Looking good: Our best beauty and grooming buys for winter

Words by
Charlotte McManus

11th January 2021

From feminine perfumes and hangover cures to smart shaving sets and products from Italy’s best brands, we present the latest seasonal must-haves for men and women

Italian innovation

While many Italian beauty companies are internationally renowned for their artisanal heritage and savoir-faire, it hasn’t always been easy to shop the top names in one place. Enter Mozzafiato, an innovative new e-commerce platform dedicated to showcasing products from a wide range of authentic Italian beauty brands, including Acqua Di BolgheriProraso and Carthusia. In addition to purchasing, visitors to the site can discover fascinating facts, traditions and rituals from the world of Italian beauty. Mozzafiato also plans to open a series of immersive beauty boutiques in the future.


A cut above

Ideal for those who savour the ritual of a traditional shave, the new Jubilee Collection from heritage grooming specialist Truefitt & Hill is a handmade three-piece shaving set that exudes classic appeal. A silvertip shaving brush and a resin stand with chrome finish are included, as well as a double-edge razor that gives an exceptionally close shave.

£325, truefittandhill.co.uk

Looking good: Our best beauty and grooming buys for winter

On the scent of adventure

Inspired by a sun-drenched road trip across the American West, Coach Dreams is a fresh and invigorating scent crafted by esteemed perfumer Antoine Maisondieu. Its bottle features leather ring detailing at the base of the cap — a tribute to Coach’s leathercraft heritage.

From £35 for 40ml, interparfumsinc.com 

Just the tonic

DR Harris, St James’s boutique chemist and perfumer, has re-imagined its famous hangover cure to suit modern consumers. The Original Pick-Me-Up All Natural Cocktail Bitters is designed to drink diluted with water and an effervescent vitamin tablet, or as an addition to alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks.

£19.95 for 100ml, drharris.co.uk