Lynn Woods

  • Coastal home accessories

    Everyone dreams of a luxe pad by the sea.  If you’re lucky enough to live in one or even if you live in the city but love the coastal look, here’s our pick of coastal accents for your home. Navy star cushion £30.00 – scatter these around your lounge or on the bed for an […]

  • Patternful textiles

    We’re excited to now stock a beautiful range of cushions and kitchen textiles from British textile designer Rachael Taylor.  We had been searching for a while for a new British designer/maker and Rachael’s designs fitted right in with the My Luxe collection. Rachael set up her design studio in 2008 and her entire range of […]

  • London’s tea spots you can’t miss

    So now I’m in my 30’s and the days of bar crawls are behind me my current entertainment of choice is Afternoon Tea.  Being a Londoner I certainly live in the right city and have managed to sample more than my fair share of afternoon tea menus across the city.  It has moved on from […]

  • Good things come in small packages…

    I’ve just recently started using Elizabeth Arden’s Daily Youth Restoring Serum which come in a tiny capsule just big enough for one use.  Coming into the Summer months my skin felt really dry and in need of a major re-hydration and this was just what I needed.  I used it on my face and decolletage […]

  • Spring yellows

    Some of my favorite yellow pieces for the Spring…. Not everyone can pull off yellow but I love these bright yellow pieces that you can team with neutral colours to make your outfit pop. Yellow jacket from Zara Yellow and white shift dress from Cos Yellow pleat skirt from And Other Stories Canvas and suede […]

  • New Etsy shop

    Check out our new Etsy shop which is now live!!

  • Valentine’s breakfast in bed

    So Valentine’s day is fast approaching, mmm what can you get your other half that shows you love them but doesn’t have the cheese factor?? Well my suggestion is simple and easy but will get you all the brownie points required….breakfast in bed – simple!  But, you can’t just serve up a bowl of frosties […]

  • Luxe Nuxe

    Body oils are the new thing, touted as being an all in one solution for face, skin and hair they talk a big game but having long been a fan of Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse I can confirm it works!  It smells divine and the scent lasts all day so I don’t even need to wear […]

  • Calendar of Top 10 Events in 2014 in the south of France

    With wintery weather slowly blowing away, it is surely time to start thinking about your holiday plans for the coming year. And where better to jet off to in 2014 than Saint Tropez in the south of France, where the sun shines for more than 300 days a year. But it’s not just the sunshine […]

  • Silky Christmas skin

    If you’re like me then the Christmas party season not to mention the wind, cold and central heating can leave your skin feeling dry and a little bit dull.  We all need a little pick me up for our skin so we’ve tried Marni Holiday exfoiliator from Jan Marini Skincare Research products which works an […]

  • Luxury in the UK

    You don’t need to leave the UK to experience a luxurious and relaxing break, according to the Office of National Statistics more of us brits are holidaying here, as the number of visits by UK residents fell by 0.5% last year from 56.8 million to 56.5 million. And why wouldn’t you stay within the UK? […]

  • Luxury Cashmere and Divine Accessories

    We’ve recently come across De Roemer a luxury website stocking beautiful cashmere pieces, handbags, jewellery and accessories.  With celebrity clients such as Kate Moss, Rachel Weisz and Lucy Liu supreme quality is assured! The designer and creator Tamsin de Roemer and Justin Packshaw launched ‘De Roemer’ in 2007. The present collection comprises ultra glamorous cashmere […]

  • Accessorising your lounge for the New Year

    For many people, a New Year sparks plans to change. This does not just mean personal New Year’s resolutions; such as to get fit or to eat more healthily, it also means that many people want to freshen up the look of their home. With most people living on a tight budget however, a complete […]

  • ESTA ROMI – a luxe new gifting service

    Esta Romi is a new online luxury gifting retailer changing the way in which we give.  Bringing together covetable pieces from the world’s most desirable luxury brands, Esta Romi’s approach to gifting is that an assortment of treasures is the best way to surprise and delight recipients. Founder Bukola has long been consulted for her […]

  • Zalando – your one stop shop to fashion heaven

    So we all love those websites that are a one stop shop for all your fashion needs.  Asos and The Outnet have long been MyLuxe favourites but we’ve just discovered Zalando which has literally thousands of products from shoes, fashion, accessories and beauty products including a Premium section with collections from all your designer favourites. […]

  • Need to free up some wardrobe space?

