It’s ironic, isn’t it, that as we hurtle, head-over-heels, into the digital age, we are increasingly taking comfort from the old fashioned, the folksy, the blindingly familiar? This impossibly lovely tray (£17.95, www.liberty.co.uk) is the antithesis of the pared back look that has dominated the High Street for so long. Passionforpattern can sense a counter revolution in the air….

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