The Lady Loves List (April 3-June 20)

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

Written by Katy Pearson

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:


Friday, June 15

Frock on

Silk & Sawdust

There’s nothing wrong with feeling wildly girlie occasionally - and here’s the dress for the job. Antoinette, £145, Silk & Sawdust:


Thursday, June 14

Rain on me

Classic gardening meets contemporary style with this pretty watering can, £20, National Trust:

Wednesday, June 13

Shiny shoes
Why not bring a little heritage into your step? Started in 1906 by brothers Dan and Charles Mason, Cherry Blossom were the first - and now the only - UK manufacturer of shoe polish. Cherry Blossom shoe care, from £1.99, Debenhams: 


Tuesday, June 12

Leaving On A Jet Plane...

Bombay Duck passport cover

Had enough of the rain and the football? Holiday in style with this metallic embroidered passport cover, £9.50:


Monday, June 11

Going potty for planting

No waste, no environmental impact and no risk of spoiling your lovingly-grown plant...These biodegradable plant pots are a stroke of genius. becausewecare™ Biogradable Seedling Pots, from £3.99, British Plant Nursery Guides: 


Friday, June 8

Best in show?

Fabulous hat

With the wedding season upon us (not to mention Ascot!) a fabulous hat is an absolute must. Philip Treacy London Pink Concertina Topper, £585, Want to win a designer hat? Here's your chance...

Thursday, June 7

Wonderful wedges

Merriky wedges

Brighten up your summer with a pair of Merrily Wedges, £138, Anthropologie: 00800-0026 8472, 

Wednesday, June 6

Clutch of colours

Clutch of colours

Fed up with red, white and blue? Add some new shades with this Molly Neon Piped Clutch, £9.99, Internacionale:

Tuesday, June 5

End the celebrations in a fragrant fashion

Floris perfume

In April 1926 a perfume was created in Jermyn Street, London by the Floris family to celebrate the birth of King George V’s first grandchild, Elizabeth. The fragrance was named ‘Royal Arms’. In 1952 Great Britain saw the coronation of this grandchild as Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II took her place at the throne. To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Floris has brought to light the original ‘Royal Arms’ recipe and created an adaptation of this special perfume. Eau de parfum 100ml, £99:

Monday, June 4

Causing a stir


We’re eeking out the Jubilee celebrations for as long as possible! Why not head to The Botanist on Sloane Square, where they’re serving Royally inspired cocktails…Guess which member of the family the ‘Ginger Nut’ is named after?

To learn how to many The Queen and The Duchess of Cambridge cocktails, click here.


Friday, June 1

National treasures


Celebrate the Jubilee while supporting British heritage with these beautiful mementoes from the National Trust. Clockwise from top left: Bunting, £7.50; Table cover, £4.50; Diamond crown cake stand, £25, milk jug, £9, tea pot, £22 and cup and saucer, £8; Jubilee mug, £15; Jubilee biscuits, £3.50. National Trust:



Thursday, May 31

Twinkle twinkle


Add a subtle sparkle to your day with these delicate earrings and dazzling rings. Classic Brilliant studs, £80, and Brilliant Stack rings, from £215, By Brilliant:



Wednesday, May 30

All ale the Queen!

Fizz and chocolates


Start the celebrations early with St Austell Brewery's Royal Diamond Imperial IPA, £12, and scrumptious dark, milk and white Lindt LINDOR truffles, £4.79, Waitrose:



Tuesday, May 29

A Right Royal Pickle

A right royal pickle

The perfect additions to any street party spread. Limited edition Jubilee pickle, £ and Davidstow Diamond Jubilee Limited Edition Cornish Cheddar, £3, Waitrose:



Monday, May 28

Colourful crisps


We’re mere days away and our Jubilee excitement is reaching fever pitch. Our latest love? Tasty crisps which are red, white and blue! Tyrrells Red, White and Blue Crisps for Queen and Country, £2.99, Waitrose:


Friday, May 25


Corgi Decanter

Corgi decanter, £2,350, Asprey: 020-7493 6767, 



Thursday, May 24

Snooze stylishly

Sleep in roller

Say goodbye to bad hair days with Sleep Rollers, £16.50. The pink, Velcro rollers that you can actually sleep in:



Wednesday, May 23

Blooming marvellous

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This pretty trench coat is perfect for slipping on during cool evenings. The vibrant pattern is bound to get you noticed, even in twilight.  Trench Coat, £271, Miss Sixty:



Tuesday, May 22

Perfectly pushy

Balmoral pram

Balmoral Pram, £1,250, Silvercross: 0845-872 6900,

Monday, May 21

Cereal celebration

Retro cornflakes

Kellogg’s has created a range of limited edition collectors’ boxes fit for a Queen! A bowl of Cornflakes served with a little Jubilee fever? We think that’s a lovely way to start the day. Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, £2.69, Waitrose:

Friday, May 18

Frock thrill


There's nothing to be blue about when it comes to this dramatic one shoulder maxi dress, £245, L.K.Bennett:



Thursday, May 17

Jubilee lingerie

Vintage lingerie

Marks & Spencer has created a beautiful collection of lingerie to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee year – inspired by the glamour of the 1950s. We love this Limited Collection Vintage Lace Satin Bra, £17.50, M&S:

Wednesday, May 16

Guilt free chocolate

Lip gloss

Get a kissable sweet pout with LipVolume Chocolate. Promising 40 per cent more lip volume, that's totally the kind of plumpness we want. £29.95:





Tuesday, May 15

Jubilee jewels

Jubilee jewels

The Duchess of Cambridge is a fan of Claudia Bradby and we just adore her new Jubilee collection. Double strand limited edition pearl bracelet with silver crown and pearl charm, £69, Claudia Bradby: PLUS don’t forget we’re giving away a necklace from the collection. Click here to enter our competition.


