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The very best fashion, beauty, and online buys discovered by the team, for your shopping pleasure. Check back each day for a beautiful new find - and add the below to your wish list now.

  • Friday 14th February: Atsuko Kudo Latex bow earrings

    High fashion and latex aren't traditional bedfellows. But that's all changed thanks to designer Atsuko Kudo who offers couture latex outfits and has even designed items for Lady Gaga. We love the new capsule collection for Selfridges and especially these red bow earrings.


  • Thursday 13th February: Antique medicine bottle bouquet

    Need a last-minute Valentine's Day present or want someone to buy you something a bit different? How about these flowers from London-based flower designer Hiding In The City? We've got our eye on this antique medicine bottle with a pretty bouquet of fresh flowers.

    Small £40/ large £45;

  • Wednesday 12th February: Animal Notebooks

    OK, so perhaps this might be an ideal gift for kids, but actually, we'd quite like them ourselves.


  • Thursday 6th February: 80s Fashion: From Club to Catwalk

    Fashion and music go together like chocolate and pretzels. Which is why the V&A's exhibition on 80s culture - 'From Club to Catwalk' - has proven to be so popular. Tickets are still available for the exhibition but if you miss out we recommend you get hold of this book, which features designers such as Betty Jackson, John Galliano, and Vivienne Westwood.


  • Wednesday 5th February: Seletti Neon Art Font Alphabet

    Like us, if you've been coveting neon lights for some time now, you'll know that their hefty price tag usually means not eating for a month. But it doesn't need to be the case. Heal's now stocks white neon lettering and numbers from just £35 per letter.


  • Tuesday 4th February: Diamond purse

    Can't afford a diamond in real life? This purse from Alphabet Bags solves that problem without you having to rob any banks or jewellers.


  • Monday 3rd February: Laura Gravestock 'Love' ring

    However you feel about Valentine's day that shouldn't put you off the fact that you need (yes, need) this ring in your life. Created by British jewellery designer Laura Gravestock, the 'Love' ring comes in silver, gold-plated silver (pictured) and rose gold. Now all you need to do is persuade someone to buy it for you.


  • Friday 31st January: Marks and Spencer leopard print flats

    Sometimes you want to give your feet a rest from the stilettos and actually wear something a little, well, flatter. Luckily for us, Marks and Spencer have created a stylish new range of slip-on trainers in black, lace and leopard print.


  • Thursday 30th January: Key to freedom kimono

    As part of an initiative set up to support the charity Women's Interlink Foundation, Topshop has collaborated with Key To Freedom for a year, working with young women who have been exposed from an early age to domestic abuse, and in many cases been trafficked into the sex trade by providing them with accommodation in safe houses. Once there, they are taught skills such as sewing and textile printing, in order to produce sellable garments which will enable them to become economically independent. This second collection is a move on from last season’s scarves and is available from Topshop this month. This kimono is one of our favourite pieces, which you can wear as both a dressing gown or at festivals.


  • Thursday 23rd January: Topshop Satin body

    Perhaps this isn't the most practical of outfits in the winter but team it with a skirt or just a mac and a cool pair of tights and you've got the ideal January party outfit. Yes, going out in January is allowed.


  • Wednesday 15th January: GIRLS nail varnish

    Nothing beats the fact that GIRLS is returning to our screens very shortly but what makes this news even sweeter is that nail artist Deborah Lippmann has created a special limited-edition GIRLS nail varnish set. Choose from Hannah (a hapless hunter green) Marnie (a prim and proper pink) Shoshanna (a virtuous vivid violet) or Jessa (a bohemian burgundy).

    Available from for £30

  • Thursday 12th December: Martine Wester stack rings

    When it comes to jewellery, there's little we love more than a set of stack rings. It's mainly because they're just so versatile - you can wear them altogether or even separately! On different fingers! The great news is that you can buy them online.


  • Monday 9th December: Bershka lightweight jacket

    You might have to wait until January until this lovely jacket drops but we reckon it'll be worth it. Sure, you need warm clothes during the winter months, but everyone knows it's all about the layering. Pair this coat with a waffle-knit jumper, a shirt and a vest underneath and you're good to go.


  • Thursday 5th December: Retro Series hot air popcorn maker

    Everyone likes popcorn, that's a fact. So what could be better that this Retro Series popcorn maker from Nostalgia Electrics? It takes a matter of minutes in the machine, which uses air rather than oil so it's much healthier. Well, at least before you add all that sugar and butter to it, amirite?


  • Wednesday 4th December: Liberty's Red Iphis card holder

    Yes, we know we should be shopping for others right now instead of thinking about ourselves, however, this beautiful Iphis-print card holder from Liberty is something we MUST have right now. Or at least something to ask Father Christmas for.


