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    Complét Brown Valery Mock Croc Mini Leather Cross Body Bag, £380, brownsfashion.com

    Hand crafted in Italy and designed in Tel Aviv, this brown mock croc mini leather cross body bag by Complét is the perfect size for all your daily essentials. The distinctive grab handle is featured alongside a cross-body strap for versatile styling and practicality. A timeless beauty that is sure to make any outfit, ahem, Complét.

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    Newby London Year of the Rat Caddy, £16, newbyteas.co.uk

    Bring an auspicious flavour to your daily cuppa with luxury tea label Newby’s limited-edition Year of the Rat caddy and tea blend. Celebrating the Lunar New Year, the festive caddy is embossed in gold, featuring the three egos of the Rat. The full-bodied tea, a bright Assam, is subtly flavoured with almonds for a note of sweetness. Whether you were born in the Year of the Rat or want to welcome 2020 in style, the special edition Festive tea makes a perfect keepsake gift to treasure.

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    Delfina Delettrez X The St Regis Rome Necklace, €9,000, europe.stregisboutique.com

    There’s nothing quite like finding the perfect souvenir to mark a special trip away, and this is easier than ever for guests at The St Regis Rome. The hotel has collaborated with Delfina Delettrez to create a capsule collection to mark the landmark hotel’s restoration. Pick from this stunning open collar diamond and pearl necklace, double-hoop earrings or a two-in-one ring. This could be the perfect romantic end to a Valentine’s Day minibreak, no? Book a room at the St Regis Rome at marriott.co.uk

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    Aigle Desilei unisex waterproof jacket, £235, aigle.com

    Classic sportswear and an enduring, easy-going ’90s aesthetic fuse in Aigle’s Iconic collection, which captures the essence of French casual wear, with a stylish edge. The unisex Desilei bomber is a reversible, waterproof piece – all the better for January’s intermittent rain – featuring a bright red side with the classic Aigle logo, and a blue quilted inside, which can be interchanged depending on weather and mood.

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    Orwell + Austen LOVE cashmere blend sweater in pink, £215, orwellausten.com

    Easy, stylish and timeless: slogan jumpers are a fashion-pack staple for a reason. We love the slightly constructivist, propaganda-inspired design of Orwell + Austen’s hot pink number, made of super-soft, ethically-sourced wool and cashmere. The brand’s playful pieces have a lower environmental impact than pure cashmere, and are made for year-round wear.

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    Regimen Retinol Booster 25ml, £76, libertylondon.com

    Italian skincare brand Skin Regimen understands the havoc that city living can wreak on skin, especially in winter. Designed for urban dwellers, Skin Regimen’s products reduce the effects of daily stress and pollution using its Longevity ComplexTM, a blend of organic superfood extracts, including anti-inflammatory Wild Indigo and Maqui Berry. Use the concentrated Retinol Booster after cleansing to visibly smooth imperfections and fine lines.

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    Alighieri Year of the Rat Necklace, £195, alighieri.co.uk

    Celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year with a piece from Alighieri’s 12 Modern Heirlooms collection, where each hand-crafted, 24k gold-plated piece corresponds to an animal in the Chinese Zodiac. 2020 will be the year of the Rat (as were 2008, 1996, 1984 and 1972) – people born under this animal are known for being intelligent, charming and artistic.

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    Jo Malone Vetiver & Golden Vanilla Cologne Intense 100ml, £122, jomalone.co.uk

    The latest addition to Jo Malone’s luxurious cologne intense range, this opulent fragrance combines two of Madagascar’s most prized ingredients in a warm and unmistakably sensual scent. Opening with a fresh dash of grapefruit tea and cardamom, its glowing heart is earthy vetiver over an all-enveloping note of vanilla bourbon, hand-picked from jungles full of tropical orchids. 

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    Rasayana Rejuvenating Serum, £55, organicapoteke.com

    This organic serum is a skincare powerhouse, combining six treatments in one bottle to  combat fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin, simultaneously hydrating and increasing firmness. Mix in with your favourite face cream in the morning for a flattering flush, thanks to its microcirculation stimulating properties.

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    LARQ bottle in Monaco Blue, £95, livelarq.com

    Nod to Pantone’s 2020 colour of the year, the calming Classic Blue, with this sleek water bottle. What’s more, LARQ bottles digitally purify your water on the go using UV-C LED light, leaving you safe in the knowledge that every sip is crystal-clean.

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    Rosa Mini dress, £234, carmenllaguno.com

    Shimmer at your next soirée in this slinky silk mini, which features a tie-neck and open back for added wow-factor. Sustainable label Carmen Llaguno crafts flattering, timeless feminine pieces with an edge from luxurious silks. The fabrics are produced in a factory with a dual filtration system that reuses and recycles water to help preserve the environment, and coloured with non-azo and non-formaldehyde dyes, as well as plant-based dyes such as henna.

