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The Ultimate Summer Wellness Guide Part 1


Lifestyle

With summer in full swing, it's the perfect time to focus on your wellness routine and take steps to improve your overall health and well-being.


From high-tech gadgets to luxurious bath and body products, there are a wide variety of editor-approved wellness essentials that can help you look and feel your best all season long. Whether you're looking to boost your energy levels, reduce stress, or simply indulge in some self-care, our comprehensive guide has got you covered.


So read on to discover our top picks for the best wellness products of the summer, and get ready to take your self-care game to the next level.

Maison Assouline

Assouline books are the epitome of luxury coffee table books, offering readers a glimpse into the world of art, fashion, design, and culture. With stunning photography, in-depth writing, and high-quality printing, these books are a must-have for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life.


But beyond their aesthetic appeal, Assouline books are also a valuable source of knowledge, offering insights into the history, trends, and personalities that have shaped our world.


Owners Prosper and Martine Assouline are the masterminds behind the world's most legendary publishing house, combining the worlds of art, fashion and literature under grand locations.


Having interviewed the duo previously, we wanted to include two summer reads that are both stylish in the home and food for the mind.


Starting with Pop Art Style, this quirky fun number is a dynamic visual encyclopaedia of art and interior design (including the home of designer Tommy Hilfiger) with archival works from Warhol to Haring to Basquiat gracing its pages.


Our favourite was an ode to Yayoi Kusama, who this year celebrated another collaboration with Louis Vuitton.



For a luxurious destination read, immerse yourself in the wonders of Punta del Este - the publishing house shines new eyes on the spectacular yet not so spotlighted city which lies on the coast of Uruguay.


Famous for being the St Tropez of South America, Assouline in their elegant signature style presents the destination in an ocular stimulating fashion with imagery of the city's pristine beaches, glistening water, lush vegetation and an intimate perspective of its unique towns, one of which is architect design haven and hotel Fasano, which lies on a magnificent hill. The futuristic structure of the building offers a unique sneak peek of one of the world's most notable design hotels - perfect for a summer destination, and if you can't make it this year, we are sure that this book will be a conversation starter with guests over the season.


From fashion icons to art movements, these books provide a comprehensive look at the cultural touchstones that define our times. So whether you're a collector, a connoisseur, or simply someone who appreciates beauty and knowledge, Assouline books are an ultimate essential that belongs on every bookshelf.


For more information visit Assouline



Melo by Theawellbeing


Theawellbeing is a company on a mission in making the world a better place with a range of tech devices designed to stimulate mindfulness, elevate stress, and anxiety and most importantly allow its users to reconnect with themselves.


Founded by two friends of twenty-five years (David and Matthew), the company is now a leading wellness pioneer with a wide range of unique products that will help you decompress and reconnect.


We tried the Melo breathing device; a revolutionary, tiny hand-held device that helps you focus on your breathing, align your mind, body and soul, and will aid you in relaxation and de-stressing over the summer months.


For those sceptics out there, research has shown that regular breathing exercises stimulate the lymphatic system (detoxify the body), can help calm nerves, increase blood flow and can change negative thought patterns.


With its compact and portable design, you can take it with you wherever you go, whether that’s lounging on the beach, hiking in the mountains, or simply enjoying a day at home. By using a combination of guided breathing exercises and soothing sounds, Melo can help you calm your mind, reduce anxiety, and improve your overall well-being. Whether you're looking to start your day on a positive note or unwind after a long day in the sun, the Melo breathing device is the perfect way to enhance your summer relaxation routine. So take a deep breath, let Melo guide you, and enjoy the benefits of a more relaxed and peaceful state of mind.




Ginori 1735

The House of Ginori is adored by those who enjoy decadent porcelain and is inspired by Greco-Roman mythology and the 18th century. Now you can experience the passion of Marquis Carlo Andrea Ginori and be transported to the Palazzos of Italy with their candle range.


Their candles are widely regarded as the finest candles in the world, thanks to their exceptional quality, craftsmanship, and attention to detail.


Handcrafted in Italy using the finest wax and fragrances, these candles are designed to create a luxurious and indulgent ambience in any space.

Embodying art and encased in pure porcelain, this 50-hour (burn time) offering from Ginori also doubles as a stylish ornament. We adore the Ginori 1735 Palazzo Centauro Scented Large Candle (£350) - which oozes sophistication; with smoky cedarwood and patchouli base notes infused effortlessly with Italian bergamot, it evokes a sensory variation between the Basilica's and fresh sea waters of the Italian coast.


From the elegant packaging to the intricate design of the candles themselves, each detail is carefully considered to ensure a truly exceptional product.


There’s a wide range of exquisite scents to choose from, including citrus, floral, and woody notes, that offer a sensory experience both refined and unforgettable. So whether you're looking to add a touch of glamour to your home or simply elevate your self-care routine, Ginori candles are the perfect choice for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life.



