When extended to its full five feet length, two things become evident about textile artist Savannah Hayes’ Zadar Throw Blanket. First, the bold graphic patterning is balanced (in this instance) by the subtle pewter and white coloration and the light blue accent. Second, it’s a product made to be used—crafted from cotton and polyester to encourage warmth when it’s needed. Hayes’ eponymous brand is only a year old, but the Zadar Throw Blanket (and her array of other graphic textiles) have us excited for what’s to come.
Made in Japan, from Japanese cotton kimono fabric at a 100-year-old factory, these pants are a modern take—with Hamptons flourishes—on the traditional worker pant known as Monpe. Indigo stripes complement the navy cotton, offering visual texture but an understated, solid navy is available, too. This is premium loungewear, designed to be worn at home, on the beach or even out at night.
Taking a classic design and adding beautiful contemporary flair, Saint Augustine, FL-based Yield’s Glass French Press is made from premium heat-proof borosilicate glass, so it can withstand super-high temperatures. Available in gray, orange or clear, it comes complete with a mesh steel filter and lid with a subtle but lovely copper pull. Made for brewing coffee or tea, this piece holds 850 mL of liquid.
Copenhagen’s Studio Arhoj are masters at combining minimal design with cute characters to create homewares you actually want on display. Spooky but sweet, their ghost candle-holders are hand-cast and glazed in transparent porcelain and add warm light to any room. (Note, they aren’t safe for kids because the porcelain gets super-hot if you leave a candle burning inside.) Price is in Euros.
Deeply aromatic and luxuriant to the touch, the Winter Oil Bath from Austrian holistic (and organic) beauty expert Susanne Kaufmann lends an extra layer of extravagance to every bath. Orange oil lays out the base note while cinnamon and clove waft forward. A bit of evergreen rounds it all out. The real essential oils within were blended in Austria. And more than just a lush fragrance, there’s nourishing capabilities that will relax dry winter skin.
Inspired by the Japanese yukata (or summer robe) Hotel Saint Cecilia’s indigo kimono makes for luxuriant loungewear. Each has been custom made from 100% cotton indigo-dyed batik fabric. These are unisex, one-size-fits-all articles, with a sash belt to tie it up.