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    PRAI 24k Gold Caviar Wrinkle Repair Serum, £38, marksandspencer.com

    Give any fine lines the 5-star treatment with this 24k gold-enriched serum by bestselling skincare brand PRAI. Pea and bamboo extracts and precious PRAI Oil naturally exfoliate and maintain healthy collagen production, leaving skin firmer, smoother and with a luminous glow.

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    French Mid-Century Polished Brass Drinks Trolley, POR, Nicholas Wells Antiques through lapada.org

    Take your festive entertaining to new levels – with a nod to the enduring mid-century trend – by wheeling out this exquisite antique French bar cart. Made of highly polished brass with two circular levels, it’s ideal for showcasing your finest spirits and cut-crystal glasses, and would make an enchanting addition to any stylish home.

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    Pour Les Femmes Cotton Striped Pyjama Set, $225, pourlesfemmes.com

    Winter sleepwear is sorted, thanks to Pour Les Femmes’ perfect pair of striped pyjamas, in soft grey and pink. The socially-conscious sleepwear label, founded by Robin Wright and designer Karen Fowler, provides economic opportunities for women in conflict regions around the globe with each sale. The brand is also hosting a two week pop-up on Regent’s Street, partnered with TOGETHERBRAND, whose friendship bands represent the UN’s 17 Global Goals for a sustainable future.

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    Live Your Dream Pullover in Cornflower Blue, £395, albertaferretti.com

    This inspiring version of Alberta Ferretti’s iconic slogan jumper is as eco-friendly as it is stylish. Part of the designer’s Love Me Everyday collection and in collaboration with Eco-Age, the luxurious piece is made out of recycled Italian cashmere, chosen for its low environmental impact.

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    Balmain x Net-A-Porter Houndstooth Wool-Blend Cape, £2,775, net-a-porter.com

    Cover up with the chicest of winter coat options: a dashing wool-blend cape, courtesy of Net-A-Porter’s capsule collection with iconic Parisian brand Balmain. Paying homage to the glamorous maximalism of the 80s with eye-catching yet classic houndstooth, the double-breasted front features luxurious gold-crested button closure. The 16-piece collection is available exclusively on Net-A-Porter.

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    Pearl Lowe Velvet Pearl Dress in Liberty Print Velvet, £995, pearllowe.co.uk

    Handmade in Somerset by a local seamstress, Pearl Lowe’s vintage-inspired designs invoke the silhouettes of ’20s, ’30s and ’40s, to flatter and accentuate the feminine figure. Her newest, darker designs were inspired by the gothic 1940s, wildflowers and old school Hollywood glamour – the Velvet Pearl is a stunning, one-off piece (only five will be made) crafted from the finest Libery Velvet Silk, with a fitted bodice and dramatic train. Pearl is also a guest on an upcoming episode of the House Guest podcast, talking all things vintage, interiors, and her beautiful new book, Faded Glamour.

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    Emma Bridgewater x Russell Hobbs Toast & Marmalade Kettle, £80, emmabridgewater.co.uk

    Surely no kitchen is complete without some of Emma Bridgewater’s iconic pottery, with cheery food-based slogans and unmistakably British typeface. Take your obsession to the next level with this kettle (what else?) from the Russell Hobbs collection. In classic cream and black, with a built in filter and rapid boil function, it’s sure to make your daily cuppas taste even better.

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    Richard Quinn Stocking, £250, coventgardenauction.com

    In an exciting partnership sure to delight lovers of Christmas and fashion alike, Covent Garden has partnered with the British Fashion Council to produce a collection of one-off Christmas stockings. Not your usual felt red-and-green affairs, these stylish stockings have been uniquely re-imagined by some of the UK’s most exciting designers. Richard Quinn, recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design (you might remember spotting Her Majesty front row at his show) created this design, featuring his iconic clashing florals, topped off with black faux-fur.

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    Millie Mackintosh’s Cudoni Wardrobe Burberry Goat Suede Trench Coat, £395, cudoni.com

    A standout coat from Burberry’s extensive line-up, this rare purple trench features distinctive goat suede sleeves and is lined with the brand’s signature Nova check pattern. The edgy piece is part of the exclusive Millie Mackintosh edit for luxury resale site Cudoni; the notably stylish Made in Chelsea star is selling a range of luxury items from her own wardrobe in aid of Maggie’s cancer charity.

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    Away That Day Beverley One-Piece in Fire Orange, £89, awaythatday.com

    Whether you’ve booked a holiday in the sun this winter or just counting down the days until bikini season, look to pack this stylish one piece from sustainable swimwear brand Away That Day. With a high leg, low back cut and colour that’s sure to pop against a tan, it’s made of eco-friendly Econyl®, a recycled Nylon fabric. The brand’s flattering staple pieces are designed in London and crafted in Bali.

