step up

Thick track-sole boots are still trending, so if you didn’t invest in a pair last year, now’s the time. The perfect addition to a summer dress on rainy days (£59.99, mango.com).

hand made

Get crafty and make a beautiful plant hanger with a do-it-yourself kit from the leather creatives at Ar:ti|sans (£29, artisans.life).

Lightweight Wonder

The gel-like formula of Jones Road Light Moisture Cream is intensely hydrating and absorbs instantly – perfect for applying underneath make-up (£34, jonesroadbeauty.com).

Animal magic

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – a leopard-print dress is a wardrobe staple and this oversized style is the perfect all-rounder (£79, And/Or at johnlewis.com).

Cold Bar

Give your drinks some extra-large ice cubes so they stay cooler for longer with this pink speckle tray (£13, revolve.com).

all yours

Dcypher combines clever technology with colour science to create a bespoke foundation shade that’ll match your skin perfectly (£28, dcypher.me).

bed ready

Still a little too warm for grandad-style PJs? Try this cool cotton set from Their Nibs and channel those tropical holiday vibes at home (£30, thedrop.stylist.co.uk).

Bright and beautiful

Stay on top of your planning with this gorgeous FLO London Anatsui notebook that’s handmade in Ghana (£20, flolondon.co.uk).

Summer Spritz

Narciso Eau Néroli Ambrée combines fresh notes of neroli oil and frangipani flowers with cedarwood and amber – it’s the perfect balmy summer scent (£64.50 for 50ml, johnlewis.com).

work it

Still working from home? Move aside, tracksuit bottoms – feel a little more put together in these silky wide-leg trousers that have a heaven-sent elasticated waistband (£49.50, marksandspencer.com).

float on

For sunny days and holiday vibes, there is nowhere we’d rather be than lying on this vintage-inspired float from Sunnylife (£44, amara.com).

In the buff

Slough away dead skin cells and leave limbs feeling silky smooth and looking glowy with Fenty Skin Buff Ryder Exfoliating Body Scrub (£25, boots.com).

gym update

The Laura Whitmore x Dare2Be autumn/winter collection is out this week featuring techwear in a monochrome colour palette with pretty accents of pink (£24, dare2b.com).

Morning wake-up

Inspired by Norway’s coffee culture, the light roast of these Norlo beans means they keep the raw nutrients of naturally occurring minerals and antioxidants (£9, norlo.co.uk).

proper mint

The creamy green shade of Gucci’s Miriam Mint Vernis à Ongles Nail Polish is almost as satisfying as the bottle it’s housed in (£24, gucci.com).

liquid gold

So good you want to touch it, this gorgeous necklace from fashion-favourite Alighieri is a buy-now-wear-forever piece (£180, alighieri.co.uk).

Pretty Organised

Made to order from eco-friendly jesmonite with a choice of four patterns, these trinket trays from Rose Works London are set with Liberty prints (£22, thedrop.stylist.co.uk).

Eyes down

The innovative comb applicator on Serge Lutens’ Mascara helps separate lashes while making it easier to layer up volume (£42, net-a-porter.com).


Believe it or not, this little beauty is a portable speaker, wireless charger and a lamp – don’t leave home without it (£79.95, selfridges.com)

show case

Wyld Home’s just-launched range of recycled glass vases by Dutch brand Urban Nature Culture are sustainable and utterly gorgeous (£25, wyldhome.com).

say cheers

With cocktail recipes from Hawksmoor and Crazy Pedro’s,The XX Box drinks delivery service is ideal for big occasions, providing enough for 20 people (£86, thedrinksdrop.com).

And Relax

Thirteen Months is a family-run company featuring beautiful homeware handmade in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – we love this Izara cushion (£65, thirteenmonths.co.uk).

happy days

Guaranteed to bring instant joy to any room – meet the XL Smiley Lamp from Mr Maria (£140, trouva.com).

Hair Hero

This Joico leave-in treatment promises to protect against daily heat styling, UV exposure and environmental pollution, ensuring hair stays looking and feeling as healthy as possible (£20.25, lookfantastic.com).


Made from recycled ocean plastic, this pouch is the perfect going out/occasion bag (£150, chylak.com).

must read

If you live to 80 years old, you’ll be around for some 4,000 weeks – in this amazing book, Oliver Burkeman explores how you can prioritise the things that matter to you in that time (£16.98, uk.bookshop.org).

Hear This

Signed to Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records, Maisie Peters’ debut album You Signed Up For This, which includes the single Psycho, features gaslighting exes and excellent sounds (out 27 August, all streaming platforms).

Under cover

Now we’re getting dressed up again (hurrah), tackle those backless summer dresses and plunging necklines in style – keeping everything in place – with this Boob Tape (£15, sincerelynude.com).

transport yourself

Earl Of East’s new air fresheners capture the essence of a well-loved destination – we love the smoke and musk of the camping trail (£12, earlofeast.com).

plant-based Joy

For delicious, beautiful and healthy meals, London’s vegan hotspot Holy Carrot now delivers (from £4.50, supper.london).