Sweater Weather: Modern Designs to Keep you Warm
Winter is coming and there’s no avoiding it. Or is there? Stay warm and give yourself a makeover in coziness so you’ll never want to leave the house, because baby it’s cold outside. Stave off the chill by surrounding yourself in all things warm and fuzzy. Here are our top picks in furniture and accessories to thaw that wintry frost.
The Striped Wool Blanket is a surefire way to keep the hypothermia at bay. Don’t believe me? This blanket is made from the wool of Canadian sheep. If those sheep can survive the harsh climate of Canada then it can help you survive the winter.
This pouf is like your favorite chunky sweater turned into a lounging dream. Plop one of these Trenzas Large Poufs in front of the fireplace to snuggle up with your significant other, which in my case is my dog.
Who needs one of those garish polar bear rugs you see in the movies when you can have a luxurious sheepskin rug? The Long Wooled Natural Sheepskin Rug is made from the finest New Zealand flocks and is meticulously cut, matched, and stitched by the skilled craftspeople at Bowron Sheepskins for a naturally beautiful and sustainable rug.
When I look at these chairs, with fun fabric designed by Paul Smith, I can’t help but be reminded of my grandfather’s sweater collection. So get on your reading glasses, curl up with a good book, a blanket, and get comfy in the Melinda PS Chair.
For those nights when the power goes out, channel your ancestors of yore with the Bugia & Lanterna candle holders. The traditional form gets a modern upgrade with a porcelain body accented by metallic copper detailing.
For those nippy mornings, you can lounge in style and comfort in this linen terry robe from Coyuchi. Available in men and women’s sizes, the exterior is made from a lavish linen while the interior is lined with an organic cotton terry for maximum warmth.
When all else fails to keep you warm, go for the obvious, fire. The Baco Fireplace from GlammFire is an indoor fire pit that runs on bioethanol fuel and features temperature resistant glass so you don’t have to worry about walking 5 miles in the snow, uphill both ways, just to chop some wood.
Jennifer is a Senior Site Merchandiser at YLiving and an interior design major dropout. With a passion for design, but a total lack of CAD skills, she went on to a career in metal working at SDSU. In her free time Jennifer enjoys reading Sci-Fi novels, hiking the Bay Area wilderness, and obsessing over Game of Thrones.