Aspire Essex Magazine Issue 10

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STORY Joanna Forest: Classical Crossover Soprano star


ALEC'S RESTAURANT Brand new N avestock Champ�gne Lounge d


BONFIRE NIGPIT Tasty treats for the family

Coats and party outfits


M U LT I - P U R P O S E S E AT I N G Add some designer flair to any space with the Baola, a luxury, artisanal Swiss ball useful for sitting on whilst working from home, and when not in use, Baola adds a unique design element to any room. Made 100% in Europe using artisanal Italian fabrics, each Baola product run is the result of a collaboration with a different artist. £129,

JO MALONE UNVEILS NEW CANDLE SCENTS Collaborating with the London Design Festival, her Townhouse Collection consists of six candles, finished in unglazed ceramic as a nod to homes of the 1700s. Fragrances include Wild Berry & Bramble, Pastel Macaroons and Green Tomato Vine. £90,


A round-up of top home and garden trends to keep you ahead of the game... ESSEX SISTERS W I T H A PA S S I O N FOR HOME F R AG R A N C E Anyone who likes their living space to have a few finishing touches will have an interest in home fragrance and its ability to enhance, energise and lift the mood. Johnson and White fragrances will transport your home to a special and distinctive place. These gorgeous diffusers and matching candles are stocked in the Casablanca Florist, Shenfield, or buy online. L I T T L E W O R L D P L AY D E N Created to allow children to explore and learn from what nature gifts us through the seasons. It provides the perfect HQ for autumnal exploring and play, with storage space for plump vegetables, conkers and crunchy leaves. Inspired by Scandi outdoor living, the handmade Little World Play Den is built to last. Each one is made to order, to suit each individual space. From £399, Instagram: @timbermanandco 54 / Aspire / Issue 10

P E T M O N I TO R F O R P E AC E O F M I N D A small disk attaches to the dog’s collar and connects to the Sure Petcare App via Bluetooth, to monitor sleep and activity. Animo will alert you to any changes. £60, HOME COLOUR TRENDS FOR 2021 The same natural, nurturing shades we are seeing in wall paints for 2021 are finding their way into bathroom tiles. Contrasting grouting will be popular too, with pink grout being a striking choice when paired with rich blues and greens. W H E N D O E S YO U R H E AT I N G G O O N ? According to Google trends data from last year, the team at 247 Blinds found that the 3rd of October is the most popular date for Brits to turn the heating on.