The Hot List: This week’s fashion and beauty launches you need to know about

What’s on our radar this week? (Picture:

It’s always a good time to get shopping.

But does anyone else experience overwhelm and decision fatigue when it comes to choosing what to buy?

The Hot List is here to help, curating a list of the latest fashion and beauty launches and news that you should know about.

So there’s no need to bother with endlessly scrolling ASOS.

Just read on for the hot new pieces on the block, pick your favourites, and go ahead and add to basket.

Summer sensations

river island new summer collection

River Island is back with a bank (Picture: River Island)

River Island is back on our high-street shopping radar — its latest collection is playful, flirtatious and fun, with a mix of pastels, floral prints and cute denim.

We’ll be wearing the tie-front green midi dress all summer long. £50,

What’s in the birthday box?

neal's yard birthday box

Super nourishing skincare treats (Picture: Neal’s Yard)

Neal’s Yard Remedies turns 40 this year.

To celebrate, it has launched a limited-edition Heritage Beauty Box showcasing its ethical ethos, from the honey and orange facial scrub — one of the original products made on the shop floor back in the 1980s — to the calendula cleanser, featuring home-grown calendula.

You’ll also get a free Introduction To Aromatherapy workshop. To get the box, worth more than £120, for just £25, spend £60 in store or online at

Find some good shade

stila bouncy cheek duo

These shades are oh so flattering

The weather hasn’t been playing ball much this spring but you can still cheat your way to a golden glow. Stila’s new bouncy cheek duo features a perfectly paired, universally flattering bronzer and blush to add sun-kissed warmth and a skin-brightening flush for a radiant look. Putty bronzer & blush duo, £29,

Make your desk an object of desire

stationery designer Katie Leamon?s latest collaboration with concrete makers Smith & Goat

Jazz up your WFH space (Picture: Katie Leamon)

It’s time to get your desk organised for the big office return. We’re in love with indie stationery designer Katie Leamon’s latest collab with concrete makers Smith & Goat. The new Objects capsule range of pen pots, vases and trinket trays has a feminine-but-modern edge — and the items would also make great makeup organisers. Objects start at £24,

Motivational notes

the new Equilibrium range from Paperchase.

Get a boost (Picture: Paperchase)

Just in case you needed a reminder, the new Equilibrium range from Paperchase is there to offer some motivation when you need it, with pens that say ‘Be The Change’ and notebooks telling you ‘Together We Are Better’ and ‘You Got This’. Notebooks, £7 to £10,

Ethical adventure

The limited edition Roxwell overnight bag from LPOL, ?275,, is made from 90% upcycled original William Morris printed Sanderson fabric. By using deadstock cotton canvas, sourced from a British mill, and vintage Morris fabrics.

A great option for a weekend trip

Get ready to pack your travel bags, because hotel stays and — whisper it — European mini-breaks are back on the itinerary from next week.

The limited-edition Roxwell overnight bag from LPOL is made from 90 per cent upcycled William Morris printed Sanderson fabric.

By using deadstock cotton canvas and vintage Morris fabrics, the ethical tote is perfect for your staycation. The mustardy sand surplus travel tote is our favourite. £275,

Pressings form the gem of an idea

louisa russell jewellery

We love this necklace made with real pressed flowers

Artist Louisa Russell collects and presses flowers, from blossom to buttercups, which she then imprints and turns into jewellery. We love the blossom pressed flower necklace and the wildflower meadow necklaces. From £45,

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