Deborah Lippmann's music box of nail lacquers

What we love, we're buying and we're not sure about

We love…App happy

No need to get in a state over eyeliner application or brow shape; for all your burning beauty questions there’s now an app for that. “Ask Bobbi” from Bobbi Brown includes make-up lessons, product shopping, new launches and  a store locator service.

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We’re not sure about… Famous scents

A celebrity fragrance is an easy-peasy money-making arrangement. It’s no surprise, then, that everyone and anyone has one. With the news that the late footballer George Best is to “release” a fragrance collection, it seems that no-one is safe from scent immortalisation.

Nationwide from 9 October


We’re buying… Military togs

A new collaboration between Christopher Raeburn and Barbour has dropped into stores, just in time for that  all-important winter coat consideration. The range takes inspiration from the brand’s army background; ideal for Raeburn, who is famed for his reworking of military fabrics.

From £155,


We can’t wait for… Fresh faces

Beauty launches are 10-a-penny. However, new brand Delilah is worth paying attention to. Created by industry insiders, there’s not a crazy colour in sight. Instead, it’s a capsule collection of luxury basics, easy to wear and apply. 

From £20,


We’re saving up for… Musical nails

It’s been 15 years since manicurist-to-the-stars Deborah Lippmann took the plunge and launched her own line. To celebrate 15 years as the go-to brand for luxury nail care, she’s launched a limited-edition music box of her favourite nail lacquers.