Spring Fresh…….

        Welcome to our spring blog!  with plenty of flowers and plenty of baskets.          We have some delightful planters for the home or outside, our long grey planter with plastic liner ideal for a windowsill or a stunning...

Trending Now…..New Naturals Range!

  Our stunning new contemporary range of natural finish tableware, available now at Kosmopolitan.         Handcrafted in the far east and made from the highest quality rattan.           Rattan is a climbing palm and it...

Happy new year! and happy furry friends…..

It’s here 2024!! Well I think we all deserve a massive congratulations for getting through a very difficult & challenging year indeed, but we are still here and its now stopped raining thank goodness…. Lets look forward to a year of a little more...

Christmas Gifts

Its that time of year again!  How did that happen so quickly?????  Christmas is a wonderful time to celebrate and enjoy with your loved ones and catching up with friends.  Decorating the home inside and out is one of our favourites,  last year we re-potted our...

It’s a cats life……

  Joining us for my blog today are some furry friends Joey & Casper! Some delightful new recruits who were very compliant.  They were both helping to show off our stunning new pet beds.     The Joey pet cube is a very sturdy enclosed cube shaped bed...

Room for Change?

  Now and again we update and refresh our decor at home.  A simple way to change the look or style is to make small adjustments like accessories, fabrics, cushions. We stock a range of rattan lampshades which can give a different look or feel to any room. ...

Stunning Summer Shoppers

NEW NEW NEW!  African Shopping Baskets   Super excited to offer you our new stunning range of African shopping baskets, in beautiful bright colours of pink, lilac and blue with shoulder length strong leather handles and matching branded Kosmopolitan tag.  ...

Tempting Tableware

This month we want to tempt you with our beautifully crafted Myanmar tableware for that fine dining experience The finest quality woven placemats are made from rattan peel which is the inner part of the rattan palm, the peel is usually flatter making this perfect for...

Never Enough Storage

  The perfect storage space for all household clutter. These cubed square baskets with a tapered style look amazing grouped together in storage units. They are handmade in grey kubu rattan which is very strong and robust. The design of the basket is very unique...

Easter Treats

We have a selection of easter treats available to choose from whether its an easter basket for your little ones egg hunt, a floral table decoration or just a lovely gift for someone special.     These gorgeous little baskets are the perfect size for...

Mothers Day Gifts

With Mothers Day fast approaching, I have selected a few ideas to help you buy something gorgeous to treat her with. Whether she enjoys the garden, shopping, or table decoration I am sure we have some things to tempt you.   For the garden inside or out we have a...

New year New Myanmar

A little belated maybe but to all our customers old & new may we wish a very happy & healthy 2023. Your support throughout last year was amazing and Kosmopolitan would like to thank you, each & everyone of you.  This new year brings lots of lovely new...

Our Exciting Selection of Lampshades

We are delighted with the selection of Rattan Lampshades we have to offer you at the moment. They are all hand crafted on sturdy metal frames and are remarkably versatile. They can add a rustic touch to sharp contemporary designs or finish a more traditional look with...

An update from Kosmopolitan

We have been really busy over the last year. The shops were shut so we all turned online. It has been invaluable to be able to shop from home, not only when there was something we really needed, but also buying ourselves treats to keep our spirits up! Now the shops...

Send us your photos!

Sometimes people send us photos of baskets they have bought from us and we think it would be great to set up a customer’s gallery so everyone can view them. It can be very useful to see an item in a home setting to check what it may look like in your own space. We...

Staying safe with Kosmopolitan

We would like to reassure all our customers that Kosmopolitan is doing all it can to carry on supplying you with the best quality basketware at this time. We are still trading normally as the Government has said online retailers can remain open. We are a small family...

Combat the Winter Blues

If you are suffering from the winter blues this year it might be time to think of ways of combating that feeling. The weather hasn’t helped: we seem to have a storm every other day, not to mention the deluge! I quite like storms though and love to go wave watching so...

Wicker Christmas Tree Skirts – get yours here!

Once again our Christmas Tree skirts are proving really popular already. We sold a few all year round but people are really beginning to focus on Christmas; we need something to take our minds off ‘other things’ I think! Our wicker skirts come in a choice of 4 sizes...

Autumn

Autumn is upon us and it’s a rather reflective time, I think. We look back on the lovely summer and anticipate the unknown winter to come, stocking up for a season of quiet cosiness. Inside the home, our instinct is to focus on comfort and warmth for winter. It’s...

For cat lovers …

                           … we have two new baskets specially for you! They are both made from top quality grey rattan and are for multiple cat owners, or those with one cat that likes a choice of beds on different levels! As cat lovers ourselves we are well aware of...

Baskets for your garden

Browse our lovely selection of wicker baskets for your plants, both for indoors or out. Rattan makes lovely sturdy containers for floral and foliage displays. We have the classic brown pot holders for smaller pots in two styles. There are the classic simple rustic...

You can now read and leave reviews!

We know how useful reviews are when buying online so we have just set up a system which enables you to see what other customers have thought of each product and also allows you to leave a review once you have received your purchase.You may not see that many product...

