whichever of the two colourways you choose (the options are Blue Jay or Tawny Owl) you’ll never want to get out of it again.
Louise Kennedy Louise Coat, £1,695, louisekennedy.com
Make a striking statement this Autumn/Winter with this poppy-red number from elegant Irish label Louise Kennedy. Featuring a tailored yet relaxed fit, it’s perfect to throw on over jeans on casual days, but would work just as well chicly draped over your evening finery.
Gold Toile de Jouy tea saucer, £75. harrods.com
In 1946, Christian Dior founded his couture house inside a townhouse located at 30 Avenue Montaigne and covered the walls with toile de jouy (on the very sound advice of his friends Victor Grandpierre and Christian Bérard, the couturier)
. Fast forward 74 years, and the fashion house’s latest dinner service design, realised in sumptuous gold, demonstrates why this classic style has remained so timeless. Created exclusively for Harrods, Dior Maison’s Gold Toile de Jouy collection features tea and coffee services, and porcelain plates.
Ruinart Blanc de Blanc 2nd Skin, £70, selfridges.com
Now that we’re looking for sustainability in
fashion and interiors, why not extend those same principles to our favourite tipple? Ruinart’s elegant Blanc de Blanc (a champagne made with only Chardonnay grapes) now comes enrobed in a sustainable second skin. Not only a striking look for the renowned champagne House, the new eco-friendly wrapping is 100% recyclable, cutting down the label’s carbon footprint by 60%.
Memoize London Black Avaritia eau de parfum Limited Edition 100ml, £377, selfridges.com
Luxury perfume label Memoize London was founded by Holly Hutchinson, a fragrance wunderkind whose passion for scents started when she was seven. The limited-edition Black Avaritia is a sumptuous, Oriental-inspired blend of incense, warming sandalwood and honey – just the thing for the upcoming winter months. The Memoize London range is also a part of ‘Project Earth’, Selfridges’ new sustainability initiative.
Asceno Prague silk shirt, £195, asceno.com
Autumn may be fast approaching, but there’s nothing like some sunny silk sleepwear to perk up your mood once the nights get longer. Fashion pack-favourite London brand Asceno’s relaxed-fit Prague shirt is crafted from 100% sunflower-coloured silk, and would look just as good with some raw-edged denim and trainers.
Penhaligon’s Brilliantly British Eau de Perfume 100ml, £144, penhaligons.com
Iconic British perfumer Penhaligon’s celebrates its 150th anniversary with the launch of a brand-new scent. Brilliantly British is a sophisticated blend of frozen lavender and salted caramel, two classic ingredients in British perfumery – tradition with a twist.
Caran d’Ache x Mizensir Scented Pencils nº9, £35, carandache.com
Calling all lovers of
stationary and beauty: this special edition of Caran d’Ache’s graphite pencils is fragranced with a fresh Alpine scent by Geneva perfume maison Mizensir, evoking snow-capped pines with just a hint of orange.
Jo Malone Townhouse Collection, £90 each, jomalone.co.uk
Jo Malone’s latest collection of home fragrances is inspired by the scents of a classic London townhouse, from calming Lavender & Lovage to Glowing Embers, evoking a cosy night in by the fire. In homage to the fine Georgian features of London’s most recognisable streets, the candles are housed in high-quality white ceramic.
Tiffany & Co. Tiffany T – T1 Narrow Diamond Ring in 18k gold with round brilliant diamonds, £1,475, tiffany.co.uk
Graphic and timeless in design, the just-launched T1 collection is a modern twist on the brand’s iconic Tiffany T motif. Featuring angular yet feminine shapes and expertly set, brilliant-cut diamonds for a subtle sparkle, it makes a very convincing case for incorporating fine jewellery into everyday wear. Illuminated on one side with pavé diamonds, the T1 ring perfectly exemplifies this striking, utterly fresh take on the Tiffany classic.
Barbour by ALEXACHUNG Minnie Casual Jacket, £259, barbour.com
Combining Barbour’s signature durability with a playful ’60s aesthetic, this chic jacket from Alexa Chung’s latest collection for the brand is just the thing for the changing seasons. With a high-shine finish to protect from the inevitable rain, its classic gingham print is a topical nod to Mod.
Chelsea Garden Suitcase, £1,920, globe-trotter.com
Spring might be long gone, but you can take the English garden with you on your next adventure by taking along this chic case. In classic cream with a stylish burgundy trim, the inside is printed with a riot of marigolds, cornflowers, foxgloves and lavender. Globe-Trotter’s iconic suitcases are sturdy and timeless, designed to last the prolific traveller a lifetime.
