Cosy treats for dark days
It's cold, drizzly and dark at 5pm so it's time to up the comfort factor with these must-have items for days indoors, including plenty of opportunities to #supportlocal.
I’m crushing on this mustard ‘Flavour’ cardigan in an animal jacquard design – it’s stylish and a real easy way to add colour to your winter wardrobe. Made in a soft brushed yarn, this style has a slightly oversized fit.
Hearty stews, warming winter soups – whatever your comfort food of choice, look damn stylish eating it with this wood/enamel bowl from Rutland store, Lolawood. More matching pieces online too.
Light it up
This gold pillar candle holder just oozes elegance and is a timeless addition to your décor. Perfect for creating a beautiful centrepiece on your dining table, or as a statement piece on your mantelpiece and the glam gold pillar candleholder will always shine bright.
Scatter cushions are so beautifully simple. These ones from Woodhouse store, The Home of Handmade come with a soft, grey stripe and the best thing about them is they look and feel like linen, but are made entirely from recycled bottles. Whaaa?? They are stain resistant and machine washable too. Genius I hear you say!
Super soft throws
From Leicestershire brand, Flock and Hare, these luxury long grey throws hit all the right style notes and are perfect for adding a splash of subtle colour to your decor. Layer up wth fluffy cushions for added texture. Available in a timeless windowpane and striped pattern and made with pure British wool from Kate’s own Shropshire and Swaledale x Bluefaced Leicester sheep, high quality yarn blended with black Alpaca to produce lovely grey hues – 100% natural with no dyes. Simply lush!
Baskets for life
Baskets are all the rage at the mo and these beautiful ones from Uppingham-based Goodwin and Belle are handmade, naturally dyed, hand spun and woven using natural fibres so they’re sustainable too. They’ll immediately warm your decor up and can be used as planters or to store your cosy throws and cushions in.
Fluffy slippers are an A/W staple and this year we’re coveting this slip-on pair from Heidi & Hudson. Made from 100% Australian sheepskin, they’re super-soft, stylish and come in a range of pretty colours.
Is there anything more cosy than a deliciously fluffy rug? We think not. This one is made from lightweight Tibetan sheepskin and is ideal for throwing over armchairs to up the comfort factor.