Must-have summer

Our Must-Have Summer-Inspired Picks

Get sunshine ready with some of our must-have summer picks we’re loving this season at Luxe HQ. From dreamy destinations to engaging shows…

Dreaming of…

Exploring Egypt

Must-have summer

Flash Pack is all about creating boutique group adventures for solo travellers aged 30-49, and as we plan for summer 2024, we’ve been dreaming about one of their latest Egypt itineraries, exploring an ancient desert monastery, joining local food tours and sailing on the Nile.

A trip to Egypt places you at one of the world’s most important and historic cultural crossroads.

flashpack.com

Watching…

The Beach Boys

Must-have summer

The Beach Boys, set to stream exclusively on Disney+ from 24 May, is a colourful celebration of the legendary band that revolutionised pop music and personified the ‘Californian dream’.

The documentary traces the band from humble beginnings to worldwide stardom, featuring never-seen-before footage and interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks and Bruce Johnston. There’s no better way to get that summer feeling via the big screen!

disneyplus.com

Reading…

Miami Beach, Horacio Silva (Assouline)

Must-have summer

A sun-soaked coffee table masterpiece if there ever was one! This bright yellow beauty will lift up your home as well as inspire readers on the architecture and illustrious heritage of Miami Beach.

With 200 beautiful and bright photographs and illustrations that will bring the ‘Magic City’ to life from the comfort of your own home.

£85, selfridges.com

Kitchen inspo…

Peugeot – Paris u’Select Salt & Pepper Mill

Must-have summer

We’re loving these manual wooden salt and pepper mills by Peugeot. The Paris model has been given a colourful makeover in a saffron yellow finish, perfect for the summer months. These mills will look perfect at the centre of your garden table as we kick off barbecue season!

uk.peugeot-saveurs.com

Pampering with…

Merwave – Wavy Hair Oil

Must-have summer

Merwave is a Whitley Bay based business encouraging women to embrace their natural curls. Born by the beach, just a stone’s throw from the waves, this brand aptly ‘awakens your waves’ to create the perfect beach curls.

It’s a summer essential for frizz-free, natural-looking hair that empowers. The Wavy Hair Oil is a beach bag must this summer!

£15, merwave.co.uk

In our basket…

Heidi Klein – Cape Town Structured Cup Swimsuit

Must-have summer

Get beach ready with this beautiful new style Heidi Klein swimsuit. The pastel yellow colour has sunshine days written all over it, and it makes for the perfect summer attire.

Complete with scooped back, structured cup and wide straps, it is both stylish and supportive. We love it!

£265, heidiklein.com

Perfect scent…

Jo Malone – Yuzu Zest Cologne

Jo Malone - Yuzu Zest Cologne

Let this new Jo Malone fragrance transport you to a tropical beach – citrusy notes drifting through the air as you stroll from sun-lounger to sea. An incredibly freeing fragrance with fresh scents sitting at the heart.

It’s the perfect transition from spring to summer, and it’s certainly coming with us on our sunny getaways this season.

£86, jomalone.co.uk

Listening to…

The Travel Diaries with Holly Rubenstein

The Travel Diaries with Holly Rubenstein

It’s holiday season and there’s no better place to be inspired than getting lost in this award-winning travel podcast. Journalist Holly Rubenstein knows a thing or two about the beautiful world we live in, and she invites high profile travellers in to share their experiences too.

Each week she uncovers new travel secrets, childhood memories, educational trips and bucket list ticks, from famous faces we all know and love. Wanderlust guaranteed!

thetraveldiariespodcast.com

Following…

@cloanrental

Must-have summer

If you’re wanting to make a fashion statement this summer – be it for a friend’s wedding or a sunny getaway – look no further than CLOAN, a beautiful fashion rental brand available in store at Fenwick Newcastle and York. Expect a carefully curated selection of luxury fashion items cared for and ready to rent!

Living by…

Living by

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” Maud Hart Lovelace