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    007 Chunky Ribbed Polo Neck Sweater, £395, npeal.com

    Channel Die Another Day-era Bond in this timelessly elegant polo neck. A blend of N Peal’s signature soft cashmere and superfine merino wool in classic charcoal grey, it is inspired by the sweater worn by Bond when confronting Gustav Graves in Iceland, before being held at gunpoint himself by the double-crossing Miranda Frost. The iconic British cashmere brand has dressed everyone from iconic movie stars Sophie Loren and Marilyn Monroe to members of the Royal Family, and is celebrating 50 years of Bond style with a cashmere collection.

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    Westland Garryana 4.1 Limited Edition Single Malt Whiskey, available to buy in-store at Berry Bros. & Rudd

    This limited edition whiskey from Seattle-based Westland Distillery makes good use of the native Garryana Oak, with resulting notes of blueberries, fudgesicle, fresh oak and grilled plum. Whiskey-lovers can try it out at Annabel’s or Black Rock bar in Shoreditch.

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    Longchamp F/W ’19 Sunglasses, £159, longchamp.com

    Channel breezy French elegance in these chic pale grey sunglasses from Longchamp. Light and delicate, are also subtly accessorised with the brand’s signature horse logo in silver and feature a slight cat-eye, creating a feminine silhouette.

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    Embroidered Wool Turtleneck Sweater, £95, stories.com

    Statistics and data were the unlikely inspiration for & Other Stories’ new collection, a collaboration with information designer Giorgia Lupi. Her unique, hand-drawn prints are born from the designer’s human-focused process, which turns a data-driven narrative into a wearable story. The collection’s prints, embroideries and silhouettes reflect the life events and achievements of three remarkable women in science: Ada Lovelace, Rachel Carson and Mae Jemison – a mathematician, conservationist and astronaut respectively. Pair this geometric merino wool jumper with a floaty skirt and boots or comfy jeans and trainers.

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    Dodo Bar Or x Annabel’s Brigitte Midi Dress, £725, net-a-porter.com

    Acid-green snakes and colourful birds of paradise weave between exotic foliage on this dress, from Dodo Bar Or’s limited-edition collection with Annabel’s. Fluted sleeves and a turtleneck lend the dress, a stand-out party piece, a modern silhouette. The gilded Jungle Bar at Annabel’s, with its wild interior invoking tropical rainforests, inspired the exclusive collection, available at online retailer Net-a-Porter.

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    Zadig & Voltaire Kate Wallet Croco Bag, £400, zadig-et-voltaire.com

    Let Kate Moss, who never turned down a good party, be your inspiration this holiday season. Part of the Parisian brand’s collaboration with the supermodel, this chic crossbody is ideal for night-out accessorising, while also small enough to slip into a handbag or wear as a trendy belt bag. The inside of the silvery snake-effect clutch is inscribed with a golden mantra from Kate herself, who designed the leather accessories line with Cecilia Bönström.

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    Goop x Perfect Moment Striped Suit, £530, goop.com

    Knitted from soft Merino wool, this stripy suit looks just as cute layered under ski gear as it would while snuggled up next to the fireplace. Part of Goop’s special collection with Chamonix-based skiwear brand Perfect Moment, it’s lightweight but warm enough to fulfil all your on-piste and après-ski needs.

     

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    L’Orbe Caviar Vodka, £115, fortnumandmason.com

    Vodka and black caviar is a classic combination: the master mixologists over at Pernod Ricard have elevated it to a new level with this luxurious spirit, which took five years to develop. Impress your party guests with this extraordinary elixir – ideal as an aperitif on the rocks, it also adds a savoury twist to a Vodka Martini and provides a unique base for cocktails.

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    Lark & Berry Dark Halo Sapphire Drop Earrings in Solid 14K Rose Gold, £825, larkandberry.com

    Radiate elegance in Lark & Berry’s gorgeous drop earrings. A chic combination of smoky pink sapphire and haloing sparkly diamonds set in darkened rose gold, they are also as eco-friendly as they are beautiful. Lark & Berry uses only cultured gemstones in their exquisite fine jewellery, and plants a tree for every five purchases through their partnership with the charity One Tree Planted.

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    Saint Laurent Opium Box Bag, £962, vestiairecollective.com

    Stand out this party season with an opulent gold box clutch from Saint Laurent. The striking bag features a hard gilded shell with the iconic interlocking YSL logo, leather side-tassels and a black and gold rope strap, for cross-body wear. Though it quickly sold out everywhere, the Opium model is available to buy in pristine condition from luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective.

