In the midst of the winter chill, as the holiday glow fade, comes the infamous Blue Monday – purported to be the most melancholic of the year. But fear not, we’ve decided to flip the script on the January blues with our curated shopping essentials to infuse your day with vibrant hues.
Blow The Budget: Indulge in a touch of luxury with the Vivienne Westwood Granny Frame leather cross-body bag. Priced at £250 and available at Selfridges, this adorable retro silhouette boasts a clasp reminiscent of antique coin purses. Crafted from exquisite leather and adorned with the label’s emblem, its dainty chain ensures hands-free style for the fashion-forward.
Feed Your Soul: As the legendary Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people” …and who are we to argue! Dive into the culinary delights at Tattu with this Seven Spiced Seared Tuna, infused with truffle aioli and yuzu ponzu. Dine until January 31 (Sunday-Thursday, and Fridays until 4.45pm) and enjoy 30% off à la carte dining. Happiness served on a plate!
Stick With Dry January: Embrace the spirit of Dry January with the exquisite Sipsmith FreeGlider Juniper & Citrus Alcohol-Free Spirit, priced at £22 at Harvey Nichols. This gin alternative is perfect for those wanting a more inclusive option for their drinks cabinet. Cheers to a healthier, more vibrant you!
Luxury Dining: Indulge in the art of Persian calligraphy and exquisite design at The Blue Room, Baloci– Edgbaston’s newest fine dining gem from the creators of Qavali. The ambience, lighting, and overall design make it an Instagrammer’s dream. Treat yourself to a culinary experience that transcends the ordinary!
Retail Therapy: For a wallet-friendly style statement, we love The Edit Floral Shirt Dress, priced at just £30 at Primark. This versatile piece brings a touch of feminine allure to your wardrobe, perfect for casual outings or special occasions. Dress it up or down to suit your mood and let your style shine.
Extend the joy beyond Blue Monday: Join Bullring from January 26-28 for Find Your Happier – three days of free talks, workshops, and activities. Energise with body positive dance classes and high-energy HIIT, and soothe your soul with sound baths, Tai Chi, breathwork, and meditation. Your happiness journey starts here!
Blue Skies: What better to kick the Blue Monday blues into touch than planning to jet off into the sunshine! Get ready for 16 new routes opening soon at Birmingham Airport, including year-round options to Antalya, Barcelona, Berlin, Tivat and many more with easyJet from March 2024