  • Monday 2nd December: Rosie for M&S teddy

    As it's getting a little colder (OK, freezing) we like our underwear to do a bit more work and keep us completely covered. But it needn't be unsexy. Just take a look at this teddy from the Rosie collection for M&S, which is pretty and functional.


  • Tuesday 12 November: Topshop Heavy Embellish Beanie

    While a woolly hat is a necessary practicality during the winter months, there's no rule that says you can't add a splash of glitz to it - like Topshop have done with this embellished beanie.


  • Friday 8 November: J.Crew Moroccan Stone Earrings

    Yippee! J.Crew's long-awaited UK stores open today. While the main flagship will be located in London's Regent Street, and the exclusive J.Crew Collection housed at Brompton Cross, those outside of the capital can of course still shop the brand online - and these beautiful earrings, inspired by Moroccan art, are just the type of thing worth picking up.


  • Thursday 7 November: Toast Asta Dressing Gown

    Dr Seuss (the teller of so many childhood truths) was right: you do know you're in love when you can't fall asleep; this vintage-chic cotton and flannel dressing gown from Toast makes us want to stay up late, just so we can wear it that little bit longer.


  • Wednesday 6 November: Jane & Serge: A Family Album

    Some of us were still just a twinkle in our parents' eyes when Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg finally parted ways in 1980, but the Anglo-French couple still hold a fascinating allure - one that can continued to be explored in this interesting new album, packed full of early photos of the couple taken by Jane's brother Andrew Birkin.


  • Tuesday 5 November: Carven Water Snakeskin Belt

    Hey there, snake hips! This multi-coloured water snakeskin belt from Carven will be a stylish yet practical way to channel this season's animal print trend.


  • Monday 4 November: AERIN Fragrance Collection

    Effortless beauty is Aerin Lauder's raison d'etre (as the grand-daughter of Éstee Lauder we're certain she had no choice in the matter), and now she's extended that sentiment to a new five-piece fragrance collection for AERIN, her eponymous beauty brand. Inspired by Aerin's life and memories, from seaside escapes to Lauder family traditions, the easy-wear luxury scents: Gardenia Rattan, Amber Musk, Lilac Path, Ikat Jasmine and Evening Rose, are worth seeking out if you're looking to update your own personal perfume library.

    £85 for 50ml each,

  • Tuesday 29 October: Laura Lee Tiny Ruby Set Ring

    Add a flash of brilliance to a collection of stacking rings with this gorgeously sweet ring from Laura Lee. Pair with a matching nail polish colour to really bring out that pretty ruby hue.


  • Monday 28 October: Brit Stitch Mini Milkman Clutch

    Big handbags can be a right old pain in the neck - literally in some cases. So we're more than happy with the tiny bag trend currently doing the rounds, particularly when they're as charming as this teeny Mini Milkman clutch bag from heritage leather company Brit Stitch.


  • Thursday 24 October: Topshop Waterfall Sheepskin Coat

    Hot on the heels of her summer festival edit, Kate Bosworth has once again lent her particular brand of A-list cool to a new collection for Topshop. Reflecting Kate's edgy-boho style, The Collection Starring Kate Bosworth features a thoroughly modern mix of leather, patent and crackle-finish metallic pieces paired with fluffy sheepskins and cosy knits. This sheepskin coat is our star buy.


  • Wednesday 23 October: Oasis Leopard Sweatshirt

    You can say what you like about The Saturdays' music (we won't judge you), but it turns out singer Mollie King has a magpie-like eye for stylish pieces. This leopard print jumper is just one of the many cool items (the leather skirts, lace dresses and tomboyish coats are right up our street too) chosen by her for her Loved by Mollie collection edit for Oasis. Our advice: don't leave it 'til Saturday to purchase.


  • Tuesday 22 October: Diptyque Insolite Candle

    Lovers of the vintage-chic aesthetic will surely find their hearts skipping a beat over Diptyque's new limited edition scented candle, Insolite, created in collaboration with Liberty. With zesty top notes of orange and lime and warming heart notes of juniper, clove, cardamom and ginger, Insolite's scent takes its inspiration from 'the aromas and fragrances found in curiosity cabinets and eclectic boutiques'. Olde worlde olfaction at its best.


  • Monday 21 October: Amy Holloway Yellow Orbit Lamp Sculpture

    As the nights draw in, home lighting takes on extra significance - so why not make a feature of it? This statement-making lamp, designed by artist Amy Holloway, is made from interlocking laser-cut triangles that will create a beautiful geometric shadow-play on your walls.


