Real Living Australia

January 2022

Real Living is the homes and lifestyle magazine for those who want to spend smart and live well. For handy household hints, great food ideas, outdoor tips, real shopping opportunities and how to steal some "me time", there's simply no other magazine!

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THE NEW YEAR IS the perfect time to reassess. Now, I don’t mean anything heavy – I’m talking about your decor. After all that decorating for the holidays, there’s something refreshing about packing it all away and starting with a blank canvas. Do you want to try a new look? A new accent colour? I love the feeling of balance and freedom you get from having a good clear-out. And the homes in this issue all have that in common: they’re calm and free of clutter. Though I love having “stuff” around me at home, sometimes you just need a little breathing space. Something else we do in the new year is spend time outside, so we’ve rounded up all the best buys for the pool, beach and garden to help…

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this month i’m looking forward to…

2 Updating my cushion collection with a Stripe Yellow Petal 50cm cushion with feather inset, $165; 3 Displaying white flowers – some delightfully scented gardenias – in this Alpha vase in Blush, $149; 4 Sipping Campari and soda in these Italian tumblers by Bitossi, $149 for 6; 5 Spritzing a fresh new scent – Rosa Novella 1221 Edition by Santa Maria Novella. It’s perfect for summer parties. $198;…

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shades of style

Perhaps you need cover from the rain as you enter your front door, or to protect your interiors from direct sunlight. The Dutch Canopy awning, seen here in a convivial fabric with a straight trim, is a charming addition to doors and windows, and lends character to the facade of homes of any style.A style statement in their own right, plantation shutters are completely customisable in colours and shapes to suit your facade and fit your windows.Exterior window furnishings have never looked quite as chic as this eyelid canopy awning with a scalloped trim in a candy red stripe!Add shade, shelter and style over sliding doors and bi-folds with a fixed triangular awning in a fabric to suit your style (Wynstan has over 150 to choose from). Try sorbet shades…

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fave finds

LOCAL COLLAB Emma Mulholland on Holiday and Daniel-Emma have released a limited-edition collection of colourful chairs in the signature Holiday check pattern. Hand-crafted in Adelaide, each chair is made to order, but hurry, because they’re bound to sell-out fast! $720; real living loves eye candy It’s the perfect time to treat yourself to a new pair of shades, and we love these designs from Aussie eyewear label Auór. They’re handcrafted in Italy and honour a slow fashion ethos. From $350 each; Auó staff pick Deputy editor eternal style Comprised of seven very unique cotton shirts and three gorgeous 100 per cent silk scarves, the Forever capsule collection by Maggie Marilyn celebrates the freedoms of summer and day-to-night dressing. STYLE DESTINATION Having recently unveiled stores in Rome and Cannes, beloved brand Zimmermann has opened a boutique in Westfield Bondi…

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fave finds

HEART OF STONE Meet Silestone Ethereal, Cosentino’s collection of four new surfaces inspired by the dreamy quality of the sky. An evolution of the Silestone Eternal range, these new hybrid mineral surfaces are manufactured with innovative technology. take the plunge Local womenswear label Dissh has launched its first swimwear collection! Dive into the capsule line of mix-and-match bikini tops and bottoms, which are made from recycled polyester in neutral shades. We love the sculptural one-piece – layer it with Dissh’s ready-to-wear designs. Prices range from $69.99 to $129.99; staff pick Editor-in-chief sneak peek new olfactory experiences Lift your mood with Sheridan’s new Scent Collection. From calming and soothing, to vibrant and invigorating, each of the six candles is sure to set the mood. $49.99; the new hues Premium New York paint brand Benjamin Moore has arrived in Australia…