Six Of The Best Things To Spice Up Your Life

Shot yellow/ shot orange pyjamas, pounds 65, Abraham and Thakore, available at Heals 0171 636 1666 and The Conran Shop 0171 589 7401

Embroidered bead flower cushion cover, pounds 85, and matching picture frame, pounds 37.50, from a selection at Pushkar Junction (0171 229 5350 for stockists)

Drape yourself in luxury with a warm pink Pashmina shawl, pounds 69, and blue shawl with gold thread, pounds 59, both from Selfridges (0171 629 1234)

Latch on to the latest trend in make-up and throw away your body paints with a Mehndi natural henna body art kit, pounds 9.95 from Superdrug (0181 684 7000)

For an everyday touch of India, treat yourself to a cup of Assam Leaf Tea, pounds 2.75, Whittard of Chelsea (enquiries 0800 525092)