As temperatures rise, Esther N McCarthy suggests a whole lot of ways you can turn up the heat to add warm tones and of course the hottest new looks to your living room, bedroom, bathroom, garden and even your handbag.
For the bathroom shelf this week, it’s Bellamianta luxury tan skin-perfecting illuminating bronzing powder. We’re talking golden-flecked finely milled powder for subtle coverage and ultra-fine light reflecting particles are suitable for both the face and body. Priced at €25, it is available from a variety of stockists across the country as well as on www.bellamianta.com
This is the Eastside three-seater sofa in navy, it blends a sleek silhouette with deep buttoning for a statement look. Check out that plush velvet — this sofa is made for lounging. Available from EZ Living Interiors nationwide for €1,099. www.ezliving-interiors.ie
Get on board for a bit of maximalism. This coral and velvet combo by Nina Campbell works wonderfully, pictured is Elegance & Ease, Rizzoli, €32. https://shop.ninacampbell.com/#modal
Try not to tilt your head looking at this wire mirror shelf. If you’re into the Bauhaus style, this is one for you. €112, for next.ie.
It’s all about the pineapple prints this season. Have a look at the Pina Colada Chartreuse, heavyweight, water-resistant polyester fabric for outdoor use. €70per m, for penelopehope.com.
JANDO Liberty Moon Print (Concrete Moon Series): Dublin printmaking duo JANDO are showcasing their work in a new exhibition at the Kilkenny Shop, Nassau Street, Dublin 2, running until May 12. Fresh, modern, with a strong emphasis on kineticism and we love the playful use of colour. They’re also celebrating one year in the Kilkenny Shop.
Here is their award-winning Liberty Moon print. All work is available to purchase with prices starting from €50 to €300. www.kilkennyshop.com and www.jandodesign.com
We love this upcycled tote bag from Accessorize, they have been made using fabrics by the local women of the Radico School in Delhi, India, through the Monsoon Accessorize Trust. Handcrafted with jute braids, I think one would be cute in the laundry room or to keep all those dastardly accessories for the hoover in one place. Why can I never find the little brush thingy? €59 from https://uk.monsoon.co.uk/