Three Winter Candle Favourites

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If ever there was a time of the year when people love having candles around it’s Christmas. There are plenty to choose from. You’d be hard pressed not to find a company, big or small, luxury or budget, that isn’t peddling a Christmas offering. You can rely on the big names to produce something fantastic. You know the ones I mean. The Diptyques, the Jo Malones, the Neoms of this world. Last year my Christmas candle was the Elemis Spa … Read More

For the love of November, it’s not Christmas!

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Poor old November. Nobody loves it anymore. September is the official start of autumn and brings about a veritable avalanche of pumpkin-spiced hibernation dreams, October is handed over to all things Halloween and November seems to have an identity crisis being caused by the retail driven backward bleed from December. November is not Christmas! I love November. No big events, aside from the odd firework and outdoor hotdog, no major pressures to be anywhere or do anything specific. Close enough … Read More

The Winter Coat Edit

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I love shopping, I hate shopping for coats, blazers and jackets. They never encompass my bosom properly and when I do find one that’ll do up across the chest without fighting with me, the shoulders and arms inevitably end up being too billowing and baggy. It’s a laborious task. I stretch a winter coat out as long as possible, but the last one I bought is starting to look shabby so it’s time for a refresh. I actually found a … Read More

STYLE: The Cosiest Slippers for Men & Women

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It’s all well and good turning your heating on and cuddling up to a bowl of, ooh, say, delicious bacon and corn chowder. But what’s the point in even bothering if your feet are cold? Yes, you could dig around in your wardrobe for the slippers you bought last winter. You can even stick them in the washing machine to freshen and fluff them up a bit. But they won’t be right. They won’t have the gorgeous sinking feeling you … Read More