  • Friday 18 October: H&M Low Padded Back Boots

    Casual weekend outfits - we're thinking black skinny jeans and a soft shirt worn under a cosy knit - will get a whole lot cooler with the addition of these biker-style boots from H&M.


  • Thursday 17 October: Hobbs London Queensbridge Handbag

    The name says it all when it comes to Hobbs London's sleek minimalist handbag: the Queensbridge is as regal and elegant as anything the Queen or the Duchess of Cambridge might use. Ideal for adding a chic polish to your working wardrobe.


  • Wednesday 16 October: Alexis Mabille Silk Duchesse Brooch

    Swap statement necklaces for this bejewelled silk bow from Alexis Mabille - perfect for adding a touch of Clueless cool to plain tees and winter knits.


  • Tuesday 15 October: Illustrated People Sunflower Print Sweater

    In a similar vein to Givenchy's much-sought-after Bambi print sweatshirt, Illustrated People has taken a summery sunflower print and given it a dark and moody twist for autumn. Style it like the Givenchy catwalk look and wear it belted at the waist with a loose silk midi skirt and high-heeled ankle boots.


  • Monday 14 October: Balmain Paris Nail Couture Collection

    Balmain's high-fashion looks may be out of our reach but, with this new limited edition four-piece nail polish collection, we can still get our hands on a little luxury from the Parisian brand. And, just like Balmain's best fashion pieces, the four toluene, formaldehyde and camphor-free nail colours: Noir, Rouge, Nude and Mat Top Coat are at once, perfectly on-trend yet also timeless. Fantastique!


  • Friday 11 October: Marc by Marc Jacobs Chunky Cable Knit Scarf

    Pairing sunny yellow and oatmeal-ish beige wools, we love the homespun feel of this cosy scarf from Marc by Marc Jacobs – it looks like something granny would make for the first day back at school after Christmas!


  • Thursday 10 October: Le Specs Rapture Cat-Eye Sunglasses

    Sunglasses may be the last thing you’re after now that autumn’s here, but it’s still important to protect your eyes (and ward of those ageing wrinkles) during the chillier months of the year too. These retro-cool frames from Le Specs have a pale lens so you won’t get that unfortunate ‘sunglasses at night’ effect when you wear them on dull days.


  • Wednesday 9 October: Jigsaw Wool Four Button Coat

    Say what you will about the colour pink, but it certainly has the ability to lighten the mood. This catwalk-worthy, oversized wool coat by Jigsaw is sure to brighten your disposition – and your complexion - on cold winter days.


  • Tuesday 8 October: Anorak Rabbit Hand Towel

    Brighten up your bathroom with this charming rabbit print hand towel from Anorak. Also available with Stag, Robin and Horse prints, we like how the vibrant red shade of the rabbits cuts through any Beatrix Potter-esque cuteness.


  • Monday 7 October: Mango Combi Print Chiffon Dress

    Combining this season's check trend with a suitably autumnal floral print, this relaxed chiffon dress from Mango will look great contrasted with clunky biker boots.


  • Friday 4 October: Versus Safety-Pin Embellished Ankle Boots

    Fancy a splurge this Friday? These edgy ankle boots from Versus walk a line of rebellion: one part punk, the other part ladylike glamour.


  • Thursday 3 October: Me & Zena Pencil Necklace

    Sure to 'draw' plenty of attention, arty types will love this playful pencil necklace from Me & Zena.


  • Wednesday 2 October: Whistles Elodie Biker Coat

    Camel coats are always lauded as one of those ultimate wardrobe pieces, but they can, quite frankly, be a bit dull. However, Whistles are on to a winner with this sleek camel coat, made utterly covetable with biker-chic details like edgy zips and quilted cuffs.


  • Tuesday 1 October: Foreo Luna Mini Skincare Device

    Don't be fooled - this smart piece of kit isn't something for you to plug your iPod into. Oh no, the Foreo Luna has much loftier intentions than that; intentions such as getting your skin super-clean in just one minute flat. Gunning for the crown currently worn by the Clarisonic Mia (it's the skincare cleansing system most beauty aficionados swear by), the Luna Mini uses gentle T-Sonic™ pulsations to give your skin a much deeper clean than you'd get from washing manually, and leaves your complexion radiantly fresh. See, much loftier intentions.

    £99, exclusive to

  • Monday 30 September: J. Crew Embellished Chambray Shirt

    Embellishment has taken a turn for the casual for this autumn/winter, with the best way to wear your glitziest pieces being in the day and dressed down with something as easygoing as everyday denim. Oh look! J.Crew (a brand that has its own distinctive way of mixing high and low pieces) has done the hard work for us, splashing hand-appliquéd crystals across this love-worn chambray shirt. Perfection.


