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How to: stay in, kick back and relax

Winding down has never looked so good.

As the nights get colder, we’re venturing indoors, spending more evenings in and embracing all those little things that make you say “ahhh” at the end of the day. We’re remastering the night in and re-imagining dull weekends sat in front of the TV, making more of an occasion of relaxation. Make your next night in more snazzy than snooze-fest and trade in the stale crisps and re-runs for new levels of comfort.

At-home date night (together, or alone)

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Whether you’ve got a date with your best friend or just with your favourite box set, create the perfect setting for kicking back, relaxing and letting the woes of the week melt away. Set the mood and light a few candles first. Blue glass votives will shimmer and glitter in the evening against a mirrored surface like this hexagonal side table. Add a faux cactus in marble or brass for a stylish touch and then pour a glass of your favourite and catch up.

Celebrate duvet day stylishly

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Duvet days needn’t be reserved for sickies. They can be made perfectly acceptable any day (or evening) of the week, with a few sumptuous soft furnishings. Leave the pillow upstairs and snuggle up with this modern geometric cushion instead, which no one will mind you leaving on the sofa. For snuggling, this pom-pom throw is right on trend. Your afternoon nap has never looked so chic.

Add a touch of softness to any occasion

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Whether you’re throwing a grown-up house party at home or chilling with the pooch, having soft touches near will encourage everyone to get comfortable and seriously unwind. Geometric baskets like this one are great for chucking in blankets and storing fluffy socks, making your living room look stylish and saving you having to whack the heating on.

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