What’s My Weekend Cherry Collins, Grabble

The fashion director of the Grabble app shares her weekend plans

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Friday

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After a busy week, I love the Duck and Rice (90 Berwick Street, London, W1F 0QB, 020 3327 7888), for cocktails try the Tom Collins) , as the atmosphere is electric . It's busy but never feels overcrowded and the dim lighting makes it more intimate. Afterwards I'll meet up with my partner, Michael, for dinner round the corner at Andrew Edmunds, above (46 Lexington St, London, W1F 0LP, 020 7437 5708). We used to go here when we first met, as it always has a great menu and a quiet, cosy, romantic atmosphere.

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Afterwards, we'll walk through Soho to The Dessert Bar at Pollen Street Social, above (8-10 Pollen Street, London, W1S 1NQ, 020 7290 7600), for coffee and a slice of cake to share -usually baked cheesecake or tiramisu. It's a nice little luxury to end the week.

Saturday

I'm up early for kettle bells followed by yoga at Frame (29 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EY, 020 7033 1855), the class-based gym in Shoreditch. I'm better at attending classes than a regular gym and Frame has such a good variety, as well as incredible teachers. It's not as stuffy as other gyms and there's an emphasis on having fun while working hard, which I like. I'll grab a green or beetroot juice from Lovage (100 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JQ, 020 7613 9800), afterwards ,before heading into Clerkenwell to meet Michael and friends for brunch at J+A Cafe, where I like their baked eggs and coffee (1-4 Sutton Ln, London, EC1M 5PU, 020 7490 2992), or Caravan (11-13 Exmouth Market, London, EC1R 4QD, 020 7833 8115), who do the best pancakes.

Afterwards, we'll head to J.Crew for Michael (38 Lamb's Conduit Street, London, WC1N 3LD, 020 7430 0326,), and Darkroom, above (52 Lamb's Conduit Street, London, WC1N 3LL, 020 7831 7244), for me to look at their jewellery. I have quite small hands, so I like really fine, minimal pieces and the designer Felicious is perfect for that. I also like their homeware.

If we're out all afternoon, we might walk to Workshop (27 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1M 5RN, 020 7253 5754). I'm a sucker for nice design and packaging and it was their diamond logo and interior that first caught my eye. They also have a small shop in St Christopher's Place, so when I'm central I'll make sure I pop in- they make the best coffee in London.

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Michael's an Animator, so on a Saturday night, if we're not staying in, we'll head to the Everyman Cinema, above (83 Upper St, London, N1 0NU, 0871 906 9060) where we like to get a drink and settle into one of their double seats.

Sunday

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We get get the papers before heading to Columbia Road flower shopping (Columbia Road, London, E2 7RG,), where I'll buy as many peonies as I can carry, before walking to brunch. We might go to the Hackney Bureau (3 Mare Street, London, E8 4RP, 020 8533 6083), which has a start-up vibe about it - exposed brick, wood and good home-made food ( I like their avocado and poached eggs on toast), or El Ganso (59 Broadway Market, London, E8, 020 7241 1793), which has one of the prettiest floors I've seen in London, beautifully tiled in blue shades, which makes you feel you're in Spain.

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We might go to Dishoom, above (7 Boundary Street, London, E2 7JE, 020 7420 9324), for a glass of chai and spicy eggs with hot buns. The Shoreditch branch is my favourite, because of its small veranda, which loses its roof in summer. Again, it feels like you're not in London anymore, and after a busy week, that's quite a nice thing.

Sometimes we'll cycle to No67, above (67 Peckham Rd, London, SE5 8UH, 020 7252 7649), which is a home-away from home. It's attached to an art gallery and has a small conservatory at the back surrounded by a small garden, and a shop selling cards, books and magazines. It's a great spot to end the weekend.

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Having worked at Grazia, Selfridges and Net-A-Porter, Cherry Collins is now Fashion Director of fashion app, Grabble, leading a team of stylists who curate a daily edit of the best items online. Featured by Apple as the 'Best New App' in 34 countries (and nicknamed the Tinder of shopping), Grabble enables users to 'Grab' or 'Throw' items by swiping (Grabble is one of the first apps to now accept Apple Pay), and you receive instant alerts when your 'Grabs' go on sale.