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Best luxury blankets and throws

These luxurious throws will keep you warm and snug during the chilly months

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20 March 2018
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he days may be getting longer but the cold weather seems here to stay.

As nothing says winter like a cosy blanket to wrap up in, we’ve taken a look at some luxurious options that you can rely on for comfort and quality.

Missoni Home Humbert zigzag wool throw

Starring the house’s signature zigzag print, Missoni’s throw will be sure to add some colour to your home. The throw is made of sumptuous soft wool and has tasselled ends.

£290 | Selfridges | Buy it now

Preen Home Quilted Flowers Throw

Enhance your home décor with an infusion of pattern and colour in the form of this decorative throw from Preen Home at Liberty. The reversible blanket features a vibrant double-sided floral pattern. The throw is composed of 100% Italian silk satin and quilted with a sumptuously soft down and feather inner.

£650 | Liberty | Buy it now

Urban Outfitters x Key To Freedom blanket

These colourful floral throws are a result of a collaboration between Urban Outfitters and the charity Key to Freedom, who provides a platform for vulnerable young women from West Bengal in India to sell their products and become economically independent. All the proceeds from the blankets will go direct to the charity to help the women and their communities.

£125 each | Urban Outfitters | Buy from November 8

Bella Freud Dog-intarsia cashmere-blend blanket

Bella Freud’s whimsy patterns are not limited to her stand-out jumpers. The designer has included her signature patterns on lifestyle pieces including this black cashmere and wool blanket that features a dog motif.

£490 | Trouva | Buy it now

Bronte by Moon Herringbone Throw

Give your home a fiery touch with this red blanket made from pure lambswool. It is perfect for injecting some colour into a neutral colour scheme and works well with tan leather furniture.

£89 | John Lewis | Buy it now

Cashmere Blend Blanket

It doesn’t get softer than a White Company Cashmere blanket. Whether you are buying it for your little one or for yourself, the cotton-cashmere blend will keep you warm and cosy all winter.

£60 | White Company | Buy it now

Chinti and Parker Cashmere blanket

Chinti and Parker's cosy throw would look ideal draped over your favourite chair, settee or bed. But the multi-coloured striped pattern could equally work as a stylish scarf.

£595 | Chinti & Parker | Buy it now

Slowdown Studio August Throw

A work of art in itself, this bold throw was designed by Auckland-based artist Heesung Ahn. The evocative print will add an infusion of pattern and colour to your space. The limited-edition blanket was made in America and is bound to sell out fast.

$230 | Slowdown Studio | Buy it now

Urbanara Farum Merino Blanket

If you have a dull space that needs a hint of colour, look to this stylish throw from Urbanara. The Merino wool blanket is designed with geometric shapes in contrasting shades of blue and grey and is finished with a playful fringe edge.

£79 | Urbanara | Buy it now

Ralph Lauren Cable Throw

Perfect for chilly days snuggled up on the sofa, this sumptuous Ralph Lauren blanket comes in a versatile cream hue that will work with almost any colour scheme. It features a snug cable knit texture and comes presented in a chic gift box.

£595 | Ralph Lauren | Buy it now

Urbanara Salla Wool Blanket

A New Zealand wool blanket that will complement all types of décor. With its striking fishbone pattern, the elegant piece can be used to liven up your space as well as keep you cosy.

£71 | Urbanara | Buy it now

My 1st Years Cashmere Baby Blanket

Made from pure cashmere, this adorable blanket is gentle against baby's delicate skin and can be used all year round. It comes in three colours and is machine washable.

£130 | John Lewis | Buy it now

Oliver Bonas Woven Stripe Pom Pom Throw

Bring out your playful side with this cute-as-can-be woven throw. Adorned with pom poms, it has been hand-woven in India using the softest cotton. The muted grey and cappuccino shades will transition easily into a summer beach blanket.

£75 | Oliver Bonas | Buy it now

Lifestyle Yellow Beehive Wool Blanket

Let the sun shine with this cheerful blanket made from pure wool. Crafted in Britain using a mixture of tradition and modern design, it'll lift any room or mood.

£65 | The Tartan Blanket Co | Buy it now

Verdict:

For a highly colourful and sumptuously soft throw, we absolutely love Missoni Home’s zigzag option. But for a cheaper alternative, White Company’s Cashmere blankets never go amiss.