10 stylish Day of the Dead must-haves

These devlishly delightful Day of the Dead accessories will add a touch of Mexican style to your home

Antique blue and green ceramic skull with cabbage leaf

Mexico’s Day of the Dead (or Día de los Muertos) is a time of celebration, where people gather at altars to offer food, drink, flowers and candles to their lost loved ones. Hundreds of people dress up as La Catrina (the elegant skull) to take part in a parade celebrating the dead, and surrounded themselves with marigolds: the flower thought to guide the spirit of the dead with its vivid colours and scent.

To get into the spirit of this ever-growing Mexican holiday, we have scoured the shops for the most stylish antique and contemporary accessories for your home. From ceramic skulls to devilish wallpaper, browse through our gallery of of spook-tacular finds for autumn…

1

Red Day Of The Dead Frida Kahlo Cushion

Vibrant and colourful Day of the Dead cushion. A skeleton man holds Frida Kahlo in his arms

£40.00, Trouva

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2

Skull candle with embossed floral design

white Skull candle with embossed floral design

£15.99, Zara Home

3

Kurt S. Adler – Day of the Dead Bride and Groom Tree decorations

Day of the Dead Bride and Groom Tree decorations

£35, Amara

4

Day of the Dead Wallpaper – Gold & Black

Gold & Black Day of the Dead Wallpaper in a living room setting with a distressed table and beige fabric armchair

£120, Rockett St George

5

Day of the Dead biscuit tin

Biscuiteers day of the dad colourful skull shaped biscuits displayed around a tin

£35, Biscuiteers

6

House of Hackney Skeleton Set of 2 Hanging Decorations

House of Hackney Gold Skeleton Set of 2 Hanging Decorations

£32, House of Hackney

7

3 Orange Paper Fans

3 orange paper fans that represent marigolds used to celebrate the day of the dead

£2.49, Candle & Cake

8

Day Of The Dead Skull Tealight Holder

white Day of the dead skull tea light holder

£8.50, Trouva

9

Mexican Day of the Dead ceramic skull folk art sculpture, edition 1/30

Antique blue and green ceramic skull with cabbage leaf

£1,683.10, 1stDibs

10

Skeleton Crew Day of the Dead Garland

Skeleton Crew Day of the Dead Garland
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£6.99, Talking Tables