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GRAFF announces multi-faceted new brand campaign

Graff is excited to announce the launch of a groundbreaking vertical brand campaign that unites its extraordinary creations from the world of fine diamonds and high jewellery for the very first time, all presented within a single, cohesive creative concept. The campaign features the enchanting Dutch model, Rianne Van Rompaey, a fresh face for the luxury brand, exuding the sought-after confidence that Graff’s jewels inspire. Styled by Emmanuelle Alt, former editor of Vogue Paris, and expertly captured by photographer Mikael Jansson, Rianne’s narrative unfolds at the iconic Villa La Vigie on the picturesque Cote d’Azur in France. Set within the enchanting world of Graff, a realm of unparalleled beauty and perfection, the campaign encapsulates the multifaceted essence...

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Jo Malone London Updates English Pear Fragrance

Jo Malone London has long celebrated the beloved English pear with its timeless fruity-floral fragrance, English Pear & Freesia. Officially now launched, this most-loved scent is now available in a special-edition cologne with a fluted bottle design, alongside a selection of curated collections to complete the line-up. Furthermore, Jo Malone has also launched a new floral partner to take this mellow and juicy ingredient in a fresh direction – English Pear & Sweet Pea.  English Pear & Freesia and English Pear & Sweet Pea colognes are created using a 100% natural pear fruit extract. An upcycled ingredient utilising a by-product of the food industry, the process was exclusively developed for Jo Malone London. Each bottle contains the equivalent...

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Cambridge Satchel X Gloverall Collab

Cambridge Satchel – it’s dropped the Company – debuts its collaboration with British heritage outerwear manufacturer, Gloverall, known for its iconic duffle coats. The limited-edition collaboration is a perfect example of what happens when two made-in-uk, British heritage brands join forces to create a collection that truly encapsulates both brand values: simplicity, handcraftsmanship and longevity. The Cambridge Satchel x Gloverall collaboration combines two iconic, quintessentially British pieces which form the foundations of each brand – the Satchel and the Duffle Coat. The collection expands upon these pieces to create alternative styles blending Gloverall’s handcrafted check fabrics and duffle coat toggles and Cambridge Satchel’s timeless colours and...

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Lyle & Scott Launches Ageless Campaign

September sees a return to the classroom whether that’s at a school, college or university. The ‘Age Is Just A Number’ edit from Lyle & Scott recognises students of all ages who want to feel confident and stylish for their lectures and studies and no longer wear a traditional uniform. Lyle & Scott’s edit of practical, autumnal pieces range from smart collared shirts and chinos to casual T-shirts, gilets and joggers, the new Autumn range encourages the students to be their brilliant selves. After all, age is just a number. Prices from £55 TheChicGeek says, “If I hadn’t spent all my student loan in Selfridges I might be in a better position right now! Buying classic pieces that last term after term could have been a more economic...

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Neem London Adds Spitalfields Store

Following the success of its Piccadilly Arcade store in St James’s, which began as a pop-up and which is now permanent, menswear brand, Neem London is adding an additional store in East London’s Spitalfields. As with the existing store, the 10 Market Square location, on the edge of the historic Spitalfields Market, provides a showcase for other ecological brands. It houses installations of circular furniture, and everything in the store is being upcycled – there will be nothing wasted or thrown away.  The Neem+ Ecological Emporium will be housed in the 1,500 square ft space for at least four months, with the view of going permanent.  Named after the beautiful neem tree in India, famed for producing leaves with healing properties, the eponymous brand is designed as an antidote...

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Tried & Tested Almora Botanica Face Oils

Founded in 2019 by Ravi Prasad, who has worked in Ayurvedic medicine and skincare for over three decades, Almora Botanica applies scientific research and clinical testing to carefully chosen Ayurvedic plants. Just launched at 14 Dover Street, Almora Botanica is a natural vegan skincare brand complete with 7 products created to either prevent or repair skin damage. The products use powerful adaptogenic ingredients in the formulas, helping the skin to rebalance and adapt to any individual’s needs. The high-impact formulations use the purest botanicals sourced from nature to deliver supple, nourished skin.  Special attention has been paid to adaptogenic ingredients – such as borage seed and centella asiatica leaf extract – which strengthen collagen networks, smooth skin...

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Auction Freddie Mercury Sotheby’s 

Push the graffitied Garden Lodge door – the green original is for sale (above) – and you enter the world of Freddie Mercury. The lead singer of rock band Queen, his whole life, stopped in time since his death in the early 1991, is laid before you. The Kensington mansion has been brought to Bond Street to showcase Sotheby’s forthcoming sale – Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own. You are invited to walk through every room of his house – dining room, lounge, party room, conservatory – and every trinket, artwork and piece of furniture is displayed life-like with the perfume of fresh lilies filling the air. This is Chez Freddie! His extensive wardrobe is here. From stage costumes to the cat waistcoat he wore in his final appearance. Freddie wasn’t...

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Tried & Tested Waken Sonic Toothbrush

Waken, the premium oral care brand, has announced its latest product – the Waken Sonic Toothbrush. Building on the brand’s reputation for innovative solutions, it has been engineered to deliver a superior cleaning experience while championing environmental sustainability at an industry-disrupting price point.  A game-changing mix of innovation and eco-conscious design, the Waken Sonic Toothbrush offers new patent-protected ‘Precision-Power’ technology, a long-life rechargeable battery and three cleaning modes. Waken’s Sonic Toothbrush is also eco-conscious. The handle is made from post-consumer recycled plastic, the brush heads are crafted from bio-plastic produced using 100% certified renewable energy, and the soft bristles are made from castor oil.  One full charge supports...

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Swatch Bioceramic What if?

One moment in time can change everything. It’s 1982, and the founders of what would become Swatch are faced with a huge decision – should the new revolutionary Swatch be round or square? Fast-forward four decades, and the fateful choice of the round shape has paved the way for a bright, vibrant, and successful story. But WHAT IF a square Swatch had been chosen? The new beoceramic WHAT IF? Collection plays out an alternate and fun reality. Swatch is once again challenging the status quo by revisiting the square watch prototype from 1982 to create an exciting new collection bursting with positive provocation and a rebellious streak. The unexpected collection represents a significant breakthrough made possible by Swatch’s innovative bioceramic material. By combining ceramic powder with...

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Hamilton & Hare & Henry Moore

Luxury underwear brand, Hamilton + Hare, has announced a limited edition T-shirt collection with the Henry Moore Foundation, celebrating 125 years of the visionary British artist. Born in July 1898 in Castleford, Yorkshire, Henry Moore’s career marked the creative and commercial pinnacle of British post-war art. His monumental bronze sculptures can be found on housing estates, outside offices and in public parks around the country, and indeed the world, upholding a lifelong vision that art should inspire the everyday, meeting people where they are. Hamilton + Hare founder Olivia Francis says, “We’ve long been inspired by Henry Moore’s work for its timeless modernity and beautiful simplicity and have sought out many of his works across London, many of which are a walking...

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