The Top 10 Lockdown Essentials You NeedBy Rachel Tooley | May 3, 2020
As lockdown in the UK continues, what better time to invest in a few home comforts to refresh both your wardrobe and living space. We’ve chosen 10 must-have pieces from our retailers that you need to equip yourself with this lockdown. From loungewear to home accessories, we’ve got a variety of items that are perfect to give your new (probably quite tedious) routine a little extra excitement…
Aesop Istros Aromatique Room Spray from The Hip Store, £40
Getting sick of staying in the same, stuffy four walls every day? Freshen up your personal space with this Aesop room spray. This Melbourne based skincare brand prides itself in using premium plant-based ingredients within all of their products. The ‘Istros Aromatique Room Spray’ is crafted with an unusual mixture of floral tones and tobacco, and is promised to last for several hours to create a lasting warm, musky aroma.
Satta Kai Pants from The Hip Store, £110
These ‘Kai Pants’ from Satta are another super versatile and comfortable addition to your wardrobe. The loose, relaxed silhouette looks stylishly oversized whilst the drawstring waist allows the most accurate fit. These trousers come in a soft brushed cotton, with four pockets for practicality to keep all your personal belongings close.
Redken Brews Mens Beard Oil from The Hut, £16.65
This Redken Brews Mens Beard Oil is the perfect treat for your facial hair, with nourishing ingredients including avocado, apricot kernel, and olive fruit oils. A must-have for the well groomed male, this solution is guaranteed to add moisture, with a non-greasy, fast absorbing formula which works to tame unruly facial hair whilst softening and strengthening the skin.
Babyliss Men i-Stubble 3 Trimmer from John Lewis, £75
This trimmer is a great piece of equipment to keep facial hair in control, giving you perfect results every time. The trimmer features a smart flexing head which tracks the curves of your face for the most comfortable, easy trim. The motorised length control feature ranges between 0.5mm to 5mm, to allow you to achieve your desired style. The i-Stubble has a usage power of 60 minutes in total and has a charging time of 1.5 hours, making it one of the most efficient pieces on the market.
AKG N60NC Wireless Headphones from Samsung, £269
Get your hands on these wireless headphones so you don’t need to spend ten frustrating minutes untangling those pesky wires. The Samsung AKG N60NC Wireless headphones feature adaptive noise cancelling technology so you won’t be disturbed listening to your favourite tunes. Featuring AptX and AAC technology, these Bluetooth connective headphones allow you to switch between listening to music or answering calls with just the push of a button.
Levi’s Vintage Flat Trak Pants from Slam Jam Socialism, £178
These ‘Vintage Flat Trak Pants’ from Levi’s are an absolute must-have for this lockdown period. The wide leg construction and elasticated waistband make these trousers one of the comfiest options around. Part of the Spring/Summer 2020 collection, these trousers are made from 100% cotton, feature an easy button closure fixture and buttoned back pocket. Pair these trousers with a t-shirt or a sweatshirt and some converse for a laid-back style.
Samsung HW-N300 Wireless Compact Soundbar from Samsung, £119
This all in one compact soundbar from Samsung is a great option if you want an amazing entertainment experience. The 4 built in speakers are guaranteed to bring your music and movies to life with a sleek and compact design to keep your space minimal and clean. The soundbar features bluetooth connectivity ideal for music streaming and TV sound, alongside one single remote designed to control both your soundbar and Samsung television.
Misbhv Club Wear Solutions Hoodie from Vrients, £258
Part of their latest Spring/Summer collection, this unique design from Misbhv is a comfortable option to add to your WFH wardrobe. The ‘Club Wear Solutions Hoodie’ comes in a bold tie-dye blue fabric, with a vibrant anime inspired print on the centre of the chest and contrasting white stitching along the seams of the design.