  • Friday 27 September: Bimba & Lola Heart Keyring

    Valentine's Day is a while off yet, but there's nothing wrong with expressing a little self-love via this playful, heart-shaped enamel keyring from Bimba & Lola.


  • Thursday 26 September: Karen Millen Ltd Black and White Loafers

    These limited edition loafers from Karen Millen are selling like hotcakes - and it's not hard to see why. Smart enough for work but with a nod to this season's punk trend, wear them with a leather pencil skirt and a smart shirt for the office or with coated biker jeans on the weekends.

    £110, or

  • Wednesday 25 September: Monki Carlotta Jacket

    The parka coat still endures as a great cover-up for between the seasons; this ochre-coloured version from Monki has autumnal weekends written all over it.


  • Tuesday 24 September: Cavallini Vintage Travel Wall Calendar 2014

    It may be a little early to start thinking about the new year, but, along with new season clothing drops, we've noticed the shops have also started to fill up with 2014 paraphernalia. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this vintage-chic 2014 calendar, filled with images from the golden age of travel, has us dreaming of next year's adventures.


  • Friday 20 September: Stow London Amelia Jewellery Case

    Stow London is a luxury leather goods company after our hearts. Started by friends Carol Lovell and Sarah Kocher, the enterprising duo have taken inspiration from four British female adventurers - Lady Hester Stanhope, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards and Isabella Bird - for their debut range of beautifully designed travel cases. Our favourite is the roomy Amelia jewellery case, which comes complete with the brand's signature Stowaway pocket -perfect for storing those extra-special trinkets when you head off on your own adventures.


  • Thursday 19 September: Warehouse Embellished Crop Tee

    While we may have spent the summer seeing a little too much of our fellow fashion lovers, the crop top is here to stay. However, this embellished version from Warehouse is more demure than most, and just gives a peep of midriff when worn with a chic high-waisted skirt or trousers.


  • Wednesday 18 September: Burberry Runway Nail Collection

    Just days after Burberry's London Fashion Week show, key pieces from the spring/summer 2014 collection are already available to order. While you might have to put aside a couple of months rent to buy some pieces, the limited edition nail set, featuring the six colours used in the show: Pale Grape, Rose Pink, Dusky Mauve, Mink, Pale Yellow and Sage Green, is a more affordable way to get your Burberry fix.


  • Tuesday 17 September: H&M Skinny Low Ankle Jeans

    Wild West-inspired patchwork denim has made its way off the catwalks of Isabel Marant, Ashish and 3.1 Philip Lim and found a new home(stead) on the high street in the form of these cool skinny jeans from H&M.


  • Monday 16 September: Oasis Heart Print Shirt Dress

    As seen on the autumn/winter 2013 catwalk at Burberry and in Stella McCartney's pre-spring/summer 2014 collection, heart prints are having a mini moment. Perfect timing, then, to bag this sweet shirt dress from Oasis.


  • Friday 13 September: Hobbs London Arna Court Shoe

    Round of a applause goes to the design team at Hobbs London - they've managed to cleverly camouflage a sensible heel height and classic court shoe shape with this head-turning leopard print pattern. Bravo!


  • Thursday 12 September: Tatty Devine Planetary System Necklace

    There's a trend for all-things space age bubbling under at the moment - from holographic nail wraps to T-shirts featuring eerie intergalactic landscapes. This bold planetary necklace from Tatty Devine is a statement-making way channel the trend.


  • Wednesday 11 September: Matt & Nat Minka Flapover Bag

    Made from recycled materials, this chic flapover tote from eco-friendly firm Matt & Nat will be a smart addition to your working wardrobe for autumn.


  • Tuesday 10 September: White Rabbit England Dog Night Light

    Okay, so we may be a little old for a night light but White Rabbit England's charming, dog-shaped bone china lamp has us approaching autumn's impending dark evenings with a bit more childish delight than usual.


  • Monday 9 September: Iris & Ink Colour-block Sweater

    As the's in-house fashion label, Iris & Ink has a clear directive: to create clothes that are on-trend yet timeless enough to ensure you've always something decent in your wardrobe on those days when you simply have nothing to wear. This colour-block cashmere jumper cleverly combines the three top hues for autumn/winter 2013 - pink, red and maroon - but is also elegant enough to become a wardrobe staple long after the season has ended.


  • Friday 6 September: LSA International Polka Teacups & Saucers

    These metallic-pastel teacups and saucers are perfect for giving a sleek modern update to the tradition of afternoon tea.