The Hydrating Cream Mask, Liz Earle Beauty Co, £24, lizearle.com
Skin in need of a refresh? Liz Earle’s luxuriously textured whipped cream face mask offers 72 hours of hydration thanks to a combination of shea butter, apricot kernel oil and borage seed oil.
The Dog Baskets, Bonita, from £120
Treat your pooch to a beautiful dog basket from Bonita, handwoven in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana by highly skilled artisans. Each bed is individually made, and can be tailored to perfectly fit your four-legged friend.
GANNI Floral-print PVC Hooded Raincoat, £60, theoutnet.com
Put a spring in your step with this fun PVC floral raincoat, ideal for layering over a cosy sweatshirt or stand-out
Saint Fragrance Balearic Isle candle, £42, brownsfashion.com
Missing your Mediterranean getaway this summer? As the next best thing, fill your home with the scent of this breezy candle, a new release from London-based brand Saint Fragrance. Evoking balmy evenings and beach sunsets, it features warm notes of coconut, Sri Lankan sandalwood and luxurious Indian tuberose.
Riviere Rugs x Zoffany Royal Exchange rug. riviererugs.com
There’s nothing we love more than a collaboration between two design giants – and this one between
Riviere Rugs and fabric and wallpaper house Zoffany, is one for the ages. Riviere Rugs were given exclusive access to Zoffany’s 65-year-old Palladio archive to create this stunning hand-knotted rug, called Royal Exchange. The most skilled weavers used Himalayan wool to capture the magnificent scenes and intricate patterns. So beautiful, you won’t want to put it on the floor.
Cartier Maillon de Cartier, £30,000, cartier.co.uk
A new release from the iconic jeweller and watchmaker, the
Maillon de Cartier is a delicate white gold model, featuring a diamond-crowned face on a twisting chain-link bracelet, thats’s as much a beautiful statement jewellery piece as it is a watch.
Margery Hirschey x Gemfields x Walk For Giants Zambian emerald, diamond and gold earrings, $34,000, gemfields.com
Sustainable supplier Gemfields has released a stunning 44-piece collection in support of conservation charity Space For Giants. In a campaign fronted by model and environmental activist
Arizona Muse, the luxurious pieces – created by a diverse group of twelve jewellery designers – showcase Gemfields’s spectacular Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies. One of the collection’s many highlights are these delicate earrings by award-winning fine jewellery designer Margery Hirschey. Set in 18kt gold, the Bauhaus-inspired design is built around 3.64 carat Zambian emeralds, with brilliant-cut diamond accents. A totally unique piece, they’re bound to turn heads whatever the occasion.
Italicus Rosolio de Bergamotto, £29.95 via masterofmalt.com
A bergamot-based aperitif with a bright citrusy flavour, this Italian liqueur is the perfect late-summer tipple, summoning up scenes of the Mediterranean with its chic azure bottle. Serve alone over ice following an al fresco dinner, or combine with Prosecco for a twist on the classic spritz.
Connolly x Lobmeyr Wine Decanter, £1,150. connollyengland.com
As part of its beautiful curated For the Home collection, Connolly have partnered with Austrian heritage brand Lobmeyr for this show stopping glassware collection. Almost too beautiful to put on the table, it was originally designed by Josef Hoffman in 1912, and edited in 1914 by Lobmeyr. Now you can have one of the exquisitely timeless pieces, like this wine decanter in matt glass with black enamel broncit decoration, for your own collection.
Graham and Green Lobster candle holder, £30. grahamandgreen.co.uk
We’re going crayfish crazy this week for
Graham and Green’s crustacean-themed candle holders. Moulded into the forms of squids, lobsters and crabs these striking centrepieces are made all the more special for the fact that they’re crafted from recycled aluminium, with a delicate textured-nickel finish. Be friendly to the earth, and wow your dinner guests all in one go.
Hill & Friends Mini Bell Half Moon Bag, £100, hillandfriends.com
Looking for an addition to your line-up of
summer bags? With its diminutive size, quirky yet versatile shape and chic blind-embossed details, Hill & Friends’ dinky Half Moon handbag is a sure seasonal staple when paired with sandals and this season’s puffy maxi dresses. If you’re feeling more adventurous, forego the classic tan and choose between the blue, green or yellow versions.
Partnership editions x BIAS The Night’s Sky slip dress, £295, partnershipeditions.com
There’s no use denying it: the slip dress has become the enduring summer staple. BIAS’s heavenly, limited-edition version was created by London-based artist Julianna Byrne, who was inspired by celestial bodies visible on clear nights. Naturally, it’s an elegant and fitting choice for evenings spent out at dinner, drinks or on a late-night date.
