THE MUST-HAVES YOU NEED THIS SUMMER

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Posted on August 14, 2018 by Mailbox Blog

Just a few of the best pieces to refresh your home and wardrobe this season…

Image credit: Hugo Boss

Coach Leather Tote, £275, Daniel Footwear

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Made from polished pebble leather, the Charlie Carryall is a classic handbag which is perfect for everyday use. The clue’s in the name, as this large but light bag will fit everything you need for a whole day out of the house, whatever your plans may be.

Dior J’adior Black Patent Pumps, £670, Harvey Nichols

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Elegant and timeless with a patent twist, these new season Dior heels are a classy addition to your evening look. The smaller details make the all the difference, and if you look really closely you’ll catch the embellished heel. 

Saga Form Oak Salad Bowl Large, £35, Heal’s

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If you’re used to cooking up a storm, you’ll know that a good salad bowl is essential for dinner parties and barbecues. This minimalist glass design is fuss-free and will fit into any living space no matter what taste you have.

Arkin Doormat, £15, made.com

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This fun doormat will add character to your home as soon as your guests enter the front door. Designed for indoor use, this polkadot piece is the home accessory you probably never even knew you needed. 

Core Neo Swimsuit, £75, Calvin Klein Underwear

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Brighten up the pool this season with a vivid swimwear piece. This Clavin Klein costume perfectly combines comfort, practicality and style to really get you noticed whilst you’re taking a dip. 

Oda Cream Cotton Skirt, £135, LK Bennett

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This crisp white midi skirt with tortoiseshell detailing is one of the biggest trends of the season, offering a lighter alternative to jeans, but still keeping it casual. Pair with mules, a straw bag and a tee for a stylish off-duty look. 

Men’s White ‘Cycle Stripe’ Logo Organic-Cotton T-Shirt, £55.00, Paul Smith 

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Made from 100% cotton, this lightweight tee can be paired with just about anything. Great for throwing on to kick back at the weekends with a pair of jeans, it also nods towards Paul Smith with the classic signature stripes. 

Double-monk Shoes in Smooth Calf Leather, £249, Hugo Boss

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Made from the finest Italian leather, these smart shoes will effortlessly upgrade your formal look. A good pair of black shoes will never go out of style and whether you’re heading to work or a wedding, these are sure to stand the tests of time. 

Alpaca blend jumper with lozenge jacquard design, £410, Emporio Armani

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We don’t want to burst your bubble, but as summer temperatures gradually fade, it’s time to say hello to your old friend – knitwear. This alpaca blend jumper from Emporio Armani will ease you into a new season in the most fashionable way. 

Burleigh Modular Sofa, from £4,645, Wesley Barrell

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If you’re looking to switch things up in the home, why not invest in a timeless sofa like the Burleigh Low Back Modular. At Wesley Barrell, your new sofa can be personalised for you, by you. With a huge range of fabrics and combinations to choose from, you can build a piece around your own taste and interior style. To discover Wesley Barrell, click here.

 

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SCENT OF SUMMER

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Posted on August 14, 2018 by Alex Perrins

Even if you’re not escaping to a desert island this summer you can still plump for a fragrance that captures the very essence of sandy beaches. HELEN GOUGH, Beauty Manager at Harvey Nichols Birmingham, reveals her perfect perfumes for the summer.


Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Cedro Di Taormina EDT, £66 (75ml):
Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Cedro Di Taormina EDT, £66 (75ml)
Vibrant, intense and inspired by the sophistication of Taormina in Sicily. A blend of fresh and zesty notes with the intense signature of spice and wood.

Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk EDT, £95 (100ml):
Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk EDT, £95 (100ml)
Created to reflect our personal memories; there’s fresh notes of bergamot, lemon, pink pepper and ylang ylang.

Tom Ford Mandarino Di Amalfi EDP, £158 (50ml):
Tom Ford Mandarino Di Amalfi EDP, £158 (50ml)
Capturing the calm idyll of the whitewashed villas dotting the cliff sides of Amalfi. Citrus fruits blend with mint, thyme and wildflowers.

Estée Lauder Beyond Paradise EDP, £52 (50ml):
Estée Lauder Beyond Paradise EDP, £52 (50ml)
Fresh, fruity and floral, there’s a heady mix of tropical wetness, zesty freshness and deep florals. Meet your new summer scent!

All fragrances featured are available from the Beauty Hall at Harvey Nichols Birmingham, The Mailbox, or online at harveynichols.com.

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