    £75 for set of 4,

  • Thursday 5 September: 'It' by Alexa Chung Book

    Trendsetter Alexa Chung plays on her It-girl status with her debut publication, It, a fun insight into Alexa's stylish world: from her early fashion inspirations to how to take a decent selfie. The on-trend pink cloth cover, pretty patterned endpages and luxe cream paper remind us why some books are worth buying in hardback.

    RRP £16.99,

  • Wednesday 4 September: Bella Freud 'Girl' Wool Jumper

    Part of the joy of the oncoming autumn is investing in snug jumpers, like this ccosy-cool merino wool number from Bella Freud. Kate Moss and Alexa Chung are fans of the label, so if it's good enough for them...


  • Tuesday 3 September: Mary Katrantzou for Rodial Candle

    Her vivid digital prints have won her plaudits in the fashion world, and now Mary Katrantzou is branching out into the realm of beauty with a new limited edition candle inspired by her 2012 Nature Vs Nuture collection. Created in conjunction with top skincare brand Rodial, the scented candle features fresh citrus top notes and a fruity-floral base - great for giving your home a summery zing as we head into autumn.

    £35, available to pre-order now at

  • Monday 2 September: W-O-R-D-U-P Hand-lettered Artwork

    Our handwriting is terrible, but making a feature of hers is US-based artist Nicole Lavelle, who creates individual hand-lettered artworks in Indian ink. First, choose the colour and size of paper you want the piece to be on, then send Nicole what you want her to write: be that your favourite song lyric, your wedding vows, or reasons why you love your cat. She'll send back a brilliantly unique piece of artwork written in her statement script.

    From $25 USD (approx £16) plus shipping,

  • Friday 30 August: Celia Birtwell For Uniqlo Silk Shirt Dress

    Some say autumn officially begins on 1 September (also the start of the partridge shooting season in case you're interested!). Whether you believe that or not, we think it's best to be prepared. With long sleeves and a vintage-inspired take on next season's moody florals print trend, this silk shirt dress from Celia Birtwell's second collection for Uniqlo is a smart buy for your transeasonal wardrobe.


  • Thursday 29 August: Zoe Karssen Eau Yeah Sweatshirt

    From riffs on designer names to sporty team tees, slogan tops have got 'seriously' playful this season. This statement-making, sky-diver blue sweatshirt from Zoe Karssen (note: the on-trend biker shoulders too) proves it pays to have your tongue firmly in your cheek.


  • Wednesday 28 August: Shiffa Dubai Aya Eau de Parfum

    Our soft spot for cult skincare label Shiffa Dubai is set to expand (possibly into a huge doughy area like one of the English muffins the contestants tried to make on last night's Great British Bake Off). Why? Well, Shiffa has just launched their first fragrance, the elegant sounding Aya Eau de Parfum - a luscious, oriental blend of cinnamon, orange flower and damascene rose. Heavenly.

    £150, available exclusively at Selfridges

  • Tuesday 27 August: Liberty London Purple Iphis Cosmetics Case

    If you thought that Liberty London's heritage prints were old-fashioned - think again, as the iconic department store has launched a brand new range of goodies (from handbags to iPad cases) for the autumn/winter season. Featuring bold reworkings of their archive patterns, this Iphis cosmetics case is just one of our faves.


  • Thursday 22 August: New Look Green Filigree Chain Necklace

    The trend for delicate jewellery may be on its way in but we still can't resist the opulent allure of chunky statement gems, like this limited edition filigree necklace from New Look.


  • Wednesday 21 August: Tallulah & Hope Hero Kaftan

    Beach belles rejoice as our latest discovery, Tallulah & Hope, offers a great range of beautiful beach-ready cover-ups. A little bit pricier than your average high street buy, you get what you pay for when it comes to this label, think: unique prints, sumptuous silks and luxury details. No wonder Dita Von Teese is a fan. This Hero Kaftan is one of our (many) favourites - see it as an investment piece; whether you're holidaying in Cornwall, Cannes or the Caribbean, it'll be your shortcut to instant chic.


  • Tuesday 20 August: Oliver Hayden Storage Trunks

    Practical yet pretty, these 50s-inspired storage cases will add a touch of old-school glamour to any room.


  • Monday 19 August: Original Mineral Hair Hydration Pack

    Last-minute getaway? Keep hair feeling soft and hydrated throughout your summer hols with this neat mini Hair Hydration pack from Aussie haircare firm Original Minerals. The set includes the label's acclaimed Hydrate & Conquer shampoo and conditioner, a cleansing Detox shampoo, the ultra-moisturising Seven Day Miracle Masque and the protein-rich Power Base for an added boost.


