BRING THE BAR HOME: Speakeasy At-Home Sipscription Service
Look forward to Friday night with a new drink subscription from Speakeasy. For £40 a month, you’ll receive a box containing all the ingredients you need to recreate three classic cocktails from world-renowned bars Swift, Nightjar and Oriole. Each box is designed to deliver a multi-sensory experience via a bespoke music playlist, a video with a bartender talking you through the drinks, and some cool bar cart accessories. February’s box is themed for Valentine’s Day and has been made in collaboration with Moët Hennessy. It includes three specially curated drinks and is available for nationwide delivery.
WATCH THIS ON FRIDAY NIGHT: Malcolm & Marie
Bookmark Friday for a night on the sofa with Malcolm & Marie. Zendaya and John David Washington star in this Netflix drama that sees a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home following a celebratory movie premiere. As he awaits imminent critical and financial success, the evening takes a turn as revelations about their relationship surface, testing the strength of their love.
EAT WELL AT HOME: Humble Grape
London bar group Humble Grape has launched Humble Pies. Created by head chef Dane, each pie is fresh, homemade, organic and filled with British produce. If you’re cutting things fine, use the Humble Grape app to arrange deliveries (with accompanying wine) to your door in under 30 minutes. As Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, you can also order one of Dane’s roasts via the app – £20 will get you a choice of pork belly, beef rump or nut roast served with Yorkshire pudding, grilled cauliflower cheese, roast root veg and gravy.
SHOP THIS NEW COLLECTION: Uniqlo U
Uniqlo has just launched its latest collection from French artistic director Christophe Lemaire. The men’s Spring/Summer 21 edit features a range of essentials to see you through the upcoming season in style, from everyday tees and denim shirts, to utility jackets and ribbed knits. As ever with Lemaire, each piece is designed for practical living and comes in a range of neutral colours. Look out for the trucker jackets – ideal for warmer days ahead.
UPGRADE SUNDAY LUNCH: Le Deli Robuchon Roast Chicken Deliveries
Mayfair’s Le Deli Robuchon has launched an at-home delivery service so you can enjoy a great roast chicken dinner at home. Overseen by head chef Dario Avenca, each corn-fed chicken comes with carrot vichyssoise, roasted potatoes and onions, coleslaw, and a choice of stuffing. All orders are sent out with a side of chicken gravy. Available for collection and delivery to selected London postcodes.
GET LOST IN A NEW BIOGRAPHY: David Bowie By Robert Dimery
Robert Dimery’s biography of David Bowie hits the shelves today. Detailing the life and extensive work of Bowie, Dimery covers impressive ground, including the star’s androgynous style, his public persona, the years that led to his breakthrough as Ziggy Stardust in 1972, and the excessive lifestyle that nearly ended it all. Whether you know the full story or not, this is a great telling of it.
LISTEN TO SOMETHING SPECIAL: Luminous Night Online Concert At St Martin-In-The-Fields
The musicians of St Martin’s Voices and Strings are now showcasing their talents online. Aiming to inspire audiences, they’re putting on an hour-long concert that will take viewers on a journey through ‘mood-enriching’ instrumental and choral classical music. The concert will be available to watch online until 16th March. Tickets cost £10.
UP YOUR AT-HOME WORKOUTS: Truconnect
Stuck in a fitness rut? New app Truconnect has a range of online classes and fitness videos to shake up your at-home routine. There’s something for everyone on the app, from HIIT workouts and circuit training to boxing classes and high-impact yoga sessions, and even family-friendly classes the kids can get involved in. A series of upcoming videos from Truconnect will feature a range of familiar faces, including Gemma Atkinson, Gorka Marquez and Georges St-Pierre. Take a free 30-day trial, then sign up for £9.99 a month.
GET YOUR CULTURE FIX: Charles Gaines At Hauser & Wirth
Mayfair’s Hauser & Wirth has launched its new exhibition of American conceptual artist Charles Gaines. Showcasing some of his best work to date, it includes examples of him using his unique grid system of colour and number to deconstruct images – expect pixelated photographs of portraits and landscapes created using vibrant colours and unique techniques. The exhibition is available to view online until 1st May.
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