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One thing that's clear about fashion designers is that a majority of them harbor a strong and unstoppable desire to make furniture and homeware. Raf Simons has a long-standing collaboration with Danish textiles company Kvadrat, Ann Demeulemeester recently pivoted to ceramic kitchenweare, and Rick Owens makes obsidian, marble thrones along with more light-hearted life-sized models in his own image – complete with bulging biceps and long mane of pitch-black hair – as tables and chairs.
The point here is that an interest in designer clothes can naturally extend to an interest in elevated domestic furnishings too.
Explore some of our favorite designer homeware from the likes of Acne Studios, Balenciaga, Gucci, and Jil Sander in our curation below.
Are we post-hygge? Not really. This blanket combines Acne Studios's off-kilter color palette of beige, gray, and yellow with elements of alpaca, wool, mohair, and a fringed trim.
Coming from Marrakesh-based brand LRNCE, this woven cane eye mirror will add a flourish of Moroccan chic to your walls – and make for a great selfie spot.
Jil Sander off a suitable minimalist throw made from 100% cotton with alternating fringe edges.
Walid al Damirji brings a touch of 19th-century embroidery to his London-based label's handcrafted cushion.
A Gucci table that would also function as a table to eat microwave TV dinners on. Is that what they mean when they say a "high-meets-low" aesthetic?
Intrecciato weave cushions. *chef's kiss*
Loewe's luxurious made-in-Spain green blanket features the label's anagram motif and a brown leather logo patch in the corner.
COMME des GARÇONS
2 Scented Candle
COMME des GARCONS
This inviting scent contains notes of mandarin, magnolia, patchouli, and tea on a base of cedar and ink, inspired by an original fragrance first released by COMME des GARÇONS in 1999.
Well, it's a Chanel wakesurf board so obviously you're not taking this to the beach. Maybe propped up against some exposed-brick interior for contrast?
Margiela's interpretation of the Russian Matryoshka doll set evokes the house's preferred sentiment of anonymity and discretion.
Marni's miniature moon man sits at 30cm and arrives in a brown/gray, green/blue, and multicolor styles.
Sometimes after a shower, you just hang out in your towel for way longer than necessary. Why not make it a more luxury situation? Given the benign nature of Balenciaga ads, you'll basically feel like an SS20 campaign.
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