A myriad of au courant aesthetics to give you a space you’ll want to live in and that reflect the current age, but with the poise of a lifetime
by ARCHANA AITHAL ROSE
RAISING THE BAR
Earthy, experimental, or classic, when it comes to picking out outdoor bar accouterments, a homeowner’s tastes are just as accurately defined by their preferred choice of cocktail as by their personal style. Peruse through our picks of bespoke bar accents that make cocktail hour more pleasurable.
Jonathan Adler Acrylic and Brass Cart
This Insta worthy bar cart is of the moment, yes, but it also offers timeless appeal thanks to its clear acrylic base and two tempered glass shelves that are cleverly juxtaposed with gleaming brushed brass accents. $1,087, jonathanadler.com
Vista Outdoor Counter Stool
This fresh, handcrafted stool with UV protection, featuring a handwoven marine grade synthetic rope seat in a teak frame, will have you California dreaming with the very first sip. $765, neimanmarcus.com
The Phillips Collection Butterfly Bar Table
Combine the elements of Wabi Sabi in a Zenlike outdoor setting with a handcrafted bar table that retains all the irregularities of its mango wood material and features a unique point of view with its standout design. $2,199, neimanmarcus.com
CORNUCOPIA OF COLOR
Whether accented in measured doses against a landscape of pristine white walls or layered unabashedly in an eccentric mélange, you can’t deny the impact of color as a quick, foolproof update to your home. Think vermillion, inky blue, canary yellow, or citrus green, and take a color cue from these powerful accent pieces to refresh your décor to its truest potency.
Innova Luxury Marmont Sofa
Unapologetically fabulous in a juicy jewel tone, this posh perch features a wide scalloped channel tufting in a curved frame with tapered ends and luminous upholstery for that unmistakable old Hollywood charm. $6,637, horchow.com
Jonathan Adler Kidney Ottoman
For the powerhouse prima donna, a fluid, kidney shaped silhouette lends itself to this petite ottoman in punchy, chartreuse velvet that’s meant to take center stage, just like its owner. $795, jonathanadler.com
Lakeside Painted Glass Chest
Snag a handcrafted chest in a bold, bashful blue in a wood frame with back painted glass and gold leaf framing that has just enough chutzpah to update any blah corners of your living space. $1,049, neimanmarcus.com
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the value of being outdoors, soaking in the sun, enjoying nature’s abundance. Whether it’s a seamless heated pool in your backyard, a luxurious bubbling Jacuzzi, or a steaming sauna, few things compare to that therapeutic feeling of being cocooned in your own private outdoor spa. Oscillating between state of the art versions that facilitate a hydrotherapy massage (minus the masseuse) and a one with nature sauna with a porch view of your dreams, this year’s outdoor and wellness spa trends promise a tailor made treat for everyone.
Dundalk Leisure Craft Panoramic View Cedar Barrel Sauna
Don’t get fooled by the space agey appearance of the Dundalk, this outdoor sauna offers an organic camping experience with its acrylic bubble back wall that allows you to view the beautiful landscape around you. The red cedar barrel with stainless steel hardware insulates the heat for a long time while built in floor benches with arch seat offer the ultimate in comfort. $8,168, mysaunaworld.com
Aquatica Zen Active Spa Pro by Marc Sadler (240V/60Hz)
Swap your membership to the Equinox with an uber luxurious heated outdoor spa featuring a rectangular hot tub with a unique infinity style overflow system, offering turbo air assisted massages and soothing chromotherapy. $28,490, aquaticausa.com