Our Fortnight Favourite Five Covering Interiors, Winterware & Getaway Inspo

Our Fortnight Favourite Five Covering Interiors, Winterware & Getaway Inspo

Welcome back! We hope you are all enjoying the winter weather and spoiling yourself with some comfort food and a nice glass of red (or tea should I say). In this FFF we found some great finds in Fashion, Lifestyle, Health, Home Living and some life hacks to save you some valuable time.

  1. Sustainable Home Furnishings

Looking for some new furniture for the home? We recently moved to our new studio in Surry and have been searching for some new wonderful pieces to add to the space. I know it can get distracting with all the sales (especially with all the EOFY sales) but try to be more mindful with my choices, take the time and really try and find that piece that makes your heart sing. We can guarantee you’ll always walk away with something that’s that little more special and has a wonderful story too.

Heres a great article about interior designer Megan Norgate, from Brave New Eco, covering her sustainable approach to modern furnishing and her latest projects. Highly recommend this read, its insightful and inspiring for all homes.

“People are increasingly concerned out the resources they are using and the impacts of their lifestyle on the environment”

“…an emotional durability, if you will – and adds to the investment by giving it a nice story.”

(Excuse the bad images, talk about Saturday morning inspirations I’d say)


2. Fashion: The Perfect Winter Outfit and Why?

Are you sick of wondering what you are going to wear in this cold miserable weather, thats warm and comfortable but instead you just find yourself wearing the same old black pants, well heres a tip to shake it up. Tips on why the Midaxi hem skirt is perfect for this winter and how to keep your winter outfits fresh and flowy.

“For cold, early morning commuters whose offices are cranked to sauna-like temperatures, the midaxi hem is your chic saving grace,” says Wong.

We are a MASSIVE fan of silk skirts with trainers to keep your outfit fabulously laidback glam!


3. Home Interiors: Tapestries To Transform Your Home

Looking for new decorations, art or something to spice up your living space we found a great blog on beautiful ways which you can use textiles to style a blank canvas.

“We all know that textiles are important for giving depth and layers to interiors. Sofas, floors, window furnishings and even walls all benefit from the perfect pairing with the right textile.”

We’re a huge fan of 70s interiors and encourage any daring ideas


4. Fashion: Minimalist Fashion Tips: The Personal Style Uniform

Here at Hills & West we’re all about the perfect staples, of course accessories and timeless fashion. Now thats easier said then done, so heres the perfect bible blog to assist you in finding your signature style, finding your timeless staples and finally struting it with confidence!

“If you’re sure about your style, you have great essentials, and you shopped in a smart way so that everything works together, you can save sartorial time and effort every single day.”

“The uniform isn’t boring, constricted, or anti-fashion – it’s the embracement of effortless, simple personal style.”

Buying quality garments that go with everything is key!


5. Getaways: Desperately Needing a Weekend Getaway?

It’s coming into the chilly winter months so why not treat yourself to a weekend away. Grab some friends or a significant other and jump on Riparide for super quick, easy and affordable getaways out in the bush curled up by the fire in a cosy cottage. Go on you deserve it!

“We woke up to the mist surrounding the trees, it was beautiful. The cabin was glowing like gold as the morning sun came up behind the hill. We made our coffees extra hot and enjoyed them out on the terrace all wrapped up in our winter woollies.”

We love getaways and getting lost in the mountains, appreciating all Australias natural beauty.

We just had a gorgeous weekend away with our friends and puppies in an Airbnb in Callala Bay. Totally zen after lots of walks on the beach, delicious food, games and red wine by the fire. Now, let’s hit this new financial year with a bang!

We hope you enjoyed the above and our FFF sparked some ideas.

Till next time!

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