  • Friday 16 August: Katie Eary Flower Print T-shirt

    Strictly speaking Katie Eary's new collection is made for men, but her moody floral prints are so on-trend for autumn/winter, that we just can't resist.


  • Thursday 15 August: Christian Lacroix 'I Love Lacroix' Cushion

    An explosion of print and pattern, this bold cushion from Christian Lacroix will give a new lease of life to your sofa. Cath Kidston this ain't.


  • Wednesday 14 August: Jonathan Adler Asterisk Stacking Dishes

    The trend for wearing a stacking rings and multiple earrings gives us the perfect excuse to invest in these lustrously bright trays from Jonathan Adler.


  • Tuesday 13 August: Whistles Maya Cocoon Lucky Print Dress

    Maybe its the idea of being clad in luck. Or perhaps its the elegant cocoon shape contrasted with a racy, deep v-back. Whatever the reason, Whistles' Maya dress is selling like hotcakes. Get it while you can!


  • Monday 12 August: Boudoir d'Or Rose Confetti Soaps

    Add a decadent feel to summer bathing with these pretty rose 'confetti' soaps; they dissolve on contact with water, releasing a heavenly floral scent.

    £12.95 for box of 20,

  • Friday 9 August: Oasis Botanical Shift Dress

    Channel the moody florals seen on the catwalks at Roberto Cavalli, Vera Wang and Lanvin for a fraction of the designer price with this pretty shift dress from Oasis.


  • Thursday 8 August: Marks & Spencer Checker Knit Jumper

    There's nothing square about buying into next season's check trend now; this limited edition jumper from M&S should definitely be on your (check)list as it hits the minimalist look too.


  • Wednesday 7 August: Three Floor Hunky Dory Dress

    Embrace autumn's punk aesthetic now with this striking shirtdress from Three Floor. No DMs required.


  • Tuesday 6 August: Bimba & Lola Bagheera Vanity Pouch

    This wonderfully colourful vanity bag from Spanish fashion brand Bimba & Lola has 'late summer holiday' written all over it.


  • Monday 5 August: Monki Lydia Blouse

    A great transeasonal piece for your working wardrobe, this quirky fruit print blouse from Monki gives a nod to autumn's moody botanical print trend.


  • Friday 2 August: Markus Lupfer Sequined Sweatshirt

    Trophy sweatshirts were big news this spring and they're set to come back again this autumn/winter, making this eye-catching number from Markus Lupfer well worth the investment.


  • Thursday 1 August: Chisel & Mouse Hoover Building Sculpture

    Combine a love of architecture and home decoration with Chisel & Mouse's offbeat collection of iconic building sculptures. Choose from handmade renderings of everything from the Empire State Building to the facade of Buckingham Palace; our favourite is this proud reproduction of the Art Deco-era Hoover Building in West London.


  • Wednesday 31 July: Sarah Angold for Topshop Necklace

    Sarah Angold is the latest hot name to know in the jewellery world: her acrylic laser-cut pieces are sculptural marvels. Thanks to an accidental, but serendipitous, meeting with the Freedom at Topshop team while in Paris, Sarah's dazzling designs, like this layered necklace, are now available at the high street store at a fraction of her usual prices. Get them you can.


  • Tuesday 30 July: Whistles Mia Two-Part Mid-Heel Shoe

    The oh-so wearable mid-heel trend continues into autumn - hallelujah! These elegant duo-colour heels from Whistles will do double-duty in your wardrobe: wear with both day and night looks.


  • Monday 29 July: V&A Personal Library Kit

    Ok, ok, we know it's a little bit anal, but if you had as many of your favourite books go astray after lending them to (so called!) friends as we have, you'd be putting this Personal Library Kit on your must-buy list too!


  • Friday 26 July: Soaked In Luxury Rive Scarf

    Featuring an autumnal colour combination and next season's on-trend leopard print, we advise buying this Soaked In Luxury scarf now then stashing it away until next season.


  • Thursday 25 July: Ancient Greek Ikaria Wing Sandals

    Add a cool twist to simple summer outfits with these quirky, wing-detail metallic flats from Ancient Greek Sandals.


  • Wednesday 24 July: Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm

    We'll forgive Maybelline for choosing such an infantile name because, happily, the brand's Baby Lips moisturising lip balms deliver just that: baby-soft lips with a precious hint of colour. Now, you no longer need a plane ticket to New York to get your hands on these beauty editor faves as, from today, they're available in Boots.

    £2.99 each,

  • Tuesday 23 July: Erstwhile Les Plantes Potagères Wallchart

    Australian company Erstwhile have turned their penchant for scouring antique shops for treasured vintage maps, botanical wallcharts and zoological prints into a fledgling business, which handily ships internationally. Hang one of their unique illustrated wallcharts with a selection of photographs and artwork to give an eclectic vibe to your home.

