Asos cactus PJs | Taking that succulent obsession to the next level….
No197 Chiswick Fire Station | The most ‘grammed place in West London right now (probably something to do with the pink velvet sofas) and it’s not all style no substance; the food is seriously good. Try the pink grapfruit and ginger lemonade in the garden on the hot day or truffle Mac & Cheese with a side of garlic green beans on a grey day.
In Transit Essentials | A few new in-flight potions at the ready for several long haul journeys next month… Spray-on moisturiser and a soothing muscle roll-on made for heavy, tired legs and stiff necks. Thanks for thinking of everything ThisWorks. Byredo’s Textile perfume is perfect for spraying on after a long flight and is lighter and less intense than traditional Eau de Parfum and made for spraying onto clothes as well as skin. Smells seriously good too.
Box Sets Old & New | In the last couple of months, I’ve managed to binge watch the entirety of Gilmore Girls for the first time ever (I know, I know) and devour Stranger Things. Well done Netflix, well done.
Don’t think I’ve ever loved a show and its characters like I did with Gilmore Girls. Ok, maybe Friday Night Lights came close but it really is like mashed potato for the soul and I have a feeling I’ll be dipping into it for years to come on down days. Any other losers out there already counting down the days to the new season in November?! Team Jess & Rory 4eva too.
And if you grew up on a diet of the Goonies, Never Ending Story and E.T as a kind, you can’t not love this Dungeons & Dragons-inspired sci-fi 80s fest complete with choppers, dodgy hairstyles and synth soundtrack. Eleven might be the coolest 11 year old ever (so excited to see more of this little star) and being a bit of nerd, I loved the parallel universe concept at the root of it. It’s shot beautifully too; those fairy lights and
Levis embroidered denim jacket | Embroidery is having a bit of a moment, not that you should need a reason to have rainbows, sharks and stars emblazoned all over you.