Choose your Laundry Basket

If you take a look in our Laundry Basket section you’ll see we have something for every style and size of bathroom. Whether you have tons of space and need lots of capacity for a big family, or live on your own with style as a priority, we think you will find just the...

Wicker Moses Baskets in Legend

Our Wicker Moses Baskets have been selling particularly well recently, which has kindled my curiosity as to the history of these wonderful baskets. Many people are familiar with the “myth” of the baby Moses who was hidden in rushes on the bank of the River Nile. ...

Wicker Rocking Horse

A great gift for any child. This large Rocking Horse has hand-holds and foot rests, and will give a great imaginary experience of horse riding! It is hand made in Indonesia from rattan pole woven with split rattan and rattan peel. It is very sturdy and designed to...

Are you prepared for winter?

Browse our extensive range of Log Baskets. If this winter is anything like the last one you’ll want to be ready with a good store of logs by your hearth. For me one of the best things about winter is settling down in front of the fire, perhaps with a glass of red wine...

French Market Shopping Baskets R Us!

Discover our new range of chic shoppers … We have a lovely selection of fabulous French shopping baskets to show you. The old favourites are back, such as the Long Handled Shopper and the Large French Market Basket with short handles (which we also call the...

Kosmopolitan Dog Beds

Rattan an unsurpassed material I was wondering why rattan has been such an enduring and ubiquitous material for basket weaving. And then I began thinking about balloon baskets and a little research led me to a well-known hot air balloon specialist in the US which...

Get your Tree Skirts ready – Christmas is coming!

The most elegant Xmas Tree Skirt Well, I know it’s early to start talking about Christmas but we have been selling Wicker Christmas Tree Skirts all year round! Some people like to be well prepared and others may just have only just heard about them and don’t want to...

Child’s shopper makes lovely pot holder …

How about using this cute child’s shopping basket as a container for a vase of flowers or pot holder! Get creative with our baskets. These bright sunflowers create instant sunshine but this basket would look stunning with a specimen cactus or lovely lavender. No...

New Outdoor Living for al fresco Summer

We have put together basketware suitable for creating outdoor living spaces so that you can make the most of this wonderful summer. Take a look here at basketware for dining in the garden or on the patio, including fruit bowls, bread baskets and trays, wicker bottle...

Planters … purpose-made or improvised!

We have some fabulous new shapes and sizes of wicker planters in stock, made from best quality grey rattan. These are the perfect way to display your treasured plants and give your patio that wow factor as they have built-in liners for immediate planting. You can just...

Lined Bread Baskets … dark or light?

Two new baskets for your dining table! We now have these lovely open weave rectangular baskets in a choice of natural light or stained dark rattan. Not only that, you can choose from small or large! They have a clean and pleasing appearance and are very practical,...

Window Box Planters back in stock!

These best sellers are back just in time for you to create stunning garden displays. Made of chunky grey rattan, these planters are ideal to show off your plants. Either fill with pots or line with plastic and plant direct into the window box. There is a choice of two...

Clear away clutter with our Rattan Trunks

These superb quality trunks from Myanmar make it easier to keep your house tidy and look beautiful. They have plenty of space to store less-used items and a handy tray for smaller things. They are finely woven from rattan peel and rattan pole and add glamour to any...

Two Happy Customers!

  Here are our dog baskets in action! See full range here …     We would love to see our baskets in your home. We will show them in our News section. Please send any photos to: sales@kosmopolitan.co.uk...

Lined Wheeled Log Basket back in stock.

The popular Lined Grey Oblong Log Basket with wheels is now back in stock. Best quality grey rattan with a removable hessian liner. The medium and large sizes have wheels. Choose from Small, Medium or Large. Click Here for more details.

Superb Quality Rattan Dog Baskets

These beautiful quality dog baskets are made from grey rattan with double walls, a lovely roll top and a high back for extra coziness. It comes in 3 sizes, each with a free cushion with removable, washable cover. More details …  

Get ready for the harvest!

Make harvesting easier, and even more enjoyable with our lovely Garden Trugs. Just the right size for carrying your veg, flowers, or even going out wild foraging.   More details…    

Gorgeous Lined Planters

Stunning Wicker Planters lined with zinc or plastic which add the WOW factor to your conservatory or patio instantly!                  ...

Grey Wicker Dog Basket

Classic dog basket now in grey!       We now stock our classic dog basket in grey rattan. It’s still as tough as ever, but simply with the grey finish which is the height of fashion!             It’s also...

Grey Rattan Placemats

Now available… Round and Rectangular Placemats with a grey finish. Very stylish and contemporary!     These are the latest addition to our new Grey Range from Myanmar.      

Rattan Breakfast Tray with Legs

Back in stock – the classic wicker Breakfast Tray with folding legs   What better way to start a Sunday, or any day, than breakfast in bed on this finely woven rattan tray with folding wooden legs. This luxurious Breakfast tray would make a gorgeous gift....

Wicker Christmas Tree Skirt

If you are beginning to think of Christmas then you will want to make sure you don’t miss these brilliant Christmas Tree Skirts.     Made from really strong rattan, they will hide the unsightly bucket or stand you use to keep your tree upright. They...