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THE DUNELM HOME CHRISTMAS COLLECTION 2019 | REVIEW

HOME DECOR INSPIRATION TO CELEBRATE THIS FESTIVE HOLIDAY SEASON

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After all it is the season of giving and about spending time with your loved ones, family and friends which means it’s time to start thinking about finding the perfect gifts come Christmas Day. Sometimes I often find  I am leaving my Christmas shopping til the last minute but this year I’m going to start early and be well organised.

Just recently I was invited to attend the Press Day for Dunelm Home Christmas Collection in London to have a preview of their new collection range from home interiors to unique Christmas gift ideas. I also got to try and sample some delicious Christmas Inspired Cocktails and sumptuous Canapé’s during the event too while I had the pleasure of browsing my favourite items to add to my Christmas Wish list.

DID YOU KNOW? 37% of people do their Christmas Shopping in November, while 12% wait until the week before Christmas!

Dunelm Home prides itself as being one of Britain’s most beloved well known brands and it’s the first time I’ve come across this retailer that produces some really fantastic products to furnish your home.

I’m feeling really inspired for Chrismas just by looking at all the wonderful things which surround me because I really love this festive time of year and the thought of dressing up the mantle piece, hanging stockings up and having a Tree and decorations to light up the room. The feeling of being elated inside with joy is how it should be during this special time of year so decorating your home in preparation for the big day can be fun too. I reminisce those days growing up as a child and putting up the tree just me, Mum, siblings and not forgetting the dogs being present would not feel complete.

All the items on display during the press day were fantastic and make ideal presents such as handmade arts and crafts including the Christmas Crackers looked quirky and fun too.

 

 

 

 

 

Top image: Christmas Lantern Decoration This image: Unique selection of Christmas Gifts on display

 

 

 

Even the advent calendars were imaginative in the form of a 3-D model village to food gift sets, board games and more i deas for present choice was a great opportunity to window shop before these items hit the shelves in the store.

With comparison to other Christmas home collections Dunelm did not disappoint as there were lots to choose from to help you decide on gift ideas to spoil your loved ones and make sure you celebrate in style at home this festive season.

 

I had the most wonderful time exploring and taking note of all the things I want to include in my Christmas Wish list so I can start my Christmas Shopping early before the big rush kicks in on the high street. It’s the beginning of October already, so the time is ticking in the countdown to Christmas before we all head off and enjoy our planned festivities for the holidays.

Feeling inspired yet?  Discover the wide range of Decor available to buy today at Dunelm, the UK’s largest homewares and soft furnishing store from accessories, bedding, ornaments, ideas for new home decor to furniture and home collections.

 

 

To find out more about Dunelm Home please visit their website and social media handles below;

https://www.dunelm.com/

IG @dunelmuk @dunelm_insiders

 

 

Disclaimer; Many Thanks to Dunelm Home for inviting me along to their preview of the 2019 Christmas Collection. All opinions expressed will be my own and I would never promote something I otherwise would not choose for myself or use as I want to give my honest feedback on brands I review.

ACQUA DI PARMA COLONIA ARTIST EDITION BY CLYM EXCLUSIVE TO CHRISTMAS | GIFT IDEAS FOR HIM

ACQUA DI PARMA GETS CREATIVE WITH FESTIVE CHEER FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

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For Christmas 2018 the brand has introduced their exclusive Home and Travel Collection in collaboration with the acclaimed British Artist Clym Evernden who worked with Fenwicks on their window displays and Stylist magazine.

British Artist Clym collaborates with Acqua di parma for their limited Edition Colonia Collection this Holiday Season.

Clym was commissioned to create Acqua di Parma’s new campaign for the Limited Edition Colonia Artist Collection to capture the essence of the sunny sophistication of Italy and liberated feeling that inspired his little yellow bird illustration. Acqua’s products are mostly unisex so the packaging reflects that and was created in mind to be neutral so the products are accessible for everyone.

