July-August 2015 | Featured Article

Resort Ware

Coastal-inspired accents that lend any home a relaxed, vacation vibe.

1. Coastal and Cozy

A versatile piece to toss over your toes or ottoman, this textured throw is woven of 100 percent cotton, with stripes in shades of watery blue. Find the Oversized Aqua Ombre throw, which measures 50 by 60 inches, for $29.99 at World Market in
Rockville (301-816-2480; www.worldmarket.com).


2. Star of the Table

Bring a feeling of sun and sand to your dining table with this pretty, casual dinnerware. Images of sea life grace the easy-care, shatter-resistant Coral and Starfish melamine plates. A mixed set of four goes for $34 at the Pottery Barn in Friendship Heights (202-244-0537; www.potterybarn.com).


3. Gone Sailing

This elegant black-and-white yacht print triptych is showcased in subtle silver leaf frames. Each piece is 20 inches wide and 44 inches high, and together they retail for $1,279 at Arhaus in Rockville (301-230-2973; www.arhaus.com).


4. Surf’s Up

This fun, navy blue-and-white-wave indoor/outdoor pillow measures 20 inches by 13 inches and is priced at $32 at Crate and Barrel in Spring Valley (202-364-6100; www.crateandbarrel.com).

5. Bright Idea

A rope lamp adds a nautical touch to a room, without using color or pattern. The Riata Lamp Ensemble is made of abaca, costs $168, and is available at Anthropologie
in Chevy Chase (301-654-1481; www.anthropologie.com).


6. Who Ordered the Squid?

The 20,000 Leagues rug from The Rug
Market America is constructed of durable polyester, so it makes a bold statement indoors or out. A 5-by-8 size is $299, and available through the Blue House
in Bethesda (301-656-6088; www.thebluehousebethesda.com).