Our Favorites: March 2013 Lifestyle Products
Check out the lifestyle products that are on our radar right now.
Pendleton’s Eco-Wise blankets are made from super-soft 100 percent virgin wool that’s Cradle to Cradle certified. They also easily survive the washing machine. Available in a range of colors and patterns, the style above is exclusive to Lands’ End. $74–$239 from www.landsend.com or www.pendleton-usa.com.
Icebreaker’s quick-dry merino wool layers (for men and women) go from season to season and from high-gear action to chill-out stillness in style. The Flash crew has a drop tail hem, ideal for sitting, and reflective piping for nighttime runs. $99 from www.icebreaker.com.
Rest Your Head
Insomniacs know there are no magic cures for sleeplessness, but this pillow mist made from lavender, chamomile and hops will get your night off to a much more relaxed start. Ideal for spritzing hotel pillows. $8 at natural markets or www.auracacia.com.
It can be tricky to get yourself to sit down and meditate, but this ergonomic cushioned seat provides a helpful and welcoming invitation. Made from sustainable rattan, with a washable, natural cotton cover on the thick, ankle-friendly cushion, the back is just high enough for optimum support. Squirm less, relax more. $299 from www.gaiam.com.
The elegant Enso timer sounds with a chime that mimics Tibetan singing bowls, so you can conclude your yoga poses and meditation sessions in the same state of mind you’d been practicing. $99 from www.gaiam.com.