The ‘it’ fruit of the summer, the pineapple, isn’t going anywhere just yet. I’ve spotted chic black pineapple-shaped pots, sparkly cushions, and even metal pineapple bookends at the Autumn homeware preview shows. But if you want a subtle way to try the trend, look no further than this brilliant gold pineapple necklace from HEMA (my new shopping crush). Studded with tiny diamantes, and on a decent-length chain, it’ll make any ordinary t-shirt, jumper or sweatshirt…

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It’s got to be at least, ooooh, a few weeks since I last featured something origami-like on this blog, so I figured you could handle another dose. This time, I’m in love with these cool 18k gold plated geometric animal necklaces from J&S Jewellery, £24 each, at Notonthehighstreet.com. Designed by sisters Jenny and Sophie, you can choose between an elephant, rabbit, fox, squirrel, owl or cat – and each comes boxed or bagged with…

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I’m so gutted BBC’s Sherlock (starring the utterly brilliant Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, above) has finished, I’ve decided to deck out my living room in tweed, wear my coat collar permanently turned up; and start drinking tea from dainty china cups in homage. Not really. But I have compiled a selection of goodies you could buy to get a little of Sherlock’s style. Besides, tweed is very ‘now’, you know… Below: Tea is Wisdom…

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What’s this? A classy-looking, useful gift that almost any woman is guaranteed to like, but that costs under a tenner?! Yep, I couldn’t believe it either when I stumbled across these really lovely dinky jewellery dishes from www.flamingogifts.co.uk. At around 10cm across, they’re the perfect size for stashing rings, earrings, pendants, trinkets or even a watch, either at bedtime or when you’re doing the washing up. And with a rabbit, squirrel, deer…

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Not only has online store Howkapow (www.howkapow.com) got a great name, but they’ve also got great taste. They specialise in colourful, fun, quirky, well-designed products – I covet much everything they sell… The best things in the shop though, in my opinion, are the new trays, £18-£35. Forget boring brown wooden versions, these are bright and cheerful with such pretty patterns you could almost hang them on the wall as art when…

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