    Are you addicted to shoes? Do you have too many pairs of high heels cluttering up your wardrobe? If your husband or boyfriend has been going on at you to clear some space in the bedroom cupboards, maybe it’s time for you to get rid of your old shoes.  Now, don’t just throw away those […]

  • Behind the Scenes of Reiss’ AW12 Partywear Shoot

    With the party season fast approaching, we went behind the scenes of Reiss’ AW12 partywear shoot.  Here’s what Reiss had to say about their sleek and stylish new collection….. The party season can be such a predictable time of year, sartorially. Roll out the sequins, make the hair bigger and the make-up brighter and you’re […]

  • Hop on a flight to Côte D’Azur – 2012′s essential holiday destination

    Often referred to as the French Riviera, the beautiful Côte d’Azur extends along the coastline of the south-east corner of France, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Having no specific beginning or end, it stretches roughly from the Italian border in the east via the principality of Monaco to various locations in the west, up to the […]

  • Top hairstyles for a night out

    A special night on the town deserves a fantastic new hairstyle.  From hot party hair to something sweet and sexy, the possibilities are endless and easy to achieve at home. The bun The classic bun is making a huge comeback this year, and there are plenty of ways to wear it.  Perhaps the best thing […]

  • Luxe in Las Vegas

    The unmistakable lights are all you’ll need to recognize this city. There’s no place in the world quite like Las Vegas, where travelers flock to let their hair down, throw caution to the wind and bask in the desert sun. “Sin City” is home to perhaps the most dense collection of party hotspots. Hotels, casinos […]

  • OnlyRoses

    A combination of absolute luxury and quirky innovation, OnlyRoses is the UK’s top high-end rose specialist. They offer over 250+ varieties of the finest, fresh-cut Ecuadorian roses and their exclusive “Infinite Roses”. Their fresh-cut roses are the best you can find in London and the perfect everyday luxury. Their exclusive, long-lasting Infinite Roses are real […]

  • Holiday Adventures in Bangkok

    Ever wanted to visit Thailand, but always thought it was far too expensive? Now that cheap flights to Bangkok are a reality all year round, this is a great time to start planning that exotic trip. Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand, and has grown from a small trading port to the bustling home […]

  • Need a little help with life?

    If so then perhaps a personalised concierge service is what you need?  These types of services aren’t only for the uber rich. If you’re time poor and travel a lot for business or pleasure then this could be what you need to help your life run seamlessly.  We talked to Dustyn Shroff, COO of One […]

  • Luxury bed linen guide

    What value do you place on getting a good night’s sleep? Without sleep we simply wouldn’t be able to live. Lack of sleep, broken sleep and irregular sleep patterns lead to all kinds of complications from lost concentration and ill health. Getting a good night’s sleep on the other hand fills you with energy, health […]

  • Luxury Lingerie

    Perhaps because it’s French, the actual word ‘lingerie’ sounds luxurious. It’s not just about a bra and pants; it’s something more than that. It’s sexual, sensual, flattering and feminine. Women wear lingerie because they want to feel confident, sexy and powerful, even if nobody else knows they are wearing anything particularly of note under their […]

  • The perfect Father’s day gift

    What do you buy the dad who has everything?  Cufflinks can be a bit of an obvious gift for the men in our lives but these individually numbered tourbillon or moonphase cufflinks made by TF will certainly bring a dash of individuality to a man’s look. There is a variation to fit every preference — […]

  • Sail into the sunset this summer

    For anyone who’s organised a group holiday you know what a daunting task it can be!  Lots of people to please, budgets to consider not to mention the logistics, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Sailing holidays are becoming increasingly popular and unless of course you suffer from sea sickness it’s the […]

  • Luxe up your mobile

    Most of us these days have a Blackberry or an iPhone – they do what they need them to do but they don’t really allow you to show off your own personal style. That’s where Continental Mobiles come in who produce bespoke phones encrusted with precious stones and metals.  With ranges in Emeralds, rubies, diamonds […]

  • Luxe up your evenings in

    Jamie MacDonald, Diageo Reserve Brands World Class UK 2011 winner and current holder of the UK’s best bartender crown shares his top tips for making the perfect cocktail We all love a good cocktail, lychee martinis are my poison and just about the only cocktail I can successfully make that has more than 2 ingredients!  […]

