Get happy: World Smile Day buys
This is not just any old Friday – it’s World Smile Day. Just the fact that we’re about to hit the weekend should be enough to raise a grin, but if you need a little more help, we’ve got a few suggestions for you. Celebrate half a century of the iconic smiley with our pick of the best emoji-themed buys.
You can’t help but smirk at the trippy print on this signature Zoe Karssen tee, £51. Throw a blazer over it to give your dress down Friday look a playful edge.
Featuring some of our favourite emojis in wearable form, this cute-but-subtle scalloped ring, £5.99 by Missguided, is a low-commitment way to embrace World Smile Day.
What better match for a classic cashmere sweater than a classic smiley icon rendered in colour-pop leopard print? Smiley jumper, £250
Suel’s miniature 14-karat gold stud earrings, £123, are a perfect pick-me-up for any day of the year.
If all these smileys make you nostalgic for a good old fashioned warehouse rave, try Motel’s Cat dress, £19 – glow sticks optional.
If you want to get in on the smiley face action, but still want to be a grown-up, Nektar De Stagni’s crystal-studded pearl pendant, £360, is just the ticket.
If there’s a kitsch icon to be emblazoned on a sweater, Markus Lupfer is guaranteed to have done it. We love his ghoulish take on the trend. Jumper, £125.
Want to make a bigger investment in your happiness? Try Rosa De La Cruz’s rose gold and brown diamond earrings, £940.
You can make World Smile Day last a long time (get it? Sorry …) with this cheerful timepiece by Cheapo. Watch, £20.95.
Embrace the retro spirit in Jeremy Scott’s flip-down sunglasses, £155 – guaranteed to raise a smile wherever you go.
This Venessa Arizaga necklace, £171.74, has got it all: rainbow neons, sparkling crystals, smiley face – what more could you ask for?