As the nights draw in, create an inner sanctuary for warming your body and soul with our selection of mood-boosting luxuries to turn to this winter…
Milan-based brother-sister duo Carlotta and Nicolò Oddi, aka Alanui, pay homage to Native American designs in their cosy knitwear brand. This throw, which took five hours to knit, three hours to assemble and is crafted from the finest cashmere-wool blend, was made for cold nights stretched out on the sofa, surrounded by flickering candles and nose-deep in your favourite novel.
‘Bandana’ fringed cashmere-blend jacquard blanket, £2,100, Alanui net-a-porter.com
These days, scented candles are hard-working multi-hyphenates – they are shelf-decorators, mood-lifters and vibe-setters. This new release from Diptyque is set to be our winter must-have. Describing itself as ‘muted and gentle as a blue night’, it will bathe you in a warming medley of Heliotrope flowers and gentle musk.
‘Neige’ scented candle, £65, Diptyque diptyqueparis.com
The task of writing down goals, resolutions, thoughts or plans deserves a luxurious incentive to maintain motivation and create a sense of order for our overloaded brains. Designed by English-Italian artist Ciao Chiara, this pretty wellness diary offers a space to reflect on self-care habits, meals, water intake, hours of sleep. You can set feel-good goals and take note of the things you’re grateful for. ‘Dream’ foiled wellness journal, £31, Papier papier.com/dream-41978
Softly Does It
There are few better ways to elevate your bedtime routine than with a pair of timeless silk pyjamas. Made with 100 per cent petal-soft silk with opulent mother-of-pearl style buttons and relaxed bottoms, this midnight-blue set from ESPA will have you falling into the deepest slumber. The silk will keep you warm but never too hot and they’re stylish enough that you might even be able to slot them into your everyday wardrobe. Freya silk pyjamas, £180, ESPA espaskincare.com
For an instant way to transform your surroundings and take your mind on a little detour, a spritz or two of your most-loved room spray is just the ticket. Packed with a heady blend of inspiring essential oils, including energy-balancing patchouli, warm amber and decadent tuberose – known for its ability to open the heart chakra – this spray is like a mini holiday for your senses, leaving you feeling peaceful and positive. ‘One Five Three’ room mist, £90, Kintsugi kintsugispace.com/product/one-five-three-room-mist