10 Easy Pieces: Style-Savvy Hotel Shop Finds
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We first noticed a new breed of hotel shops when we stayed at the Ace in Portland, Oregon, a while back. Since then, we've been taking note of a compelling range of goods on offer at hotel shops that goes beyond the basic bathrobe. Here are ten favorites: Above: Francesca favors the Standard Hotel's signature off-white muslin quilted Bedding Coverlet; $350 for the queen size from the Standard Shop. Above: Janet mixes her drinks with a Parisian Cocktail Shaker ; $42 from San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels. Above: On her next trip to Tokyo, Sarah has the Hotel Claska on her itinerary; until then, she's eyeing the home accessories at the Do Gallery & Shop, curated by Takeo Okuma, who sources simple, utilitarian products from all over Japan, including the black and white Croquis Tea Cups shown above; 1,050 yen. Above: The Ace Hotel NYC Pendleton Plaid Blanket is made of soft, non-scratchy wool by the Oregon Pendleton Woolen Mills; $225 for the queen size (twin and king also available); for a tour of the premises, go to Hotels, Lodging & Restaurants: Ace Hotel in New York . Above: Made in Portland, Oregon, from crushed pearl and other natural ingredients, Pearl + Luxury Soap is a staple at the Ace Hotels; $24 for two large bars or four small bars via the Ace Hotel Shop. Above: The 100 percent cotton prewashed Waffle Blanket from W Hotel is $176 and works well as a summer coverlet. Above: The Rudolph Throw from eco-chic Hidden Hotel in Paris is made of pure alpaca wool on one side and natural delave linen on the other, with leather detailing; email for pricing. Above: Deborah Berke & Partners designed the 21C Museum Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, which is reason enough for a visit; plus, we like the shop featuring artisan works, including the Hotel Wee Felt Bowl ; $18. Above: The Thunderbird Ashtray , from the Thunderbird Hotel in Marfa, Texas, doubles as a desk receptacle (a holder of paper clips and rubber bands, perhaps?); $7. Above: Take a bit of Montauk surf culture home with the Organic Cotton Beach Tote ; $48 at King & Grove Hotels (see the project at Hotels, Lodging & Restaurants: Ruschmeyer's in Montauk ).