The smell of Christmas
To get your home smelling of all things festive look at what Jo Malone London has to offer. After all the company has since 1994 created a palette of elegant scents with a distinctly British character. This year, Jo Malone London has a brand new store at Raffles City that offers a bespoke style of service with stylists on-hand to share their expertise when it comes to choosing a new signature scent for your home. Try these candles: Collectible Home Candle Lid which is the perfect finishing touch to any Home Candle. Or the White Moss & Snowdrop Home Candle that has the scent of forest-fresh moss, and delicate snowdrop petals warmed with golden amber and luminous cardamom.
The good food guide
The dinner menu has been planned and all you need now is the tools to help you become the best chef you can be. Cosmic Cookware comes in a new festive shade in Pink Berry.
The glamorous Pink Berry cookware collection uses a natural ceramic compound that’s free of harmful chemicals and toxins, even when exposed to extreme heat. The limited edition collection includes an enchanting mix of bestsellers like the Cosmo Pan, Cosmo Casserole and Cosmo Fry, alongside kitchen accessories like the Cosmo Utensil Set, Cosmo Oven Mitt and Cosmic Grocery Bag, all in the shade of Pink Berry. Cosmic Cookware hopes to spread the Christmas cheer and cooking joy as you celebrate with family and friends to create and enjoy these special moments – cookware that's made for more than just your kitchen. All cookware sets and individual pans are now available at www.cosmiccookware.com.
Home for the holidays
Sabon offers a wide range of scents that invokes a sense of romance and refinement. Try the Art de Vivre – Home Fragrances Gift Set that will lift your spirit with this delightful festive “Blush Gourmand” fragrance. The stylish Aroma diffuser and exquisite
ceramic stone will both emanate a pleasant scent over time, while elegantly decorating any space. Have overseas guests staying with you? Place the Gourmet Magic Gift Set in the bathroom and they will luxuriate in Sabon’s Shower Oil and Body Lotion. These limited-edition gourmet treats evoke the sweetness and warmth of almonds, citrus, vanilla, and more, to create the ultimate holiday pampering experience.
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Sparkle and shine
Swarovski brings friends and families together as they trim the Christmas tree with the perfect crystal adornment from festive figurines and home décor. Check out these collectible hanging ornaments with an intricately faceted snowflake design, available in clear and golden crystal colourways, which celebrate the purity of precision-cut crystal and the magic of light refraction. The Holiday Magic collection combines crystal with warm golden tones featuring snow-laden landscapes and woodland creatures.
A touch of Italian charm
Welcome your visitors into your home that is filled with all things from Italian fashion house Brunello Cucinelli. The fall/winter 2022 collection speaks of intimate entertaining with the Convivium line which is made up of table linen, kitchen accessories and ceramic creations. In the Home & Studio collection, pillows in smooth textures alternate with tactile surfaces and voluminous effects. At the same time, the solid colours of throws and blankets are combined with tartan or striped patterns. To round up the festive mood, light-scented candles will fill the room with nothing but good cheer.
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For the green host, visit her with a gift from Loewe’s Weave, Restore, Renew: a poliform project that revolves around the idea of giving new life to things that might have been forgotten or discarded, and turning them into new, unique pieces. Techniques used include the Galician straw-weaving tradition known as Coroza and the Korean technique of paper weaving known as Jiseung. Loewe gave 240 existing baskets from all over the world —each one with its own peculiar shape, function and level of distress to mend and repair using leather strings and the result is a series of unique baskets that are playful and surprising.