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Get hooked on heritage crafts

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We all know the Hygge trend’s here to stay a while. Hooray! Feeling cosy, calm and comfortable suits us down to the carpet. But it’s also about the enjoyment of life’s simple pleasures. And with a new year underway, what … Continue reading

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Precious tones: Rocking the jewel colour trend

When the world seems full of uncertainty, our home becomes a place where we want a little more luxury. A desire for opulence has inspired the upcoming trend for jewel-inspired colours. But luxury doesn’t mean spending a fortune. There’s a … Continue reading

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7 ideas for a happy 2017

There’s nothing like a New Year to get people thinking about making changes. And whatever’s on your mind, there’s one goal most of us have in common – improving our happiness and wellbeing. So we’ve been thinking of a few things … Continue reading

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Happy New Styling! A look at 2017 trends to come.

Happy New Year! So the festive season’s over. The decorations are down, the selection box is empty, and you’ve forgotten the words to Auld Lang Syne once again. The good news is, we’ve now a whole host of new and … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Walks

After all the excitement of Christmas, there’s nothing like the peace and quiet of a country walk on Boxing Day. Whether it’s a tradition in your house or you’re thinking about making it one, we’ve found a few walks to … Continue reading

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Let’s get together: A collaboration with Red

The Pogues and Kirsty McCall.           Gilbert and George.                 Kate Moss and Topshop         Collaboration can be fabulous. Especially when you’re working with someone who … Continue reading

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Hello Hygge! Let’s do this Danish thing.

Have you heard about hygge yet? It’s a Danish concept that’s creeping across the UK – and we love it! Pronounced Hue-gah (or like you’re clearing your throat), it’s one of those words where we struggle for a literal translation … Continue reading

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Go ga-ga for gift wrap this Christmas

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They say it’s what inside that counts, but when it comes to presents we’ve got a thing for gorgeous gift wrap. Yes, there are some lovely designs on rolls in the shops, but with a little creativity you’ll have gifts … Continue reading

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Viva la velvet – furnishing with fabrics from the catwalk

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We’ve always had a soft spot for velvet. But now it’s officially ‘back’, thanks to its appearances in recent shows. Prada, Valentino and others gifted us glamorous velvet dresses, there were exquisite boots from Ellery, and Armani brought coats, jackets … Continue reading

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Be big on blue this season

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Poor blue. Feeling blue… singing the blues… this beautiful colour has a bad rep for being sad. But we love blue! Blue skies, blue seas, Blue Ivy… and now blue is officially back. Pantone, the global colour consultants, stated for … Continue reading

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