What’s a girl to do in a world where she can no longer hug her friends and family? Well, this one bought a snuggly blanket. I know it’s not the same as human contact, but until I’m able to safely hug somebody—anybody—I’ve found joy in upgrading the blanket from college I had been using for Netflix binge sessions. Now every time I swaddle myself in my baby pink blanket, I like to pretend that it’s a hug. And until I can have a real one, it’s perfect. If you’re like me and in need of human contact, scroll through for 10 blankets that are almost as good as the real thing.
Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
“Throw” maybe isn’t an accurate term for a 15-pound weighted blanket. Let’s call this a compression blanket, instead. It’s probably the closest thing you’ll get to a real hug anytime soon, so invest in this to get you through those long winter nights.
One part art, one part blanket, one part soothing brain massage. The pure-cotton blanket is loom-woven and hand-finished in the United States using carbon reduced, natural materials.
Leave it to Brooklinen to sell a stylish throw blanket with the cutest backstory: the 100 percent lambswool blanket is made in Germany at a family-owned mill that’s over a century old. The classic design comes in eight subtle colorways.
So you’ve moved into your big girl apartment. What’s next? We think this rainbow-hued Missoni throw blanket.
Tangerine Throw Blanket
Interior Designer Justina Blakeney’s joyful interiors—filled with wares from her boho-chic Jungalow line—will make you smile. This stitched-and-tasseled throw will bring a little sunshine to any…