Francesca Brown

Francesca Brown is books editor for Stylist magazine and Stylist Loves; she also compiles the Style List on a weekly basis. She is a self-confessed HBO abuser and has a wide selection of grey sweatshirts. Honestly, you just can’t have enough. @franabouttown

  • Books

    48 must-read novels that everyone will be talking about this year

  • Food and Drink

    Stylist Loves Christmas: 21 kitchen gifts for cooking and entertaining fans

  • Food and Drink

    Stylist Loves Christmas: 29 alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) festive gifts

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Food

Stylist Loves Christmas: 33 of the best chocolate creations to gift

From chocolate yule logs to tasting bars and festive boxes, this is the best chocolate for Christmas 2020.

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Books

Stylist Loves Christmas: books and literary gifts for everyone in your life

From big reads and memoirs to stocking fillers and cookery books, these are the book gifts for Christmas.

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Best art prints for Christmas
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Stylist Loves Christmas: 23 incredible prints to elevate any space

From minimalist line drawings to stunning travel photography, these are the most beautiful prints to buy right now.

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Stylist Loves Christmas: 14 unique vases to gift all the homeware fans on your list

From glass and ceramic to colourful and animals, the best vases for Christmas 2020.

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Stylist Loves Christmas: the best hampers for 2020

Luxury food and drink, gin, cheese, afternoon tea, chocolate and more.

Food and Drink

Stylist Loves Christmas: 24 tasty gift ideas for all the foodies in your life

From artisan spices to vegan puddings and DIY recipe kits

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October 2020 books
Books

10 new reads for your bedside table

New writing from Alicia Garza, Yomi Adegoke, Elizabeth Uviebinené, Grace Dent and Jamie Windust

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Books for autumn 2020
Books

The best autumn reads for 2020 (whatever you’re in the mood for)

Nigella, Slay In Your Lane, Laura Bates… autumn is packed with essential reads you can’t miss

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The 6 books to help you cope with change
Books

The 6 must-read books that will help you cope with change in your life

From shock break-ups to new ways of living, find wisdom and comfort in these titles.

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The best summer reads for 2020
Books

The best summer reads for 2020 (whatever you’re in the mood for)

Find a patch of sun, curl up and lose yourself in some of the greatest reads of the year

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Books

The 107 female authors everyone should have on their bookshelf

From Jane Austen to Bernardine Evaristo: discover the greatest women writers ever

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Memoirs, thrillers and uplifting reads to buy right now

In the sunshine or curled up on your bed – be transported by these brilliant books in June.

30 best gins
Life

30 of the best gins (and low-alcohol stand-ins) reviewed by the Stylist team

Because a G&T is probably what we need RN.

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Online gaming
Life

Why it’s time to try online gaming

We have the games to match your personality.

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Books to Soothe
Books

9 uplifting new non-fiction books we all need in lockdown

Read on for comforting books that may even give you the odd lightbulb moment.

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The Style List
The Style List

The Style List: 30 independent business pick me-ups

Shop the full list from your computer to make a business owner smile

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Books

Get stuck into April’s most gripping reads

Biographies, memoirs, fiction and more for your reading time.

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Lauren Steadman
Books

The books that shaped Lauren Steadman

The Paralympian shares the stories she raced through.

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10 incredible Pulitzer Prize winners by women

The women who have won the biggest prize in fiction.

March 2020 best new books
Books

The best new books out in March 2020

From memoirs to #MeToo thrillers, discover the books everyone will be talking about.

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