Sixteen cool things to buy from London-based member brands
Support your fellow members as you shop fashion, interiors, beauty – and even plant care
Friday 6 October 2023 By Chloe Lawrance
This week’s edition of The Hot List – aka your cheat sheet of the most up-to-the-minute best buys in the worlds of beauty, fashion, interiors and beyond – is dedicated to some of the coolest brands founded by the talented members of our London-based Houses.
With cold weather-ready knits, sustainable grooming essentials, colourful homeware and more, here’s everything we’re buying this week. Because shopping is made even better when you’re supporting your fellow members, too…
1. The colour-pop cushion
Using fabric made from recycled bottles, Louisa Tratalos creates bright and bold cushions, curtains, tablecloths, and more.
Colours of Arley x In Casa by Paboy in Baby Pink & Navy, £160/ $194, Colours of Arley
2. The deadstock fabric bag
Designer Georgia Dant’s range features ultra-customisable, sustainably made winter essentials.
Shearling Tote, £1,195/ $1,449, Marfa Stance
3. The all-in-one home workout
Fittle cofounders Izzy Holder and Tony Adams are making strength training at home chic with PT-approved equipment housed in an aesthetically pleasing box.
FITTLE/Box, £995/ $1,206, FITTLE
4. The sculptural silver earrings
Each unique piece of jewellery is designed by Maya Magal and handcrafted by in-house jewellers.
Baroque Pearl Disc Earrings, £200/ $242, Maya Magal
5. The supplements for your house plants
Founder Jack Lewis is dedicated to making plant care cool with sustainable products to help your greenery flourish.
House Plant Elixir, £26/ $32, Sowvital
6. The one-of-a-kind leather jacket
Cole Buxton’s namesake brand specialises in sportswear-inspired menswear, including luxe leather and elevated basics.
CB Cracked Leather Trucker, £495/ $600, Cole Buxton
7. The glamour-giving kit
Makeup artist Ruby Hammer has turned 30 years of beauty industry experience into a succinct range of routine-enhancing must-haves.
Get The Look, Classic Glam, £49.50/ $60, Ruby Hammer
8. The rainbow candles
Born in 2020’s COVID-19 lockdown, Tony Jack’s candle range is designed and traditionally hand-dipped in London.
Golden Hour Taper Candles, Set of 12, £50/ $61, Fairholme Studio at Liberty
9. The magic mushroom tee
Founder Stephen Mai’s Planet Woo aims to make wellness relevant for Gen Z with cool sweats, tees, accessories, and more.
Medicinal Long Sleeve T-Shirt, £85/ $103, Artefacts of Planet Woo
10. The warm winter scent
Scent queen Jo Malone CBE’s range features home and body fragrances all made in England.
Amber, Lime & Bergamot, 100ml, £115/ $139, Jo Loves
11. The vintage-inspired shades
Inspired by a trip to LA, Zane Saleh’s line has become the ‘It’ sunglasses for Gen Z, including the likes of Emma Chamberlain.
Kenny/ Horn/ Dirty Lavender, £120/ $145, Lexxola
12. The luxurious LED mask
MZ Skin features high-performance skincare inspired by founder Dr Maryam Zamani’s Chelsea clinic.
Light-Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device, £500/ $606, MZ Skin
13. The quirky candle
Founded by Niko Dafkos and Paul Firmin, Earl of East started life as a market stall in 2014. These days, you’ll find stores in Hackney, King’s Cross and Soho.
Earl of East x Studio Lenca Limited Edition Strand Soy Wax Candle – ‘Felix’, £50/ $61, Earl of East
14. The chunky chain bracelet
Inspired by his grandmother’s jewellery collection, Chained & Able was founded by Henry Goodfellow in 2009.
Chunky T-Bar Figaro Bracelet, £110/ $133, Chained & Able
15. The pastel knit
Founders Jack Henderson and Perry Davies design minimal and sustainably minded pieces made to last.
Cropped Knitted Cardigan in Pink, £160/ $194, about:blank
16. The planet-friendly toothbrush
With four billion toothbrushes ending up in landfill each year, Gyve Safavi’s sustainable dental care brand deserves a spot on your sink.
Sustainable Sonic Toothbrush, £75/ $91, SURI