Smell the roses
Although you might not be able to spend the afternoon wandering around the famous gardens of the Palace of Versailles, there's nothing stopping you from filling your home with the romantic smell of roses. For a scent that will last a lifetime, Baies, from cult-favourite candle brand Diptyque has the power to transform any space into a rose garden by the water's edge.
Diptyque 'Baies Candle 600g', $249, mecca.com.au
The art of comfort
After several long hours of flying, there's no better feeling than arriving at your hotel to be greeted by the comfort of a luxury robe. It's the simple things, we know. Now that we're all spending a little extra time inside, why not enjoy the R&R of a tropical day spa in the comfort of your own home? This Missoni robe is sure to do the trick for comfort with a stylish kick!
Missoni Home 'Wolf Jacquard-Stripe Cotton-Terry Robe', $551, matchesfashion.com
The taste of Mykonos, literally
As the weather starts to cool down and the wind picks up, chapped lips are starting to become a growing concern; even if you are spending most of your time indoors. This lip balm by Le Paradis not only moisturises your pout with ingredients like shea butter and olive oil, it also smells like watermelon – a scent inspired by the Greek island of Mykonos. Just bliss!
Le Paradis 'Watermelon Lip Balm - Mykonos, 12ml', $38, net-a-porter.com
Through the eyes of a fashion photographer
If there's one thing fashion houses do better than clothes, it's luxury coffee table books. Be transported to some of the world's most iconic destinations through the eyes of some of the most renowned fashion photographers, in Louis Vuitton's 'Fashion Eye'. The book collection features photographs that will take you from India to the French Riviera and everywhere in between!
Louis Vuitton 'Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye' $685 (can be purchased separately), au.louisvuitton.com
From the water's edge
If a beach holiday is your happy place, look no further than this fresh, citrusy Tom Ford fragrance. 'Eau de Soleil Blanc' translates as 'water of the white sun' – and this perfume sure does smell like a summer holiday.
Tom Ford 'Eau de Soleil Blanc 50ml', davidjones.com
Full of flavour
If food was the inspiration behind your upcoming travel plans, satisfying your craving and fill your home (and stomach) with some delish homecooked meals inspired by some of the world's biggest foodie destinations! If you're experimenting with a new cuisine, a cookbook is always a great place to start – just while you get the hang of it. For recipes jam-packed with flavour, you can't go past 'Ottolenghi SIMPLE', created by renowned chef, Yotam Ottolenghi.
Yotam Ottolenghi 'Ottolenghi SIMPLE', $40, myer.com.au
Perfect nights sleep
Contrary to popular belief, sleep masks aren't only for long-haul flights and luxury escapes. Turn your room into a first-class cabin by giving your eyes a little extra TLC with this gorgeous silk sleep mask from Slip. Mulberry silk not only reduces lines caused by frowning during your sleep, but its calming properties will also ensure you get a restful night's sleep.
Slip 'Sleep Mask – Berry Kiss', $44, slip.com.au