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  • Feel the burn

    Feeling the need to unwind? Want to support a stylish local business? Strike a light and relax as hard as you can with these recycled, vegan candles from Oxon-based Hunters Moon

  • Secrets of a shopping mall

    There's more to Oxford's Westgate than retail therapy, doncha know. If you're heading down this month, you'll find plenty of unexpected fun stuff to do. Here's our picks.

  • Into your interiors?

    Then you're going to LOVE Foster & Gane, a supercool antiques and mid-20th-century treasure trove in Milton Common. Shall we go inside?

  • All Packed Up

    Planning a romantic weekender with no time to unpack (naughty!), these stylish and functional suitcases from new, local brand HeyChesto should do the trick.

  • 14 outdoor essentials

    Venturing out into your garden for the first time this year? Here's all the cool cooking and homeware kit you need to jazz it up for summer. BBQ round mine, everyone!

  • Ready to get crafty?

    Forget its naff '70s connotations, macramé is a big news in interiors and fashion this summer.

  • Burn baby burn!

    Muddy HQ is even more fragrant than usual right now - thanks to the coolest new indie candle brand on the block.

  • Makeover your maison!

    Good news - we've found a innovative, affordable way to do it. Walk this way for weapons-grade interior design inspo.

  • The big interiors trends for 2019

    Coral is THE colour of 2019 so light up your life with our round-up of the brightest interiors trends this season. Plus, the best design shows to book now.

  • Witness the fitness!

    Finding it hard to kickstart that hardcore new exercise regime? Buy some slinky new kit and you'll be sprinting around the park faster than Mo Farah (possibly).

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