FASHION, HOMEWARE

John Lewis extend their ANYDAY collection for Autumn/Winter

John Lewis is extending their ANDYDAY range to include menswear, womenswear and childrenswear after a successful launch in home, technology’s and nursery in April. The new range will launch September 13, thanks to a strong reaction from customers making the ANYDAY range their most successful own brand launch in spring, to date. Introducing fashion and […]

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HOMEWARE

Furniture Village introduces their new collection: Botanical

Combining maximalist patterns with an abundance of colour, the Botanical collection by Furniture Village introduces a bold and exiting palette, that will add drama to any living space. Featuring three beautiful ranges, Tropicana, Paradiso and Verdosa, the collection includes sofas, handy footstools and accompanying accents chairs. Inspired by the rhythm of nature, the three whimsical […]

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HOMEWARE

H&M’s new homeware is totally timeless

Made with natural materials such as linen, acacia wood, banana fibre, rattan and mouth-blown glass, explore H&M’s exclusive limited-edition collection where every piece is unique… H&M’s exclusive pieces offer a cosy and personal vibe to suit every individual. The cushions have been handwoven by a skilled weaver and dyed with plants and many others are […]

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HOMEWARE

Furniture Village launch the sofa-style dog bed for every pampered pooch

Furniture Village has launched its very first dog sofa. Complementing the popular ‘Holly’ collection. Featuring ten trendy colourways to style into your existing interiors, owners can choose between light or dark removable wooden feet and the option of metallic studded detailing for a stylish finish. Hand upholstered in the UK, the velvet fabric is both […]

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HOMEWARE

John Lewis expands furniture rental service following successful trial

Thanks, it’s rented! John Lewis has decided to expand their furniture rental service following the successful of their recent trial. Clothing rental has seen a rental boom over the last couple years, with shoppers choosing monthly subscriptions which allows an individual to keep up with trends without taking part in the consumerism that is fast […]

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LIFESTYLE

10 Accessories for the woman who is ALWAYS on the go

As we begin to rejoin the world, meeting up with friends and family, travelling back into the office and actually shopping on the high street we’ve found ourselves in a unique situation — forgetting simple things. We’ve spent more than a year going in and out of lockdowns, and for the most part at home […]

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HOMEWARE

Five cute mugs for the perfect cuppa on our wishlist

Here at Style-and-Wear we love a cuppa — Morning, noon or evening and any tea drinker knows that the right cup makes all the difference. Now, I don’t know about you but the shape, size and style of the mug I choose usually says a lot about the mood I’m in — a general rule […]

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HOMEWARE

Seven gardening tips for beginners

One summertime activity you might find yourself indulging in this season is gardening. While not an exact science — because even experts make mistakes — beginners shouldn’t be intimidated by this much loved hobby. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLANTS FOR YOUR SOIL TYPE Most plants normally […]

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HOMEWARE

Get your office organised with these desk accessories

If you work in a office then you know that your desk is a very personal space and it can become a war zone on a busy day. So, if you’re looking for a few ways to keep things tidy, stay organised and find files under those mounds of paper we’ve got you covered. STATIONARY […]

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CELEBRITY NEWS, HOMEWARE

Sofology launched TV ad campaign starring Helena Bonham Carter

Furniture retailer, Sofology has teamed up with BAFTA winning actress Helena Bonham Carter for their “Bring Imagination to Life” advertising campaign. Harnessing Helena’s uniquely imaginative world, the latest Sofology advert sees the actress take us on a journey through her home while musing on everyday creativity, imagination and little style decisions that define us as […]

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HOMEWARE

Accessorize launch stylish home collection in collaboration with WWF

British accessories brand Accessorize has launched a stylish home collection in collaboration with WWF. Inspired by the film, “David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet” the Accessorize Home collection has been developed with WWF’s environmental policies in mind. The collection features materials such as natural silks, organic cottons and Oeko-Tex fabrics, which have been certified […]

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HOMEWARE

Cute interior plants perfect for any home under £20

Plants have quickly become one of the most popular interior accessories. Whether you’re a leafy plant lover or passionate collector of cacti and succulents, indoor plants are set to be a big homeware trend this spring. 1. ENGLISH IVY Price: £5 Where to buy: thestem.co.uk 2. SPIKE Price: £6 Where to buy: patchplants.com 3. WALLACE […]

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FRAGRANCE, HOMEWARE

Five fragrances perfect for your home this Spring

The warmer months are here, or at least what we like to consider warm here in the UK. But regardless of bipolar weather your winter fragrances may seem too warm and cosy for this time of year. As it’s spring, It’s a good idea to adopt lighter scents that leave your home smelling fresh and […]

