STEP INTO SPRING WITH GEORGE FRIEND

Time to freshen things up this spring? Take a look back at some old classics and some new happenings this season.
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This spring, I’m focusing on the ‘old classics’ and also what’s ‘new to the market.’ Whether it’s things we can’t live without or something exciting to look forward to, the five options below will either spark a fond memory or potentially inspire a change.

FASHION FORWARD >>

OLD CLASSIC

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Ralph Lauren tracksuits. Joggers: £85 – £95, hoodie: £119; ralphlauren.co.uk

NEW TO THE MARKET 

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SPKD clothing and accessories. The collection follows a fitted style and a really current look for men and women. The label is inspired and designed by entrepreneur (and my team-mate) Britt Assombalonga. SPKD distressed black trucker hat, £34.99; spkdlifestyle.com


STEP UP >>

OLD CLASSIC

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Nike Air Vortex, £74.95; nike.com

NEW TO THE MARKET

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Valentino Rockrunner suede and leather trainer. These stylish trainers can be worn casually with jeans/trousers but also don’t look out of place if you’re after something comfy with a suit. £380; matchesfashion.com


SWEET SOUNDS >>

OLD CLASSIC

Mumford and Sons album – ‘Sigh no more’ (2009)

NEW TO THE MARKET

Chris Stapleton albums – ‘From a room Vol 1’ and ‘Vol 2’ (2017), ‘Traveller’ (2015). Whether you’re a country music fan or not, Stapleton’s voice is simply sublime!


DINNER DATE >>

OLD CLASSIC

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Claridge’s Restaurant, London Mayfair. claridges.co.uk

NEW TO THE MARKET

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Five Houses Farm Shop in Crathorne, this newly opened, family-run business is completely different to any high-end, city restaurant. A charming converted farm that serves fantastic breakfast and lunch, with a superb deli. Their ‘farm to fork’ policy ensures they only sell quality, local produce. fivehouses.co.uk


LUXE LIFE >>

OLD CLASSIC 

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Bath – The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa. royalcrescent.co.uk

NEW TO THE MARKET 

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Four Seasons Hotel Florence – Set in the heart of the city, this hotel is simply beautiful. It boasts incredible service, facilities, decor and architecture. A must in my opinion. fourseasons.com/florence


 

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