Wednesday, 20 June 2012

The Lady Loves List

Here are a few of our favourite things. Get your daily fix of beautiful bits...

Written by Katy Pearson

Friday, September 28

Cupcake cutie

Cupcake jumper
This jumper is made from pure cashmere, making it blissfully cosy and modern. We want it now! £99, M&S:

Thursday, September 27

National Wear A Tea Cosy on your Head Day
Tea Cosy

Today you have the perfect excuse to dig out your favourite tea cosy – or treat yourself to a new one. We are hankering after these three. It’s up to you if you swap it for your hat though... Owl Tea Cosy by Ulster Weavers, £15, Not on the High; Tea Cosy, £3, White Stuff: (all proceeds will go towards helping disadvantaged children and young people in the UK); Radio Tea Cosy, £20, Cath Kidston:

Wednesday, September 26

Pucker up…

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…With this limited edition flavour from Vaseline. Your lips will be extra soft when sipping Champagne. Vaseline Pink Bubbly, £3.49, Boots:

Tuesday, September 25


Get toasty
Toast coat
Wrap up warm in this Promenade Coat, Green, £285, Toast:

Monday, September 24

A wise purchase...

Wise purchase
... For autumn! Owl head tweed umbrella, £19.50, M&S:

Friday, September 21

Beauty blow out

Beauty blow out

Actress Teresa Palmer has launched Artistry's new Escape to Paradise collection. We want it all! Lip Duo, £50.20; Eye and Cheek Palette, £60.45; Length & Definition Mascara, £23.55; Eyeliner Pencil, £20.50:

Thursday, September 20

Fit for a princess

Kiki earrings

The Duchess of Cambridge wore them on the final leg of her tour of Asia – and they’ve certainly put the sparkle into our day. Citrine Drop Earrings, £495, Kiki:


Wednesday, September 19

Put a pinny on

One in five adults still get their mum to help with housework, new research by Tefal has revealed. Grow up in style with this apron,  £16, from At Home with Ashley Thomas at Debenhams:

Tuesday, September 18

Monochrome moment

Monochrome moment

Alice Temperley’s SS13 collection has had us swooning at London Fashion Week. Get your fix with this frock. Somerset by Alice Temperley for John Lewis Chiffon Insert Dress, £130:

Monday, September 17

Silky smooth


Buff your way to brilliant skin with this luxurious body scrub. Elemis Lime & Ginger Salt Glow, £36, QVC:

Friday, September 14

We're hooked...


On these English romantic coat pegs, £15 each: 020-7635 6371,   

Thursday, September 13

Well heeled

Well heeled

Buckled mid-boots, £158, Anthropologie: 00800-0026 8476,

Wednesday, September 12

Perfect purses

Perfect purses

Keep your cash safe in a stylish fashion with these little beauties. Aviary Wallet, £22.95, (left) and With Love Purse, £16.95, (right) both Hampton Blue:

Tuesday, September 11

Celebrate in style…

…With this sleek sharing set. Featuring Krug Grand Cuvée and Riedel glasses, it’s the perfect way to savour any occasion. The Krug Sharing Set, price on request, Selfridges:

Monday, September 10

Fun and fruity

Love pampering but hating parting with too many pennies? The new range of n-spa products is bright, luxurious and affordable. nspa Fruit Extracts Body Butters, £3 each, Asda:

Friday, September 7

Rock the Mocks


Durable, lemon-fresh and available in a cocktail range of colours, this new line of footwear will have you running to the shops. Mocks, from £36.99, Office:



Thursday, September 6

Peachy cheeks


Amp up your glow with this pretty powder. Pixi Shade Quartette in Peach, £16, Boots:



Wednesday, September 5

Colourful cushions



Brighten up your room with this vibrant home accessory. Exotic Flowers Cushion, £14.99, Cargo:



Tuesday, September 4

Deliciousness delivered



Farmaround were pioneers of the veg box delivery revolution. Now you can add fresh milk and eggs to your order too. Farmaround Organic, from £12.95:



Monday, September 3

This bag…



…is the perfect blend of city chic and country casual. What’s more, it’s out this month! ‘School House’ satchel, £55, Red or Dead: 



Friday, August 31

Secret to beauty



This natural beauty range is made in Galilee, and is coming to the UK on the 5 September. Want a moisturised, radiant, healthy glow? Look no further. Gamila Secret Beauty Bar, £20.99, House of Fraser: 



Thursday, August 30

Pleasures and treasures




You’ll want to savour every sip when drinking from this new range of premium glassware by Berry Bros. & Rudd. Launches 7 September. The Wine Merchant’s Glasses, from £27.50 per pair, Berry Bros. & Rudd:  



Wednesday, August 29

Luxury locks



Get the Kate Middleton volume with this root booster from hairdresser, Richard Ward. It protects against heat and humidity too.  Richard Ward Volumiser Root Booster, £17.50, QVC:

Tuesday, August 28

Cheese please


Cheat your way to deliciously cheesy dishes with this versatile sauce. Seriously Strong Cheddar Sauce, £2.49, Waitrose:


Monday, August 27



That's Do Indulge Yourself, with Trilogy's At Home Spa treatments. Trilogy products, from £16.50, Boots: 



Friday, August 24

Snuggle up...