  • Miss Bouquet’s Thinking Girl’s Wine Night

    Do you know which wine has fewer calories; red, white or rosè?  Or what makes a Chilean wine different from a Californian?  Neither did I until attending this week’s launch of the “Thinking Girls Wine Night” hosted by the fabulous Miss Bouquet (aka Belinda). The intimate evening with 10 wine loving ladies was held at […]

  • How to make your dining room luxurious

    Starting to think about re-decorating any room in your house is a daunting task but if you entertain a lot then your dining room will need the most thought! When you come to think about designing/re-designing your dining room the first consideration has to be the space that is available. Understanding how the elements as […]

  • Ultra-Luxury Vodka Brand Partners with Christie’s Green Auction to win an exclusive trip to the Himalayas

    Elit™ by Stolichnaya® unveils an exclusive auction package featuring an all-inclusive trip to the Himalayas as part of Christie’s Green Auction: Bid to Save The Earth 2012. All proceeds from the online auction, will benefit Oceana, the brand’s charity partner and the auction will go live on April 3, 2012 and run through April 19, […]

  • Benefits of Dry Oil

    Let’s face it, it’s hard to give up the comfort and safety of our trusty black opaque tights. They see us through the winter, make our legs look skinny and go with just about anything! To make the transition to bare leggedness a touch easier why not try some body oil. SpaceNK have a lovely […]

  • bareMinerals first ever solid make-up

    We’ve been used to the powder mixing formula of bareMinerals which has become one of the best selling make-up brands since it’s launch.  From 1st April you’ll now be able to buy bareMinerals in solid make-up form for the first time exclusively at Selfridges.  The bareMinerals READY collection features long-wearing, skin nourishing make-up in a […]

  • Weekend escape to France?

    If you fancy a luxury break away in Rural France but don’t have too much time to spare then we’ve found the perfect place for you!  Maison De Plumes is only a 3 hour drive from London and yet you’ll feel like you’re a million miles away from the hustle and bustle. This former French […]

  • One stop shop for vintage lovers

    There are few places you’ll find a 1960s Jaguar E-Type sitting beside an original Breakfast at Tiffany’s poster along with 1969 vintages of Dom Perignon Champagne and an Eames armchair. Yet on Vintage Seekers you’ll find exactly such 20th century treasures, all curated in a stylish, contemporary setting. If you love the vintage aesthetic and […]

  • Luxe up your home with Made.com

    Ok, so the freezing temperatures seem to be subsiding but the long awaited Spring still seems a long way off.  If, like us you’ve been spending excessive amounts of time indoors, huddling on the sofa then you may well be thinking your lounge needs some funking up? Made.com – one of our favourite interiors sites […]

  • An exclusive email address – the biggest luxe of all?

    Ok so we all like something that’s exclusive, a one off vintage piece, an off the beaten track boutique hotel – but how do you fancy your own elite email address that only 500 people in the whole world are entitled to?  Now you know it exists, sounds tempting doesn’t it! Elite500 is the world’s […]

  • Dior launches DiorShow New Look mascara

    Ask any girl what her desert island top 10 items are and 9 times out of 10 mascara will feature high on the list!  Mascara’s promise a lot, volume, length, curl, long lastingness but very few do what they say on the tin.  How many times have you gone into the bathroom in work at […]

  • Our resident wine blogger Miss Bouquet invites you to her wine nights!

      I love wine! I spend my days and nights talking about it, at work, at play, online and in person. It’s my profession & my passion. I’m completely drenched in wine and when I talk to people about it I realise it’s not just me! It’s something loads of you enjoy and want to […]

  • Olivia Rubin Christmas sale

    50% OFF SALE AT OLIVIA RUBIN PLUS 10% OFF & FREE DELIVERY CODE! The fabulous Olivia Rubin has just launched her winter sale and is offering up to 50% OFF her gorgeous AW11 collection. Olivia Rubin is also offering an additional 10% OFF all existing sale items and you can also receive 10% OFF orders […]

  • Fancy yourself as a designer?

    If so ELLE magazine and every girl’s favourite, Reiss are producting a limited-edition vest for summer 2012 and are looking for Britain’s best breakthrough talent to design it.  This could be your chance to showcase your design talents and have your very own design worn by thousands of women! The theme is ‘BRITISH STYLE’, so […]

  • Our resident wine blogger Miss Bouquet tells us to Man Up!

