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1 PECAN CHEESECAKE

Up +4,042% in Pinterest searches ahead of December, begging the question: has the traditional Christmas pud had its day? Try, too, peach cobbler variations and churro cheesecake bars, both also soaring in the search-bar charts. Who knew?

2 THE DOLCE LOOK

Thought a statement earring was enough to elevate your outfit from humdrum to haute? Not in Dolce & Gabbana’s book, where sequinned tailoring, bows, brocade and Gatsby-feel feathers channelling the golden age of Hollywood are your answer to NYE party dressing.

3 THE CHRISTMAS PILGRIMAGE

High-ho it to the capital this month for a jaw-dropping designer affair. Start at Claridge’s for Christian Louboutin’s pop-up; marvel at Luke Edward Hall’s folksy tree at The London Edition and finally cross the river for Holly Fulton’s Art Deco bonanza at Aqua Shard.

4 3D WALLS

There’ll be no eyebrows raised if you’re caught stroking walls this season, for surfaces are going soft and three-dimensional. Work it with Arte’s Velveteen collection, where relief patterns meet tactile velvet.

5 THE UNDONE WREATH

Knockout visuals pulled off with a sense of ‘oh, this old thing?’ ease is the aim of the game here. This creation from JamJar Flowers is just casually thrown together with lichen-covered branches, dried hops and old man’s beard. Kitten Grayson Flowers and Neptune’s dried thyme offerings also fit the bill.

FEATURE MAUDIE MANTON PHOTOGRAPHS (CHEESECAKE) KRZYSZTOF DZIDEK/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO; (DOLCE & GABBANA) MONICA FEUDI; (CHRISTMAS TREE ON CAR) ALENA KRAVCHENKO/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO

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Living Etc - January 2020

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January 2020