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Daily Shopping: The Luxury List

Bringing you the most wanted luxury pieces worth splurging on, every day. Today, Couverture's 20th Anniversary candle...

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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…

     

This is your daily guide to the finest new launches from our favourite luxury brands.

Updated on: Wednesday 12 December

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Couverture has created 20 limited edition, No Chemical candles. It’s large, handcrafted in Paris and smells like ginger, pepper, flowers and aromatic spices. Light it up and let it burn throughout the cool festive period. Couverture 20th Anniversary Candle, £390 

Each day we add a new item to The Luxury List to make your online shopping just that little bit more fun. Featuring the best new releases from our Great British Brands, as well as a host of other luxury fashion houses, beauty brands and interior design labels from around the globe, this is retail therapy at its most gratifying.

Mixing your favourite big name fashion houses with niche up-and-comers that you need to know about, we’ll help you stay one step ahead of the fashion pack for the new season.

     

We’ll also pop in the occasional kidswear fashion and lifestyle buy for the mini-me in your life, so keep your eyes peeled for when the kids deserve a luxury style treat, too. Need a shopping fix, fast? Bookmark this page and check in every day for your daily dose of retail therapy via The Luxury List.

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  • Couverture 20th Anniversary Candle, £390 

    To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Couverture has created 20 limited edition, No Chemical candles. It’s large, handcrafted in Paris and smells like ginger, pepper, flowers and aromatic spices. Light it up and let it burn throughout the cool festive period.

  • Frida Kahlo inspired earrings, £270, VICKISARGE, 38 Elizabeth Street and vickisarge.com

    Whether it’s the finishing touch for your Christmas party outfit, or the perfect present for your favourite friend you’re looking for, the search ends here. These Frida Kahlo-inspired earrings perfectly capture the sartorial mood of 2018, while adding just the right amount of sparkle this party season.

  • Jusbox Golden Serenade eau de parfum 75ml, £250

    A signature scent should be not only personal and memorable, it should be meaningful. With notes of saffron and clove, incense and patchouli and oud oil and vanilla, this romantic fragrance was created in homage to Glenn Miller and his Orchestra’s hit song ‘Chattanooga Choo Choo, which was awarded the first ever gold record. Linking together the emotions attached to scents and music, this luxe fragrance makes the perfect Christmas present.

  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea Chinaware, £195

    Loved The Savoy’s The Tiger Who Came to Afternoon Tea? Well now you can take the chinaware home with you, in the form of this adorable tea set. With a teapot, four cups and saucers and four side plates, you can recreate the afternoon tea at your leisure. (Or be appropriately prepared for your next impromptu tiger visitor.)

  • Darzi Clothing Company Mens Green Weave Wool Gilet, £165

    Designed and made in the UK from 100% mid-weight Shetland tweed and lined with a soft British fleece, this warm gilet is the perfect winter warmer for seasonal country pursuits.

  • Delilah Colour Intense Eyeshadow Palette, £34

    Want a festive update on your burnt smoky look for party season? Invest in Delilah’s super-wearable eyeshadow palette, which has a gorgeous mix of matte and shimmer shadows in bronze, gold and chocolate hues.

  • Maison Margiela Replica By The Fireplace Eau de Toilette, £95

    ‘Tis the season for schluffing by the fireplace. Don’t have a fireplace? No problem – spritz a few spritzes of Maison Margiela’s Replica By The Fireplace Eau de Toilette and let the recognisably nostalgic scent transport you a warm, crackling fireplace. The Replica collection sweetly bottles comfortably familiar smells, and By The Fireplace uses notes of pink pepper, clove and orange flower to mentally whisk you away to a deliciously cosy apres-ski evening in 1971, in the French Alps.

  • Bang Bang Copenhagen Let It Snow jumper, £54

    It’s officially Christmas jumper season. Make sure your little one has the cutest sweat of the year with this Bang Bang Copenhagen Let It Snow Jumper.