On this 'New Leaf' Harlem sofa, £995, London Transport Museum:



Thursday, August 23

Have a tipple without tipping the scales

First Cape wines 

Love a glass of chilled vino on a sunny summer afternoon but concerned about calories? Say hello to FirstCape Light at £5.99 a bottle:


Wednesday, August 22


Step back in time...

Mary Quant shoes

With these 1960s Mary Quant boots, £135: 

Tuesday, August 21

Love Your Lingerie

Lady Loves knickers

M&S sells 60 million pairs of knickers a year - and today they are celebrating National Love Your Lingerie Day! Join in the fun by wearing your best undies - and remember, you can save 20 per cent of all knickers at M&S until August 27.

Monday, August 20

Sunshine shift

Lady Loves List

Following a weekend in which summer (finally) arrived we're staying bright this Monday with this kaleidoscope dress, £95, V&A: 020-7942 2696,

Friday, August 17

Chic compact

Chic compact

We didn't forget to visit the museum gify shop this summer... Solid perfume compact, £35, British Museum: 0800-218 2222,


Thursday, August 16

Nurture with nature



This light day cream is packed full of active ingredients and natural plant extracts. Protect Day Cream SPF15, £10.95, Nurture:


Wednesday, August 15

It makes scents


This exciting new range of fragrances uses colour selection to find which one is perfect for you. Our favourite is Pink Lotus No. 11 – light, fresh and a little bit romantic. Aura-Soma perfume, £85, Pegasus:



Tuesday, August 14

Bold and beautiful

Bold and beautiful bag

This bag ticks all our boxes. Sylvia, £409.50:




Monday, August 13

All's rosy

Tea dress

White rose tea dress, £25, Jennifer Lilly:



Friday, August 10

Blast from the past

TV test screen weekend away bag

Who remembers the image of the Test Screen that used to appear on the TV? This weekend away bag, £30, from the National Media Museum, made us reminisce. To order one call 01274 203448.


Thursday, August 9

Time to show off



Who wouldn’t want this on their arm? Multine Rose Gold watch, £144.99, STORM:  


Wednesday, August 8

Lady in red

Hobbs red dress

Hobbs Talitha dress, £159, Hobbs: 0845-313 3130,  



Tuesday, August 7

Sweet treats

Hope and Greenwood

Hope and Greenwood have created a new range of sweets, inspired by your favourite tea time treats. Pick (and mix) from Lemon Meringue Pie sweets, Birthday Cake sweets, Cherry Bakewell sweets and Treacle Tart sweets, all £2.50 for 550g.



Monday, August 6

Flying the flag

Firefly natural drinks

As Team GB continue their Olympic medal haul, we're cracking open these limited edition bottles of Firefly natural drinks. An original blend of fruit juices and natural botanical extracts, Britannia is available from Selfridges, Wholefoods and quality independent stockists with an RRP of £1.65-£2.20.



Friday, August 3

Make 'em go green...

Alice dress

... With envy. Alice dress, £249:




Thursday, August 2

Cakes, muffins, scones…



Bake up a storm with amy ruth’s gluten-free baking mix. Containing 70% whole grains and seeds, this healthy substitute for regular flour is full of health benefits, so you can indulge guilt-free. Gluten-free baking mix, £6.99, amy ruth’s:



Wednesday, August 1

Hats off...

V and A shop

... To Great British style. Floral band bowler hat, £65: 020-7942 2696,

Tuesday, July 31

Spread the love...


...with this adorable Me to You bear. Also find out how you can help fund Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research at Tatty Teddy bear, £12.99, Me to You:


Monday, July 30

London calling!

Laura Ashley T-shirt

As the Team GB start picking up the medals (well done Lizzie Armitsteadt and Rebecca Adlington) show your support with this patriotic print cotton top, £35, Laura Ashley:



Friday, July 27

Go Team GB, go! 


Put out the bunting - the Olympics is here! Union Jack Bunting by The Cotton Bunting Company, £13.50, Not on the High Street:

Thursday, July 26

Olympics eve

Olympics eve

Show your support for Team GB with these patriotic designs from Great British designer Cath Kidston. Pearly Queen Large Frame Bag, £85, Victoria Rose Pearly Zip Purse, £25:


Wednesday, July 25

Keep wasps away 

Wasp trap

The warmer weather has finally arrived, bringing the bane of the British summertime with it. Don't let wasps ruin your time in the sun - keep them away with this wasp trap, £15, the Science Museum Shop:   


Tuesday, July 24

Shady lady

Lace parasol

Pick up this parasol and keep your cool. Emma Battenberg Lace Parasol (cream), £39.99, Umbrella Boutique:


Monday, July 23


Lush emotional brilliance

Lush’s Emotional Brilliance collection – consisting of 30 products - launched on Saturday and is in store now. Check out the range now at



Friday, July 20

On a high


British women wear the highest heels in Europe, with an average heel height of 3.3 inches. In comparison, Spanish women wear an average 3.2 inch heel, Denmark 3 inches, Germany 2.7 inches and France 2.4 inches (European survey, by the makers of COMPEED®). So here's some eye candy for you high heel fans... Dawn Mary Jane Patent Leather Court Shoes, £225, L.K.Bennett:




Thursday, July 19

Take the plunge

Rigby and Peller

Rigby & Peller have opened a new store in Bow Lane, London - and with bras as beautiful as this what's your excuse for not popping in for a fitting? Aubade Memoire Des Sens, £105:



Wednesday, July 18

Going for gold...