Monday, May 14

Stylish snuggling

Silk cushions

Bunty, Cindy and Georgina Silk Cushions, £35. The fashionista illustrations are adapted from original Horrockses Fashions advertising imagery and designer sketches by Robb sourced from the Harris Museum archive. Horrockses Fashions: 01612769052



Friday, May 11 

Feeling rosy

Feeling rosy?

Rose Queen, £2.50, is the bath bomb for times when you want to see the rosier side of life. Lush:

Thursday, May 10

Brilliant ballerinas

Brilliant ballerinas

These pumps are both pretty and practical. They fold up niftily and come with their very own pouch – so you can keep them in your handbag for instant high-heel relief! Folding Ballerinas, from £14.99, Butterfly Twists:

 Wednesday, May 9

Bathing beauty

 Noble Isle products

Noble Isle is now online! Can't get to a store? The Noble Isle e-boutique is now live at The range is also available exclusively at Fortnum & Mason for the month of May 2012 and in leading stores nationwide from June. Happy shopping!


Tuesday, May 8

Keep balm and carry on

Carmex Blister Pink 590

Nourish your lips and add shine with a hint of tint. We love the Pink one! Carmex Moisture Plus lip balm, £4.49, Boots:


Monday, May 7

Posh nosh to go

The Lady Loves

Award winning Japanese restaurant Nozomi has launched a delivery service. Order online and your food will be hand-delivered by a Nozomi agent on a customised Piaggio MP3 scooter. Covering Mayfair to Kensington and Chelsea to Battersea, Nozomi Delivery is available for both lunch and dinner services.



Friday, May 4

Summer dreaming

Bathing sut

Brighten up your bank holiday with this bathing suit, €239, Mama Maria:



Thursday, May 3

Beautifully bronzed

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 The weather may be dull, but that doesn't mean you can't glow. Bronzing Powder, £10, Avon:



Wednesday, May 2

It’s only vintage...

It's vintage darling

... But we love it! Bring back 1950s glamour with this Swing Dress, £40, It’s Vintage Darling:



Tuesday, May 1

A stitch in time...

Needlebook book

...Is hardly a bind with this Handmade Needlebook, £9.95, Peony and Sage:



Monday, April 30

Jet set

Jet set

Travel in style with this AP Trolley Suitcase, £895, Agent Provocateur:

Friday, April 27

It's a wrap

Wrap dress

Channel the Duchess of Cambridge in this simple but oh so stylish frock. Sophia dress, £179, Reiss:

Thursday, April 26

Royally stylish

The Lady Loves

Is ma’am quite comfortable? You will be this National Anthem Cushion, £15:



Wednesday, April 25

Funk up your flowers


Lady Loves... Laura Ashley

We adore this porcelain vase, designed as a stack of pretty teacups. Porcelain Teacup Home Vase, £32, Laura Ashley:



Tuesday, April 24

Starlet style

 Tara Starlet

This cute little Halter Bodice is cropped to the waist, perfect for wearing with high waisted pieces this summer. £40, Tara Starlet:



Monday, April 23

Step into spring

Lady Loves heels

Mixed media heels, £128, Anthropologie: 0800-0026 8476,

Friday, April 20

Dress it up

The Lady Loves

The fabric is called Garden Party and everything about this dress shouts summer. Jackie pin-tuck dress, £69, Cabbages & Roses:



Thursday, April 19

April showers


We can't promise you'll be singing but you'll definitely be smiling in the rain... Fairground Kids Umbrella, White and Fuchsia, £16:



Wednesday, April 18

Time for tea?

Radley tea pot

Your afternoon tea break just got even more tempting... Radley is launching its first Home line. The Great British Summer collection arrives in stores next month. Teapot, £29,



Tuesday, April 17

A stitch in time

Sewing box

Now there's no excuse for not getting out a needle and thread. 'Lady Sewing' Sewing Box, £6. John Lewis: 0845-904 9049,



Monday, April 16

Put out the bunting!

Jubilee bunting


We're feeling all patriotic with this Jubilee Bunting, £7.99, The Contempory Home: 0845-130 8229,



Friday, April 13

Jubilee joy

Cake stand

Britannia cake stand, £95, Royal Crown Derby: 01332-712 800,




Thursday, April 12

Getting Twiggy with it!

Twiggy fasion

Twiggy for M&S Woman launches online today! Head over to to view the collection. We're loving this little number... Twiggy for M&S Woman:


Wednesday, April 11

Cosy up


Because an Englishman's home is his castle. Hope and Glory cushion, £20, Debenhams:



Tuesday, April 10

Ride away


Go places in style with this Rule Style Bike, from £495, Rule: 0800-774 7734,



Thursday, April 5

Chocolate delight


Treat your tastebuds with this decadent tipple. It's nearly the weekend, after all! Stoli Chocolat Razberi Vodka, £27.50, Harvey Nichols:




Wednesdsay, April 4

A scarf for smiling


Be as pretty as a spring bloom with this colourful print scarf, £15, Marks and Spencer:




Tuesday, April 3

I scream, you scream...

 Ben & Jerrys

Free ice cream! Ben & Jerry’s are celebrating all things ice cream by hosting its annual Free Cone Day! Log on to to find your local Scoop Shop, where you can try a free scoop of their tried and tested favourites, as well as some new additions.

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