10 cosy autumn updates

It's easy to feel down about the start of autumn. The days feel shorter, it's darker earlier and there's the impending frosty cool of the change in weather. But autumn means it's time to curl up and get cosy. No more running around like a hot mess, as we retreat indoors, it's time for steaming, soothing soups and stews, soft fluffy rugs and blankets and a bounty of melted cheese and wine. Excited? So are we.



1. The decanter

LSA Decanter

A stunning wine decanter is essential for the autumn months. Individually handmade and mouthblown, this glassware by LSA will add a feeling of luxury to nights in, and enhance the enjoyment of entertaining.

LSA Decanter, £29


2. The tapas bowls

Agent Provocateur Bedding Cushion

Autumn means the start of party season and these tapas dishes will always brighten up a room. Not much of a chef? Tapas manages to be impressive regardless of your culinary skills. Spent hours whipping up patatas bravas? Grabbed olives from a deli? If you're serving in these, you're bound to impress.

Royal Doulton, 1815 Bright Tapas Bowls, £54


3. The cheeseboard

Le Creuset Signature Round Casserole

Simple, comforting and delicious, a good cheeseboard is a must to have on hand in the cooler months. This sophisticated board by Linea, in ash wood, is ideal for nights spent huddled around a roaring fire, snacking on cheese and wine with your nearest and dearest.

Linea Easy Entertaining Ash Cheese Board, £28


4. The sheepskin rug

LSA Chevron Lantern/Vase

Picture the scene - you've got home from a long day at work, your fingers are bitten with winter chill, you unlace your boots and uncurl your toes onto this soft short-haired sheepskin rug. The epitome of cosy home comfort? We thought so.

Shepherd of Sweden, £159


5. The fondue set

Villeroy Fondue Set

Hot melted cheese, delicious artisan bread and the company of some good friends is the recipe for a perfect winter evening. Ideal for hosting, or having a luxurious evening to yourself, this cast-iron fondue set by Villeroy and Boch is everything you need for a snug night in.

Villeroy and Boch, Fondue Cast Iron Pot, £29.99


6. The blanket

Mohair throw

Be as snug as a bug in a rug with this DKNY faux mohair throw. Not only is this a chic addition to your home, but it's also the easiest way to make your home feel like a pure hygge sanctuary. Destined to be your one true companion for nights spent curled up on the sofa watching Netflix.

DKNY, Faux Mohair Throw 127X178CM, £25


7. The tea set

Royal Albert Tea Set

Nothing says comfort like a steaming cup of hot tea. And as we British consume approximately 100 million cups of tea per day, investing in a truly beautiful tea set is always a good idea. Plus, it might just make you feel like you're an extra in Bridgerton.

Royal Albert, English Chintz Tea Set,£175


8. The bathrobe

Hotel Collection Velvet Touch Robe

Hauling yourself out of bed when it's cold and dark outside is a serious challenge. Make the frosty mornings a bit more bearable with a plush, soft and cosy bathrobe. We recommend the Velvet Touch Bathrobe by the Hotel Collection to get that luxury feel, every day. 

Hotel Collection, Velvet Touch Robe, £45


9. The cast iron pot

Olivier Desforge Abyssin beach towel

Is there anything that feels more like home than a delicious hot meal from a cast iron pot? We don't think so, and we're willing to bet that the addition of this classic Le Creuset Shallow Casserole Dish will make your home feel so cosy, you may not want to leave.

Le Creuset, Shallow Casserole Dish, £169


10. The candle

Denby Studio Blue 4 Piece Nesting Bowl Setl

A smouldering, delicious smelling candle; an indulgent meal; soft furnishings, could we ask for much more? The perfect finishing touch to make your home feel warm and welcoming, this Jo Malone London candle creates a soothing, soft floral scent and elicits the feelings of comfort and calm we all need this time of year.

 Jo Malone London, Peony & Blush Suede Home Candle, £50