Vitruvi

Available in the US and Canada only, Vitruvi is on a mission to finally make home fragrance a piece of art. The company founded by siblings Sara and Sean Panton over their passion for the planer have devised a clever way of inspiring people across the globe to connect with essential oils and reap the benefits of home diffusers.


Perfect for urbanites, the Vitruvi Stone Diffuser in Cocoa ($98) allows you to reap the benefits of relaxation, clearer airways for easier breathing, protection against illness and an improvement in mental clarity and focus.



A stylish companion for those who work from home, this piece is often mistaken as a luxury sculpture or vase. The siblings have also hand-blended a diverse line of essential oils to pair with your diffuser. The Signature Scent Kit ($57) contains four premium vegan, cruelty-free and natural oil blends. Our favourites included the grounding LEGACY oil - perfect for summer evenings following a long day at the desk.


The Vitruvi diffuser is a highly effective and versatile tool for enhancing your wellness routine. By using ultrasonic technology to create a fine mist of essential oils, it can purify the air, promote relaxation, and improve your overall well-being. In addition to its functional benefits, the diffuser is also a stylish and elegant addition to any home, with a range of different designs to choose from. Whether you're looking to create a calming atmosphere in your bedroom, boost your energy levels in your home office, or simply enjoy the therapeutic benefits of essential oils, the Vitruvi diffuser is the perfect choice.


So if you're looking for a way to enhance your self-care routine and improve your overall quality of life, consider adding a Vitruvi diffuser to your daily routine.



Katherine Daniels

Founded by expert duo Shuba and Donna Tait, and with more than seventy years of experience between them, Katherine Daniels have been creating salon-quality skincare for the comfort of your home.


When stressed or tired or on travels it would be rude not to try their award-winning instant eye masks. When travelling, it can be difficult to relax and get the rest you need. Katherine Daniels's eye masks are designed to block out light and create a calming environment, which can help promote relaxation and improve sleep quality.


Lack of sleep and travel fatigue can cause puffiness and dark circles around the eyes.

Katherine Daniels Instant Effect Eye Masks (£71) contains four vegan and deeply penetrated masks with eye-lifting ingredients such as mineral complex and sea kelp. The masks are also infused with hyaluronic acid and caffeine that can help reduce puffiness and dark circles.


These eye masks are lightweight and easy to pack, making them a convenient travel companion. They can be used on long flights, during layovers, or even in hotel rooms to provide instant relief and relaxation.



The Muses London

The Muses London UNPLUG Candle (£48) is an essential buddy to evoke relaxation during the summer for many reasons.


Founder Fiona birthed The Muses London from a passion for boosting well-being whilst living in sun-drenched Johannesburg to encourage us to take time and balance wherever we are in the world during our day.



As we know, summer months mean a packed diary of events and fun, fun, fun, but in between those adrenaline highs there's no better method for total detachment than some soothing notes from a beautiful candle.


Taking time for self-care is important all year round, but it can be particularly beneficial during the summer when stress levels can increase. Lighting a candle and taking a few moments to relax and unwind can be a simple and effective way to practice self-care and improve overall well-being.


Made with natural essential oils that create a calming and soothing scent including lavender which is known for its relaxing properties, you will unwind in no time.


With other essential oils of playful pear, fresh patchouli and honey amber, you will reap benefits such as a reduction in stress and anxiety, relaxation, a tranquil home environment, self-care benefits, and aromatherapy properties. It is a simple and effective way to unwind and reduce stress levels during the summer months.



Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Satin Mood Travel Series

We are loyal fans of Maison Francis Kurkdjian so when we heard about the release of a travel series (which we consider to be one of the most luxurious sets) for summer we couldn't wait to try it out.


Each set includes a selection of the brand's most popular fragrance - OUD satin mood. Every vial is crafted from the finest ingredients, and designed to evoke different moods and emotions.


The compact and easy-to-pack design is a convenient option with four 11 ml bottles of fragrance that can easily fit into a purse or carry-on bag.


The sumptuous fragrance can be worn on a variety of occasions evoking a sensual mood wherever you go.


The series is crafted with the same attention to detail noted with the brand's full-sized fragrances, where bottles are designed to be elegant and luxurious, where the scent is importantly long-lasting and of high-quality.


A luxurious companion for summer travel due to its high quality, convenience, and versatility, this is for those wanting to make an impact wherever they are in the world.



F1 Experience

For those seeking a little adrenaline which is also important to wellness due to the release of endorphins and happy hormones, why not try an experience at Silverstone?


Immerse yourself at the home of British Grand Prix in style and with the opening of MATCH Hospitality's Red Bull Pole Position Terrace complete with a DJ for the F1, you can enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience like driver Lewis Hamilton.



Sit back in style with a premium track view, dine like the stars with Michelin-style gastronomy or host your own F1 party in a deluxe suite in full view of the action, the opportunities to let go are endless.


For more information on luxury options visit MATCH Hospitality



Words by Jheanelle Feanny







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