    Stop. Date check. It’s nearly 2012, non? And yet I’m still rarely passed the wine list unless Mr B gestures for the waiter to do so. It makes me wonder when I’m out with my girlfriends how staff decide which one of us looks worthy of being handed the wine list. What qualities do they […]

  • Christmas gifts for the man who likes a little luxe

    It’s not only us ladies who like the finer things in life – we’ve rubbed off on the men and they like to luxe things up too! Here’s some inspiration for our selection of Christmas gifts for the man in your life…. Uniforms talking head top £70.00 Navy blue Matches satchel £375.00 Shearling lined hat […]

  • New Whistles online outlet

    With it’s stylish workwear, luxe knits and funky accessories, Whistles is 0ne of our favourite sites here at MyLuxe.  We were very excited to hear that they have just launched their online outlet with up to 50% off past seasons favourites.  It’s a great place to go to stock up on some Winter sun outfits […]

  • Home grown Christmas shopping at Go British!

    GO-BRITISH.CO.UK Christmas Pop Up Boutique & Sample Sale Up to 50% off Accessories from: Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith, Anya Hindmarch Lulu Guinness, Mawi, Jan Constantine, Hunters, Pringle, Aquascutum, Cambridge Satchels and many more. New products every day. WHEN 25/11/2011 – 09/12/2011 11 am – 2 pm  and  5 pm– 7pm Mon-Fri WHERE 92 Horseferry Road […]

  • New fragrences from Jo Malone

    JO LOVES is the much anticipated new fragrance venture from British beauty entrepreneur Jo Malone. Capturing the things in Jo’s life that inspire her, from ingredients and people to moments in time, JO LOVES will launch with four unique fragrances each with their own distinctive personality; ‘Pomelo’ is Clean and Crisp, ‘Green Orange & Coriander’ […]

  • Exclusive 6% off at Bastyan from now until 15.11.11!

    Bastyan have a fantastic selection of dresses that can be transformed from work wear chic to Christmas luxe for the party season! If you’re looking for sensational fashion that focuses on the smaller details to make you stand out from the crowd, Bastyan is the place to shop this season. You can also receive an […]

  • Zalando – get your fashion fix delivered quick

    Recently new to the UK – Zalando is an online clothes and shoe store stocking premium brands such as Alice by Temperley, Hunter, By Malene Birger and Pretty Ballerinas.  You’ll be bowled over by the selection – page after page of shoes, shoes and more shoes! If you need that quick fashion fix they also […]

  • How To Shop for the Ultimate Weekend Luxe Look

    We were very excited to recently discover the-dressingroom.com a luxe website stocking all our favourite brands in one place! Just for you we’ve arranged an exclusive code offering 12% off all brands and if that wasn’t enough the dressing room are also offering free UK delivery – there’s no excuse NOT to treat yourself! Just […]

  • Add some drama with Paperself eyelashes

    False eyelashes have made a massive comeback this year and if you’re after something a little different why not try something from the new and fabulous Paperself brand?  Not quite suitable for the office but perfect for a dramatic night out on the town!  Intricately cut and delicately pretty, this eyelash collection is available in […]

  • Europe’s Top Three

    2011 has been a difficult year for Europe, gripped by a debt crisis and mired in political wrangling. On a brighter note, summer started in March and finished in October (although it did rain a little bit in between), and tourism continues to grow. If you’re thinking that now winter has arrived it’s time to […]

  • Fancy a night in an igloo?

    No?  Well if you’re looking for a Winter getaway you may change your mind when you check out the Hotel & Igloo Village Kakslauttanen – Saariselkä in the stunning Saariselkä fell area of northern Finland. This resort offers a variety of accomodations from traditional log cabins to snow made igloos!  Each of the hand-crafted log […]

  • Add a touch of luxe to your bedroom in five simple steps

    Every woman deserves a lavish touch – and what better way to get glamorous than transforming your bedroom into a boudoir? The bedroom may be one of the most private rooms in a house, but this doesn’t mean that it should merit less attention when it comes to your decoration and personal style. Adding glamour […]

  • What are the best seasonal gifts for women this autumn 2011?