Seletti Wears Toiletpaper chair, £896, yoox.com
Though somewhat unusually named, there’s no denying the
Seletti Wears Toiletpaper armchair, launched exclusively at YOOX, makes a statement. Known for it’s bold and boundary-pushing designs – Italian design house Seletti is behind the irreverent toothpaste image, which was taken from the brand’s archives. Linking pop art to furniture design: it’s a classic example of Seletti’s tongue-in-cheek style, blending art with daily life icons.
Stella McCartney Ruched Oranges Print Long Dress, £495, stellamccartney.com
Whether you’ve pulled off an escape to the
Greek islands or gone for the staycation route, Stella McCartney’s breezy maxi dress is the perfect cover-up for these scorching summer months. Swapping classic polka dots for mini oranges, it’s made from 100% sustainable cotton, taking you from early morning swims to dinner at dusk when paired with sandals and your favourite statement jewellery.
Wild at Heart Home Collection, from £195. wildatheart.com
Wild at Heart, the Nikki Tibbles-owned British florist has earned our hearts for its rambling arrangements, and it just keep delivering (literally). The flower delivery service – which also supports animal welfare projects – has just launched a brand new seasonal collection for home entertaining which is delivered directly to your door. With co-ordinating bud vases spilling with flowers, taper candles, and tablescape accessories it’s everything you need to elevate your home party. We’re head over heels for this romantic grey colour scheme.
Annoushka 18ct Gold Organza Bangle, £3,900, annoushka.com
Coveted by humans for centuries for its lustre and value, yellow gold has never gone out of style. In a homage to the material’s timeless quality, Annoushka’s jewellery is crafted from 18ct solid gold, as opposed to plated gold vermeil. The perfect investment piece that’s sure to be loved and treasured by generations, this luxurious, hand-hammered bangle is striking enough to be worn alone as a stand-out piece.
Connolly White Rip Stop jacket, £630, connollyengland.com
A heady heatwave poses a conundrum for summer wardrobes, especially if you’re making the most of the post-lockdown restaurant re-openings. Enter Connolly’s Rip Stop jacket: an instant classic, its relaxed fit and classic seersucker fabric calls to mind the breezy Riviera fashion of
The Talented Mr Ripley. It is the newest addition to Connolly’s Driving Collection, nodding to the brand’s motoring heritage and impeccable tailoring.
Baobab Collection South Beach Candle, from £79. baobabcollection.com
No beach time this year? No problem. While you might be missing white sands, cooling cocktails and the soothing soundtrack of the ocean, Baobab Collection’s luxurious Beach Club collection will transport you straight to the coolest seaside spots around the world. With citrusy notes of lemon and galbanum perfume, this sunny-side-up yellow South Beach candle emulates the famous Miami neighbourhood of the same name. Recreating fresh winds and the perfumes of the beach in the early morning, it’s the perfect way to get into the summer holiday spirit (until we can book our plane tickets, that is).
ZaZaBoom Martini Extra Olives MacBook Air Case, £68, zazaboom.co.uk
While most of us have tried to keep busy and active during lockdown, few could claim to achieve as much as designer Karen Brost Whyte, who started a fundraising initiative by making masks for the NHS, eventually raising £10,000 for charity. The project culminated in
ZaZaBoom, a playful range of swimwear and lifestyle accessories, each piece patterned with one of the brand’s signature graphic prints. This sturdy case is dotted with mini-Martinis – with three olives, thank you – to keep your precious MacBook safe and stylish. For the first 200 days after the brand’s launch, 100% of profits will be donated to charities raising money and providing PPE for frontline workers.
Maker & Son Hero sofa in Alaskan Blue, £2,995. makerandson.com
Going natural and vegan-friendly isn’t just a nutrition choice anymore; many are choosing to expand it into their interiors choices. Maker & Son’s new Hero range of sofas fit the bill perfectly, using innovative, animal-free materials in a reflection of the brands natural and sustainable roots. In addition to sofas like this alaskan blue one, the range features ultra-comfy chairs that strike a contemporary note in any living room.
Château de Pommard Clos Marey-Monge Monopole 2018, £132, chateaudepommard.com
With notes of black fruit, fresh roses and dried flowers undercut with a hint of pepper, this silky, light Pinot Noir is an ideal summer red. Château de Pommard, the largest monopole in Burgundy, benefits from clay-rich terroirs and mineral complexity of its soil, leading to a complex, sophisticated wines that can be enjoyed now or stored for even greater appreciation in future.
Everhot 60, £5,485. everhot.co.uk
Have your banana bread making skills seen noticeable improvement over lockdown? Now is the time to celebrate, with the release of the iconic
Everhot 60 in a dazzling new shade of pillarbox red. An Aga in perfect miniature ( and therefore ideal for city and country kitchens alike), the 60 series was launched 40 years ago and features two large ovens, cast iron hot and simmer plates and an integral grill. Happy baking. start the slideshow
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