  • Here it is: the party dress to put all other party dresses to shame. Here’s a piece that’ll make you absolutely stand out from the crowd without showing tons of leg or chest, should you want to opt for a more modest (but fabulously high-key) party look this season. Pair with the last two luxury list items and there you have it, the best Christmas party outfit anyone’s ever worn, ever. Racil Gilda Sequin Dress, £1,175

  • Attico 

    Scrolling for a pair of party shoes that’ll keep you going all winter long? Enter Attico, the brand that should be on everyone’s radars this party season. The collection on Farfetch is a treasure trove of feathers, sequins, embellishments and patterns, and these mules are deservedly top of our luxe list today. The low triangle heels allow a solid comfort that can take you from office to party, and the chic black velvet and satin materials used means they’ll look equally as show-stopping paired with jeans and a sequin blouse as they would with a simple little black mini dress. As a wise woman once said, ‘these boots are made for walking’ (and dancing, and jumping, and being admired).

  • WILLIAM & SON The London Collection earrings, £14,190.

    You can find these gems and more Christmas shopping ideas on our Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide!

    We understand that with the ghastly (yet unfortunately typical) combination of rain, wind and chill, you might currently be in a comfortable slump of wearing black, grey, and more black. Who can be bothered to put together a colourful outfit when the grey skies match the winter mood? Take a load off and let these luxuriously Christmassy earrings do the talking. The perfect festive accessory, they’re low-key but the splash of Tsavorite Garnets will brighten up any outfit. Put them on your Christmas list now, and wear a part of William & Son’s first in-house jewellery line.

  • Mickey Mouse Limited Edition Fridge by SMEG, £1,699, Available at SMEG stores

    In case you hadn’t heard, Mickey Mouse is celebrating his (its? interesting) 90th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, a host of brands have collaborated with Disney to create Mickey-themed collections. Our pick of the bunch? This Mickey Mouse printed limited edition fridge from SMEG.

  • Pikes at Rockett St George Gold Rock On Hand Coat Hook, £130

    Are you still hanging your coat up on a regular coat hook? Or a tired old coat stand? Stop immediately and replace it with this Pikes X Rockett St George Rock On Coat Hook. This whimsical wall-hanging is much jollier home for your outerwear.

  • Adler Alizé Paradise Now Earrings, £POA, adler.ch email: [email protected] 

    The ultimate party piece, these Alizé earrings are set in 18kt white gold set with 584 pink sapphires totalling 2.80 cts and 304 diamonds, totalling 1.46 cts. Please Santa, we’ve been oh-so-good this year.

  • Moose Knuckles Lac Bouchette Parka, £579

    Warm enough to keep you cosy throughout the British winter, but lightweight enough for everyday wear, this Moose Knuckles Parka will seamlessly transition between country and town wear.

  • Prada Oversized Gilet, £4,545

    The chances of you being lost to your loved ones on the outdoor ice rink this festive season while wearing this statement pink trim shearling Prada gilet? Non-existent.

  • Noush Kashan single pendant in Swiss blue topaz, £1,100

    ‘Tis the season…to start making very obvious hints about what you’d like for Christmas. Top of our wish list? This Noush 18k gold, swiss blue topaz and diamond necklace by Noush. Pretty please.

  • Normann Circus Pouf in Blush, £410

    Is your favourite chair missing a footstall? It’s crying out for this timeless Normann design in chic blush-pink velvet.

  • The Royal Salute 21-Year-Old Masquerade Ball Festive Gift Pack, £160 at Selfridges

    Looking for something special to give the whiskey lover in your life? Royal Salute has launched its Royal Salute 21-Year-Old Masquerade Ball gift set, which is inspired by the famed royal Masquerade Balls held at the Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens in London. The stunning box featuring an intricate laser cut lid is a keeper.

  • Hot dog and Eagles Hardback Notebooks by Luke Edward Hall, £19.99 each

    Two pieces of stationery news. Firstly, Papier has launched in the US (such an exciting development for our friends across the pond). Secondly, to celebrate item one on this mini news agenda, they’ve partnered with British artist and interior designer Luke Edward Hall, who has created a series of Americana-inspired illustrations and sketches for the most covetable notebook collection of the season.