    We review the most timely and to-be-cherished gift ideas this autumn and winter Buying gifts has always been a tricky business. Born out of all the goodwill in the world, we can think we know a person until one day we buy them the ‘perfect’ gift….and they hate it. The perennial dilemma seems to be: […]

  • Harrods Christmas Hampers

    What better gift to give this Christmas than an iconic Harrod’s hamper.  Explore Harrods exclusive collection of 54 food and drink hampers, catering to every taste imaginable and brimming with the finest produce Harrods famous Food Halls has to offer.  A hamper is the perfect gift for dad’s so if you’re heading home for Christmas […]

  • Don’t want to grow up? Shop the Peter Pan trend at Stylebop

  • Luxe Vintage Jewellery from Chanel

    Stylebop brings us Chanel vintage jewellery adding Coco’s Midas touch to a range of fine jewellery inspired by the archives of the iconic French House.  From interlocking double C’s to delicate camellias, Mademoiselle’s signatures are all reinvented in luxe metals and semi-precious stones, hand finished for an heirloom feel.  These new modern classics are the […]

  • Best restaurant for dessert lovers….

    This week we tried Pollen Street Social and for the dessert lovers amongst you – this is the place for you!  Nestled behind Regent Street in London’s West End, this restaurant not only has a stylish cocktail bar but it’s own dessert bar where you can watch the pastry chefs prepare your creation.  The restauant […]

  • DKNY & Grazia fashion event

    The MyLuxe team last night attended a fashion event at Selfridges London co-hosted by DKNY and Grazia.  Over a glass of bubbly we watched the gorgeous models strut their stuff and show off the new a/w DKNY collection. Lily Russo, shopping editor at Grazia talked us through the styles and her picks of the collection.  […]

  • Very cool interiors by Dutch by Design

    Does your home need a bit of extra quirk?  Sometimes it’s hard to find something which makes your home stand out from the bog standard beige and greys.  We’re always on the look out for those stand out pieces which add a bit of interest to a room without breaking the bank.  These pieces from […]

  • Gifts for that special woman in your life – your mum

    She’s great, she’s the lady, she’s your mum – but what do you buy her for Mother’s day that she doesn’t already have?? That’s why we’re here to help! Beauty products from Zuneta Rosebud – 3 layer lavish vintage tin – £18 The Rosebud Perfumery was first started in 1892 when the first batch of […]

  • Christmas Gift Guide from Thomas Lyte

    It’s that time of year to start thinking about putting your Christmas list together!  Thomas Lyte is the ultimate English luxury lifestyle brand, specializing in stylish, contemporary leather and silver goods for men and women.  Here’s our pick of the most luxe for a gift or for yourself!

  • Question Air – Key Trend – 1940’s Vintage

    One of the key trends for this autumn/winter is 1940’s vintage glamour – think faux fur stoles, capes, ladylike coats, tweed, pussybows and pearls! This look is all about channelling vintage ladylike grace with perfect accessories and classic tailoring. The stylists at Question Air have put together some key pieces to help you nail one […]

  • Beyonce’s fashion line comes to the UK

    We’re very excited to hear that the Beyoncé and Tina Knowles House of Deréon collection will be now be available in the UK, exclusively available at Selfridges. The funky new autumn 2011 collection will be available at the London, Birmingham and Manchester Trafford stores, as well as online at Selfridges.com. The line brings the jungle […]

  • Question Air new season men’s wear – The stylist’s choice!

    The stylists at Question Air have put together a collection of key pieces from their autumn/winter men’s range.  If you want to dress your man for a/w then look no further ladies -  here are just some of our favourites… This amazing Vivienne Westwood Melton Jacket (£835.00) is set to become a classic this season. […]

  • The French laundry pops up at Harrods

    Anyone who’s heard of Thomas Keller will no doubt be aware of his reputation as being one of the World’s best chefs.  With 3 Michelin stars to his name, his highly acclaimed restaurants in New York (Per Se) and California (The French Laundry) have been repeatedly voted as two of the best restaurants in the […]

  • Brtish style at it’s best

    There’s nothing quite like a royal wedding to make the nation go all patriotic. We all remember the legendary Charles and Diana mugs! With only a few months to go to the big day why not Brit up your home with our pick of national treasures from quirky site Go-British.co.uk. This gorgeous online boutique is […]

  • Finsk shoes – Autumn/Winter collection

    FINSK was launched in 2004 by London based, Finnish born, Julia Lundsten who has made a name for herself as a gifted shoe designer. Winner of the prestigious Manolo Blahnik Award two years running, some of Lundsten’s greatest inspirations derive from architecture, including buildings and furniture details.  FINSK’s graphic aesthetic continues this Autumn/Winter season, with […]

  • MyWardrobe holiday shop

    The MyWardrobe holiday shop has opened and let us tell you it’s the place to be. With gorgeous pieces from Philip Lim, DVF, Heidi Klein and Malene Birger there is everything you need for some serious poolside posing. If like us, you’d rather spend your holiday funds on a fabulous hotel and business class flights […]