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    Oliver Brown Eaton Jacket in Lyon Tweed, £345, oliverbrown.org.uk

    This classic, subtle tweed jacket was inspired by the earthy tones that make up the Caledonian landscape, and is versatile enough to work as well in the town as it does in the countryside. Oliver Brown uses their own tweed, sourced from the mills around West Yorkshire and the Scottish border. A multi-seasonal staple piece, the jacket is also available at the store’s pop-up, at 12 Piccadilly Arcade, St James’s.

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    Georgina Boyce Span Ring, £495, georginaboyce.com

    Part of the exquisite Kin collection by London-based fine jeweller Georgina Boyce, this delicate ring comes in a trio of 14 carat white, yellow and rose gold – because why limit yourself to just one beautiful metal – set with glittering micro diamonds. One for the Christmas list for sure…

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    Ecridor Gift Set Ballpoint Pen & Leather Case, £155, carandache.com

    Prove that the pen really is mightier than the sword with this stylish instrument from Caran d’Ache. Featuring a chevron design and palladium-plated finish, the glossy ballpoint also comes with its own svelte case in full-grain leather. For a special touch, there is the option of adding an engraving for the sophisticated scribe in your life.

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    Cashmere Phenomenal Woman Scarf in Carbon & Petal, £225, brora.co.uk

    Designed by Helena Bonham Carter for Brora’s collection celebrating the 100th anniversary of Save The Children, this striking scarf is emblazoned with an empowering phrase in tribute to the Maya Angelou poem of the same name. Made of thick Scottish cashmere, it is long enough to be worn draped around the body as well as the neck – all the better for showing your support, as Bonham Cater drew inspiration from the suffragettes. 10 per cent of all proceeds will be donated to Save The Children.

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    Lingua Franca x The Luxury Collection Travel Set, €450 (around £385), luxurycollectionstore.com

    Wave farewell to uncomfortable travelling with this chic, limited-edition travel set from cult knitwear brand Lingua Franca. Each hand-sewn kit contains a travel bag, eye mask, luxurious blanket and socks – all made from the softest cashmere and embroidered with playful, travel-inspired phrases.

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    John Smedley Appleton British Alpaca Wool Scarf in Natural White, £200, johnsmedley.com

    With the cold setting in, it’s the humble scarf’s time to shine: wrap up with this cosy, cable-knit number from iconic knitwear brand John Smedley, this year celebrating their 235th anniversary with a Legacy Collection. It’s made of the soft, luxurious Alpaca wool, free from dyes and sustainably farmed in Exmoor National Park.

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    Stella McCartney dress, £2,275, available exclusively at 23 Old Bond Street

    Sustainability has been a part of the Stella McCartney ethos long before it became the term du jour. The exquisite one-off pieces from her new 23 Old Bond Street Limited Edition Collection – including this prettiest of pink dresses – were made with left over fabrics from the Winter 19 collection. In a truly special touch, a handwritten note from Stella herself is sewn into each item.

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    Jo Malone Pine & Eucalyptus Diffuser, £64, jomalone.co.uk

    Turn your home into an enchanted winter forest with this limited-edition diffuser from Jo Malone. Fragrant pine and rejuvenating eucalyptus combine to make a bright, invigorating scent instantly reminiscent of Christmas trees and wintertime walks.

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    RA Edition Bella Freud Naked Self Portrait, £350, royalacademy.org.uk

    Created exclusively to accompany the RA’s Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits exhibition, this limited-edition print was was designed by the artist’s daughter Bella, herself a successful fashion designer, known for her intellectually playful knits. A limited edition of only 40 screen prints, Naked Self Portrait celebrates the work of her father. The print has hand-finished edges and is signed and hand-numbered by the artist.

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    Grant Macdonald Paragon silver champagne flutes, £2,400, grantmacdonald.com

    Your favourite bubbly will taste even better out of these exquisite silver flutes, specially designed to be the perfect shape to help keep the champagne lively for longer. They would be ideal for celebrating an important anniversary year or birthday with an added touch of luxury.

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    Fortnum & Mason Fortum’s Feasting Advent Calendar, £200, fortnumandmason.com 

    Bah Humbug to the haters – it’s never too early to start getting excited about Christmas. And who said advent calendars are only for kids? Replace (or supplement) the standard chocolate version with a veritable feast from Fortnum’s: this adult advent calendar is full of the iconic brand’s best sellers, from tea to truffles to condiments galore. As ever, the hard part is only opening a day at a time…

       

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: Tuesday 28 January

complet valery cross-body bag

Hand crafted in Italy and designed in Tel Aviv, this brown mock croc mini leather cross body bag by Complét is the perfect size for all your daily essentials. The distinctive grab handle is featured alongside a cross-body strap for versatile styling and practicality. A timeless beauty that is sure to make any outfit, ahem, Complét. brownsfashion.com

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