  • The Reeds X J.Crew rainbow cable-knit crewneck sweater, £108

    J.Crew has collaborated with Brooklyn-based designer The Reeds, known for reworking vintage sweaters into one-of-a-kind pieces. This rainbow cable-knit crewneck knit is our pick of the playful collection, with just a nod to seasonal merriment. It definitely qualifies as a festive knit, but the rainbow weave is subtle enough that you’ll be wearing this knit through to spring. Invest now…

  • River Café Large Box, £600

    Stuck for what to buy for a Christmas present this year? Choose a hamper – there’s one for every possible theme you could want. For foodies, buy a River Café hamper, packed to the brim with luxurious treats. This box contains River Café Olive Oil, Paolo Petrilli Tomatoes, Mostarda, Gentile Spaghetti + Penne, Ortiz Anchovies, Polenta, Wild Oregano, Volpaia Herb Vinegar, Dried Porcini, Piemontese Hazlenuts, Amadei Chocolate Drops, Nougat, River Café Candied Orange Peel + Biscotti, Volcano Coffee, Sicilian Orange Blossom Honey, Isole & Olena Vin Santo, Massolino Barolo, Bellavista Franciacorta, Alessi Cheese Grate + Citrus Juicer, Fine Linen Napkins, River Café Apron, and a ’10 ingredients’ Limited Edition Cookbook. Should keep you going through to the New Year. Find more Christmas hamper ideas in our roundup HERE!

  • Joules Toasty Heavyweight Beanie with Pom-A-Pom, £24.95

    At this late point in the year, it’s undeniably time for hats, gloves and scarves. Though you might not avoid hat hair, a hat will keep you warm like no other accessory will. Treat yourself to this heavyweight, toasty warm beanie from Joules and feel and look good this season! For more winter hat inspiration, read our round-up of the best ones here! 

  • 8 by YOOX Boots, £173

    YOOX launches its own brand with 8 by YOOX, packed with modern creations inspired by AI-led trend indicators for a line tailored specifically to YOOX shoppers’ needs. Sounds soulless? On the contrary. Functional? Yes. Wearable? Yes. But with flair. “Today we are combining the latest artificial intelligence with the human spirit and creative talent of our design team. Technology is usually invisible to the customer; 8 by YOOX makes it desirable and tangible,” says Federico Marchetti, Founder of YOOX. These flat knee-high boots will never go out of style.

  • Clark’s Botanicals Retinol Rescue Eye Serum, £80

    Retinol is the skincare buzzword of the year, but is it something you should be adding to your regime? If anti-ageing is one of your main concerns, then yes. A potent form of Vitamin A, retinol promotes skin renewal and enhances collagen production, thus lessening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. If most of these fine lines live around your eyes, make this Clark’s Botanicals Retinol Rescue Eye Serum your number one stop, which should see noticeable improvements within a week.

  • Twinset Girl Wool blend striped jumper, £135 

    Keep your little one warm and stylish in Twinset Girl’s wool-blend striped jumper. It’s cosy and bright with a striking floral pattern. Works with leggings, jeans, tutu, anything! For more fashion advice and shopping inspiration for kids, read our guide to Designer Kidswear!

  • acnestudios.com, £300

    Opt for a less garish, more understated Christmas jumper this year. Acne’s thick, luxuriously-feeling ribbed wool jumper is boxy and flattering, chunky and cosy. Don it for the Christmas season ahead and enjoy a less obvious Christmas jumper that stylishly still does the job.

  • TUMI Alpha Bravo Recycled London Roll-Top, £395

    The London Roll Top Backpack is part of Tumi’s very first recycled collection. Made from 70% post-industrial and post-consumer waste material, the backpack is spacious and smart with comfortably padded features, perfect for the on-the-go Londoner. With a laptop and tablet pocket, 2 card pockets and a key leash amongst many other features, take advantage of the free personalisation service and make a busy friend or family member very happy and that much more organised this Christmas.

  • Aesop + RIMOWA Köln Travel Kit, £350

    If you’re constantly on the move but hate carrying around bundles of bottles, treat yourself (or a lucky someone else) to this curated travel kit courtesy of Aesop and RIMOWA. Presented in an aluminium case signature to RIMOWA, the kit includes a luxurious selection of skin, hair and oral-care products, plus three Parsley Seed skincare products that are ideal for travel. *Adds to Christmas wish list immediately.

  • Lucia High Heel Suede Stretch Over-the-Knee Boot, £450 by Keith Scarrott

    On the hunt for the perfect AW18 boots? The hunt ends here. These suede over-the-knee boots by Keith Scarrott are just screaming out for a floaty printed dress, leather biker and cat-eye shades. Oh, and a crisp sunny autumn day to wear them on would be nice.