New arrivals this season include a deodorant just recently added to the range which includes 32 fragrances in the whole collection so there’s allot of choice to impress even the most discerning gentlemen in your life.

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As gift set’s seem to be the most popular choice this festive season I wanted to mention the ones which stood out for me which were the smart gifts as Clym limited edition hand wash and hand lotion, scented candles colonia x Clym and Essenza Intensa Pura x Clym gift sets come with 100 ml fragrance, gel deodorant and shower gel.

 

 

Gift packaging Seasons Greeting’s in four different languages Russian, Arabic, and Mandarin Chinese for a personal touch.

 

The Bespoke option gift box is available too where you can choose 3 or 4 products encased with a ribbon without tissue which in my opinion seems smarter in terms of presentation. It does not stop there so in fact it just gets even better where the personalisation of gifts this Christmas is pre-monogrammed on Hat boxes. By observing the packaging it has seasons greeting’s in four different languages Russian, Arabic, and Mandarin Chinese includes limited Edition products and colonia handwash.

 

 

 

So just to recap what’s on offer this Christmas it’s the Christmas gift sets x 4 Colonia, Intensa, Essena and Pura, to smart gift sets / home, Colonia Sandelo and bespoke gifting.

 

 

Acqua di Parma Colonia Classic is the Award Winning Classic Fragrance at the GQ Grooming Awards 2017

During my window shopping trip over the weekend I realised that the Blue Mediternia Collection is only exclusive to House of Fraiser which are citrus, aromatic, sweet scented and fruity distinguished by the names Mirto di Panrea, Aranci Di Capri, and Fico di Amalfi to recreate that feeling of being holiday once you get there.

Citrus aromatic scent is fresh and full of life with bergamot where the woody smells of vetiver, lavender and lemon leave that long lasting impression of sophistication.

Trust me on this one, as you’ll want to try all 6 in the range too from Colonia Assoluta, Colonia Intensa, Colonia Essensa, Colonia Club and Colonia Pura. For those of you interested in the history of the brand Acqua di Parma’s Colonia Classic fragrance is 102 years old which makes it a classic heritage brand to rival other designer fragrances on the market as the Award Winning Classic Fragrance at the GQ Grooming Awards 2017.

Interesting fact – Colonia represents the 1st 100 years of the past and Colonia Pura the 2nd 100 years in the present future. I could go on and on but as the main focus of this review is to tell you all about the Limited Edition Christmas Collection you’ll want to take home and own which you and your loved ones can share together. These days the popularity of catering to meet the demand for gender neutral products is especially common in both men and women’s fragrances which can also be considered unisex which is something you’ll both want to own together because it’s very special. So, I think that’s pretty much Christmas shopping sorted and various item’s I’ll add to my wish list then!

 

 

 

To find out more please visit below the social media handles of the Artist Clym and Official website of Acqua di Parma

 

@clymdraws

 

@acquadiparma_official

 

www.acquadiparma.com

 

 

Disclaimer: A huge Thank you to LVMH HQ for gifting me with the Acqua di Parma Mediterania Fico di Amalfi Fragrance only exclusive to House of Fraiser. All special promotions mentioned and prices in this article maybe subject to change and decided by the brand Acqua di Parma alone. I would never promote a product which I would never use and recommend to others. In this instance all opinions I express are my own.

 

 

STOCKING FILLER ESSENTIALS FOR HIM

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR MEN

Are you ready for the festive holiday season and it begins with feeling inspired to find the perfect present for him which is the fun part shopping for your loved ones. And who knows you might even be tempted to find something for yourself too. With Black Friday well and truly over there’s still time to shop around for the ideal present to impress someone with that all important Christmas gift. Be sure to choose carefully and in good taste so it’s not generic like that boring pair of socks from your Granny last Christmas since Childhood. With that said, just remember it’s the thought that count’s so no need to worry about exchanging the unwanted present using a gift receipt as have chosen my ideal present’s on my wish list to impress even the most discerning man in your life.