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9 cosy buys to pick up this November

It's cold, drizzly and dark at 5pm so it's time to up the comfort factor with these must-have items for days indoors, including plenty of opportunities to #supportlocal.

Faux fur parka

Teddy bear chic

Okay, we might not have anywhere to go right now, but this incredible faux fur parka will make even shopping for essentials feel like an outing. Snap it up from Herts boutique The Block Fashion.


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Tobias Oliver throw

Snug as a bug

From Berkhamsted homeware boutique Tobias Oliver Interiors, this chic lambswool and angora throw hits all the right style notes and is perfect for adding extra softness to your sofa. Layer up with fluffy cushions for added texture.


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Vila Elro Knit Jumper

Nordic knitwear

It’s officially sweater weather, and this mega-cosy jumper is going straight on our must-buy list for November. Pick it up at Bedford shop Boutique Planet.


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Drink up

Coffee, tea, hot chocolate (with lashings of marshmallows and cream, of course) – whatever your drink of choice, look damn stylish sipping it with this glazed stoneware mug, exclusive to Anthropologie.


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Luxe loungewear

You can’t get much comfier than this cardigan/robe hybrid from The White Company – it’s basically a blanket with arms! Stylish and minimal design with dropped shoulders and deep pockets, it features a dash of luxurious alpaca wool for added warmth.


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Lavender Eye Pillow

Eye love it

Tired eyes from too much screen time? Pop one of these lavender eye pillows from Hitchin Lavender in the microwave for 40 seconds, then lie back and apply for soothing scents in seconds (try saying that five times fast).


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Cosy toes

Treat your toes to a pair of these hand-dyed bed socks from Thread Tales. Available in four colours, they’re made from 100% recycled cashmere, plus there’s the option to personalise with initials – a lovely touch for a luxe Christmas gift. 


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Fire Nest Candle

Sweet scents

Cold, dark evenings call for candles – and lots of them. We love the delicious apple, vanilla and warm spice notes in this amber glass jar candle from Beds-based biz Fire Nest Candles.


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Barbour slippers

Slipper season

When the mercury starts to drop, we’re living in slippers – the fluffier the better. These Barbour numbers from Hertford shop The Women’s Society Boutique should fit the bill nicely.


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