    £168 (based on $279 AUS),

  • Monday 22 July: Quay Mermaid Circle Sunglasses

    Sunglasses are a great way to inject a serious dose of personality into your summer wardrobe, even if you have to look super-smart for work. This fun mermaid-inspired pair, with a blue sparkle finish, have personality in spades.

    £25, Quay

  • Friday 19 July: Anton Heunis Snowflake Crystal Earrings

    You may be wearing your hair up because you're hot and sweaty in the heat, but, add on these radiant Anton Heunis earrings, and to the rest of the world you're just rocking a glamorous high summer look.


  • Thursday 18 July: APC Leopard Bag

    Leopard print can often be very 'in yer face', but chic French brand APC has infused the pattern with just the amount of restraint to create this smart leather shoulder bag.


  • Wednesday 17 July: Poolside With Slim Aarons

    Photographer Slim Aarons is renowned for his pictures of wealthy jet-setters and their fabulous lifestyles. This dreamy new book is no different, offering an intimate peek into the lives of society mavens CZ Guest and Lily Pulitzer among others, but his fascinating photographs also have the ability transport the viewer so it's - almost - like you're living the dream too.


  • Tuesday 16 July: French Connection Hatched Horses Shirt

    Ascot may be over but that's no excuse not to indulge in this smart, horse print shirt from French Connection. The lightweight crepe fabric is ideal for sweltering summer days when you have to be in the office, while the statement print will be right on-trend come autumn.


  • Monday 15 July: Regal Rose Initial Knuckle Rings

    Work the monogram jewellery and knuckle ring trends in one with these delicate, gold-filled initial rings from Regal Rose.


  • Friday 12 July: Gillian Kyle Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Mug

    It's nice to see that we're not the only ones that have a soft spot for Tunnocks' joyous Caramel Wafers: Gillian Kyle's nostalgic mug is perfect for enjoying a bar with a brew at teatime.


  • Thursday 11 July: Victoria Kelsey Watch Strap Bracelet

    Few of us wear watches these days; which is good news for Scotland-based jeweller Victoria Kelsey, who uses old watch straps to create the exquisite handmade bracelets found in her debut collection, Precious Grime - inspired, unexpectedly, by layers of dust.


  • Wednesday 10 July: Topshop Boutique Floral Shift Dress

    We love the vintage wallpaper pattern of this neat cotton shift dress from Topshop Boutique. Bold florals are set to be a big trend next season, making this a wise investment piece.


  • Tuesday 9 July: Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

    Inspired by summer's fresh pastel colours, the new four-piece Momentum headphone collection from Sennheiser, which launches today, matches on-trend style with pitch-perfect sound. Our favourite? The chic cream hue. Music lovers, rejoice.


  • Monday 8 July: Étre Cécile Big C Cheetah Dress

    Founded by an anonymous group of fashion insiders and loved by the likes of model-of-the-moment Cara Delevingne, new label Étre Cécile has quickly become the by-word for off-duty cool - making this exclusive T-shirt dress a new season must-buy.


  • Thursday 4 July: Le Soft Perfume in Copacabana

    Scent this weekend's predicted sun-filled days with Le Soft Perfume's warm Copacabana solid fragrance - a heady pairing of a skin-nourishing Monoi Butter base with pink peppercorn, jasmine and orange blossom. Yum.

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  • Wednesday 3 July: Holistic Silk Lavender Eye Mask

    Inject a little old-school glamour back into your bedtime routine with this sumptuous sleep eye mask from Holistic Silk, filled with fragrant lavender to soothe you as you drift off into the land of nod.


  • Tuesday 2 July: Winser London Sleeveless Maxi Dress

    Founded by ex-Aquascutum chief exec, Kim Winser, the Winser London label is all about great, easy-to-wear pieces that transcend fashion trends. This elegant summer maxi dress fits the bill perfectly.


  • Monday 1 July: Swatch Random Ghost Watch

    Grunge is back. Beanie hats are back. Heck, even jelly shoes are making a comeback. So if the Nineties are really and truly back – isn’t it about ‘time’ the Swatch watch made a comeback too? Hopefully this minimalist Random Ghost design will set things in motion.


  • Friday 28 June: HL Collection Gold Initial Necklace

    Etsy seller Hilla Lande’s sweet initial necklaces are the perfect halfway point between a full name necklace and the current trend for monogramming.


