Ten pairs of Crystal Pigalles are available at Browns Brides / Christian Louboutin

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

We love…  Intimate news

If flesh-coloured, comfy undies are your thing, then Swedish brand Acne may have just the style. The contemporary wear label has just launched a range of underwear for men and women, from basic boxers to itsy-bitsy briefs.
£40, acnestudios.com

We’re not sure about… Cliched costumes

Hallowe’en is upon us with its time-honoured tradition of dressing up. Forget clichéd sexy witch costumes, this year MAC is on hand to indulge your fright-night fantasy with a new collection of Rocky Horror inspired cosmetics.
From £11, maccosmetics.co.uk

We’re buying… Wool rules

With the change of the clocks it is impossible to ignore the cold weather that is now well on its way. Stock up on winter warmers from United Colors of Benetton’s new capsule collection, inspired by designs taken from the brand’s 50-year-old archive.
From £35, benetton.com


We can’t wait for… Truffle science

Black truffles are revered in the culinary world and, thanks to Estée Lauder, they are about to become coveted for their beauty properties, with the discovery of their energising and revitalising effect on the skin.
Ultimate Diamond Sculpting/Refinishing Dual Infusion, £255, harrods.com

We’re saving up for… Twinkle toes

Browns Brides is just about to take delivery of a very special batch of Loubies. Ten pairs of Crystal Pigalles – the ultimate bridal shoe, are now available for sale, complete with a signed sole by Monsieur Louboutin himself.
£2195, brownsfashion.com