Hygge

A slice of contentment

Kopenhagen Coffee is a cosy little space to enjoy the Danish concept of the ‘hygge’. (Picture courtesy of NBC News)’<p>“HERE’S your cappuccino,” …

Coffee

31 Day Hygge Christmas Photo Challenge

The entire month of December is magical. Moments fly by so fast, and the month is over before you know it. <b>The 31 Day Hygge Christmas Photo Challenge</b> …

Christmas

Don't believe the hygge: Stop trying to live your life by Scandinavian buzzwords

It was around this time last year that the concept of Hygge enraptured the nation in its coddling blanket of Valencia-filtered bliss.<p>Not just a …

Happiness

Princess Marie of Denmark Gives Hygge Lesson

The Danish royal inaugurated the Christmas windows of Parisian retailer BHV Marais on Wednesday.<p><b>HYGGE HOLIDAYS:</b> Who better placed to correct BHV …

Denmark

What the hygge? The US doesn’t crack top 10 coziest countries in the world

Even if you contend that your pad is <i>definitely</i> more serene, cozy, and generally hygge-ified than your BFF’s, it’s not a competition! But, that didn’t …

Lifestyle

31 Winter Hygge Ideas to Nurture Yourself

Winter is the time when we’re finally able to slow down and give ourselves a rest and renew our spirit. There’s something so magical about the final …

Christmas

Warm and Cozy Registry Picks to Master The Art of Hygge

Hygge, pronounced (pronounced hue-guh) is a Danish word that essentially describes the feeling, moment, or little pleasures associated with being …

Oath Inc.

Get your hygge on (cheaply) with these Black Friday deals

Let’s face it: while Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping deals were created so you could shop for others at a discount, they also provide a great …

Lifestyle

3 Nordic Women Designers Defining Modern Hygge

The Scandinavian countries have given the rest of the world so much in the way of design: chairs, sofas, a shared understanding of how an Airbnb …

Fashion

Decorative Wooden Ladders Are the Fancy Painted Axes of 2017

Which is exactly why you don't need one.<p>Interior design trends have a way of finding their way into your home the way fashion trends somehow end up in your closet, even if you don't consider yourself design-inclined. Own a fiddle-leaf fig, sheepskin throw, something with a brass accent on it? …

Men's Fashion

Swedish people deal with nearly 24 hours of darkness in the winter using a key strategy — and adopting it could help you

• <b>In some parts of Sweden, January is characterized by 24-hour darkness.</b>• <b><br>Swedes cope through a tradition called mys, or coziness. You hang out with friends and family, relax, and eat delicious food.</b>• <b><br>The idea is to celebrate winter — instead of wishing it would be over.</b><p>If you visit northern Sweden in …

Sweden

3 reasons why canceling plans feels like a hygge dream come true every single time

Out of all the things that result in extreme amounts of joy, nothing quite compares to the instant relief and excitement that comes from canceling …

Lifestyle

13 Thanksgiving apparel pieces to keep the cozy hygge vibes going all day

Every year like clockwork, Halloween comes and goes, and I think I have more time than I do to start prepping for the coming holiday season. Then I …

Lifestyle

Hygge Meets KonMari: 15 Minimalist Nordic Christmas Decor Ideas

If decking the halls with boughs of holly just isn't your aesthetic, and you steer more to the minimalist side, you're not alone. Decorating for …

Christmas

Cozy Hygge Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

After a hectic day, most of us just fall into bed without decompressing, only to start another busy day the following morning. What if we changed …

Wellness

Hygge Essentials Giveaway

I don’t know about where you live but there is a serious chill in the air now and with the true Vancouver Island weather the rain has started. The …

Denmark

How to Hygge in 5 Steps, Plus 10 More Cozy Living Ideas

To the Danish, the concept of Hygge is not a new one. To us here in North America, it's a little less familiar. But, given our frenetic pace of life, …

Denmark

13 sweaters to keep your office hygge vibes strong

A couple of years ago, after spending what felt like my entire life (I live for hyperboles, okay) wondering why I was always freezing while indoors …

Lifestyle

These dreamy crystal-inspired puzzles are perfect for unplugging with friends

Hygge season is finally in full swing, folks! Now that you’re replacing all your alfresco activities with ones you can accomplish indoors (and …

Lifestyle

11 Ways Travelers Can Achieve Maximum Hygge

By now you’ve probably heard of <i>hygge</i> (pronounced <i>HOO-ga</i>), the Danish term defined as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Copenhagen is THE place to move to thanks to its cosy ‘Hygge’ lifestyle

Millennials are moving to Denmark in search of Hygge. Here's how to get some for yourself without a passport<p>Copenhagen, Denmark’s super sophisticated …

Copenhagen

9 Hygge Gifts That Take Coziness To Another Level

For that friend who loves to snuggle.<p>The Danish have the secret to being blissed out and it’s a little word called hygge (say it with us: hoo-gah). Hey, Denmark isn’t known for being the happiest country on Earth for nothing. They take their commitment to getting a little R&R very seriously. If …

Shopping

Hygge Holiday Throw Crochet pattern by Jess Coppom Make Do Crew

Description<p>Inspired by classic woven blankets, the Hygge Holiday Throw turns any chair or couch into an inviting spot to curl up and a peppermint …

Crochet

8 soft and comfortable bralettes for everyday hygge

Nothing puts a damper on your season of fireplace cuddling and cashmere blankets as well as a bra that fits like a torture contraption or an …

Lifestyle

Introducing ‘Gezellig’, the Dutch Equivalent of ‘Hygge’

First there was ‘Hygge’, then ‘Lagom’ and now this. Read on to find out how to embrace the Dutch art of gezellig in your home.<p>It’s safe to say that …

Home Decorating

10 Products To Bring Hygge Home

Now that you know <b>all about hygge</b>, it is time for you to learn how to bring it into your own home. Remember that hygge is all about simplicity and …

Home Decorating

How to Hygge with Ophelia and Children

I am desperately in love with the Danish concept of Hygge (pronounced Hooga). In fact, I think the clever Danes probably owe me some credit, …

Denmark

The one thing you need from Ikea’s Winter collection is this dreamy $25 chandelier

Flipping through the Ikea website is an oddly similar experience to walking through the store: You start off with a sense of purpose (I’m here for …

Lifestyle

9 Ways To Practice Lagom—The Swedish Secret To A Balanced, Low-Stress Life

Lagom is this year's new Hygge, and it's just what you need to feel healthy and happy this season.<p>Official stats are hard to come by, but it’s …

Lifestyle

7 candles to create the coziest hygge vibes ever

When it comes to creating your hygge enclave, there are a few main essentials: cozy blankets, luxe loungewear, and of course, lots and lots of …

Lifestyle