  • Raymond Weil Freelancer Stainless steel black diamond dot dial, £1,095

    The Lady Freelancer by Raymond Weil is a beautiful feminine timepiece with just a touch of sparkle. The perfect gift for the lady in your life, or a fitting to-me-from-me reward for your latest commission, should you happen to be a ‘lady freelancer’.

  • Luca Faloni Cashmere Chunky Knit Grey, £390

    Opening tomorrow, ‘A Cashmere Christmas by Luca Faloni’ pop-up is the chance to shop the luxury menswear label on Marylebone high street. Running from 27 October until January 2019, stop by to explore the new collection containing chunky knits, new roll neck styles and soft Nubuck leather gloves.

  • Charlotte Olympia Poe Belt Purse, £725

    Did somebody say Halloween? Well, consider us suitably festive having selected this Poe Belt Purse from Charlotte Olympia’s spooktacular (or alternative over-used Halloween superla-pun) autumn line. Big enough to hold a handful of trick-or-treat candies to distribute at your leisure. Or a couple of eggs for those who deserve a trick.

  • Bisque Classic Radiator in Ombre, £POA, www.bisque.co.uk

    London-based Bisque, pioneer of the fanciest radiators out there, has added a new finish to its colour portfolio. Bet you didn’t know you needed a dip-dyed radiator? Until now.

  • Hand Knitted Argyle Scarf In Cream/Grey Multi, £495

    Winter is here, there’s no denying it. Wrap up warm in this hand-knitted scarf from Pringle of Scotland and stay cosy whilst looking good. It’s made with 79% Wool, 18% Alpaca and 3% Polyamide, and the white and black contrast with a dash of yellow makes it the perfect winter accessory to go with any coat.

    For more brand inspiration from our Great British Brands, follow us on Instagram at @greatbritishbrandsofficial!

  • Blue ‘Cocktails’ Neon Light, £70

    Is a home bar even complete without a neon ‘cocktails’ light above it? No, we rather think not. Hang it above your drinks trolley or just strategically in your kitchen to remind you to shake up your weekend.

  • School of Athens Pocket Square, Rampley & Co, £75

    Add a flash of colour and design into your suit jacket with the help of Rampley & Co’s artistic pocket squares. They’re designed and made in Britain using the finest, most luxurious silk, linen and tweed. Hold a little piece of art near your heart with the accessories made in collaboration with some of the worlds most renowned galleries including the British Museum and the National Gallery.

  • Beulah Anti-Slavery Day T-Shirt, £40

    In 2010, the Anti-Slavery Day Act was introduced as an Act of the Parliament of the UK to raise awareness of the urgent need to completely eradicate human trafficking, slavery and exploitation. To support this important cause, Beulah London has created this organic cotton, UK printed t-shirt in collaboration with Every Child Protected Against Trafficking (ECPAT UK). It costs £40 and 100% of the profits will go directly to supporting young people who’ve been trafficked. A small purchase for a great cause (and luckily, it’s a pretty cute tee).

  • Baobab Brussels Art Nouveau Scented Candle, £89

    This limited-edition Baobab scented candle is the perfect seasonal addition to your autumn home. With notes of honey, sandalwood and cypress it’s warming, comforting and (ever-so-slightly) Christmassy.

  • Charlotte Tilbury Superstar Lips, £24

    Avoid the inevitable chapped lips this season by purchasing Charlotte Tilbury’s glossy, luxuriously textured Superstar Lips. The shade ‘Happy Lips’ does what it says on the tin. Let the fun coral colour light up the darkening days! You can find this product, amongst a host of others on our new Great British Brands Instagram. Follow us here!

  • Lululemon x Francesca Hayward of The Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Jumpsuit, £108

    Dreamt of a career in The Royal Ballet? You can be one step (/garment) closer to fulfilling that dream by owning a piece of Francesca Hayward of The Royal Ballet’s Lululemon dancewear collection. This drapey jumpsuit can be worn over tights and leotard to and from classes or rehearsals, or on its own for when you want to flounce about and look like an off-duty ballerina in style.

  • Group Partner Banana Swimsuit Girl Plant Pot, £65, Trouva

    Part of the special collection curated by Pandora Sykes from Trouva’s community of independent boutiques, we love this playful plant pot from Group Partner. The perfect way to keep those hazy summer days living on in your home through autumn and beyond.