  • Toast’s Autumn/Winter 2011 collection

    One of MyLuxe’s favourite sites in TOAST and we’re very excited about their new a/w collection.  TOAST’s women’s collection for autumn winter 2011 is, in essence, a simple, modern and grounded collection. A pureness prevails throughout the collection of winter staples, ‘proper’ fabrications and quality pieces with purpose and which have a usefulness in the […]

  • Melanie Porter – unique and contempory chairs

    What could be cosier and more unique than a handkitted armchair? Not much! After 10 years working as a knitwear designer for a number of international fashion brands, including Burberry and Pure Collection, Melanie Porter has turned her expertise to furniture, creating one-off contemporary designs from chairs sourced from auctions and markets across the UK. […]

  • Miss Bouquet

    Here at MyLuxe one of our biggest lavishness’s is a good bottle of wine!  Prosecco if we’re celebrating or it’s Friday, red with dinner or a crisp bottle of cold white for an alfresco lunch.  Although we can’t get enough of the stuff, we can’t claim to be experts but we have a friend who […]

  • Summer selection from our resident wine blogger – Miss Bouquet

    I cannot get enough of London at the moment! It helps of course that the sunshine makes everything look amazing but it’s not only the capital that’s looking good it’s the people wandering around it that are looking fabulous too. Have you noticed? Take a look when you’re next having a sneaky cappuccino to drink-in. […]

  • How to wash your hair: a lesson from hair guru – Philip Kingsley

    With clinics in London and New York and a client list that includes stars, celebrities, politicians and royalty, Philip Kingsley is widely recognised as a leading authority on his subject. Called “The Hair Doctor” by The Times and “The Hair Guru” by The New York Times, Philip Kingsley, born in London, has been a practising […]

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  • Best new London eatery for cocktails with a view

    If you’re looking for a new and inviting eatery with great cocktails, and one of the best views in London then look no further than the newly opened Madison restaurant in St Pauls.  For such a beautiful part of the city there are very few bars with a view this good so this place is […]

  • Luxe lace pieces at Stylebop

  • Destination of the month – St Tropez (more than just a tanning experience)

    Having just returned from 3 days in St Tropez, I have to say I’m hooked.  I’m this close to selling up my house, putting a deposit on a yacht and mooring up in the marina for the summer!  I can dream…. Made famous by the gorgeous Bridgette Bardot, we can see why she loved it […]

  • Heidi Klein pop up shop

    For those in London check out Heidi Klein’s new pop up store in the swimwear department of Selfridges.  It’s there until late September so plenty of time to stock up on some luxe summer bikinis.  Always a good idea to have a quick browse on Heidi Klein first though to save you some browsing time….

  • Marrakesh – bit of Eastern promise?

    Sunbed, caipirinia, iPod, valid reason for a pedicure…..sound like what you need? You don’t need any reminding that it’s a tad miserable in the UK at the moment, still no sign of light and spring seems like a far away dream. Need a break? Well we certainly do and top of our list is Marrakesh. […]

  • Perfect Prosecco

    We all love a little bit of the bubbly stuff, it’s perfect for celebrating, getting together with the girls, summer bbq’s and rainy sundays.  You never know when the occasion may strike so best to have a bottle in the fridge, at all times!  Champagne is great but a cheaper and just as lovely alternative […]

  • Destination of the month – Lake Como

    Who doesn’t love Italy?  If you’re looking for a short haul getaway with just about everything you could wish for then Lake Como is the place for you.  Just an hours drive from the Milan airports, views to die for, amazing local food and designer shopping aplenty there’s a reason this is a resort favoured […]

  • Luxe website of the week – Bastyan

    Here at MyLuxe we love nothing better than finding a new marvellous website to satisfy our style appetite.  We’ve done just that by discovering Bastyan – a beautiful collection of pieces from the designer Tonia Bastyan which are not only affordable but effortlessly elegant. Tonia has been designing for 15 years through labels of her […]

  • Bellabam!