...With a stripe! Timorous Beasties bee cushion, £108, Cimmermann: 01423-524777,




Tuesday, July 17

Ultimate umami



This condiment should not work, but goodness…it does. A sweet, salty, meaty confection, it is a new store cupboard staple. Bacon Jam, £2.99, Tesco (from 23 July):


Monday, July 16

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom scarf

Floral Sequin Stole, £20:



Friday, July 13

Sweet sensation

Sweet sensation

Red velvet cupcake has a hint of coco and cream cheese frosting, £2.65:


Thursday, July 12

Fit for a Princess

Kristina Goes West

Visionaire Shoes IV, £219, Kristina Goes West,


Wednesday, July 11

Mellow yellow

Shirt dress

Lorena shirt dress, £235, LK Bennett: 020-7637 6731,


Tuesday, July 10

Wine wonders 

 Wine wonders

The sun might not be shining but Invivo wines are the perfect tipple for these long summer evenings. Invivo have close links with the arts community and have recently teamed up with the east London-based DWS graffiti crew who made us our very own graffiti wine box (pictured above). The wine boxes and the wines are available from Harvey Nichols, and the wine will be available in selected Tesco stores from the beginning of August. Sauvignon Blanc 2011, £12.99, Pinot Noir 2010, £19.99, Bella Sauvignon Blanc 2011, £14.99, Harvey Nichols;



Monday, July 9

Cute stuff

Kissing rabbits

Kissing Rabbits facecloth, £4, Anorak: 020-8299 2416,



Friday, July 6

Frock thrill

Dress it up

Beatrix dress, £310, Libélula: 020-7633 9888,


Thursday, July 5

Making us go (m)Ooo

Shaken Udder

The new range of flavoursome milkshakes from Shaken Udder are a real guilt-free treat, £1.49 each.


Wednesday, July 4

A very British breakfast




While our friends in the States are celebrating their Independence Day, here at The Lady we’re revelling in all things British. What could be more perfect than tea-infused marmalade? Tea Caddy Collection Marmalade, from £2.60, Ouse Valley Foods:




Tuesday, July 3

Marvelous macarons

Marvelous macarons

Pierre Hermé's July delight is now out. Mixing Grant Vert Basil and Vanilla for a truly top treat.  Les Jardins macarons gift box (7 pieces), £15:




Monday, July 2

Step into style

Shelter shoes

Shelter shoes, £75 - 10% goes to the charity Shelter:



Friday, June 29

Get lippy

Pixi tinted balms

New Pixi Tinted Brilliance Balms are avaliable in seven colours, £12:



Thursday, June 28

Cocktail o'clock

Chinawhite cocktail

London's legendary nightclub, Chinawhite, has launched an exclusive cocktail priced at £2,012. The Golden Cocktail contains an extravagant mix of Hennessy Paradis Imperial Cognac, Luxor 24ct gold-leaf champagne and a handmade set of 18ct gold rings, which can be found at the bottom of the glass.  The cocktail is part of the club's Last Lap - seventeen nights of exclusive events from July 27 to August 12 designed to provide the world’s top athletes with the perfect environment to toast their achievements on track and field.

Wednesday, June 27

Lady in red

Jones Bootmaker

Step out in style with these smart Mary Jane courts, £75, Jones Bootmaker:

Tuesday, June 26

Lacey lady

Teb Baker dress

Keep it classic with this vintage-style maxi dress, £349,

Monday, June 25

Sweet as nectar


Start your week off on the right foot with a JUNA fruit nectar drink. Healthier, fresher and even more scrumptious than a smoothie, you’ll be chugging back your five-a-day. JUNA drink, £2.10, Selfridges: and Harrods:



Friday, June 22

Flowers and frills


You'll be the bell of any ball in this silk chiffon Hiroko dress, £159, Silk &



Thursday, June 21

Hats, horses and a whole lot of fun!

John Lewis hat

It’s Ladies Day at Ascot so grab yourself a hat! Small Occasion Hat, £75, John Lewis:



Wednesday, June 20

Happy feet


Brazilian footwear brand Havaianas are celebrating 50th birthday this month. Flip into classic beach flop mode from £14:



Tuesday, June 19

Classic crystal

Cumbria Crystal

The sole remaining producers of hand-blown and hand cut full lead English crystal - Cumbria Crystal - has launched has launched a new collection. The Six Gift Collection includes 6 styles of modern glass designs grouped into one unique collection. Prices start at £48, 



Monday, June 18

Perfect pinny

Perfect pinny

Keep stylish in the kitchen with this Awfully Nice Gypsy Apron, £20, Hope and Greenwood:

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