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What you’ll find in the autumn issue of Simply You Living

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Trend setting homes and the next in cool are found in the latest issue of Simply You Living


What you’ll find in the autumn issue of Simply You Living

Every new year is guaranteed to bring change, a chance to reflect on what has gone before and to plan for the future. At Simply You Living, 2017 is an exciting and a significant year as we are going quarterly for the first time, giving you the chance to enjoy your favourite magazine more often.

We have themed this first issue around trends and mapped out what’s hot, what’s new and what’s the next cool. Both the Trends section and the 2017 Trend Report, our definitive design and lifestyle forecast for the year ahead, put you firmly in the know. The Style Files are equally trendsetting, with each of the four homes displaying their owner’s unique creativity.


Our homes demand attention – as do their owners. Renowned British designer Allegra Hicks has transformed a Georgian house into a sleek, ultra-modern space, making it the perfect showcase for its owners’ extensive art collection and the numerous bespoke pieces she created for the couple.

Former Kiwi ‘It’ girl turned skincare company founder, Megan Douglas, chose a mid-century architectural masterpiece in the Auckland suburb of Remuera as her home and revels in the clean lines and simplicity that are the hallmarks of this movement.


Woman’s Day and New Zealand Woman’s Weekly are both famous for the celebrities who grace their pages, making the editor-in-chief of both publications, Sido Kitchin, a celebrity in her own right.

We take you inside her Auckland home, a modernised villa with expansive views, lots of colour and a quirky collection of royal memorabilia. It sets the pace for stylish family living.


The Textile Update will take you on a tour of this season’s fabric trends, while our edit of the latest bed linen, furnishings and furniture will provide bedrooms to dream about.

And, because so much of our lives is focused on cooking and eating, no trend issue is complete without a look at what’s fresh in the culinary world. We’ve selected six recipes from Vladia Cobrdova’s new cookbook, A Whole New Way To Eat for you to try.


We hope you love the issue as much as we enjoyed putting it together for you.

Simply You Living autumn 2017 is on sale now.

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