The Abahna range of bathing products encourages an experience that is the antithesis of the morning wake-up shower. Creator Clare Croft researched the history of the bathing ceremony to identify the best aromatic oils and natural extracts that makes a bath an indulgent experience. The latest delicious scent is Lilac Rose. From €20 available at Louise Kennedy, 56 Merion Square, Dublin 2. Louisekennedy.com
Some people do casual attire very well. Others never quite manage it and look like they've slept in their tracksuit. Enter Haute Hippie's jersey sweatshirt with its cool skull motif. Walking the dog? Pottering in the garden? Meandering down the aisles of a German discount store? You'll be stylishly sorted on all fronts. €146.03 from net-a-porter.com
It's time to embrace the jumpsuit wholeheartedly. No longer a flash in the fashion pan, it's made a regular appearance on the catwalk for the last few years. Is it easy to wear? Sadly no. The fit has to be great and confidence levels high. But as a show stopping outfit, it's hard to beat. €104 from Warehouse.
If the current slew of rom-coms such as No Strings Attached and How Do You Know aren't your thing, check out the Irish Film Institute's Archive at Lunchtime February programme, inspired by Valentine's day. Showing is Jack of All Maids: Some Comments on the Art of Wooing, a quirky comedy from 1951 with the legendary Abbey actor Jack McGowran, as well as The New Matchmakers (1963) which includes footage of classes in dating etiquette for young farmers. Archive at Lunchtime runs every Monday and Wednesday, 1.10pm. Screenings are free, Ifi.ie
A great ceiling lamp should be as much as a conversation piece as it is a source of light and the Fillsta pendant lamp from Ikea (€55) is just that thing. It's striking, yet will fit most décor schemes and gives off a diffused soft light, perfect for cosying up your house.
High fashion meets fairytale in a new book by Camilla Morton, the author of the bestseller How to Walk in High Heels. This is a reimagining of Sleeping Beauty, tracing the career of French designer Christian Lacroix who is the prince in the tale. Lacroix himself has done the illustrations and this glossy creation is a future collectible for fashion lovers. Pre-order from Amazon.co.uk, €9.80
So you have the Banksy print, complete set of The Wire, Nespresso machine and iPad. But what your house needs now to achieve bona fide hipster status is a set of social media cushions. Custom made by Heli Miikkulainen-Gilbert, a Finnish designer now living in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, the fleecy cushions are €30 each, or the set of five is €150, delivered to your door. Call 087 626 6187 or email email@example.com.
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