What the Hygge? All About Scandinavia's Hottest New Decor Trend
Straight outta Denmark, the hygge (hoo-ga) movement elevates coziness to an art form. So when you’re ready for some serious inside time, start with these homey must-haves.
For hygge-ing, the more your pillows look like nubby fisherman sweaters, the better. Nail the trend with the Color Block Woven Overlay Pillow Cover in Shadow Blue and the Wool Looped Pillow Cover in Ivory by West Elm. $49 each, westelm.com
Sure, they're made for tall boots. But it's totally cool to rock Børn's Full Cushion Knee High Socks inside. How else can you show off that cute moose and pom-pom combo? $18 a pair, amazon.com
PJ's All Day
Our unofficial hygge uniform: Jockey's Nordic-feeling Modern Fairisle Pajamas. Top and bottom, $42 each, kohls.com
The two-tone glazed finish of Rach's latest Meyer stoneware, including this 2.5 Quart Covered Square Casserole, gives off major Danish mid-century vibes. $40, potsandpans.com
Danes burn more candles per capita than any other Europeans. Give 'em a run for their money with Paddywax's scented-soy Hygge Collection. $28 for a 15-ounce jar, paddywax.com
Even hibernators gotta eat. Reward yourself (and a few friends!) with gooey cheese using Crate & Barrel's cast-iron fondue set. $40, crateandbarrel.com
Even paint is taking part in the trend! Behr's 2018 Color of the Year, In the Moment (T18-15), is a soothing spruce blue that's designed for relaxing.