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    New children’s furniture ranges on the high street

    by  • January 19, 2015 • Life.Style.etc Loves, News • 0 Comments


    Photography by Jonathan West, styling by Hannah Franklin

    It seems that 2015 is set to be the year that children’s rooms get stylish with a number of high street brands launching furniture for little ones and new boutique retailers springing up with adorable nursery designs left, right and centre. Perhaps not surprising, the first one on the scene was M&S, who announced its debut children and baby collection last autumn.

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    Life.Style.etc’s Home highlights

    by  • January 14, 2015 • Life.Style.etc Loves, News • 1 Comment


    In its brand new setting at London’s Olympia exhibtion centre, Home is one of the retail industry’s go-to events, showcasing the newest home accessories, furniture and textiles for the season ahead. It’s where buyers flock to in order to find emerging talent and the latest collections from favourite brands. To give you an idea of what’ll be coming to a store near you, we’ve picked our favourite finds from the three-day event:

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    Life.Style.etc Loves – Haeckels of Margate

    by  • January 13, 2015 • Life.Style.etc Loves, News • 0 Comments

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    On a recent jaunt to trendy seaside town Margate, we stubbled across quite a wonderful little shop. Haeckels is a wild fragrance brand that turns the seaweed washed up on local shores into gorgeous natural bath and beauty products. The brand’s moniker comes courtesy of 19th century botanist Ernst Haeckel, a contemporary of Darwin who drew intricate illustrations of the natural world and plants around him. Indeed, there’s some of the Victorian chemist about the shop, all dark wood cabinets and glass cloches.

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