The fashion items we absolutely love this month


By Abbie Schofield

It’s April, which means it’s almost time for the UK lockdown restrictions to begin easing — picnics and beer gardens here we come! Our wish list this month includes gorgeous fashion to wear for your reignited social life, with a focus on sustainability. We’ve also found French bedding made to last and a fabulous new fragrance by Jo Loves.

Absolutely London’s April Style Wish List

Aspiga Katie Wrap Dress

Aspiga’s Katie dress is made with silky viscose satin that is biodegradable and originates from tree pulp. As well as this cheerful blue, it’s available in green and pink — can we justify buying all three? £135

Jo Loves Cobalt Patchouli & Cedar

This new fresh and uplifting scent by Jo Loves has notes of vetiver, patchouli and cedarwood, with a limited number of beautiful bottles designed by artist Natasha Murray. £115

Loom & Last Aegean Blue French Linen Bedding

Loom & Last’s bedding is made from high quality flax plants in Normandy. Not only does this use significantly less water than other methods but it creates the longest, smoothest fibres possible. £275

Silked London Sapphire Silk Blouse and Skirt

Founded on the principles of a capsule wardrobe and ‘cost per wear’, Silked London’s collection consists of simple yet luxurious pieces you will reach for time and time again. Each of the eight 100% silk designs are available in three colours: Sapphire, Oyster and Onyx. Blouse £350, skirt £220

Mulberry Iris Hobo

Mulberry has launched a new handbag, the Iris Hobo in Cloud Blue. Combining a timeless silhouette with a nod to the label’s early ’70s designs, this bag is the more relaxed version of the original Iris. £1,195

This Old Thing London Pre-Loved Jewellery

This Old Thing London has the most incredible collection of pre-loved luxury jewellery from designers such as Chanel, Hermès and Louis Vuitton. You can shop via a virtual appointment with founder Charlotte Rogers.

Partner in Wine Tumbler Cooler

Say goodbye to lukewarm picnic drinks thanks to Partner in Wine’s chic collection of bottles and tumblers. Founded last summer by wine enthusiast Lucy Hitchcock, these summer essentials will keep your wine cold for up to 24 hours. From £20

Herd Knitwear

Conscious knitwear brand Herd uses the fleece of Bluefaced Leicester sheep, with all of their cosy garments made in Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Desigual Love the World Collection

Sustainable fibres will make up 30% of Desigual’s designs by 2021, and their Love the World collection is made from recycled and eco-friendly materials.

Aubade Negligée

This cami night dress is the Silk Toi Mon Amour negligée by Aubade. Flattering and comfortable, it’s made from silk covered with a jaquard lace motif and a sheer lace panel at the bottom. £189


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