Curating Your Life Online

LIFESTYLE

Hay Festival Goes Digital

The literary festival is in full virtual swing, despite its doors being closed. Here are our must-watch highlights for the weekend.

LIFESTYLE

Artists Support Pledge

This is a lockdown Insta initiative, allowing budding collectors to snap up original artworks for £200 or under.

FOOD & DRINK

Baking Bread

As the nation continues to bake its way through lockdown, these recipes will see off any bread-related blunders.

HOMES & GARDENS

The Best Parasols

It may not be the beach, but you can still create a holiday vibe in your garden with these parasols.

SHOPPING

At Home Beauty

Here’s a hit-list of hair essentials to keep your lockdown locks in tip-top shape until your next appointment.

HOMES & GARDENS

Moving Home

Buying, selling or just browsing for a new property? These are the British sites we really rate.

COMPETITIONS

Win A Saint Laurent Bag

Win YSL's iconic Lou mini quilted textured-leather shoulder bag in black, worth £780

We're all in need of a little luxury right now so how about winning this fabulous designer handbag by Saint Laurent? Perfect for whatever you're doing.

LIFESTYLE

What We're Reading

Here are the volumes – improving and otherwise – getting the editorial team through lockdown.

LIFESTYLE

Instagram Hero of the Week

Holly Tucker, founder of Holly & Co and co-founder of NotOnTheHighStreet has been offering brilliant and free advice to SMEs.

SHOPPING

Rescue Dry Hands

Hands horribly dry from all the washing? Here’s how to take care of your digits, keeping them moisturised and happy.

HOMES & GARDENS

The Best of Chelsea

Chelsea Flower Show may be closed for 2020, but here we bring you our highlights from its brilliant virtual offering.

FOOD & DRINK

Crunchy Fruit & Salad

As the sun appears, we’re rustling up these fruity, nutty salads in our kitchens for a dose of vitamins and a taste of summer.

HOMES & GARDENS

Shop Florals

Festoon your house and your person with floral loveliness to honour the spirit of the Chelsea Flower Show.

THE EDIT

Anna Bance Highlights

Contributing editor, Anna Bance of Girl Meets Dress shares her web know-how, shedding light on the latest launches and trends online.

Pangaia’s tracksuits landed on Anna's radar when she was researching new sportswear that can be worn both in and out of the house.

HOMES & GARDENS

Ceramics Wishilist

Handmade, artisan-created, edgy, timeless: we’ll never tire of ceramics. We round up a few we’ve gone potty for.

SHOPPING

Beauty Road Test

We road test Illamasqua's cult highlighter, now available in liquid form, making it easier than ever to apply.

SHOPPING

The Flatform Edit

Put your best foot forward in comfort and style with these must-have flatforms, which you can wear with anything.

HOMES & GARDENS

Best London Property

Property porn has never been so appealing. We're hankering after these showstopping homes.

LIFESTYLE

Online Dating

Love in a time of coronavirus needn’t go on hold,thanks to these great digital dating innovations.

SHOPPING

New At Eyeko

We're impressed with the new crayon-style shadow sticks that are a perfect addition to your make up bag.


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Museums & Galleries

Keep you mind stimulated by touring world-class museums and galleries from your sofa.

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Best Sites For E-cards

We all need a reminder right now that those we can’t meet in person are thinking of us and us of them.

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Best TED Talks Ever

Are there legendary TED Talks you’ve heard people discussing for years and never watched?

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Theatre To Watch

There’s no need to lose out on seeing world-class theatre, just because we’re confined to home.

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Superstar Instagram Gigs

Missing getting out to gigs? Allow the superstars into your home courtesy of these free concerts.

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8 Brilliant Craft Classes

Keep boredom at bay and learn a new skill with these creative and improving online tutorials.

FOOD & DRINK

Master Cocktail Making

Got a Zoom party to go to? Fix yourself one of these legendary tipples, all invented at the world’s most famous hotels.

LIFESTYLE

Seven Chefs To Follow

Lockdown kitchen malaise is not an option thanks to the chefs instructing and inspiring us just when we need it most.

LIFESTYLE

English Heritage Online

Transport yourself to some of the country’s most important historic sites with these virtual tours and 360 videos.

LIFESTYLE

Make Your Own Face Mask

With sales of face masks rising fast, we suggest you make your own, in line with government recommendations.

LIFESTYLE

Insta Inspiration

Dress Like A Mum, aka Zoe De Pass, gets our hero vote for keeping it real, laughs, ALL the outfits and sharing cocktail inspiration.

LIFESTYLE

Nature Activities

Make the most of this collective moment of standing still and appreciate wildlife with your kids.

SHOPPING

How To Rock Red

Here’s how to work the pillar box hue into your wardrobe and your home this season.

SHOPPING

The Loungewear Edit

Hands up who’s sick of their tracksuit bottoms? How about giving your comfies an upgrade with these stylish numbers.

SHOPPING

Small Businesses Thinking Big

The small indie companies digging deep and doing big things to help our invaluable National Health Service.

SHOPPING

Stylish Face Masks To Buy

Face masks are selling like hot cakes right now. Act fast and snap up these most stylish examples.

FOOD & DRINK

Easy Lunch Recipes

Make lunch a tasty highlight to look forward to with these lovely alternatives to the ubiquitous sandwich.

LIFESTYLE

Listen In

Lose yourself in a great podcast that tells a spellbinding story. It’s time to immerse yourself in the age-old oral tradition.

LIFESTYLE

The Best of Retro TV

Are you running out of new television to watch? The time is ripe to revisit some golden oldies.

FOOD & DRINK

Letterbox Cakes

Got a special occasion coming up during lockdown? Allow these special cake delivery companies to save the day.

TRAVEL

Explore The World

If armchair travel really is the only option at the moment, then what better way to explore the world than on film?

TRAVEL

Holiday Cravings

Start planning something special for 2021, or even later this year, says Mark Hodson, Editor of 101 Holidays.

HOMES & GARDENS

Plan A Home Project

Interior design sourcing online has never been easier, from finding inspiration on Pinterest to buying products on your phone.

LIFESTYLE

Lockdown Playlist #10

On freedom: these songs might just move you closer to that state – in mind if not body.

HOMES & GARDENS

Brighten Up Your Home

Lockdown ennui setting in? Tart up tired wooden furniture with this collection of vibrant chalk paints from Annie Sloan.

SHOPPING

Hand-blocked Fabrics

Bring some colour and joy into your home with these glorious hand-blocked textiles and home accessories.

LIFESTYLE

Virtual Tour

Explore the hallowed chambers from which we are governed without leaving your sitting room.

SHOPPING

How To Style A YSL Bag

The mini Lou quilted textured-leather shoulder bag is iconic, the perfect accessory to take you from day to evening.

LIFESTYLE

Backviews To Gawp At

What lies behind you on a video call speaks volumes. Prominent people have been sharing their backviews during lockdown.

SHOPPING

New Editions We Love

Does the Folio Society make some of the most beautiful books in the world? Without question.

SHOPPING

Neutral Dresses

Keep the mood calm with a nude neutral palette this summer for unruffled calm and to soothe the soul.

LIFESTYLE

Ordering Flowers Online

Discover how Tom Ford sends his flowers, the letterbox blooms and Vanity Fair’s favourite flower website.

LIFESTYLE

Best Sites For Unbiased News

What on earth is going on? In the grip of a pandemic we need unbiased news more than ever.

SHOPPING

Brilliant Barbecues

Dust down your tongs: it’s barbecue season again. We round up nine of the best to buy.