What to Buy This Spring: Beauty, Tipples & Sugary Treats

As we say goodbye to winter…hoorah and say hello to spring with longer and brighter days and bank holidays galore, what better way to celebrate than our round-up of the best spring-themed buys to stock up – our shopping edit includes beauty buys from Chanel and Nuxe, the latest skincare launch from Dr David Jack, and Bibbi’s new travel-friendly fragrances. Plus, it wouldn’t be spring without indulging in a crisp glass of rosé or too and we have found the perfect pale Organic Rosé by amie that is ideal for alfresco drinking and of course you can’t go wrong with a celebratory bottle of Champagne from Royal Warrant holders, Berry Bros. & Rudd to enjoy over the Easter weekend. 

Chanel Lumiére De L’Océan Highlighter, £58


To celebrate Spring 2024, Chanel has unveiled a beautiful limited-edition ocean blue highlighter palette inspired by the magical marine world, embossed with a beautiful pearly blue toned CC design that is guaranteed to please Chanel devotees. Apply to cheekbones, cupid’s bow, and brow bone – resulting in a pearlescent dose of shimmer that reflects the glistening sheen of pearls and seashells under water.

Ladurée Jardin’ box of 18, £52 available in store and online 


To celebrate the start of spring…hoorah! Ladurée has unveiled a beautiful limited-edition pastel box of macaroons adorned with seasonal floral. The spring collection features a combination of bestsellers and new flavours such as hazelnut covered dipped in creamy milk chocolate, banana chocolate dipped in Nyangbo dark chocolate, and Ispahan coated in raspberry chocolate – dreamy chocolate combos that are guaranteed to please.

Fatso Chocolate, from £6.75 


There is always a reason to visit Liberty London and now there’s even more of a reason to pop in this spring with our new favourite dark chocolate brand Fatso that has just landed in store. Think ethical, chunky and seriously moreish dark chocolate packed with all the good stuff. Our top pick from the range has to be Morn’n Glory – a breakfast-inspired chocolate bar, filled with crunchy cornflakes, toast, orange marmalade combined with 60% Colombian dark chocolate…believe us when we say one bite is never enough! After all, it wouldn’t be spring without a good dose of chocolate to indulge in. 

Renais Easter Themed Cocktails, £48 


Easter cocktails are always a winner in our books! Renais is a family-owned gin brand, co-founded by actress Emma Watson. Renais is sustainably distilled from upcycled grape skins and flavoured with natural botanicals from the acclaimed French wine region of Burgundy. With Easter less than a week away, Renais has crafted a selection of simple to follow Easter cocktails, which can be found on their website here. Including a grown up take on a chocolate cream egg ‘Crème D’Orangette’, the seriously moreish ‘Hot Cross Bun Sour’ and a chocolatey twist on the classic Negroni with ‘Chocolat Noir’ or ‘Blanc Negroni’.

Bibbi Travel Fragrances, £110 for 30ml at Liberty 


There’s no fragrance maker quite like Bibbi, with every launch causing waves in the perfume industry. Last month, the house has revealed its latest product launch with its first collection of travel-friendly fragrances. With signature scents like Radio Child that captures the scent of your carefree inner youth days; The Other Room channels the seductive vibe of date night – think a Venetian masked ball; Ghost of Tom symbolises the mystery of the unknown presence; and the latest fragrance to launch; Soap Club is inspired by a mysterious Parisian club.

Dunnet Bay Distillers Rock Rose Spring Edition Premium Scottish Gin, £39


Raise a toast to spring and May bank holidays with Scottish gin brand, Rock Rose of speciality and award-winning gins are born and bred in Caithness using locally foraged botanicals by by Dunnet Bay Distillers. Discerning gin lovers who prefer a classic with a seasonal fresh twist should opt for the new spring edition which features botanicals foraged from the local area during spring. Featuring sunshine yellow coltsfoot from the distillery garden, creamy gorse flowers with a distinctive coconut-like scent and wild dandelion – resulting in spring in a glass!

