Eight Stylish Homeware Items to Spruce up Your Isolation Vibe
Here's how to serve, sip and stay tidy in style.
We’re entering our second month of quarantine and with no shortage of meal ideas in sight, perhaps you’d like to zjush up your food prep and tabletop situation? Whether you’re a newly avid baker or trying your hand at the quarantini, here are eight stylish homeware products for making these activities a pleasure, not a chore.
Tea towel, $25, Marimekko Vancouver
Ok, so cleaning up is probably the least of our favourite at-home activities right now. But what if you were drying dishes or wiping down counter tops with a towel boasting one of Marimekko’s new seasonal prints? This rosy pattern brings a bit of the outdoors inside and will surely put a smile on your face.
Cocktail shaker, $71, Kate Spade
Trying out a quarantini recipe? Or maybe you’re sticking to a steadfast favourite bevvy? Whatever you’re imbibing, add to the fun of your pre-Zoom cocktail hour preparation with this elegant shaker.
Set of 2 dessert plates, $128, La Double J
Your next serving of sourdough bread or lemon loaf will look extra delicious resting atop these graphic plates. La Double J is known for collaborating with Italian artisans, and these gold-trimmed beauties have been crafted in partnership with Bitossi Home.
Apron, $59, Therma Kōta
Named after the Icelandic word for “chef”, the Kokkur apron is made from a luxe metallic jacquard fabric that’s water-repellent and machine washable. A portion of proceeds from each apron’s sale will go to the Canadian Native Centre’s initiative to provide meals to homeless and at-risk Indigenous communities during the COVID-19 crisis.
Cup and saucer set, $340, Gucci
This dreamy duo featuring the brand’s whimsical Herbarium motif—inspired by a vintage Toile de Jouy fabric—will make your coffee breaks feel downright transportive.
Pitcher, $110, Tory Burch
Inspired by the 19th century English stoneware that Burch and her mother have a habit of collecting, this pleasing pitcher can do double duty as a piece of servingware and also a vessel for your upcoming local flower delivery.
Luisa Beccaria set of glasses, $310, Matches Fashion
Staying sober through these trying times? Toast your next cucumber-infused soda with these charming gradient purple-and-blue glasses.
Candlestick holder, $175, Alighieri
Crafted to resemble the jagged edges of a mountainous terrain, this holder will make your next candlelit meal extra special.