Winter luxuries that are worth the splurge
Zeta freestanding fireplace from Voce Di in Greenwich
With weathermen predicating a harsh New England winter, these cold-weather investments will pay off big time. Hunker down with a cuddle-buddy plus these warm necessities and stay toasty all the way to March.
What would a snowy night be without a roaring fire? EcoSmart’s Zeta goes wherever your toes need toasting (or is available in fixed installations) while sporting a clever fusion of leather, stainless steel and glass. Toughened glass surrounding the fire has a disappearing effect that reflects dancing flames.
Starting at $990, Voce Di, Greenwich.
Ralph Lauren’s Cordoba throw is crafted from opulent cashmere and edged with soft suede binding. Inspired by patterns from the Spring ’13 Runway, the Cordoba keeps you snug and stylish.
$5,995, Ralph Lauren Home.
Warm a frigid night with the soft glow of the Chelsea Optic Hurricane. Handmade in America from pure, lead-free glass, Simon Pearce glassblowers employ centuries-old techniques for optimal quality. Plus, everyone knows there’s nothing more flattering than candlelight.
$225, Simon Pearce, Westport.
Any Northeasterner knows that a good coat is not an indulgence but a necessity. Ward off the urge to hibernate with these ultra-warm parkas that you’ll wear year after year. Hers features opulent Toscana shearling and French-sourced plush tweed. His, a heavy duty hunting style from Seattle-based outerwear experts, is lined with extra-warm wool plaid and finished with multiple utility pockets. Collection Toscana Coat in Pom Pom Tweed, $2,500, Filson Yukon Wool-Lined Seattle Cruiser, $495, J. Crew.
Keep your toes toasty with luxurious yet lightweight slippers from Waterworks. Made from 100-percent cotton terry, the his/hers design is great for you and your hubby, and to leave in a guest room so visitors feel extra special.
$60, Waterworks, Greenwich
Fido deserves a snuggly winter too! Perfect for even the most discerning dogs, keep winter’s bite at bay with Tory Burch’s Knitted Dog Sweater. The classic prep pullover is made from super-fine merino wool and finished with signature logo buttons to keep your canine warm and well-dressed.
$65, Tory Burch, Greenwich.