Wishlist: Vintage fashion and home-ware are back in style

Feast your eyes on a stunning corner sofa, try a cute lambswool throw or check out new colour trends, but Esther N McCarthy has her heart set on a 1950s style dishwasher

Add some old school glamour to your boudoir with this sumptuous velour yellow table lamp by Luma, it’s €115 from Pod Furniture in Douglas. https://podfurniture.ie/


Feast your eyes on the stunning Symbole corner sofa composition. Designed by Sacha Lakic and upholstered in Accolade fabric, with the cushions in patterned fabrics from the Botan collection designed by Kenzo Takada, this is a special piece of furniture. The dimensions are W. 423/223 x H. 61 x D. 105 cm and the price is €5,993 from Roche Bobois. www.roche-bobois.com/en-IE/

These sculptural triptych vessels in bleached oak are from Alan Meredith’s Studio, and were recently part of the Design Ireland stand in the Today: Signature area at MAISON&OBJET in Paris. Alan specialises in contemporary craft, sculpture and architecture, he has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and works from his studio in County Laois. www.alanmeredith.ie/

Check out this cute lambswool throw, it’s made by Co Tipperary-based John Hanly & Co, €118.44, find out more at www.johnhanly.com/

Irish candle creators extraordiane, Max Benjamin have just launched their Provence capsule collection. The new range captures aromas from the region in three distinct fragrances — Herbes Sauvages, Sous La Mer and Festival Des Citrons. Stockists of Provence include Arnotts, Brown Thomas, Carraig Donn and online at www.maxbenjamin.ie

Dulux Colour of the Year for 2019 is Spiced Honey, which they say has a raw, natural quality that works like a warm neutral, which makes it so adaptable to pairing with different materials and styles of decoration. I love this honeycomb combo. See more at www.dulux.co.uk/en/products

Behold the candy floss ostrich feather floor lamp - complete with gold base, of course. It’s available from Sweetpea & Willow and the plumes are hand-dyed, so colours may vary. Good to know too that these feathers are sourced ethically and are a “by-product of the food and leather industry”. Yours for €4,758.18, [url=https://www.sweetpeaandwillow.com/}www.sweetpeaandwillow.com[/url]

I spotted this gorgeous 1950s style Smeg dishwasher on their website, its techie name is BLV2AZ-2. It boasts all the usual top of the range bling, delayed start programming, five programmes and four quick programmes, triple energy class A, “all space” baskets, blah blah blah, but get this: The colour of its cutlery baskets and interior fittings matches the door. Swoon. Put a fork in me, I’m done. [url=http://www.smeg.ie/dishwashers/www.smeg.ie/dishwashers/[/url]

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