The Burberry checks which is the most recognisable symbol for this British brand is now used to make masks. The cotton face masks, in archive beige and pale blue, are sustainably produced from revalued fabric. The reusable masks provide particle filtration efficiency (PFE) and are enhanced with antimicrobial technology. The masks also come with a matching travel pouch, which is also treated with antimicrobial technology. These stylish masks are sold at Burberry.com and a portion of the sale will go towards the Burberry Foundation Covid-19 Community Fund operated by The Burberry Foundation, which continues to provide PPE, as well as assistance to food banks and healthcare charities globally. 

Casual home style

Just because you work from home, there is no reason to get sloppy in your dressing. That torn tee short with chilli stains must go. Need stylish home wear? Uniqlo has your answer with their new LifeWear collection. Tee shirts and stretch trousers will look good on a Zoom call as it would if you have to sign for your delivery packages.

Get glowing

Laneige launches three new makeup bases that promises to give your skin a healthy glow. Start with the Glowy Makeup Serum that helps to create a healthy, translucent and hydrated base before you apply your makeup. Meanwhile, the Skin Veil Luminizing Base leaves a light finish on the skin and foundation will glide on easily while the Skin Veil Base hits the skin with properties that will eliminate the dullness to make way for a radiant complexion. 

An ethical lifestyle

Hong Kong fashion label Tove & Libra and UK organic skincare brand Neal’s Yard Remedies have come together to launch 50 limited-edition DIY Fabric Spray bundles. Some of these specials that will help us fight germs include Neal’s Yard Remedies’ DIY Bespoke Fabric Spray Kit is presented in a limited-edition pouch designed and made by Tove & Libra using upcycled fabrics. The collaboration bundle ($78, inclusive of GST) will be on sale exclusively on stockist Simple Wellness, Neal’s Yard Remedies boutique, located at Takashimaya in Orchard Road and their Tangs pop-up from September.

Splendor of a rose

The iconic Yves Piaget rose turns 30 this year and the maison celebrates the occasion with a jewellery collection that pays tribute to this flower. What makes this rose so special? It has 80 layers of petals with a fragrance that hints of citrus and the colours vary from light pink to a vibrant fuchsia. Piaget’s new collection features a beautiful selection that ranges from rings, earrings to pendants that respects the beauty of the rose.

Get lippy

Clarins gives us four new lipsticks to try: Velvet Lip Perfector, Joli Rouge Crayon, Joli Rouge Velvet and Water Lip Stain. Each comes with different properties and ways to use them. For example, the Velvet Lip Perfector has a super-light texture with a velvety-matte finish and is easy to apply with its handy tube and foam applicator. Joli Rouge Crayon gets the intensity you want with its two-in-one matte-finish — one a lip liner and the other an applicator.

Leather works

Loewe recognises Chinese Valentine’s Day on Aug 25 and has a few ideas you can give to your loved one. Take your pick from the iconic Balloon bag to the signature Elephant bags, which are refreshed in shades of red and pink. Our pick is the Balloon bag that truly showcases the craftsmanship and expertise in leatherwork, the structured yet relaxed drawstring bag is great for both office and a weekend out.