24th January 2019
End a hard week’s work with our guide for the perfect weekend. From brunch to movie nights it’s all about enjoyment and major relaxation. Our top picks will make sure you start Monday feeling rejuvenated.
Stretch it out
Start your day right, feel stretched and grounded with a free-flow session of yoga on any open floor space. From downward dog to warrior and child’s pose, whether you’re a beginner or expert, a morning yoga sequence is a relieving and refreshing way to start your perfect weekend.
Need some help? Try Yoga With Adrienne on YouTube or download the Daily Yoga App for short, easy to follow videos. Yoga has been proven to help with relaxation, anxiety, stress and sleep quality. Play out loud with Helix Bluetooth Speakers, £99, MADE.COM while setting the ambience with the Vetivert Candle, £30, Flint+Flint for spa-like zen. Keep it comfortable and stylish in Calvin Klein Modern Cotton Joggers and Hoodie, both £110.
The perfect companion to any indulgent weekend is of course, brunch. Keep the loungewear on and indulge with refreshing fruits and juices packed with antioxidants, to help with complexion and mood (think berries, plums and papaya). Rich in Omega-3, Salmon is your go-to stress reliever and can even aid in helping joint pain!
Whether you’re hosting your friends for a feast or simply cooking yourself up something for one, we’ve rounded up our picks to make your leisure time even more stylish.
Personalise the table with a touch of typography – Heal’s Heritage Alphabet Mug, £9. Whatever the tipple, you can set the table uniquely by initial to really be the host with the most. Finally, up your tableware game with this Tobe 16 Piece Cutlery Set in Matte Gold, £99, MADE.COM, your guests will be eating with their eyes before the food even hits their plate.
Turn your bathroom and bedroom into a blissful sanctuary and pamper yourself new. Allow a few hours to completely focus on you whether it’s a pre-week Sunday evening prep or just a Saturday afternoon to yourself. From top to toe, don’t miss a step in giving yourself the ultimate treatment you deserve.
Give your hair some TLC with Kerastase Masque Force Architecte available at James Bushell Hair, £29. Whether you want shine and vitality or added hydration, layer this luxurious creme on damp hair and leave to work its magic. Renew a tired complexion with Flint+Flint Exfoliator x2, £30 and reveal deeply cleansed, glowing skin. Finalise your home spa experience and dive into Laura Mercier’s Ambre Vanille Honey Bath, £33, Harvey Nichols. A rich formula that fills the bathroom with its warm scent, lulling you into a state of blissful relaxation while protecting skin and balancing moisture levels.
Make a Movie Night
Cosy down and avoid the cold weather with a homemade movie night. Wether rom-com, period drama or thriller, set the scene with these Mailbox movie must-haves.
What says ambience more than a candle? Light the night with Laboratory Perfumes No.003 Samphire Candle, £39.99, Burrows & Hare. A sofa large enough for everyone, try not to fall asleep on this Calligaris Modular Designer Sofa, from £2,396 while you warm up with BoConcept Opart Throw, £36. Finally settle down and treat yourself to something sweet, stir in Chocolate Company’s Hot Chocolate Brownie Spoon, £2.95, Harvey Nichols for a luxurious, creamy treat.