The best and worst in fashion this week: Sanctuary Spa, Selfie Stick, Converse and Givenchy
What we love, we're buying and we're not sure about... from skincare, to footwear
Sunday 10 August 2014
We love… Skin sanctuary
When a product comes with the preface ‘wonder’, it really ought to do something special. Sanctuary Spa’s Wonder Oil Serum does, blending the deep moisture of oil and the nourishing benefits of a serum, minus any greasy finish. £19.50, boots.com
The Selfy Stick provides an extended arm to
We’re not sure about… Selfie strain
Those well-versed with the modern art of selfie-taking will know it’s not always that easy. Enter the Selfy Stick, which provides an extended arm to further indulge such vanities without the contortions. £15, prettylittlething.com
Converse with zipper
We’re buying… Zip it
Forget fiddling with laces and fighting to get your trainers on and off, because Converse has released a new version of its classic Chuck Taylor style. It comes with a handy zip running down the back.
Massimo Dutti’s new Equestrian collection
We can’t wait for… Horsing around
Country types will love Massimo Dutti’s new Equestrian collection, available at the brand’s pop-up shop at the Longines Global Champions Show Jumping tour.
London, 14-16 August, massimodutti.com
Rave bag from Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci
We’re saving up for… glow sacks
It’s time to start compiling an autumn/winter wishlist and top of ours is the Rave bag from Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci which comes in neon yellow rubber – the most luxurious glow stick ever? From £515, givenchy.com
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