Five things that are inspiring us this week...


The Film: Interstellar

A group of explorers - Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway - travel into space to find a new home for mankind in Christopher Nolan's spectacular sci-fi epic.

Out now,

The Album: Nostalgia

Legendary singer and songwriter Annie Lennox is back with her most beautiful album yet. Inspired by blues icons such as Billie Holiday, fans of the Scottish songstress won't be disappointed.

Available on iTunes and

The Exhibition: Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Yes, we know it's only November, but tickets are selling out fast for the innovative British fashion designer's must-see retrospective, due to go on display in March at the V&A Museum. Don't miss it.

14 March - 19 July 2015,

The Hotel: Adler Mountain Lodge

It took 10 years to build, but boy was it worth it. Located on Alpe di Siusi in the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage site, this chic boutique hotel is the hottest (or coolest) place to stay this ski season.

The Website: Costèllo + Hellerstein

Yvonne Costello and Ori Hellerstein - formerly of The Artisan Baker- have set up shop online selling exquisite, handcrafted truffles made by a dedicated team of pastry chefs in the Cotswolds. Yum.