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Winter Essentials: What to Pack

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Winter Essentials: What to Pack

Whether you’re going on holiday, or just headed for a walk in the park, don’t head out in the cold without these handbag essentials

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Drawing up the shopping list for some last-minute winter getaway essentials? Make sure you’re fully prepared with our edit of carry-on essentials, from the most stylish accessories to beauty best-buys.


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Whether you’re packing for a cosy country break or a crisp dog walk in your local park, at this time of year you’ll need to make sure your handbag is stocked with a few seasonal essentials. Of course, gloves and scarves are always necessary, but be prepared for sunny spells and snow with sunglasses and a chic umbrella, too.

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery –  £38.25

A one stop pot for brighter eyes. Helps to prevent and repair the visible impact of every major skin damaging assault including lack of sleep, UV, pollution, and even exposure to blue light at night, a travel bag must! This travel retail price is available at airports worldwide.

Gordan Castle Scotland - The Orangery Lip Balm - £5

Avoid dreaded chapped lips with The Orangery lip balm by Gordon Castle Scotland, containing plant extracts from the castle’s fragrant walled garden. Soothing, hydrating and nourishing.

Sunspel - Cashmere Rib Hat in Gf Claret - £85

This luxurious hat is made in Scotland and comes in 4 different colours – but we think the Claret colour is perfect for the Christmas period. Don’t you agree?


Vivienne Westwood - Oversized Square-Frame Sunglasses Rose Gold Tone - £215

Keep these in your handbag at all times, because you never know when the sun will come out. Plus, they’re oversized, so will come in handy if hiding the effects of a particularly boozy Christmas party.


Elizabeth Arden - Eight Hour® Cream Skin Protectant - £28

This award-winning 8-hour protective cream is a hydrating must-have. It’s deeply moisturising, perfect for those whose skin gets dry in the cold weather.

Johnstons of Elgin - Natural Short Cuff Cashmere Gloves - £39 

Behold the 100% cashmere hand saviours. Pair them with anything and stay warm!

Aesop - Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm - £19

Made with skin-softening emollients and with a no-grease finish, keep this staple in your handbag all winter long and avoid cracked hands.


Thom Browne - Tech Fabric Travel Umbrella - £110

Bag this brolly that goes with everything and be prepared for the showers that may ensue.

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