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This Week’s Must-Haves

The Handbook’s Lifestyle Editor, Elaine Lloyd-Jones, has pulled together a thoughtfully curated edit of some of the best pieces to buy now. This week, we’re in need of a purse-friendly distraction and a long-lasting mood-booster so we’ve rounded up the coolest new pieces the high street has to offer. From ticking off a new season trend, to comfort dressing and cult beauty buys – you can cheer up dreary January with one of these easy, chic style solutions!


Say hello to the perfect transeasonal dress. Great for now with boots (pictured) and later with bare legs and sandals.

Price: £59.99

& Other StoriesFloral Embossed Pendant Necklace

I've been after a simple gold pendant for a while, and I love the delicate, discreet embossed flowers on this one.

Price: £17

Nobody's ChildCotton Collared Smock Long Sleeve Top

You either love collars or hate them. I love them. This blouse is part of the eco-conscious fashion brand's partnership with M&S.

Caudalie Vine Activ Overnight Detox Oil, 30ml

I'm a little lazy when it comes to beauty and this miracle oil does all the hard work, repairing damaged skin, while you sleep. Win, win.

Price: £30

H&MRib-knit Cardigan & Skirt

I've been looking to up the ante of my WFH wardrobe with a new co-ord lounge set. This pair ooze wearability together as well as apart.

Price: £17.99 Each

ArketOversized Organza Scrunchie

Embracing the '80s but with a softness - less punchy and more pastels, especially for spring.

Price: £8

MangoDecorative Seam Wideleg jeans

The shape, the pockets, the stitching... A round of applause goes to Mango for the perfect cream jeans.

Price: £49.99

EssieExpressie Nail Polish

If Farrow & Ball did nail colours, this is how we imagine they'd look. I'm loving this pairing - Saffron On The Move and Precious Cargo Go. So 2021.

Price: £5.99 Each

CosZip Up Wool Snood

Scarves can be so fussy. This chic snood will keep you cosy while you're getting your 30 minutes a day.

Price: £45

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