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HOMEWARE

Spruce up your garden for al fresco dining this Spring

It’s officially spring, and we’re dreaming of life outside our homes. While we still may have to wait a few more weeks before we can socialise with friends and family outdoors, it’s no reason to ignore lovely weather. Spruce up your garden for al fresco dining this spring and summer for those perfect evening barbecues, […]

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HOMEWARE, NORTH EAST

Make your house a home with these homeware brands

As we’re spending more time indoors, we want our homes to look and be their best. Here’s where to get your inspiration Olives & Lilys Where: Rowlands Gill Reinvented with Love Where: Sunderland Naked Lane by Charlotte Crosby Ships regionwide Terra Homeware Where: Sunderland Finishing Touches Where: Stockton Our top picks: Faye Candice

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HOMEWARE

Donut vases – the sweet interiors trend you need to know

Your home would never look so sweet with this new trend. Here’s where to get your donut-shaped vase Of course, they’re not ideal for big bunches but they do look pretty cool, and they’re great for dried plants. Circles are well and truly coming AROUND for 2021. Share your photos with us if you’re onto […]

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HOMEWARE

Five S/S21 fashion trends you can add to your home

Fashion Weeks are an exciting time for the industry as they influence fashion and beauty trends for the upcoming year. While some designs can be outrageous and often something the average person would never wear day-to-day signature elements become staple parts of our wardrobes such as plaid or checks, leather, feathers or ruffles. Naturally, high-street […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: 20 Stocking fillers under £10

Stocking fillers may not be the highlight of Christmas morning but they can still surprise a loved one. Usually, when you think stocking fillers your mind may jump to socks and underwear, which as a child are boring but as an adult is an amazing and much-needed gift. The great thing about stocking fillers are […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: Stylish gifts for that special man in your life

There is only a month till Christmas which doesn’t leave much time for shopping and it’s likely you’ve got a number of gents on that shopping list, such as your partner, father, brother, best friend, cousin, uncle, maybe even housemate. So, from beauty essentials to practical everyday necessities we’ve picked out some of the most […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: Stylish gifts for that special woman in your life

With only a month until Christmas it doesn’t leave much time for shopping and it’s likely you’ve got a number of special ladies on that shopping list, such as your partner, mother, sister, best friend, cousin, aunt, maybe even housemate. So, from beauty essentials to practical everyday necessities we’ve picked out some of the most […]

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BEAUTY

Countdown to Christmas with these beauty advent calendars for 2020

While chocolate treats are nice, beauty advent calendars are on the rise, and are a great way of sampling new bands, products and fragrances. Containing must-have products, they are often great value for money as their price is much lower that what each mini product would be worth if they were all bought separately, usually […]

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LIFESTYLE

Fun and creative ways to wrap Christmas presents this year

The gift wrapping season is upon us, and if you’ve found yourself spending your free time this lockdown online shopping for Christmas presents – just like us – then you’re probably also thinking about gift wrapping. While store-bought wrapping paper is colourful, fun and festive most of the time it’s non-recyclable. Despite being branded as […]

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CELEBRITY NEWS, HOMEWARE

Festive ways to decorate your home this Christmas

It seems as if the minute the Halloween decorations came down, Christmas arrived. The North East has gone Christmas crazy and the decorations are out in full force. However, it was a predictable move considering the year we’ve had and people are searching for joy, merriment and something to look forward to. If you’ve not […]

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HOMEWARE, NORTH EAST

Where to make your own Christmas wreath in the North East

Looking to get into the festive spirit? Here’s where you can make your own Christmas wreath in the North East. Moth Studios, Newcastle 5th & 12th December Using real twigs, moss, greenery, pine cones and even real butterflies, you’ll create your own wreath while listening to festive music and enjoying a mince pie with mulled […]

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HOMEWARE, LIFESTYLE

Six new makers to have on your radar

Recent times have seen many creators becoming – well, more creative – and these are our favourites that you should keep an eye on Their creations could even make perfect Christmas gifts. In the North East… 1. Hannah Why we love her: She uses her tattoo-style designs to create amazing homeware. Where to buy: etsy.com […]

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LIFESTYLE

National Pumpkin Day: Our top picks

Oh my gourd! October 26 is national pumpkin day – here’s every way you can appreciate the winter squash we love throughout autumn. What To Wear: Halloween Pumpkin & Slogan Graphic Sweatshirt / £9 What To Eat: Pumpkin pie What To Drink: Pumpkin spice latte The Perfect Scent: Bath and Body Works medium candle Don’t […]

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HOMEWARE

Creative ways to decorate your home this Halloween

Keeping with the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve, we’ve gone to one of the more creative social media platforms – Pinterest – and created a board full of spooky and fun ways of how you can decorate your home this year. Whether you want to go all out with a haunted house or simply dress […]

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