Bits and pieces: The products that will make your week

By Joanna Bridger


vintage tee


Laura Ashley has revived some of their traditional prints to create new tops. Selected from their archive, the florals and stripes have been printed onto T-shirts. Ideal for the weekend.
From £28, Laura Ashley.

Ditsy Pet Dandilion Collar cluster


Treat your pet pooch or cat to a trendy new collar from Ditsy Pet. The handmade collars and leads are made from unusual fabrics, with brightly coloured prints and trims. The polka dots, paisley or leopard print will ensure your pet is the best dressed in the park — they even sell bow ties!
From £7.95,



We have subscription services for beauty products and snacks, and now there is one for candles. Sign up to and receive a scented candle each month. The perfect Mother’s Day gift.

If you order before March 31, use the code MDAY14 to receive  10 per cent off. £24.90 per month,



These nifty meals in a pot from Grasshopper Foods are ideal for lunch on the go, particularly if you are watching the calories. Just add boiling water. The porridge, soups and noodles are all under 500 calories, so  are great for  those on the 5:2 diet.
From £7.50 for a pack of six, Ocado and Wholefoods.

Elasticizer 40 Anniversary Limited Edition Kit


This hero hair product has long been a favourite and to mark the 40th birthday of the brand, Philip Kingsley is releasing a special edition of its moisturising Elasticizer treatment. A  must-have for dyed  hair or dry ends.
£40, Marks &  Spencer and John Lewis.

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