BBB London Eyebrow Pen, £23


BBB London is our go-to brand for the very best in brow and lash treatments, so you can imagine our excitement when a new brow launch landed on our doorstep last month. Think a felt tip pen for your eyebrows that is so simple to fill in gaps and build definition, plus it has an impressive 20-hour smudge-resistant formula no matter how sweaty your commute or gym class can get, your eyebrows won’t budge. Available in the classic BBB London natural brow shades; chai and clove.

Casa Rayos Tequila, £41.99


Scottish producer BrewDog has moved into the Tequila world, with the launch of Casa Rayos. Think ultra-premium tequila, made from the finest, hand-selected 100% blue agave plants in Jalisco, Mexico – this is where the bottle takes its inspiration from the blue Weber agave plant in question, with a turquoise tinted bottle and featuring a leaf motif. Expect a seriously smooth and flavoursome, quality tequila that is delicious to sip neat or why not up your margarita game with Casa Rayos as the base? 

Nuxe Nuxuriance Ultra Skincare Range, from £20.50


And we thought Nuxe’s beauty offering couldn’t get any better until the launch of the Nuxuriance Ultra range. This effective collection is revolutionising the anti-aging market thanks to a unique green technology formulation to combat the signs of ageing skin – featuring a powerful cocktail of natural-origin ingredients: Alfafa seed extract, Hyaluronic Acid, and Heromocallis Fulva, resulting in plumper, smoother and tighter skin after use. Consisting of eight products including day and night creams, body milk, hand cream, eye & lip contour cream and our highlight being the Nuxuriance Ultra dark spot correcting serum that smells divine.

amie X Organic Rosé, £19


Because nothing sings spring more than rosé wine and Amie is our go-to brand – dry and crisp with notes of zesty citrus and peach aromas. Perfect served as an aperitif, and it works equally well with fresh shellfish and chopped salads. It would be rude not to take advantage of the new merchandise launched by the brand too – we’ll be stocking up on the amie branded chic baseball cap, teamed with denim and a crisp white t-shirt…spring uniform sorted.

Dr. David Jack Supernova antioxidant cleansing gel, £45


Dr. David Jack is a top London aesthetic doctor for subtle tweakments, with a clinic on Harley Street, Belgravia and set to open his first clinic outside of London very soon in the heart of Edinburgh. Dr. David Jack’s revitalising cleansing gel is just the thing to upgrade your skincare routine this spring – packed with a blend of potent blend of antioxidants, which cleanses the skin, softens, nourishes and delivers radiance.

Berry Bros.& Rudd Rosé by Champagne Leclerc Briant, Extra Brut, £55


A bottle of rosé Champagne will always do the trick come Easter Sunday, especially when the Champagne comes from Britain’s oldest wine & spirit merchant, Berry Bros.& Rudd. An instant crowd pleaser that we recommend serving with light seafood dishes like crab or grilled scallops on Good Friday, though this would make an excellent pre-Easter Sunday roast aperitif, too.

Clarins Youth-protecting Sunscreen Very High Protection SPF50+, £26


Clarins adds to their acclaimed suncare line with four exciting new products. The new range features UVA and UVB filters for extra shielding from the sun and help to combat wrinkles, fine lines, and dark spots at the same time. Choose from Youth Protecting Sun Cream SPF50+ and SPF30 for face, Glowing Sun Oil SPF30 and Sun Spray Lotion SPF50+ complete with a scent that transports you to sunnier climates. Plus, the new formulas are more coral friendly too.

Russell & Atwell Easter Egg Mini Monty, £33


It wouldn’t be spring without a good supply of chocolate, right? Russell & Atwell’s first ever Easter Egg is one to certainly get excited about. Made with creamy milk and dark chocolate, delivering a rich, intensely smooth and chocolatey flavour finished in a marbled dipped process. Plus, this bumper Easter collection features six ‘Mini-Monty’ variety pouches of fresh (seriously moreish) chocolate.