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—and we’re celebrating with a massive competition and prizes to win from all of our favourite brands – books, beauty and treats galore!

Wow, one whole year of Reading in Heels! It’s been so exciting creating beautiful boxes for you over the last 12 months – not to mention reading your glowing feedback and seeing your lovely photos. And we LOVE a celebration. Unfortunately (as per your suggestions on social media), we won’t be sending you all cake and Champagne. But we are doing something rather special to celebrate – giving you the chance to win one of these twelve spectacular prizes from some of the brands we have worked with over the last 12 months… Which prize would you like to win?

What Can You Win?

4th Estate

Publishers 4th Estate are giving away a set of Joan Didion‘s lovely reissued novels – the trio features The White Album, Slouching Towards Bethlehem and Play As It Lays.


Scentered are offering a set of their Travel Essentials Therapy Balm Duo – plus a beautiful Love travel candle, which is perfect for when you’re enjoying a relaxing night in reading.

Raw Halo

Raw Halo have one of their Gift Boxes to give away – which is packed with their award-winning – and truly delicious – raw chocolate bars, with flavours such as mylk + crispies, dark + sweet orange and mylk + pink himalayan salt.

Penguin Random House

Bookworms ahoy! We’ve got some fantastic books for you from Penguin Random House… A glamorous, dazzling duo of Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott’s Swan Song and A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, plus both of Alex Heminsley’s inspiring fitness memoirs, Running Like a Girl and Leap In. And not one but two incredibly exciting proof copies – of Sebastian Faulks’ brand new novel, Paris Echo and Daisy Jones and the Six, which is set to be next year’s must-read novel.

Kusmi Tea

You can win two boxes of the luxury tea brand’s delicious iced teas – perfect for our current heat wave, as well as a glass pitcher to prepare them in. They’ve also included a tin of Kusmi Tea’s brand new AquaExotica tea – which is a fresh, tropical blend with exotica flavours of mango, hibiscus and dragon fruit.

Malin + Goetz

Malin + Goetz are offering a generous selection of their bestselling haircare and bodycare products which are perfect for summer: Peppermint Body Scrub, Peppermint Bar Soap, Eucalyptus Deodorant, Peppermint Shampoo and Cilantro Conditioner


A huge stash of books for you to win from the incredibly generous people at Bloomsbury: Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss, Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire, Madeline Miller’s Circe, All Among the Barley by Melissa Harrison, Tara Isabella Burton’s Social Creature, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge, Laurie Penny’s Bitch Doctrine, Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot, Ashleigh Young’s Can You Tolerate This and Ashleigh Young’s The Fire This Time.

Noble Isle

We featured Noble Isle back in November – and you can win their delightful new Tea Rose Hand Wash and Hand Cream as well as a beautiful Rhubarb Rhubarb Scented Candle.

Serpent’s Tail

The lovely people at Serpent’s Tail have got three fascinating books for you to win: Aliens & Anorexia by Chris Kraus, Philip Teir’s The Summer House, and brand new Man Booker longlisted nominee Washington Black by Esi Edugyan.


No less than five gift tins featuring their most delectable treats are on offer from boutique Italian confectionery company Lavolio – flavours include Nutty Forest, Arabian Nights, Fruit Garden, Decadent Spiced and Coconut Follies. Trust all, they’re ALL scrumptious!

Beauty Pie

Innovative beauty brand Beauty Pie have one of their bestselling mascaras to give away – the Uber Volume Boost Mascara.

T2 Tea

T2 Tea featured in our June box – and we’ve got four boxes of their delicious teas for you to win: Jade Mountain, Beauty Queen, Southern Sunrise and White Ginger.

Oneworld Publications

No less than six critically-acclaimed books are up for grabs from Oneworld: two that we’ve featured in our boxes (The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao and Umami) plus Ninni Holmqvist’s The Unit, Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford, Nicole Dennis-Benn’s Here Comes The Sun and Caoilinn Hughes’ Orchid & The Wasp.

Løre Originals

Wow – we’ve got a full set of products from our favourite luxury haircare brand Løre Originals – whose incredible hair mask we featured back in January. Sunday Times Style columnist extraordinaire India Knight just raved about the Prepare + Protect spray so this may just be the ONLY one left in the UK…

PLUS £50 to spend wherever you like…

We asked YOU where you’d like to win a voucher for and guess what… You ALL had lots of opinions. Of course! So if you win this, we’ll give you the choice of where you’d like a £50 voucher for – whether you’re buying MORE books from Waterstones or Amazon, delicious beauty treats from Space NK or Cult Beauty or anything else you might fancy!

How to Enter?

You’ve got to be in it to win it! Make sure you’ve subscribed to August’s birthday box – orders close on July 31st! Post a picture of your August box on social media and make sure you’ve tagged us – and added this month’s hashtag! Winners will be chosen at random and must be UK residents.