Chocolate looks as good as it tastes | Trending

After seasons dominated by pastels, delicious shades of chocolate brown (and its good friend mocha) are making a welcome comeback.

Chromafusion eyeshadow in hot fudge, $14. When it comes to applying shades this dark, the best eyeshadows are blendable, crease-free and fade-proof.

Holiday Milford necklace, $20.95. A great option for any number of looks, from tribal to beachy or boho.

De Lorenzo Novafusion colour care shampoo in chocolate, $28.90. Enhances rich, deep chocolate tones in medium to dark brunettes, with botanical extracts for shine and conditioning. Available in selected salons nationwide.

NuBuck butterfly chair, $619. Chocolate coloured leather is a timeless option and the stitching is a gorgeous feature.

Trench coat, $250. The gorgeous cut and generous sized lapels make this trench stand out from the rest.

Matte Revolution in Birkin Brown, $49. Inspired by Jane Birkin, the packaging is as gorgeous as its namesake.

Eicio frill detail tunic dress, $429. Those sleeves! This frock finishes just above the knee and when worn looks like it was poured on.

Steps black on brown cushion, from $75. Change your look in one flip - this is from a range of Colour Collector cushions that have a different pattern and colourway printed on each side.

Revlon ColorStay crème gel pencil, $23.95. Has a highly-pigmented formula that glides on smooth and gives a rich, intense colour in just one stoke. Stockists, tel: 1800 025 488.

Drinking chocolate, $13.95. A delicious blend of ethically sourced 45 per cent West African chocolate and Australian cane sugar, it can be used to make delicious treats such as hot chocolate or a thick shake.

Antique brown lattice rug, $69.95. A rich colour palette in deep earthy tones makes this rug sit comfortably in most spaces.

Bogart button three-seater sofa, $4815. Seriously looks good enough to eat (or lie on all Saturday afternoon watching Stan).

Brown leather belt, $14.95. Texture brings this otherwise ho-hum accessory to life, as does the intense shade.

Dark shoe brush by Miss Glass Home, $49. Timber is another way to introduce brown to the mix, its grain adding depth and texture.