My autumn lust list

Autumn lust list

The temperatures have just started to drop, and with the change of the clocks last night I can’t deny that it is Autumn any longer. Instead, I guess I shall just have to embrace it…and as a summer girl, at heart it’s not that easy, but there are a few things that make it muuuuuch more enjoyable – boots, scarves, open fires, candles and bubble baths to name a few.

My 30 must-have home accessories under £30 was such a hit I thought I would round up some of my favourite buys for autumn, for the home and the wardrobe.


My Autumn Lust List


Here are some of the things that I am enjoying or lusting after right now.

Lois Avery Cashmere

I prefer to buy fewer, better pieces for my wardrobe as well as my home; pieces that I know I will still be in love with in years to come. My Lois Avery cashmere scare is without a doubt one of those pieces. It is the softest most comforting thing I have ever been lucky enough to have and I have worn it every day for weeks now. It is an investment for sure, but one that you will appreciate every day – it is perfect for Autumn but will work hard all winter, spring and is perfect to drape over bare shoulders on a cool summer evening.

I received my Classic in Cappuccino as an incredibly generous gift from Jennie, Lois Avery’s founder and it goes with everything.

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Cosy Bedding

I am more than a little obsessed with brushed cotton / flannel sheets in the cooler autumn and winter months. It reminds me of childhood visits to my grandparents in the North East of Scotland when I would race into a flannel bed with a hot water bottle and hide from the cold! This cute gingham bedding set has me wanting the temperatures to drop so I can crawl into bed and hide!

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Go with Everything Boots

Every year I have a struggle to find the perfect boot that will see me through the autumn and winter and go with everything. Something flat that I can wear to work, with trousers, dresses, out … you get the picture. Luckily I spotted this amazing pair (thanks to A Mother’s Edit ) and I can confidently say they go with everything and are as comfy as can be. I am tempted to get a second pair in another colour.

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Bath Caddy

If the darker nights have you heading in to the bath more frequently (it sure happens to me) then you will definitely be needing one of these. I love having a bath caddy – I use it to hold and style up some of my favourite bathroom bits and bobs by day and it comes into its own when you are actually in the bath – a perfect place for a candle, a glass of wine and an iPad 😉

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Warming Scents

It wouldn’t be a shopping round up from me if it didn’t include a candle now would it?! I have sadly come to the end of a number of my favourite citrus candles but that’s probably good timing as it is time to bring out the warming scents with hints of spices. I have just bought a gorgeous nutmeg candle from Neptune Home and this Mimosa and Cardamon from Jo Malone is a firm favourite in my house.

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A Cosy Jacket

I saw this Topshop Teddy Coat last winter but wasn’t quick enough to buy it before it quite rightly sold out. This year I wasn’t taking any chances and snapped it up as soon as I saw it online. It is so cosy, and the added bonus of wearing it is everyone wants to give you a hug! Size down as it comes up big.

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What’s on your Autumn lust list?

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  1. November 9, 2018 / 2:27 pm

    Teddy coat looks soft and warm definitely need this for the cold weather now! x

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