  • Thursday 27 June: Koochici Boutique Japanese Floral Rose Cushion

    The current vogue for all things Japonisme jumps off the catwalk and into the home thanks to Koochici Boutique’s striking range of handmade cushions, each adorned with vintage and modern Japanese prints.


  • Wednesday 26 June: Medwinds Adra Striped Dress

    Featuring an arresting striped print inspired by Twenties beach umbrellas, this cute dress from Medwinds has vintage-chic written all over it. Pair with this season's Fifties cat-eye sunglasses and a braided up 'do.


  • Tuesday 25 June: ASOS Block Colour Mac

    Heading to Glastonbury? Be prepared for any inclement weather the weekend may throw at you with this statement rain mac. Way more stylish than anything you'll get down your local camping shop.


  • Monday 24 June: Veja Cabas Soleta Bag

    This on-trend tote from eco brand Veja is inspired by yummy macarons. Sweet.


  • Thursday 20 June: Topshop Reclaim To Wear Printed Skirt

    Topshop is giving a new lease of life to prints from previous seasons with its new Reclaim To Wear collection. Pair this cool floral print skirt with the matching top for a bold summer statement.


  • Wednesday 19 June: Giles Illustration Leah Notebook

    Keep track of your fashion wish-list in this colourful notebook designed by Giles Deacon exclusively for Matches.


  • Tuesday 12 June: Tatty Devine Lotus Bud Link Necklace

    We love the Chelsea-Flower-Show-meets-tropical-holiday look of this bright necklace from Tatty Devine. Wear with minimalist white or clash with an equally statement print.


  • Monday 17 June: Oasis Emma Pleat Midi Dress

    From weddings to BBQ parties, this pretty midi dress from Oasis will see you through many an occasion this summer.


  • Friday 14 June: Grand Bain French Beach Towel Set

    Look chic on the beach with this cool vintage-inspired beach towel. It even comes complete with its own handy carry bag - perfect for stashing your damp towel and sandy beach things in.


  • Thursday 13 June: Jaeger Boutique Leopard Print Blouse

    Jazz up jeans or workwear separates in an instant with this statement silk blouse from Jaeger.


  • Wednesday 12 June: Kurt Geiger Dash Rucksack

    As spotted on the one and only Beyoncé Knowles, this sleek, croc embossed leather rucksack from Kurt Geiger is a chic way to work the Nineties trend this season.


  • Tuesday 11 June: VII Sept-Bruxelles Leather Banana Purse

    Made in cheery yellow leather and adorned with a fun print; we're a little bananas about this charming mini purse from Belgian label VII Sept-Bruxelles!


  • Monday 10 June: Lily & Lionel Surfer Sarong

    We've got a (blue) crush on this cool surfer sarong by British scarf brand Lily & Lionel. Perfect for summer getaways, or eliciting that holiday feeling when you're back at home.


  • Friday 7 June: Stila Stay All Day 10-in-1 Beauty Balm

    As much as we love this gorgeous sunny weather, it doesn't half show up those, erm, imperfections leftover from the long winter. If your skin is looking lacklustre, add some much-needed illumination with the help of Stila's 10-in-1 HD Illuminating Beauty Balm with SPF 30. This beauty world over-achiever corrects, perfects and protects complexions while delivering a subtle light-reflective finish. Summer, we're ready for you!


  • Thursday 6 June: Hillier Whisker Bunny Hair Tie

    The news that Katie Hillier will joining the Marc by Marc Jacobs label as creative director (read the full story here) just makes her own line of playful hair accessories that little bit more covetable.


  • Wednesday 5 June: Radley Brewster Cross Body Bag

    Model Laura Bailey has done wonders to help revitalise the previously staid handbag brand Radley. New for summer is this cute, mini across-body bag inspired by vintage camera cases.


  • Tuesday 4 June: Soludos x Lalesso Espadrille

    OK, it's sunny practically everywhere in the UK today, so we can fully indulge in a spot of high-summer shopping - like these wonderful printed espadrilles from Kenyan-based label Lalesso.


  • Monday 3 June: Carrera 5001 Craze Sunglasses

    Heritage sunglasses brand Carrera are making a comeback; these sporty frames with cool tinted lenses are perfect for sultry summer days.


  • Friday 31 May: Anton Heunis Small Leaf Pixel Drop Earrings

    Small but so perfectly formed, these gorgeous drop earrings from Anton Heunis hit this season's pastel colour trend with dazzling results.


  • Thursday 30 May: Brian Lichtenberg Homiés T-shirt

    Brian Lichtenberg is making even the most po-faced fashionistas smile with his collection of cheeky T-shirts and sweats that give an urban twist to iconic designer logos. Our favourite is this Hermés-inspired tee.