  • Musto Holkham Br2 Oil Cloth Jacket, £275

    Waterproof to Musto’s BR2 standards, this Holkham jacket will keep you dry in even the most torrential of downpours. A must-have for this season’s planned outdoor pursuits, the oilcloth twill outer will protect you from the elements, while the soft cotton lining is soft to the touch and keeps you warm by trapping in heat. The handwarmer pockets are a nice touch.

  • Tag Heuer Formula 1 Bucherer Blue Editions, £1,650

    The ideal watch for F1 fans (something to bear in mind with gifting season fast approaching), this TAG Heuer Formula 1 Bucherer Blue Editions features a blue dial with hand-applied indexes and a rotating aluminium bezel with a 60-minute scale. In addition to the stainless-steel bracelet, this special edition features a blue rubber strap, for a sporty finish, while the automatic watch has a power reserve of 38 hours.

  • PIXI Glow Mist, £16

    Stay cool in the heat wave with a hydrating face mist, like this one from PIXI. Enriched with 13 natural oils, plus hydrating propolis, aloe vera and fruit extracts, not only will it help you keep cool in the city, it will give skin a gorgeous dewy finish and relieve redness and irritation. It’s our ultimate summer beauty essential.

  • Lazul Leo Wrap Skirt, £435 

    Stay cool in style during the heat wave with this stunning lemon-print silk wrap skirt by Lazul. Dress up with a matching print off-the-shoulder top or down for the daytime with a cute slogan tee and ballet pumps.

  • Rotten Roach Eye Candy Linen-Blend T-Shirt

    Stay cool in a classic white tee, jazzed up with illustrations and slogans by British illustrators. Cult New York label Rotten Roach has called upon London-based artist Poppy Chancellor to design this cute, kitschy tee that’s now available at Selfridges. Tuck into a high-waisted denim skirt for an off-duty summer look.

  • Algenist Splash Absolute Hydration Replenishing Gel Moisturiser, £55 & Algenist Reveal Concentrated Luminizing Drops, £30

    Your two-stop shop to a gorgeous summer glow, moisturise with anti-ageing and hydrating Splash moisturiser (the smooth gel texture makes it the perfect summer choice) and then give your complexion a luminous finish with a few dots of the Luminizing Drops. Add to the cheekbones, brow bones and centre of the nose to highlight, or mix with your usual foundation for an all-over radiance.

  • Hannah Shucksmith Clement Aqua Bracelet, £95

    Remain anchored with Hannah Shucksmith’s Clement collection; our pick is this pretty Aqua Chalcedony and gold vermeil bracelet.

  • Dufrane Watches Bergstrom Cinq, $1,200

    Only five of these stunning Bergstrom Cinq watches have ever been made, and there are just two left, so time is of the essence if you think this limited edition mechanical watch is your perfect match.

  • Joanna Wood Butterfly Drum Lampshade, £108.

    Bring the outside in with this gorgeous lampshade from Joanna Wood. Decorated with colourful garden butterflies, it’s guaranteed to perk up even the simplest of lamps…

  • Lock & Co Hatters Fallen Petal Sylvia Fletcher Hat, £925.

    Royal Ascot starts today! Make sure you stand out from the crowd in this Lock & Co petal hat. This stunning creation of hand-crafted silk flowers is more a piece of art than headwear, and the blush hue will suit all skin tones. See more outfit ideas for Ascot in our style guide.

  • Wild & Wolf Gooseneck Lamp, £62

    Brighten up your home office with this mustard-yellow desk lamp by Wild & Wolf.

  • The Two Person Groombridge Picnic By Fortnum & Mason, £100. 

    Today marks the start of National Picnic Week, so why not celebrate with this divine picnic for two from Fortnum & Mason. The ultimate hamper features both sweet and savoury items and is available for vegetarians and vegans too! Perfect for grazing in the park on a sunny afternoon…

  • Manolo Blahnik Martamod teal satin sliders, £745.

    A summer of weddings and garden parties doesn’t have to mean sore feet; up your sartorial game with these embellished satin sliders by Manolo Blahnik. (Not suitable for poolside wearing. Obviously.)

  • MacKenzie Childs Spelling Bee Magazine Holder, £141.

    Keep your Country & Town House back catalogue in order with this MacKenzie Childs bee emblem magazine holder.


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