    One of our favourites, Benefit always has the perfect potion to conceal, highlight, brighten and give us a good old general glow. With shimmering gold undertones, their new blush Bella Bamba really make your cheekbones pop! To celebrate the launch of this new blush, Benefit are offering free standard delivery when you buy bella bamba. […]

  • Your Summer St Tropez outfit from MyWardrobe

    Whether you’re hitting the Italian, French or even English Rivieria – have we got the outfit for you!  Wear it all together for Alfresco lunch or seperately for any occassion! This gorgeous Project D dress is the perfect day to evening maxi.  Wear during the day with gladiators and slip on these luxe D&G patent […]

  • L’atelier des chefs – cookery courses

    With our men steadily taking over the kitchen as their domain we girls have two choices – leave them to it and do our nails OR take on the challenge and outcook them with our natural flair. If your choice is the latter and you fancy yourself as a bit of an Angela Hartnett, then […]

  • Book of the Week – Room

    ROOM is narrated by a five-year-old called Jack, who lives in a single room with his Ma and has never been outside. An international bestseller as soon as it was published in August 2010, ROOM has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year and […]

  • Who fancies a bit of old school baking?

    I’m guessing the average bookshelf has it’s fair share of cookery books in amongst all those luxe travel guides and relegated coffee table books.  Jamie, Gordon, Hugh and Marcus all have their place for planning those delectable dinner parties but what about when you fancy getting your pinny on and baking your way to an […]

  • Lingerie for your most important day

    If you’re getting married soon then along with the million and one things you need to think about is the decision of what to wear under your dress.  Let’s face it, the majority of us need to help of a pair of spanx or two on our most important day, but that doesn’t mean you […]

  • Matches fashion – new collection

    Matches is a big favourite here at MyLuxe – they always have a dress for every occasion and an amazing selection of designers to choose from. This is our pick of some of the Matches new season’s collection. Our absolute favourite is this beige and black leather and cotton trench coat by Burberry Prorsum. Wear […]

  • Gifts for that special woman in your life – your mum

    She’s great, she’s the lady, she’s your mum – but what do you buy her for Mother’s day that she doesn’t already have?? That’s why we’re here to help! Beauty products from Zuneta Rosebud – 3 layer lavish vintage tin – £18 The Rosebud Perfumery was first started in 1892 when the first batch of […]

  • Gorgeous Getaways in Europe

    With the long bank holiday nearly upon us and still a stretch to go to the summer break, what better time to book a European mini break in the sun.   A city break can feel like hard work, rushing around to see all the “must see” places recommended by your friends so why not have […]

  • Occasion wear for the Summer season

    It’s that time of year, the wedding save the dates are coming in and the sun is finally starting to pop through.  Whatever the occasion – wedding, the races, birthday lunch we all need another, yes another  perfect dress! The classic DVF wrap dress is so versatile; it can be dressed up with accessories and […]

  • MyWardrobe Styleguide

    The Spring/Summer season is upon us and what better time for some serious style inspiration that the newly published MyWardrobe 120 page Style Guide. MyWardrobe is one of our favourite websites here at MyLuxe, and the new season’s picks do not disappoint.  They have features on everything in here including – key pieces for colour […]

  • Give a gift that reflects your personality

    Depending on the giver you generally know before you open a gift whether it will be a good one or not! To make sure you never get it wrong, we’ve put together a Luxe list of gifts for every occasion… Christening Ok the baby won’t appreciate it right away, but Vintage Wine Gifts have a […]

  • Handbag under the coat – good look?

    When style icon Alexa Chung hits London Fashion Week, it’s trend alert. We quickly note: trench coat, breton stripe dress, lace-up ankle boots. Oh, and one more little detail: The handbag is now worn under the coat. All right? To get the look go to Stylebop and check out this luxe D&G ivory lamb leather […]

  • Lounge In Luxury

    Lounge in Luxury It’s a wet Tuesday night, you’ve had dinner now all that’s left to do is park yourself on the sofa and watch your favourite sky plussed programmes – sound familiar? Cardigans at StyleBop Socks by Black Us girls spend a lot of effort making sure we look good when we’re out and […]

  • Outdoor oasis solutions from Oka

    Summer’s coming, the evenings are getting longer and soon, SOON we’ll be able to use our gardens again!  There’s nothing quite like al fresco eating so make sure your garden is an oasis of comfort with some stylish garden furniture.  Whether you have a tiny urban courtyard or a sprawling country garden, Oka has a […]

  • Stella McCartney for kids

    Stella McCartney launches her childrenswear range with an exclusive pop–up at Selfridges – the perfect gift for the stylish little ones in your life. Bright, vibrant and full of fun, Stella’s collection for boys and girls, aged newborn to 12 years old, captures the mood of summer in an instant. Animal prints, rainbow patterns and […]

