16 Cold Weather Essentials To Make Sure You Survive Winter

Baby it's cold outside, but there's no need to fret because we've got everything you need -- from oh-so-fluffy blankets to warming herbal teas -- to keep you cosy all winter long.

Prepare to stay home and snuggle up -- you might not emerge for days, and that's not a bad thing at all.


Your snug space

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Dive under totally-touchable blankets and cushions.

Kmart Zsa Zsa Faux Fur Cushion in Pink, $12.

Kmart Zsa Zsa Faux Fur Throw in Grey, $25.


Cashmere soft

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Is there anything as soft and cosy as cashmere? If there is we don't want to know.

Theory Karenia Jumper, $479.


You had us at 'fluffy'

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Delightful? Yes. Practical? Possible not. But we adore them anyway.

Supré Furry Slipper Slides, $20.


Toasty pom poms

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Cute pom poms in brilliant hues? We'll take it.

Morgan & Finch Hot Water Bottle Pom Pom Multi Colour, $24.95.


Hot headed

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Headwear that looks great AND keeps you warm? Sign us up.

River Island Faux Pearl Studded Beanie Hat, $36.


Bunny's are best

The best way to stay snug? Cuddle a fluffy bunny. A fluffy bunny in a knitted jumper is even better.

There are many bunnies looking for a home -- find your new floppy-eared friend at the RSPCA.


As soft as a marshmallow

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It's a coat, it's a gown and it's 150 percent snuggly -- what more could you ask for?

Peter Alexander Coat Gown in Brown, $120.


Tea, please

Your favourite cuppa -- best sipped in bed -- is your ticket to warmth.

T2 Moroccan Tealeidoscope Perfect Day Night Mug With Infuser in Blue, $36.


Sweet like chocolate

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Bake up a storm with this delightful cupcake recipe from Haigh's, or go the whole hog and buy the kit which comes with everything you need.

Haigh's Cooking Selection, $60.


Toasty tootsies

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Your feet deserve the best. They really do.

Love & Lustre cashmere socks, $90.


Choc with a hint of rose

The Husk Mill's Cacao Rose Tea Blend is perfect for chilly mornings -- or any time of the day for that matter.

The Husk Mill Cacao Rose Tea Blend 50g Jar, $13.


Get lit

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Nothing makes a room feel more warm and cosy than a burning candle, and this one is eco-friendly and smells great to boot.

Mojo Reclaimed Wine Bottle Candle - Cedar & Saffron, $39.95.


Cook yourself cosy

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Everyone's go-to appliance for hearty winter fare -- the slow-cooker -- gets a modern makeover via the 100 or so veggie-only recipes in Katy Holder's new book.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian by Katy Holder, $29.99.


Soak yourself warm

Even just hearing the words 'nice hot bath' make use feel instantly warmer. Make it extra special with some divine Lush goodies.

Lush Guardians of the Forest Bath Bomb, $8.95.


Alpaca my throw

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Keep your bod nice and toasty with this super-stylish alpaca/wool blend throw.

In Bed alpaca throw rug in navy, $270.


A little tipple

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If you're looking for something stronger than tea, try a nip of your favourite dark spirit -- in a personalised glass of course.

Personalised Whiskey Glass Tumbler by Dust and Things, $36.99.