Tuesday 31 March 2020
The best way to keep busy. Photo: Unsplash

Looking for inspiration to indulge in some online retail therapy? Verified by our Editor-in-Chief, these spring necessities are set to be the perfect treat to reward yourself for complying with government orders to stay home.

Gemstone Huggie Earrings

gemstone earrings
Photo: Harrods

Like the blue of the sea, these aquamarines are the perfect companions for a spring stroll across the breezy oceanside on a lovely pebble beach. Caroline Issa and Monica Vinader are a match made in heaven, creating luxurious pendant earrings for the ultimate online retail therapy.



Connect Indoor Garden

Veritable Connect Reservoir for online retail therapy
Photo: Veritable on amara


Who needs a green thumb to get that good grass growing? Just toss in Véritable’s little Lingots, fill up that water tank and flip the switch. Sunlight is not necessary with the regulated LED lights installed; your herbs and veggies will be ready to toss into your pasta straight from the plant in four weeks.



Belted Silk Crepe De Chine Dress

silk dress for covid-19 online retail therapy
Photo: Theory at Net-a-Porter


Spring is about feeling good, light and fresh. Which is exactly what this dress from Theory does for you. A shirt dress is the perfect cross between casual and smart. Slip it on and you’re ready to go, whether to pop by a meeting or to a brunch with your girlfriends.



Tea Tonique

Photo: Miller Harris


This is exactly our cup of tea – a potful of Italian bergamot, light Earl Grey and smoky birch. A spritz of this in the morning is like the light mist that falls over the hills of the tea fields in Cameron Highlands, a perfect investment for online retail therapy, especially since you’re confined to the four walls of your home for now.


Garment Care Kit

garment kit for online retail therapy
Photo: Harrods


Just airing the closet once a month isn’t going to cut it anymore, gents and ladies; you’re going to have to do better than that. Spritz your linens with sweet musk and stiffen up your must-irons with The Laundress’s easy-breezy garment care kit.



Brut Rosé Champagne

Photo: AlbertWines2u


Bollinger’s Brut Rosé is pretty in pink and perfect for a fresh spring party, and you can even get it delivered to your doorstep through AlbertWines2U. With hints of cherries and strawberries, there is a bright energy in this particular rosé that will spruce up your day even if you choose to enjoy it on your own, making it the perfect online retail therapy to indulge in.



Ligne 2 Le Picasso Dove Lighter

dove lighter picasso for online retail therapy
Photo: Harrods


We don’t want to set the world on fire, just the one in your heart for this gorgeous fire-breathing tool. What could be classier than showing off an actual work of art by the legendary Pablo Picasso while lighting up? It’s definitely a conversation starter for the smoking room.



Pressurised Growler uKegs

GrowlerWerks Pressurized Growler 128-Oz. uKeg
Photo: Crate and Barrel


College days with giant beer kegs and calls to chug are over. Don’t slip into old habits, instead, spend a pretty penny to impress. This classy GrowlerWerks pressurised keg was made to sit on your marble countertop, and keep drinks cool and fresh for your spring deck parties. It accommodates non-drinkers too, for those who don’t like flat Coke, so why not get two as part of your online retail therapy?


This article is an excerpt from Unreserved’s March 2020 issue from the article Acquired Taste: Spring Fling