In times like this, the life-affirming power of a sunshine-y scent has been a saving grace for me. I’ve always been a fan of the Marc Jacobs Daisy original – it was a Christmas gift from my Dad years ago and now it’s a very nostalgic olfactive moment every time I breathe it in. This teeny tiny Petals rendition is the perfect desk side accompaniment – bright, sweet and joyous with every spritz. – Emily Algar, Beauty Editor

Marc Jacobs Daisy EDT Petals, $50. SHOP NOW

As we slowly but surely move into colder weather, I find myself constantly wrapped in blankets for the months to come. With a focus on craftsmanship and comfort, Acne Studios combines alpaca fleece, wool and mohair for a luxurious finish that will last for many years in the future. A worthy investment. – Rebekah Clark, Writer

Acne Studios Logo-Patch Checked Blanket, $930. SHOP NOW


Walk into my home, and you may mistake it for a Maison Balzac shrine, such is my love for the brand. I have their glorious J’ai Soif Carafe & Goblet in many a colour – teal, cobalt, pale pink, even cloudy white. Although designed for water drinking, it moonlights as many things in my household: home to floppy anemones, a greenhouse for plants plucked from the garden and, perhaps most importantly, the bearer of wine. I love the new Miel colour (honey in French), as it’s so gloriously happy and I feel like I need this dose of sunshine in my life right now. – Chrisanthi Kaliviotis, Fashion Features Editor

Maison Balzac J’ai Soif Carafe & Goblet, $69. SHOP NOW

Daniel Lee doesn’t need to do much to win me over, but these cut-out mules have truly knocked my fashion socks off. In a deliciously creamy mellow yellow, they feature his signature square-toe and slick kick heel, which I just love. – Chrisanthi Kaliviotis, Fashion Features Editor

Bottega Veneta Leather Mule at net-a-porter, $1190. SHOP NOW

Our publisher Marne handed me a bottle of Ruinart Blanc de Blanc a couple of years back. I was headed to a dinner party and this Chardonnay – with dominant notes of citrus and exotic fruits – was a bigger hit than the birthday girl. I’ve since ordered a couple of bottles to my place for those ever-so-wild post-WFH Friday nights. – Jessica Bailey, Editorial Director 
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Ruinart Blanc de Blanc, $105. SHOP NOW

We have found ourselves working and playing from home. To ease anxiety and create a space I will never get sick of, lighting a candle creates a small sense of escapism. In recent years, Louis Vuitton have moved its expertise into candles and even after the wick and wax is burnt away, you’re left with a beautiful bowl to store keepsake pieces in. – Rebekah Clark, Writer

Louis Vuitton Feuilles D’Or Perfumed Candle, $350. SHOP NOW

Call me a cliche, but I’ve been using this influx of spare time to expand my beauty routine. I’m lovesick for a clean, expensive-smelling body oil, and this Costa Brazil option fits the bill perfectly. A cold-pressed blend of Tucuma, Pacqui Seed, Breu Branco and Kaya Oil, it melts into damp skin like butter. I also noticed Rosie Huntington-Whiteley mention on her Instagram that applying this is the last thing she does of an evening before she falls asleep holding hands with Jason Statham. A dream. – Emily Algar, Beauty Editor

Kaya Jungle Firming Body Oil, $98. SHOP NOW

 

Upon interviewing Rihanna at the Fenty Beauty global launch in New York City a few years back, I distinctively remember how she was bathed in the brand’s iconic and hyper-metallic loose shimmer. “It’s called Trophy Wife,” she said, beaming. While my skin is enjoying a makeup-free break during this pandemic period, a touch of this superfine gold stuff is a must for a morning Zoom call. – Jessica Bailey, Editorial Director 
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Fenty Beauty FAiry Bomb Loose Shimmer Powder in Trophy Wife, $46. SHOP NOW

Extra time has me pulling together mood boards of would-be styled pieces. These lemon earrings from Reliquia would be better suited on a balcony over a spritz (or ten) in Ravello, but for now my cart is as far as they’re getting. – Pat Zackiewicz, Stylist

Reliquia Lemon Charm Earrings, $169. SHOP NOW

Even though we’re well into Autumn, endless warm days have made it hard to think about knitwear. Not entirely WFH appropriate, but this butter yellow dress with sequin appliqué is beautiful. – Pat Zackiewicz, Stylist

Zara Sequinned Dress, $239. SHOP NOW

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