With the sun setting earlier and the days growing shorter, it's time to welcome the allure of cosy evenings and leisurely mornings! We've rounded up a range of items from city centre retailers to get your spaces warm and comfy for the chilly season. 



Vanilla & Tonka Bean Metro Candle, $39.95 | Ecoya
A lit candle adds ambience to your space and, not to mention, smells terrific! This spicy, full-bodied candle from Ecoya will warm your home with delicious smells of creamy vanilla, bergamot, tonka bean and sandalwood.

Ceramic organiser

Ceramic Organizer, $220 | Wonder Journal
Add a touch of elegance to your space with these stylish organisers handmade from Aotearoa clay. Perfect for decluttering your desk, tidying up makeup products, or keeping kitchen utensils neatly arranged, these versatile ceramics offer a chic solution. 


Jam Jars

Fido glass jar, $9.90 - $19.90 | The Kitchen Shop
If you enjoy making your own jams or preserves, or would like to start, these glass jars will be right up your alley! Because what better way to spend a cosy day than cooking in the kitchen. 


A Poem To Read Aloud Every Day Of The Year, $53 | Unity Books
This gorgeous book of poems is perfect for a rainy day read and doubles as beautiful home decor. Display it as a coffee table book or place it on your bedside to add a touch of colour and warmth to your space. 


Fur Slide, $29 | Peter Alexander
Step into luxurious comfort with these fluffy slippers, available in sage green or caramel. Designed for ultimate cosiness, they're the perfect accessory for a pamper session. 

Ombre Blanket

Ombre Throw, $249.90 | Great Kiwi Yarns
Stay warm and stylish wherever you go with this throw from Great Kiwi Yarns. Crafted from a luxurious blend of possum merino, it's throw is the perfect companion for chilly days and nights.

Shut the front door

Fidel Jacquard Robe, $259 | Shut The Front Door
A robe is arguably a must-have for a cold winter's day, and we're loving this one from Shut The Front Door. Made from super soft cotton, its a beautiful weight and a cosy feel. The best part? This one is acceptable to wear out of the house too! 


Copper Velvet Wheat Bag, $56.01 | Auckland Art Gallery Store
Perfect for winding down at the end of a long night or soothing yourself as you wake up, this plush velvet wheat bag provides both warmth and comfort. Proudly certified with OEKO-TEX, you can rest assured knowing that you are free from harmful substances.

Angie Dennis Art Studio

Nurture You Print, $29.99 | Angie Dennis Art Studio
This beautiful floral print is a great way to add some colour and brightness to your space - perfect for those gloomy winter days!


Super Soft Waffle Relaxed Top, $65 | Papinelle
As the weather cools down, it's time to cosy up in comfy clothes. This lightly brushed, stretchy waffle fabric provides both warmth and comfort, making it the perfect choice for chilly days and nights. Pair it with the matching waffle pants for ultimate snugness under the bed sheets.

Honest Chocolat

Hot Chocolate Care Package 2 Cups, $85 |  Honest Chocolat
When it comes to hot chocolates, Honest Chocolat has you sorted! Rated one of the best in Auckland, make the most of a comforting drink at home with their decadent drinking chocolates that come in a range of flavours, from the classic, white, milk or dark through to matcha or spiced - or have some fun with their chocolate stick stirrers!

House of Haghi

Authentic Handmade Turkmen Rugs, Various prices | House of Haghi
A rug is a wonderful way to transform a space and add a touch of warmth. Recently opened on Queen Street, House of Haghi offers an incredible range of authentic handmade rugs that are more than just floor covers, but timeless works of art. If you're not quite ready to commit, they offer free in-home trials, so you can try before you buy!

Le Creuset

Signature Cast Iron Round Casserole Dish, $540 | Smith & Caughey's 
Delicious comfort foods like casseroles, stews, and other hot dishes frequent dinner tables during cooler seasons and the iconic Le Creuset casserole dish is the perfect one-stop pot for all your tasty meals. This purchase will last you for many years to come, and if the red doesn't take your fancy, it comes in a range of colours to suit all kitchen aesthetics! 

French Linen

100% French linen duvet cover set, $329 | Flo & Frankie 
The change of season is a great excuse to swap your bedding out for a fresh new set.This gorgeous sage set includes pillowcases for a complete bedding refresh, offering both style and comfort for the season ahead.


Catherine Oil Burner Blend, $53 or Brass Oil Burner, $290 | Aesop
Bring a sense of calm and peace to your home with Aesop's essential oil burner and Catherine Oil Burner Blend. Made of solid brass, this piece is stunning in its design and was created specifically for Aesop by Studio Henry Wilson. Pair with one of Aesop's oil blends, we recommend the Catherine oil burner blend – a refreshing, complex blend of warm notes and soothing citrus to ease weary minds.

Last updated: 05 June 2024