With a myriad of options available to us - soothing meditations, calming music and supplements - your relationship with sleep is important. Like any other relationship, be open to exploring, and learn what works for you. Here are a few ways to help you find your well-deserved rest…
As we head into the warmer, balmy months, we’re craving a little more celebration and zest in our lives. On trend this summer will be dishes that create a luscious palette of colour and promote sharing and abundant connection. We speak to two inspiring chefs…
Clutter clearing is like present-day alchemy. It has the amazing ability to transform every area of your life. Learn little-known secrets to profoundly heal your life simply by clearing your inner and outer ‘stuff’.
If you’ve ever experienced the social phenomenon we fondly refer to as “high tea,” you’ll probably have all kinds of whimsical images etched into your memory. Whether you’re off to high tea or looking for any excuse to dress up and turn heads, here are some of the high tea essentials you’ll find on Plain Tiger.
It’s fascinating how our star sign can play such a key part in driving our home decor choices. Small yet significant influences allow us to express ourselves in ways that feel honest and authentic in our own space.
2022 is a new new year in so many ways. Practices from numerology to astrology are predicting that it will be full of transformational personal breakthroughs, innovation, lightness, prosperity, and expansion. There is a lot to suggest that 2022 will bring us the treasures we have craved now more than ever.
The holidays are almost here - and it is time to get festive! I encourage you to let your hair down, have some fun creating beautiful holiday tables when entertaining family and friends. Of course, it’s essential that the table setting looks impressive but is environmentally conscious. Happy holiday shopping!
Minimalist design is a popular interior design choice, but there’s no reason it should be flat & cold. Careful layering of varying shades, contrasting textures and incorporating key investment pieces that create a statement, one can achieve a space that is uncluttered and calming yet still luxe and rich in character.
Art is a powerful, emotion-evoking medium - man has used it in its various forms to adorn their homes and spaces for as long as we can tell. There is no right or wrong when choosing pieces for your home as long as you love them. Herewith are some guidelines to keep in mind when hunting for that perfect piece.
City living doesn’t mean you have to be surrounded with bricks and concrete- bring nature into your urban space with plants on your balcony, rooftop or atrium- no matter the size of the space, there is a creative gardening solution to bring in some greenery and create an urban oasis.
Think you've got cleaning covered? Perhaps not- there are several spaces in the home that are often overlooked and are germ hotspots! Now is the perfect time to switch to an organic, non-toxic product containing all-natural ingredients that will leave your home clean & fresh and won't harm you or the planet.
Plain Tiger X House & Leisure have curated a collection of homeware pieces inspired by their Spring Issue: Bloom. All pieces are locally designed & made and uphold the sustainability criteria that Plain Tiger advocate, offering customers the opportunity to enjoy a luxury shopping experience that is kinder to the world.
Ever wondered how the tides and moon cycles affect our mood and when (and how) to incorporate essential oils into your home and beauty rituals? We chatted to Nicole, the founding owner of Petrichor Oils about this and you might be surprised by her answer.
As the saying goes- one man’s trash is another man’s treasure- and this is so true with upcycling which re-uses materials in a creative way to create modified products and extend their lifespan. Now more than ever, brands are finding innovative ways to elevate this trend to a stylish new level.
Long gone are the days when eating 5 fruits & vegetables per day were good enough to set you up for life in the contemporary world. The wellness industry has made significant shifts to cater for our changing needs, to the tune of almost $2 trillion. Here are the latest trends in health, nutrition, beauty, sleep, mindfulness and fitness.
Hygge, pronounced "hoo-gah", is a Danish trend that has seen a lot of airwaves of late and with good reason. It's a movement encouraging you to create a calm space promoting cosiness, sharing between friends and family and a space that speaks of tranquility and the simple pleasures of life.
With the rise in conscious consumerism, and drive to minimize impact on the environment, there’s a move towards events that are designed to minimise their carbon footprint. From corporate events to weddings, you can find ways to do this, from making use of technology to greener venue choices, without compromising on luxury.
There’s just something about floral designs that appeals to us. They represent nature and the natural world, being on trend means they are increasingly accessible and they tend to evoke a sense of calm and familiarity which is especially attractive in times of stress and uncertainty.
The stories behind the brands that we feature, matter to us and we know they matter to you. We tell these stories via #PlainTiger_Spotlight, providing deep insights into the inspiration behind the work that our independent fashion designers and artisans produce as well as their production methods and their commitment to our conscious criteria.
Made to order fashion is also slower to produce and is therefore more environmentally sustainable, causing less wastage and avoiding over-production. As a movement, made to order promotes a culture of quality where people come to appreciate and cherish their garments as heirlooms rather than just seasonable pieces that quickly go out of fashion.