  • Designer petware

    Dressing up your miniature pooch is something generally associated with Paris Hilton…. However Puchi Petware has the most gorgeous range of stylish designer dog and cat products for the fashion conscious pet owner.  From diamante studded collars and leads and stylish pet beds to fashionable dog jackets and petwear.  You don’t have to go mad […]

  • Shhh secret Forzieri’s sale just for you

    Black and White Patent Leather Slingback Shoes Shhhhh – Secret 50% OFF Special not accessible from Forzieri’s public site. Use code: PLATINUMCODE. Limited time only. Mario Bologna’s patent leather slingback peep-toe platforms with their striking combination of swirling black and white exude sophisticated charm. Genuine leather interior and soles reveal true artisan quality while a […]

  • Mud – the new colours of Spring

    Trendsetters, watch out! Cool city girls dress themselves in mud colors this spring. Mud colors? Exactly! Olive green pumps and a dusty brown blazer coat are stylish and at the same time very sophisticated ! We love this Dark Charcoal Melange Fitzgerald Melton Coat from Marc by Marc Jacobs.  Perfect for dressing up with a […]

  • Valentine’s gift you can both enjoy

    The drama of present shopping for the man in your life so close to Christmas is something we could all probably do without!  So, why not buy yourself a present instead from the gorgous collection at Myla – trust us no man will complain when he unwraps this gift! Just as our outerwear reflects our […]

  • Luxe baby skincare

    Unlike adult skin, a newborn’s skin is very fine and delicate and it lacks protective sebum, making it more prone to dryness.  There’s no reason you can start the little one’s off with a luxury skincare routine from a young age and for this L’OCCITANE has developed a range of ultra-gentle products made with shea […]

  • Rock Luxe

    The rock chick look has always been a good one – it’s now transcended a few generations and such an easy one to pull off!  Luxe it up for the new decade with the Spring Balmain collection at Stylebop. We absolutely love their silver zip pants, accesorise with this sexy rock punk t-shirt and this […]

  • Soak your way to a relaxed state of mind

    Bathtime may well be a thing of the past for us modern busy women.  With the advent of walk in wet rooms, our cleansing ritual has become somewhat rushed… However, don’t underestimate the benefits of a long soak in the tub as one of the best ways to relax tired muscles, improve circulation, open pores […]

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  • White Company spring collection

    We’re rather excited that the new Spring 2011 collection from The White Company has just launched.  Known for their luxe bed linens, bathroom accessories and everything else you could need for a crisp, white room, the new Spring collection doesn’t disappoint! To celebrate the launch The White Company are offering customers 10% off full priced […]

  • Perfect gift for every occasion

    Two of the things us girls love the most are a day at the spa and a holiday abroad. Combine the two and we’re in heaven! Spafinder.com is a global listing of over 5000 spa’s worldwide so whether you fancy a spa/casino break in Vegas or a tented treatment room on a Botswana game reserve […]

  • Easy solution to healthy eating at work

    We all know it’s not easy to eat healthily, let alone manage 5 a day. The convenience of the vending machine more often than not beckons us around the daily 3pm sugar low! Healthy eating is all well and good but it’s time consuming and needs some forward planning so you don’t find yourself at […]

  • Global Spafinder

    Two of the things us girls love the most are a day at the spa and a holiday abroad. Combine the two and we’re in heaven! Spafinder.com is a global listing of over 5000 spa’s worldwide so whether you fancy a spa/casino break in Vegas or a tented treatment room on a Botswana game reserve […]

  • Travel In Style

    OK, so airline travel may not be as glamorous as it was back in the day.  With speedy boarding and perspex boxes full of nail clippers, the airport experience is generally not what you’d call serene!  However, there’s no reason why us girls can’t do our bit to brighten up the terminal with this selection […]

  • Our book of the week

    Your Voice in My Head Talented, prolific and charming, Emma Forrest was settled in Manhattan at twenty-two, and on contract to the Guardian, when she realised that her quirks had gone beyond eccentricity, past the warm waters of weird and into those cold, deep patches of the sea where people lose their lives. Lonely, in […]

  • In the Navy

    It’s a classic, and no sophisticated lady should be without some navy blue wardrobe staples. It’s hard not to make a beeline for anything black or grey for the winter months but navy is a chic alternative and easy to wear with brighter colours. Aspinal of London have a gorgeous selection of patent navy accessories […]

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