shopping

Faux Shopper: My top 10 online fashion buys this week



Chris Morton from Lyst told me about the term ‘faux shopping‘, the act of filling up your online shopping basket with dream purchases just for the hell of it. Here’s mine for the week…


YSL purple signature closure bag – a nice mix of classic shape with vibrant jewel colour (more…)



New vintage store: Blitz London



Does London need another vintage store? Hell yes when it’s Blitz London, a new 5-room ‘vintage department store’ in Hanbury Street, E1. The press release promises all sorts of riches, including new stock every day, an in-store cafe, upcycled furniture, blogger-friendly ‘account managers’ and a mix of reasonably priced and rare vintage finds (hello Swatch watches). (more…)



All I want for Christmas is… Selfridges’ beauty advent calendar



Selfridges L'Oreal advent calendar

Each window houses Selfridges’ most popular beauty products in a dinky miniature size, including Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil, Lancôme Teint Miracle and Mini Juicy Tube, YSL Belle D’Opium, Kiehls Creme de Corps and Emporio Armani Diamonds. These sold out in double quick time last year so I really hope Selfridges has upped its order this year.

Selfridges advent calendar, £70, on sale in October