With winter in full force, it can only mean one thing; longer nights and colder mornings.
Escape the chill with brand new bedding – the latest options range from pretty scalloped edges and delicate toile designs to retro prints, leopards prints and sultry petrol hues.
Give your room a much-needed splash of colour, a riot of print or array of sensual textures.
The new season collections are all made from breathable 100% cotton, eco-conscious bamboo cotton or luxe stonewashed linen (opens in new tab)– just the thing for creating an inviting winter bedroom (opens in new tab)to hibernate in.
Sweet dreams are made ofthese Smala cotton pillowcases... The tribal motif isblock printed by hand and each pillowcase is finished with knot ties at the side and comes in the earthy Laurier (shown), the vibrant yellow Safran and the rich blue Indigo.
Soft to the touch and charmingly pretty, the pure cotton Giselle bedlinen set in Pink from Sophie Conran features an exquisite embroidered borderwith a climbing floral motif.
This set includes two pillowcasesand a duvet cover, with prices starting at £132 for a double,sophieconran.com (opens in new tab)
As the days get shorter, pair shades of petrol and grey with recycled wool throws and heavy bedspreads from Urban Collective to create a cosy look of casual luxury.
Urban Collective also has a range of new recycled wool throws and heavy organic bedspreads, perfect for those cold winter mornings. The new range also features bamboo bedding for the eco-conscious.Bamboo is a very fast growing material that consumes less water during the growing process compared to cotton. Plus, with its antibacterial, anti-fungal, and deodorising properties, the naturally hypoallergenic material provides the ultimate comfort.
Cabbages & Roses has launched a bedding collection that's the first to be distributed by the Ashley Wilde Group.The new range is inspired by the British countryside, and encompasses six subtle floral designs.
The reversible Charlotte Cornflower designhas been recreated from a vintage/ antique piece of fabric, while the French Toilefeatures an all over floral motif in a delicate shade of light French blue with a reverse pattern on the back.
Featuring delicate medallions and floral posies on a raspberry pink striped background, theJuliaRusset design recreates the atmosphere of an ancient French Farmhouse bedroom or a charming country cottage.
The Julia Dove bedding featuresstrings of small medallions against neat rows in a soothing grey palette.
The Charlotte bed linen is romantic with delicately drawn flora and fauna on a ground of swirling grey dots filling.
Then there's the Paris Rose design; a striking charcoal rose print against a white cotton background.
All bedding is made from100% cotton.
Orla Kiely has just released a new range of retro bedding for Ashley Wilde, in three fun prints for A/W18.
Just the thing for embracing the sixties and seventies inspired look, there's the classic Love Hearts design,Sycamore Seed pattern andcolourful Summer Flower Stem printwith reversible duvet and pillowcases.
Each piece in the collection is made from a breathable 100% cotton, plus the 200 thread count means the bedding feels super smooth and soft.
TV presenter Emma Willis has taken her skills from the small screen to interiors with a new collection for Dunelm. The inky polka dot Klio duvet set sits alongside stylish bedding in pale-pink leopard prints.
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For postcard-perfect bedlinen, Wallace Cotton is the way to go. Its Antigua collection depicts leafy island scenes, given a vintage twist with a dramatic monochrome palette. The tropics are closer than you think…
Interior designer Sophie Paterson has collaborated with Vis-a-Vis to create her first collection of luxury bedlinen and towels.
It consists of two designs, including Butterfly, below. The linen has a cotton sateen 600 thread count base with a hand-embroidered motif.
For the autumn/winter collection, Yves Delorme has found inspiration in the beauty of the winter garden.
Natural elements and motifs, such as leaves dancing in the wind, are set against a soft colour palette of ivory, neutrals, sienna and new wintery blue tones that suggest the light at dawn and the blue-grey shade of the late afternoon sky just before night falls.
New pieces include Ornement and Ramage (above), both of which come with a piped finish.
Lotte is the Digital Editor for Livingetc, and has been with the website since its launch. She has a background in online journalism and writing for SEO, with previous editor roles at Good Living, Good Housekeeping, Country & Townhouse, and BBC Good Food among others, as well as her own successful interiors blog. When she's not busy writing or tracking analytics, she's doing up houses, two of which have features in interior design magazines. She's just finished doing up her house in Wimbledon, and is eyeing up Bath for her next project.