Winter is coming and there’s nothing more satisfying than escaping the cold weather, snuggling up on the sofa and indulging in a little me-time.
Whether you’re planning to binge on box sets, finally get round to reading a new book or just looking forward to a quiet night with a hot chocolate, you’ll find everything you need from retailers at The Centre to add a little hygge to your home. We’ve put together our winter warmer checklist – guaranteed to ensure a cosy festive season all round.
Why not invest in a good night’s sleep by opting for gorgeous new bedding from Next. They have a beautiful range of brushed cotton options including traditional checks, Skandi woodland prints and vibrant Fairisle patterns. Snuggle up in style with a chic grey and white brushed cotton stars bedding set from £25. (Image 1)
Enhance the Skandi feel while adding a touch of contemporary luxe to your bedroom décor with a faux fur mono rug from Next for £30. (Image 2) Make your room a comforting and multi-sensory haven with contrasting textures such as leather and chunky knits or team cool neutrals with blush pink hues for a warm feminine vibe.
Over at New Look, nights in are the new nights out and thanks to their new homeware collection, spending time at home has never been more tempting. From the comfiest cushions for any duvet day, to fun slogan cups and mugs, their collection of homeware has accessories for any room.
Add warmth and texture, as well as one of the hottest trends of AW18, with an all-over leopard print cosy faux fur throw for £24.99 (Image 3), or treat yourself to a sweet polar bear mug for just £5.99 – your morning cup of coffee tastes so much better when you love the mug you’re drinking from! (Image 4)
Debenhams has some gorgeous food and drink gifts in stock so why not get into the festive spirit early and indulge in a little self-gifting.. with everything from boxes of delicious chocolates and biscuits to make your own brownie sets, you’re sure to find something to tempt your tastebuds. Why not indulge your sweet tooth with a hot chocolate spoon from Debenhams £3 – perfect for plunging into hot milk to create a delicious treat that will satisfy any chocoholic. (Image 5)
As the days get cooler, the thought of snuggling up with a cosy hot water bottle becomes irresistible – for a home essential with style check out the Ted Baker sleep set available at Debenhams which includes a beautiful burgundy hot water bottle and silky sleep mask in Ted Baker’s instantly recognisable floral design for £25. (Image 6)
At M&S you’ll find everything you need for a cosy Christmas with all the family – from sumptuously soft cashmere jumpers and brushed cotton pyjamas to cosy socks and luxe loungewear.
We can’t resist the grey mouse slippers for younger boys, £14 – perfect for lounging around the house on a laid-back morning or settling in for a movie night. Not only do they look great, but they are made from high-quality suede with a fluffy trim and lining to keep toes extra warm all winter long. (Image 7)
For the perfect way to warm up their PJs in style, don’t miss the adorable husky hot water bottle cover from M&S for £22. The cute design is guaranteed to delight your child, while the faux fur gives them a way to safely enjoy a hot water bottle as well as providing warm cuddles during chilly nights. (Image 8)
If you’re looking for festive jumpers to get you in the Christmas spirit, don’t miss the extensive array of novelty jumpers available from Primark – with choices for children and adults alike! Their 2018 range includes a host of characters - from the Grinch and a festive frenchie to a fluffy unicorn. Add the sweetest touch to little one’s winter wardrobe with an adorable newborn baby reindeer sleepsuit from Primark £7.50. (Image 9)
While in Primark, don’t forget to check out their homeware range – with purse-friendly ways of updating your home for winter including velvet cushions, faux floral string lights, elegant mugs and soft, chic lighting. Darks nights can always be made ultra-cosy with the soft shimmer of flickering candlelight – we love Primark’s stylish gold lantern for £13, sure to add a romantic vibe to your evening. (Image 10)
Make sure your wardrobe is winter ready with soft knits, luxe layers and cosy accessories. River Island’s AW18 knitwear collection is a perfect example of how you can stay snug and still look stylish whatever the weather - from supremely soft chenille jumpers and chunky cable knit cardigans to fashion-forward knitted tops. Frill trims and ruffles turn a wardrobe staple into a statement piece, while cold shoulder cut outs and bardot styles add a flirtatious feel. For classic glamour - channel some Parisian chic with a cream bardot style jumper with delicate diamanté detailing from River Island for £42. (Image 11)
If you are venturing out into the cold do so in style with some cosy knits from Accessorize – from oversized blanket scarves and faux fur trimmed ponchos to classic pom pom beanie hats and chic snow leopard print fluffy berets. We love their faux fur capped gloves for £14 in sweet blush pink. (Image 12)
Burton’s latest collection of men’s knitwear comes in a range of seasonal weights, perfect for layering over your favourite shirt on colder or milder days. Stock up on knitwear staples like the crew neck, v neck and roll neck or for a classic look, why not go for a Fairisle design in understated grey and white, £28. (Image 13)
When it comes to adding cosy touches to your home, nothing works better than a throw. Whether you use a faux fur throw to add glamour to your bed or you wrap yourself up in a fleece throw while you’re sat on the sofa, throws are the must-have accessory for snuggles and style! At Wilko you’ll find a chunky knit throw in deep burgundy, featuring playful pom poms - perfect for bringing to life any modern living space, £25. (Image 14)
Finally what better way to spend a cosy day than whipping up some sweet treats for you and your loved ones. Channel your inner Mary Berry with a new stand mixer from Wilko for £60 which comes complete with a large stainless steel mixing bowl and an array of attachments, including a dough hook for homemade breads and pastries, a beater for cake and cookie mixtures, and a whisk to make the perfect meringue. (Image 15)
Make your home a cosy retreat this AW18, with a little help from The Centre.
Image 1: Next, from £25
Image 2: Next, £30
Image 3: New Look, £24.99
Image 4: New Look, £5.99
Image 5: Debenhams, £3
Image 6: Debenhams, £25
Image 7: M&S, £14
Image 8: M&S, £22
Image 9: Primark, £7.50
Image 10: Primark, £13
Image 11: River Island, £42
Image 12: Accessorize, £14
Image 13: Burton, £28
Image 14: Wilko, £25
Image 15: Wilko, £60
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