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Our favourites from H&M's SS16 home collection

When H&M first arrived in South Africa, we all flocked to the iconic store in search of our much-needed European fix, and now this famous brand has become a go-to place for all fashion and lifestyle lovers. The H&M Home SS16 collection is available from mid-September, and we are gushing over the items they have in store. Design traits of colonial tropics and warm metallics are popular trends in this range, while classic neutrals are always a season demand. We've picked a few of our top items from the collection.

The Woven Tray

C00 0380288 001 70 2893 This round straw tray is a decor essential for summer, whether it is styled outdoors or inside. We especially love the neat weaving effect. It could even work well as a feature on a wall. Either way, we think this one is a must (R299).

The jute bag

A00 0274772 001 35 1321[7] Jute baskets just exude a warm summer feeling. This sturdy jute bag can be used to store towels on your patio or it can serve as your go-to item for daily outings. The classic shape wont date, so it would make for an ideal gift (R299).

The wire basket

  C00 0390312 001 80 2995 It's pretty clear that metallics are still a trend, and we can definitely visualise this metal wire basket as a storage item in our living spaces. It's ideal to store magazines, bottles, eggs – the list is endless (R299).

The candle lantern

  grass-lantern-h&m Take your lantern and escape to a remote seaside destination. Wonderfully summery, this seagrass light would look lovely on an outdoor table at night or at a sunset beach picnic (R229).

The golden tray

C00 0354228 001 60 2861[1] We are all about metal trays. The simple shape of this brushed piece can be styled up in any way you choose. We quite like ours with crystal bottles and a few glasses to match (R299).

The ombré vase

Untitled-2 This ombré-effect vase is a masterpiece. We love the science tube-inspired shape and faded tones. The vase is perfect to hold a single Protea, beautiful bamboo stalk or full bouquet of blooms (R299).

the tropical tablecloth

C00 0367175 001 75 3050 This cotton tropical tablecloth is bold and fun. It's a great piece for the those alfresco dining evenings and could be paired with the lantern below (R299).

The gilded lantern

lantern-h&m This gold lantern is decorative and luxurious. Suitable for both indoors and out, it will beam a sense of lavishness into your home (R349).

The botanic candle

C00 0285507 006 20 2801[1] This scented candle in a glass holder is another covetable lighting option. Scents of jasmine will fill your home with the smells of summer (R229). Find these products at H&M's V&A Waterfront or Mall of Africa stores from mid-September. Save Save Save