Rug up: Bowron Sheepskins

The cold weather has arrived, it’s time to bundle up and stay warm in style.   Warm in the winter and cool in the summer, you cannot beat a decorative sheepskin. Instantly recognisable, a natural sheepskin has long been a staple in Kiwi homes. Operating out of Woolston since 1879, Bowron takes pride in delivering […]

Warming up winter: Aqualine

  It’s frosty and you decide to turn the heating up, only to discover that your partner has invariably turned it down and the energy-saving yoyo effect begins, testing your patience and indoor creature comforts. Warmth is powerful, personal and key to establishing the experience you wish to enjoy with loved ones.     So […]

Rug up for winter

  Our bodies aren’t the only things we need to rug up this winter… our living spaces could also do with an injection of rugs, too. These floor coverings anchor a room and work hard to define and differentiate spaces in a home.     Rugs can be used to frame an area, such as […]

Wonderfully warm

  Winter dressing doesn’t have to mean dark colours and dull ensembles.     Rich reds, deep greens and pops of beige can bring beautiful warmth to an outfit that is still appropriate for the cold and made to above all, keep you toasty. As well as colour, there are other ways to bring life […]

Keeping cosy

With minus morning temperatures creeping in, now’s a good time to find out if your heating is up to scratch, to stock up on luxe fur throws and watch the flames dance. Contemporary home heating runs the gamut from wood burners to pellet fires, gas fires to heat pumps and even a new take on […]

50 shades of silver: V for Hair

When it comes to embracing the grey, there really is something for everyone, explains V for Hair and Beauty Master Stylist Vicki Ogden-O’Fee.                         “Just because you have silver hair coming in and you want to go grey gracefully doesn’t mean it has to […]


Throw caution to the wind: snuggling up with a luxe blanket

Though hibernation is strictly associated with the wild of both house and heart, it’s not far removed from the human instinct to hunker down at home in the cooler months. Each passing season brings with it the perfect opportunity to introduce a new aesthetic to the home and, with the cold weather encroaching, it’s time […]