Day: June 25, 2020

Looking To Refresh Your Space? R29’s New Home Decor Collection Is Here To Help

In the era B.C. (before COVID), “home” had its designated purposes. It was where you slept, got dressed, sometimes cooked. You’d come and go. On whims. You’d vacuum only when absolutely necessary.

Now, several months deep in quarantine, “home” is: an office, a restaurant, a workout studio, a bar, a spa, a beach, a library, a movie theater, et al. Which means it’s the perfect time to give your space a makeover.

For over a year now, Refinery29 has been working hard to create a creative line of home goods that’ll help make the interior of your home feel just as inspiring as the outdoors once did.

Designed in partnership with VCNY New York, the full collection is curated by women, and it might include just the home-office-spa-gym accent your prolonged quarantine has been waiting for. With a line-up of bright statement pillows, textiles, and sheet sets, the

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Everything you need to keep cool during a heatwave: From day to night

These are the best products to keep you cool and comfortable, day and night: iStock
These are the best products to keep you cool and comfortable, day and night: iStock

Summer is finally here and while many of us are currently avoiding the usual sweaty commute, we still need help keeping cool while at home, as the majority of the UK are without air conditioning.

Sweltering temperatures may be lovely for sunbathing in the garden, topping up your tan with a barbecue meal, but a heatwave is not so comfortable when you’re trying to work from home and get to sleep.

While in a perfect world we’d have air conditioning blaring through our rooms and a permanent feeling of stepping out of a refreshing cold shower, for now, we’ll have to make do with products that will keep us cool instead.

If you’re looking to celebrate the hot weather with a barbecue, look to our guide to dining alfresco, covering everything from tools to

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